The volunteer who won the Outstanding Young Volunteer of the Year Award in 2023, as part of the Active Devon Volunteer Awards, is receiving her award at an awards celebration where she's volunteers.Active Devon

The Active Devon Volunteer Awards 2024

Learn more about the Volunteer Awards and how to nominate someone who goes the extra mile to support others in your community to be active.
A small group of schoolchildren are walking safely across the road with an instructor, as part of Walkability, a Child Pedestrian Training programme for Primary schools across Devon.Active Devon

Introducing Devon’s Walkability Child Pedestrian Training Programme

Walkability is a brand-new Child Pedestrian Training programme open to Devon's Primary Schools, to help children with vital pedestrian safety skills.
Photo Credit: Healthscape CIC

Physical Activity and Mental Health Project in Torbay

Sharing the journey of our pilot project commissioned by Torbay Council's Public Health team, to support mental health referral pathways in Torbay.
A woman is smiling whilst using an exercise bike at a public leisure centre.Photo Credit: Sport England

The Future of Public Leisure in Devon Report

Published by Active Devon, The Future of Public Leisure in Devon is a new collaborative discussion report offering emerging themes for change.
Three adult females enjoying a rugby session whilst being coached by a rugby coach outside on a grass playing field, with houses in the background.Photo Credit: Sport England

New Sport Welfare Roles to Support Local Clubs Across Devon

Two new roles have been appointed at Active Devon as part of the national network of Sport Welfare Officers funded by Sport England.
A man, who is sat on his bicycle, has stopped to look at the natural environment around him, of grass, bushes and trees, with the sun shining through the trees.Unsplash

Our Environmental Action Plan for Positive Changes

Find out more about our environmental action plan and how we are taking action and sharing our learnings to help influence positive change.
Several children are using sports equipment including balls and hula hoops, whilst being active on school grounds after school, as a result of the opening schools facilities funding.Active Devon

Opening Schools Facilities Funding is Having a Positive Impact in Devon

See how Opening Schools Facilities funding is helping Devon schools to provide opportunities for young people and communities to be active.
Dr. George Capone, who has developed a trauma-informed non-contact boxing pilot programme Warrior Women, is assisting with pad work during a boxing session. The person she is helping is wearing boxing gloves and is hitting the pads that George is holding.Photo Credit: Natasha Boyle

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Physical Activity

Read how a trauma-informed non-contact boxing programme is helping women in North Devon feel empowered.
Sharing impact and learning in this report, which focuses on our experience and approach to managing Sport England's Together Fund in Devon.Photo Credit: The Wave Project

The Impact of the Together Fund in Devon Report

Sharing impact and learning in this report, which focuses on our experience and approach to managing Sport England's Together Fund in Devon.

Sharing the Active Devon Volunteer Awards 2023 Winners Stories’

We're delighted to share these inspiring short videos of the 2023 winners receiving their award for the Active Devon Volunteer Awards.