Welcome to your quick update from Active Gloucestershire and 'we can move' with the latest news, resources and ideas to help us all move more.
Hello, change makers!
Welcome to your February change maker update.
You can find the latest news, resources and support to help you and others enjoy a healthier and more active life in Gloucestershire.
Champions of change
Wecan move change makers are taking action (big and small) to bring about change and get Gloucestershire moving more every day. Take a look at what your fellow change makers have been up to here.
What's going on in Gloucestershire? Share local activities and events to thewe can move Facebook activities group. Fancy an extra challenge? Try and invite at least three friends to join the group!
Meet the change makers from Get Moving Whaddon helping their local community to keep moving during Covid-19.
Have your say on the new design plans for the Gloucester to Cheltenham cycleway. Find out more.
Do you work with or help support older adults in Gloucestershire? Fall-proof is just one of many ways to get involved:
'Preventing the preventable' – the latest webinar from the Centre for Ageing Better looks at why working towards prevention across health and social care is essential to healthy ageing. Sign up.
Learn more about safeguarding for older adults with practical top tips from Club Matters. Watch now.
Hear how supporting older volunteers has helped organisations respond to the pandemic. Watch now.
Follow Fall-proof on Facebook for six simple strength and balance exercise videos to help older adults stay active at home.
Be a part of helping shape inclusive and accessible activity across Gloucestershire:
Join the LGBTQ+ Sport & Physical Activity Alliance for a series of workshops focusing on the latest insight and best practice for engaging LGBTQ+ people in sport and physical activity. Get in touch to book your free place.
'It's Your Move' is a new programme designed to help transform the conversation around persistent pain and physical activity. Read more.
What's next for Gloucestershire's Active Inclusion Network? Discover the people working together to create a more inclusive county. Read more.
Gloucestershire Co-op is just one of many local clubs working to help their members stay active during Covid-19. Read more.
Need funding for your project or know someone who might? Check out the latest funding alert for more information about the Gloucestershire Neighborhood fund and more.
If you need any support with your funding applications or are aware of any local or national funding that we haven't mentioned, please get in touch.
Sign up here to get the latest funding news straight to your inbox.
Active Women and girls
International Women's Day takes place on 8 March 2021 and this year's theme is #ChooseToChallenge. Are you taking part? Let us know.
Join the group of women working across the health and care sector to challenge gender stereotypes in the workplace. Find out more.
Take part in International Women's Day celebrations with Pulse Social, who will be talking about empowerment for union and equality in sports and wellness. Book your place.
Check out 'Create the Space: LGBT+ identity in women's football', the latest webinar from the National Football Museum. Sign up.
Want to gain an understanding of different communication styles and their impact in the workplace? Join The Women Empowerment Series for this online workshop. Book your place.
Additional resources to support you
Don’t forget to get in touch to share what you are finding useful. Here are a few more resources that you have shared with us:
GRCC – take a look at what local facilities are open in Gloucestershire with GRCC's Village Hall Finder.
Sport England – find practical help and guidance for volunteers on recovering flood damaged pitches, courts and clubhouses.