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April 2021


Hello, Changemakers!

Welcome to your April update for the we can move community of change makers. Here you will find out about other Changemakers’ stories, local events, training and insights to help us support our clients, friends, colleagues, patients, family and communities to enjoy a happier and healthier life here in Gloucestershire.

Champions of change 

we can move Changemakers are taking action (big and small!) helping to get Gloucestershire moving more every day.  Do you know a fantastic Changemaker who isn’t part of the we can move community? Please forward this e-news so we can grow the movement, and in turn help more people.

  • You can tell others about your activities and events by using this Facebook Group 
  • Get or share your ideas with others on the private Changemaker Group 
  • Know a local sports club that could do with £2K? Send them this link
  • Road danger for cyclists – take a look at Action Vision Zero’s manifesto which includes a checklist for candidates in advance of the Police & Crime Commissioner Elections

Active Ageing

  • Quick tips for looking after yourself now and into the future
  • Readiness and preparedness (active lifestyles and ageing) working group – sign up to hear more 
  • Active Ageing in Gloucestershire steering group is welcoming expressions of interest from those interested in joining this group to help shape and influence the future development of active ageing opportunities in Gloucestershire.

We can move Changemaker programme 

Do you provide training or workshops that you would like other Changemakers to know about? Email us so we can share them across our channels
  • How to market your business on social media with Gloucester Growth Hub: 4 May – register here
  • Lots of great events with GEM – mock interviews, English as a second language and chair yoga and lots lots more: check out the April timetable

Physical Activity and Mental Health

Funding opportunities

Sign up here to receive the latest funding alert direct to your inbox for more information on Sport England’s new Return to Play funding, clubs in crisis funding, and more. 

If you need any help with your applications or hear of any funding opportunities that you think might be of interest to other change makers – please pop Louisa an email and let her know. 

Click here to see all funding alerts. 

Active Inclusion

Additional resources for Change makers

  • FAQ on coronavirus restrictions answered by Sport England- regularly updated  
  • Funding for your project or programme in Gloucestershire
  • How can Sport Safeguard children? CPSU shows us
  • Gloucestershire’s Community Help Hub
  • Advice and information about hosting and organising events in Gloucestershire
  • Taking a look at physically active schools and some great support for Governors

Active Workplaces

  • The ‘Greatest Wealth is Health’ reflections on workplace wellbeing initiatives at Active Gloucestershire
  • Corporate partnership opportunity with Allsortsglos
  • Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire healthy workplace team invites you to attend a ‘Performance through Wellbeing Webinar’ on April 29 at 1.30 register here

Active Women and Girls

  • ‘….a heightened awareness of the disproportionate responsibilities they carry for everyone else in their lives…’ Read more from Women in Sport
  • Unlocked take a look at Women's Sport Trust’s new campaign as leading female athletes, unite to unlock the future of women’s sport.
  • Free App aiming to Inspire every woman to become fitter, stronger and healthier Her Spirit - Her Spirit

Gloucestershire’s and beyond 

Events and Campaigns coming up

Local and national events and campaigns coming up soon:

Be active your way

If you know someone who is looking for ideas or inspiration to move a bit more, you can share the we can move Get Active page with them, this has lots of ideas, local activities information and support.  

Get Involved!

Want to share local classes, activities and events taking place in Gloucestershire? Join the we can move activities group on Facebook. You can also follow we can move on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram


We would like to hear from you. How are you getting others active? What challenges do you face?

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