Kurling Stones Keep on Rolling with ActivIpswich

They have been rolling stones again in Ipswich at the most recent ActivIpswich kurling competition. Over 50 competitors played their way through the group and knock out stages at the event which was held recently at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich.

ActivGardens nominated for ‘Best Community Garden or Green Space’!

ActivGardens and its projects have been shortlisted for the Groundwork Community Awards in the category ‘Best community garden or green space’.

ActivIpswich launches Autumn programme of over-45 activities after marking 25,000 attendances

An Ipswich project which helps people aged 45 upwards get into sport and physical activity has celebrated more than 25,000 attendances in the last three years, ahead of the launch of its Autumn programme.

ActivLives News

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General ActivLives News

Goodgym Ipswich Launch

Goodgym is a community of runners that combine getting fit with doing good. We stop off on our runs to do physical tasks for community organisations and to support isolated older people with social visits and one-off tasks they can’t do on their own. It’s a great way to get fit, meet new people and do some good. As long as you’re up for getting sweaty, everyone’s welcome.

News from ActivGardens

Urban Buzz Ipswich

Urban Buzz is an ambitious project aiming to create over  100 ’buzzing hotspots’ in and around Ipswich for our much loved bees and other pollinators, providing flowers, nesting and sheltering opportunities. With the help of local partners and various community groups over the next 20 months, we can help create a more vibrant buzzing town!

News from ActivHubs

New ActivHub Opening in Ipswich

Come and meet ActivLives at their new weekly ActivHub opening on Thursday 23rd July at the Ipswich International Church, top of Portman Road, Ipswich, IP1 2HS from 10.00am – 12 noon. Come and join ActivLives at a coffee morning, to find out more about the activity sessions and ‘have a go’ taster session, plus if you are between 40 – 74 years of age you can have a free health check.

News from ActivIpswich

Kurling Stones Keep on Rolling with ActivIpswich

They have been rolling stones again in Ipswich at the most recent ActivIpswich kurling competition. Over 50 competitors played their way through the group and knock out stages at the event which was held recently at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich.

Suffolk badminton players win silver at the Special Olympics

Two Ipswich badminton players were amongst a group of Suffolk athletes competing recently at the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games as part of the Eastern Region team. The two badminton players joined up with a team of 22 athletes and gymnasts to make up the Suffolk contingent of ‘Team East’ at the Games which were held in Sheffield.

News from ActivSinging

Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Earlier this year, over 7,000 community groups were nominated across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. 1,400 causes in 350 communities were then shortlisted for the Community Fund award.

Four local causes in every area will be awarded funding depending on the number of votes they receive.
The group with the most votes will get £3,000, the next £2,000, £1,000 and finally, £500.

ActivLives have been short listed for this Community Fund award.

News from ActivSuffolk

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