These are stories from individuals and organisations about getting active and what it means to them.
We’re excited to be welcoming the newest member of our GYA team, Amarjit Randhawa. She’ll be taking on the programme management of Moving Social Work, after nearly a decade working as a social worker in local authorities. We’re looking forward to having her expertise on board whilst we taking Moving Social Work into its second phase!
In this short video from Love Your Weekend, Anna Morell explains her love of cold water and how she gets active in the way that she wants by wild swimming.
In this story, charity Vision of Adventure explains how the amazing organisation was created to continue a successful project that had outgrown its original host charity.
In this story, Stephen Cunnah from Sustrans Cymru explains how the organisation has worked with Disabled people on a Disabled Citizens’ Inquiry into active travel.
In this story, Javier from Moving Social Work considers the impact that the cost of living crisis has had and will have on Disabled people’s chances to stay active.
This story explains how Sport England continue to work with Get Yourself Active to support local communities to provide accessible physical activity with and for Disabled people.
In this story, John from Timebanking UK discusses their blind golf project and its benefits for all who participate.
In this story, Misgav explain how they provide culturally appropriate activity for Disabled women from minoritised communities in Hackney.
In this story Fay Holland from Groundwork UK and Anna Denham, discuss the importance of green spaces such as parks for everyone.
In this blog, Anna Denham talks about Khalsa Football academy, which has served the local community since 1988 and supports local children and adults with additional needs.
Katie a Design Graduate from Loughborough University, outlines her product idea for physio and occupational therapists, to help Disabled children get active.
This blog from the team at Rethink Mental Illness explores the relationship between severe mental illness and getting active.