ANNUAL REVIEW 2018/19 - ONEVISI N - Physical Activity and Sport in partnership - LeicesterShire & Rutland Sport

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     Physical Activity and Sport in partnership

         ONE VISI N
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland the most
physically active and sporting place in England
Annual Review 2018/19

          headline achievements

           Public Health funding
           invested into county Locality
           Sport and Physical Activity
                                                                              invested through our Local Sport and Physical Activity Alliances
           Plans, generating 436,809
           attendances                     £703,718                                                       Over
                                                                                                                            visited the LRS
                                                                                                                            website, an
                                           secured for 53 local
             £         £          £        clubs and organisations
                                           resulting from Funding             Supported      64           users
                                                                                                                            increase of
                                           Officer support                    organisations to develop                      from 2017/18
                                                                              a Workplace Health

          £118,000                                                                                       £57,131
                                                                              Needs Assessment

          secured from the 3 Clinical Commissioning Groups                                               invested in the development of
          to deliver the Steady Steps programme                                                          23 new Satellite Clubs.
                                                                                                         50 clubs sustained since

                                                                                   Over                  the beginning of the


                                                                                                                       Over 11,500
                                                                              young people
          secured for 10 local clubs and                                      participated in School                   people connected to
          organisations from the Sport England                                Games & Team                             LRS through social
          Community Asset Fund                                                Leicestershire county                    media platforms
                                                                              finals, of whom 511 were
                                                                              disabled young athletes    58 GO GOLD
          The LRS Get Active Search Engine, which features local                                         athletes awarded
          activity sessions and clubs/organisations, was accessed by                                     a total of
              55,000                 users, an increase of 65% from 2017/18
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          contents                                                  foreword

                                                                    Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is a partnership of the Local
          Foreword 										                                   5   Authorities of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland (LLR) working together
                                                                    with schools, National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs), clubs, coaches
          Ambition: Get Active                                  6
                                                                    and volunteers to create a lasting legacy for sport and physical activity.
          Ambition: Stay Active                                 8
          Ambition: Active Places                              10
                                                                    It has been both a huge honour and a whirlwind to take on the role of the Chair of LRS. I am
          Ambition: Active Economy                             11   delighted that I took on the challenge and getting to know the LRS staff team, our partners and our
          Foundation: Well Led                                 12   programmes has been a huge privilege. The fantastic foundations upon which Andy Reed OBE, our
                                                                    previous Chair, has established for our County Sport Partnership (CSP) over many years, continues
          Foundation: Skilled and Representative Workforce     13   to provide a fantastic platform as we look to the future.
          Foundation: Insight Driven                           14   A huge debt of gratitude is owed to my fellow Board members and Advisers, especially the new
          Foundation: Effective Marketing and Communications   15   members, for all their hard and unseen work making sure that LRS remains as a leading CSP.
                                                                    The successes are detailed throughout our report. However, what is more difficult to see is the
          Our work with:                                            enormous amount of collaborative and partnership working that is required; a culture and spirit
                                                                    of working together is the essence of what makes LRS. You will see some of our collaborative
          Leicestershire County                                16   innovations in our delivery this year and the inaugural Twilight Games and Early Years Conference
          Blaby                                                18   (see page 7) demonstrate the full age spectrum within which we work.
                                                                    Whilst 2018/19 has been a period of significant change, especially around the make-up of the
                                                                    board (including the name change to Active Partnerships for our national network), it has not held
          Centre pages:                                             us back in breaking new ground. Our work to support the Business of Sport can be seen on page 11,
          Make your Move Physical Activity Campaign            20   which highlights how many sports businesses are now part of our network and our ever-improving
                                                                    ability to demonstrate how sport contributes to the growth of the economy. Please take the time to
                                                                    read some of the highlights; this is a celebration of your work and your commitment.
          Our work with:
                                                                    Finally, on behalf of the LRS Board, I would like to thank the LRS team and funders and especially
          Charnwood                                            22   the thousands of incredible volunteers who make sport and physical activity happen at a local level.
          Harborough                                           24   The dedication and commitment of our partners is enormous – working together we can change
                                                                    people’s lives.
          Hinckley & Bosworth                                  26
          Leicester City                                       28
          Melton                                               30
          North West Leicestershire                            32   Best wishes
          Oadby & Wigston                                      34                 Bev Smith

          Rutland                                              36
          Guiding Principles									                          38                 Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport

          Financial Headlines 						                           39

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AMBITION: GET ACTIVE                                                                                      IMPACT
          Everyone, of all ages, has the opportunity to start participating in physical activity
          and sport.                                                                                      Inaugural Twilight Games Championships
                                                                                                          Following the successful delivery of the Twilight Games training programme, the Twilight Games Championships
                                                                                                          took place in September 2018 at Parklands Leisure Centre, Oadby. Eight
                                                                                                          care homes and 48 residents from across Leicestershire and Leicester
           highlights                                                                                     competed to claim the first ever title.
                                                                                                          The opening ceremony saw residents eager to get the games started, as
          ∫ 220 women and girls attended the annual This Girl
            Can Charity Night Out and 40 women attended the
                                                                  did you know?                           they came fully equipped with team names, flags, banners and mascots.
                                                                                                          Teams competed against each other in a round-robin styled fixture list in
                                                                                                          boccia, seated volleyball and audio basketball.
            first This Girl Can Positive Pause event.
          ∫ £118,000 secured from the three Clinical
                                                                  LRS is planning to develop a ‘Digital   Teams when not competing could also access a fun activity zone
            Commissioning Groups to deliver Steady Steps          Physical Activity’ offer throughout     involving skittles and a beanbag target throw, ensuring residents had the
            across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.                                                 choice to either encourage other teams or get more practice in for the
                                                                  2019/20 to support our residents take   next competition.
          ∫ 22 care homes with 225 participants have taken
            part in the Twilight Games Programme. 8 care
                                                                  independent action to become more       Although a competitive day, the aim of the programme was to improve mobility, mental health and wellbeing and
            homes participated in the first Inter Care Home       active.                                 increase social activity for residents in their own setting.
            Twilight Games Challenge Day. 16 volunteers from
            Age UK, Alzheimer’s Society and the Co-op staff                                               “We from Cooper House had an amazing day at the Twilight Games Championships. We really do hope we will be
            volunteering programmes trained to deliver the                                                doing it again in the future, it was brilliant.”
            Twilight Games.                                                                               Tammy Tomlin, Care Home Co-ordinator
          ∫ 240 Health Professionals have accessed the Public
            Health England Clinical Champion Training.
          ∫ Over 250 Early Years Practitioners have accessed
            training to support them to create an active
            setting. 104 practitioners attended our first Early
            Years Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
          ∫ 142 Headteachers and Senior Leaders attended                                                  Early Years Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
            the School Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
            Conference.                                                                                   Conference
                                                                                                          The first five years of life represent an opportune window to lay the foundations for
                                                                                                          future good health and wellbeing. Higher levels of physical activity in childhood can
                                                                                                          lead to continued participation in later life. With that in mind, LRS wanted to provide an
                                                                                                          opportunity for local practitioners to come together to receive and share key information
                                                                                                          around the early years physical activity agenda.
                                                                                                          In May 2018, LRS held its first Early Years Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
                                                                                                          Conference which was attended by over 100 Early Years Practitioners and partners from
                                                                                                          across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Workshops on the day included the key
                                                                                                          themes of parental engagement; in the moment planning; purposeful physical play;
                                                                                                          magical imaginative play; nutrition; and emotional health and wellbeing.
                                                                                                          The Early Years Physical Activity Awards were incorporated at the conference which commended various settings
                                                                                                          for their achievements for being the most active, having a local champion and parental engagement. The feedback
                                                                                                          from the day was really positive and LRS will now look to run this event on an annual basis.
                                                                                                          “I am so pleased I attended - it has been informative and inspired me to extend my studies.”
                                                                                                          Conference Attendee

                                                                                                          “A really good chance to meet various teams and also a chance to learn new aspects regarding physical play.”
                                                                                                          Conference Attendee

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AMBITION: STAY ACTIVE                                                                                     IMPACT
          Support people to develop a resilient physical activity and sport habit to ensure
          lifelong participation.                                                                         Work It Weekly
                                                                                                          Work-it-Weekly (WIW) was developed at John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray, in partnership with local sports
                                                                                                          clubs and organisations. The aim of the programme was to support
                                                                                                          a group of disadvantaged and vulnerable young students lacking in
           highlights                                                                                     confidence and self-esteem to engage in sport and physical activity
                                                                                                          sessions that they may not have accessed before.

          ∫ £57,131 invested in the development of 23 new
            Satellite Clubs, and 50 sustained Satellite Clubs
                                                                did you know?                             Participants were initially engaged within the school environment before
                                                                                                          being supported to attend a session based at the local youth centre. This
                                                                                                          session was established following consultation with young people who
            across LLR.
          ∫ Over 7,700 young people participated in School
                                                                LRS is looking to pilot the successful    stated that they preferred to engage in a variety of opportunities rather
                                                                                                          than opting for a single sports club. It was also recognised that some of
            Games & Team Leicestershire county finals, of       Team Leicestershire programme             the local provision was traditional in nature and not necessarily reflective
            whom 511 were disabled young athletes.              with primary schools in 2019/20,          of the type of activity delivered within the WIW sessions, which was
          ∫ £25,750 invested from the Go Gold Funding                                                     adapted to meet the needs of participants in a more informal, fun and social environment.
            Programme to support 58 talented athletes across
                                                                with the long-term aim of creating a
                                                                sustainable high quality school sport     Following the initial six-week school engagement phase, 20 young people have participated in the community
                                                                                                          session on a regular basis. In addition, eight have also attended sessions with local clubs or physical activity
          ∫ 53 community clubs and organisations                competition offer for all young people.   providers. The wider impact of the programme includes increased confidence and self-esteem, a willingness to
            were supported to make successful funding                                                     engage further with academic work and building relationships and trust with school staff and peers.
            applications, generating £703,718 of external
            resources.                                                                                    “It has been so refreshing to see how much impact the programme has had on some of our most disadvantaged
          ∫ 50 beginners running groups developed and                                                     students. Their confidence, behaviour and attitudes have changed over the course with some almost afraid to
            sustained across Leicestershire, Leicester and                                                have a go at a new challenge but now they can’t wait to explore a new activity.”
            Rutland.                                                                                      Liam Weekes, Student Attendance Mentor Officer, John Ferneley College

                                                                                                          Leicester Combat Academy
                                                                                                          Leicester Combat Academy has come a long way since it first started
                                                                                                          delivering wrestling and boxing sessions to 30 members in 2012.
                                                                                                          During the last 12 months, LRS has supported the club with their
                                                                                                          organisational structure, programming, budgeting, online subscription
                                                                                                          system, financial management and income generation, including
                                                                                                          securing over £20,000 from several different funding sources.
                                                                                                          The club has transformed their gym from a basic matted facility to
                                                                                                          a state-of-the-art training facility that includes a full-size Olympic
                                                                                                          wrestling mat, a boxing ring and 18 punch bags. Thirty young people
                                                                                                          at the club were also supported through a City and Guilds Accreditation in carpentry and tiling and then went on to
                                                                                                          renovate the club’s toilets and shower area.
                                                                                                          The club is thriving and numbers are growing every week. There are now over 200 people from the local community
                                                                                                          using the club and seeing the benefits of being active. The club is continuing with its developments and is awaiting
                                                                                                          the outcome of additional capital funding applications to make further improvements to the facility.
                                                                                                          “The support and guidance from LRS has been phenomenal. I simply couldn’t have done it on my own and without
                                                                                                          the support I received, the club would have closed. They have helped me to help others and really benefit our local
                                                                                                          young people and community.”
                                                                                                          Nasser Hussain, Leicester Combat Academy Chair

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AMBITION: ACTIVE PLACES                                                                                                        AMBITION: ACTIVE ECONOMY
           AMBITION SUMMARY                                                                                                      AMBITION SUMMARY
           Facilities, playing pitches and informal spaces, that encourage physical activity and                                 Promote LLR as a premier, high performing location for undertaking the business
           sport, are high quality and accessible.                                                                               of physical activity and sport.

            highlights                                                                                                            highlights
                                                                      impact                                                                                                            impact
           ∫ The Active Places Forum is now successfully                                                                         ∫ 6 Business of Sport Networking sessions
             operating as the local strategic steering group.                                                                      have been held at key sporting venues across
             This is delivering close collaboration between           Development at New                                           Leicestershire and Leicester, attracting 127         Business of Sport Network
             county, city, borough and district councils to                                                                        attendances.
             support the effective delivery of active places          College Leicester                                          ∫ The Business of Sport Network has supported 72       The Business of Sport Network has been developed
             across LLR.                                                                                                           businesses to connect with business support and/     to reach a new cohort of businesses registered in
           ∫ First draft Local Football Facilities Plans have         New College Leicester began an exciting journey              or other businesses to help them grow and develop    Leicestershire and Leicester operating in the sports
             been developed across LLR. The plans will                in April 2012 with the launch of their Sport and             their products and services.                         sector, with the primary aim of connecting them with
             influence future football facility investment,           Physical Activity Strategy designed to deliver their       ∫ 7 monthly Business of Sport newsletters have         support and each other to drive business growth.
             providing opportunities for formal and informal          ambition to provide sporting opportunities for all.          been developed and circulated since September        The network has reached 72 businesses through
             football participation.                                                                                               2018, which have a subscription of 537 people.
                                                                      Close partnership work and collaboration with LRS,                                                                workshops and one to one discussions. The sessions
           ∫ New partnerships have been developed with new            community clubs and NGBs has helped develop an             ∫ A Sector Skills Survey was completed by 44           have all run from key sporting venues featured in
             stakeholders, including the National Forest and          asset-based community development approach that              organisations and this has shaped a Skills Plan to   the prospectus showcasing Leicestershire and
             the Canal & River Trust, to identify physical activity   puts people at the heart of decision making.                 address some of the challenges faced.                Leicester as a Premier Sporting Location, including
             opportunities in new environments.                                                                                                                                         the Morningside Arena; Leicestershire County
                                                                      In 2017, a 1km cycle circuit was developed at the          ∫ Evidence has been submitted in relation to
           ∫ LRS has worked with over 30 clubs, organisations                                                                      the Local Industrial Strategy, highlighting the      Cricket Club; National Centre for Sport and Exercise
                                                                      college providing a facility for recreation, training,
             and community groups to support facility                                                                              economic impact of the local sports sector. This     Medicine; and SportPark, Loughborough University.
                                                                      sport and community cycling. Development has
             developments across LLR.                                                                                              included information and evidence in relation to     More venues are hoped to be used in year two.
                                                                      continued into 2019 with the redevelopment of
           ∫ £443,267 has been secured for 10 local clubs and         eight tennis courts which will also facilitate netball       economic growth and generating savings in the        The network has hosted speakers from organisations
             organisations from the Sport England Community           training and matches. Links with local clubs are in          economy.                                             that support businesses for free through the Growth
             Asset Fund.                                              place to support the growth of these sports for both       ∫ Two events were held as part of the 2018 Leicester   Hub such as the LLEP Business Gateway, the three
                                                                      students and the local community.                            Business Festival. One highlighting and connecting   local universities, the Leicester Employment Hub,
                                                                                                                                   businesses with the support available through the    Digital Growth Programme, CASE as well as other
                                                                                                                                   three local universities. The second promoting the   businesses/advisers able to work with small to
                                                                                                                                   Wellbeing@Work programme. Collectively the events    medium-sized enterprises in a paid capacity.
                                                                                                                                   reached 36 attendees across 24 businesses.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Positive feedback has been received from the

           did you know?                                                                                                                                                                network sessions. 100% of people completing the
                                                                                                                                                                                        reviews have rated the venues, the format and the
                                                                                                                                                                                        overall experience as either good or very good. The
                                                                                                                                                                                        average number of connections reported was three
           LRS is seeking to embed the concept                                                                                                                                          per person with some individuals reporting over five
           of ‘Active Environments’ more deeply                                                                                                                                         useful connections made from the sessions. The
           within the planning process to                                                                                        did you know?                                          group are continually shaping the next steps of the
                                                                                                                                                                                        network moving forwards.
           encourage greater levels of physical                       “Our approach has seen the college develop many                                                                   “Since accessing the Business of Sport Network we
           activity within new developments.                          fantastic sports facilities and we’re now welcoming        The roll out of the Premier Sporting                   have made many important connections, and with
           LRS will be working closely with local                     over 2,000 individual users per week who benefit           Location branding and resources will                   their support we continue to develop stronger links
                                                                      from college facilities which are at the heart of the                                                             with both the private and public sector throughout
           authorities and other organisations                                                                                   begin in April 2019 aiming to attract
                                                                      local community.”                                                                                                 Leicestershire, which allows us to better focus on the
           to prioritise the promotion of physical                    Wayne Allsopp, Business Development Manager,
                                                                                                                                 more events, conferences and visitors                  next steps of our journey.”
           activity within planning policy, design                    New College Leicester                                      to enjoy the extensive and unique                      David Johnson, Koi Sports
           and delivery.                                                                                                         sporting offer in the Leicestershire
                                                                                                                                 and Leicester area.

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FOUNDATION: WELL LED                                                                                                         FOUNDATION: SKILLED AND
           FOUNDATION SUMMARY                                                                                                REPRESENTATIVE WORKFORCE
           Creating an environment where collaboration, good governance, effective
           leadership and sustainability is the norm.
                                                                                                                               FOUNDATION SUMMARY
                                                                                                                               Developing a skilled, motivated and fit for purpose workforce (paid and voluntary)
                                                                                                                               that is representative of our communities.
           ∫ Achieved and maintained the standards of the UK
             Code for Sport Governance.
                                                                    Connecting Assets and                                       highlights
           ∫ Successfully recruited a new LRS Board Chair and
             two new equally high calibre Board Members.
                                                                    Changing Mindsets                                                                                                  impact
           ∫ Increased our partner survey Net Promoter Score                                                                   ∫ 362 coaches, volunteers and club members have
                                                                                                                                 accessed the 2018/19 LRS Workforce Education
             to 69%, rating LRS in the upper quartile of all CSPs
             in England.                                            LRS held its fifth annual conference in November             Programme.                                            Taking the Lead
                                                                    2018 titled ‘Connecting Assets and Changing                ∫ Over 500 clubs, coaches and volunteers were
           ∫ Achieved a ‘Very Good’ rating from Sport               Mindsets’. The event gave over 100 local partners
             England using its new Performance Management                                                                        consulted with to build LRS’s understanding of the    One of the LRS Take the Lead participants, Sharon
                                                                    the opportunity to hear from a range of national and         development needs of the workforce.                   Tait, was featured in an article within the national
             framework.                                             local contributors and explore the importance of                                                                   Woman & Home magazine. Sharon is 64 and a
           ∫ Generated £61,145 non-grant income through             a whole systems approach to embedding physical             ∫ A total of 400 professionals attended LRS
                                                                                                                                                                                       retired nurse. Sharon said that she had been looking
             the Enterprise and Innovation workstrand.              activity and increasing levels of participation.             conferences, including the Early Years and Schools
                                                                                                                                                                                       for a volunteer role as she had been due to retire.
                                                                                                                                 Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing Conferences
           ∫ Secured new resources from Sport England to            The conference provided the platform for partners to         and the Connecting Assets and Changing Mindsets       The Take the Lead programme, designed to address
             appoint a Senior Strategic Manager who will work       focus on learning, networking and celebrating local          Conference.                                           the shortfall of women in leadership and coaching
             closely with new system partners such as Housing,      successes as LRS continues to aspire to be the most
             Planning and Transport.                                                                                           ∫ 56 people have accessed the 2018/19 LRS Raising       roles within Leicestershire and Rutland, seemed like
                                                                    physically active and sporting place in England.             Awareness Programme.                                  the perfect way to pass on her love of running and
                                                                    Dr Rob Copeland, Professor of Physical Activity and        ∫ Successful funding application submitted to           help other people look after their health. This was
                                                                    Health, Sheffield Hallam University and Director             Sport England, securing £120,000 to develop and       something Sharon was passionate about after years
                                                                    of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise                support the workforce.                                of working with the NHS.
                                                                    Medicine in Sheffield, presented an insight into
                                                                    ‘A whole system approach to increase physical                                                                      Sharon attended a Leadership and Running Fitness

           did you know?                                            activity’. Special guest Denise Larrad, BBC Sports
                                                                    Personality Unsung Hero 2017 winner, motivated the
                                                                                                                                                                                       course, which gave her the confidence and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                                       support people to run safely. Sharon said “It was
                                                                                                                                                                                       up to me to decide how I wanted to use my new
                                                                    professionals by sharing her volunteering journey
                                                                    which has inspired the lives of many to become                                                                     skills. I decided to focus on attracting non-runners
           LRS is working to develop a                                                                                                                                                 especially women to take it up.” She has supported
           collaborative leadership training
                                                                    more physically active.
                                                                    The conference was very well received, with 100%
                                                                                                                               did you know?                                           hundreds of women new to running this year and one
                                                                                                                                                                                       of her graduates ran the 2017 London Marathon.
           programme that targets key                               of delegates rating their overall experience as either
           individuals for development from                         very good or good.                                         LRS is working with the Royal                           “I was incredibly proud to have played a part in her
                                                                                                                                                                                       discovering a passion for running. Seeing people
           across the sport and physical activity                                                                              Foundation and Leicester City                           grow in confidence and becoming fitter is so
           sector and beyond.                                                                                                  Football Club Community Trust to                        rewarding and it’s also a very sociable experience
                                                                                                                               develop a community sports coach                        for me.”
                                                                                                                               apprenticeship scheme.                                  Sharon Tait, Take the Lead participant

                                                                    “The social element is incredibly important. My
                                                                    takeaway advice to all present is that individuals
                                                                    need to feel part of a group to stay active.”
                                                                    Denise Larrad, BBC Sports Personality Unsung Hero 2017

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FOUNDATION: INSIGHT DRIVEN                                                                                                FOUNDATION: EFFECTIVE
           FOUNDATION SUMMARY                                                                                             MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
           An understanding of people and place is at the heart of decision making.

                                                                                                                            FOUNDATION SUMMARY
                                                                                                                            Positively influence people’s attitudes and behaviours towards being active and
            highlights                                                                                                      ensure information is accessible.
           ∫ An Evaluation Toolkit has been developed and
             shared with partners through training workshops
             to support the collection of monitoring and         LRS Insight Hub
             evaluation data in a consistent way.                                                                                                                                   highlights
           ∫ Since its launch in October 2018, the LRS Insight                                                              impact
             Hub has been accessed by over 1,000 users to
                                                                                                                                                                                   ∫ Over 140,000 users visited the LRS website, an
             support them make evidence-based decisions and
             grow their understanding of local communities.                                                                 LRS Insight Hub                                          increase of 42% (41,800 users) from 2017/18.
                                                                                                                                                                                   ∫ Over 11,500 people connected to LRS through
           ∫ A series of consultations have taken place
                                                                                                                                                 Tools and Resources                 social media platforms.
             to develop our understanding of key target
             audiences. For example, over 550 young people                                                                                       The third portal within the       ∫ The Get Active Search Engine, which features local
                                                                 Based on local demand, LRS has developed an online                                                                  activity sessions and clubs/organisations, was
             aged 14-15 have completed a physical activity and                                                                                   LRS Insight Hub is ‘Tools and
                                                                 Insight Hub to make insight more easily accessible                                                                  accessed by over 55,000 users, an increase of
             sport survey to help LRS shape their school and                                                                                     Resources’, which provides a
                                                                 and useable. The online hub provides access to                                                                      65% from 2017/18.
             community programmes.                                                                                                               range of partner organisations
                                                                 a range of key insight documents and resources
                                                                 through three portals, each with a distinct function.                           with key resources and toolkits   ∫ 14 press releases were issued to the local media,
                                                                                                                                                 to support the delivery,            with an average coverage success rate of 86%.
                                                                 Data and Statistics Portal                                                      communication and evaluation of     This includes offline, online, radio and TV coverage.
                                                                 This portal is made up of a series of interactive data                          programmes and campaigns.         ∫ Over 11,900 individuals, ranging from partners to
                                                                 dashboards across five topic areas; community,             The marketing section has been particularly              young athletes, school and community settings,
                                                                 demographics, economy, health and wellbeing                beneficial for LRS and its partners as we work           benefitted from 148 LRS organised events and
           did you know?                                         and physical activity levels. These include national
                                                                 and local datasets and the ability to compare data
                                                                                                                            together to provide a consistent approach to the
                                                                                                                            delivery of national and local campaigns. LRS
                                                                                                                                                                                   ∫ 66 Newsletters were issued to our partners and
                                                                 across different geographical areas.                       has made guidelines and toolkits available for           customers. This included targeted Newsletters for
           On behalf of the Office of the                        Over 180 partners have accessed this portal                key programmes and campaigns such as ‘Make               Clubs and Funding, Schools, Early Years, Business
           Police & Crime Commissioner,                          since its launch in October 2018. The content has          your Move’, ‘Leicester-Shire & Rutland One You’,         of Sport and Wellbeing@Work.
                                                                 supported local authority teams to understand their        ‘Workplace Health Needs Assessment’ and various
           LRS is undertaking a community                        communities better.                                        health and wellbeing campaigns.
           asset mapping exercise for three                                                                                 In addition, electronic material such as CPD ideas
                                                                 Research and Evidence Portal
           priority areas (People Zones) within                  This portal is a centralised library of the latest         and delivery resources, have been made openly
           Charnwood, Leicester City and North                   physical activity and sport related research that is       available for clubs,
                                                                 supported by an intuitive search and filter function.      schools, businesses and
           West Leicestershire.
                                                                 This portal has been used to share key local
                                                                                                                            Early Years Practitioners.
                                                                                                                            Since its launch in October
                                                                                                                                                                                   did you know?
                                                                 documents such as the LRS Active Lives local               2018 over 350 partners
                                                                 summaries, directing readers to a central location         have accessed the portal                               In 2019/20 the eight Local Sport
                                                                 where future releases can be accessed. Since its           to view resources and
                                                                 launch in October 2018, nearly 200 partners have                                                                  Alliance websites will undergo an
                                                                                                                            there have been over
                                                                 accessed the portal to enhance their knowledge             3,000 downloads of the                                 upgrade and re-design -
                                                                 and develop learning.                                      Make your Move campaign                      

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                                                                                                                                      “Janice is doing really well attending a Steady Steps plus class every
LRS working with:
                                                                                                                                      week. She is still progressing and now walks without her stick!”
LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY                                                                                                                 Eleanor Blackwell, Steady Steps Co-ordinator and Postural Stability Instructor

           success                                                                                                                    IMPACT
           Leicestershire County Council Public Health has invested £580,292 to support the delivery of locality sport and physical
           activity programmes. There has been a particular focus on Least Active Children, Young People and Adults, Referral
           Programmes, Older People and School Sport & Physical Activity.

           Sport & Physical Activity Commissioning Plan                  School Sport, Health and Wellbeing
           ∫ £721,568 partner investment secured to support the          Apprentices
             delivery of the sport and physical activity plans           ∫ 22 School Sport, Health and Wellbeing Apprentices
           ∫ 436,809 attendances at projects included within               being trained and deployed within Leicestershire
             seven locality plans                                          schools as part of the Loughborough College
           ∫ 73,682 individuals were recorded at sport and                 Apprenticeship Programme
             physical activity sessions within the locality plans

                                                                                                                                      Active Travel Banner Competition                            Steady Steps: Janice’s Story
                                                                                                                                      Through collaboration between Leicestershire County         Janice, aged 69, joined the Leicester Forest East
                                                                                                                                      Council and LRS, funding has been secured for a             Steady Steps Falls Prevention Exercise class in April
                                                                                                                                      new Safe and Sustainable Travel Officer. The main           2018. Previously Janice had never attended any type of
                                                                                                                                      responsibility for the officer is to work with primary      organised exercise class but has regularly attended the
                                                                                                                                      schools across the county to increase active travel to      Steady Steps group, missing only a couple of classes
           Steady Steps                                                  Active Families                                              and from school.                                            throughout the year.
           ∫ £68,000 secured from East                                   ∫ Leicestershire County Council, Homestart, LRS and
             Leicestershire & Rutland CCG                                                                                             One project to support this ambition was the school         Janice has had a left hip replacement due to
                                                                           the district councils successfully secured more than
             and West Leicestershire CCG                                                                                              gate banner competition. The competition challenged         osteoarthritis and lives with controlled high blood
                                                                           £400,000 from Sport England to help low-income
             to deliver Steady Steps from                                                                                             schools and pupils to think about what messages they        pressure; when she started the class she was borderline
                                                                           families get active with their children over a four year
             October 18 - March 19                                                                                                    would like to promote related to active travel and safe     type 2 diabetes. At the end of the programme Janice
           ∫ LRS has supported with the                                                                                               environments around school.                                 noticed many improvements including walking down the
             development of a FaME toolkit                                                                                                                                                        stairs properly, being able to garden easier, reaching up
                                                                                                                                      Pupils completed their drawings in class or took them
             (as part of the PhISICAL                                                                                                                                                             to top shelves in the kitchen, increased energy and the
                                                                                                                                      home, promoting discussion with teachers, parents and
             Study) to support other                                                                                                                                                              ability to walk further.
                                                                                                                                      guardians and a winner was chosen for the school. The
             commissioners and providers                                                                                              winning design was then created into a 2m x 1m vinyl        Janice’s cholesterol has decreased from 5.3 to 4.1,
             to deliver a falls prevention                                                                                            banner for display on the school gates. The banners can     her HbA1c (glucose) has also reduced and she is now
             programme                                                                                                                be seen by pupils, parents, visitors as well as residents   at a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Janice has also lost
                                                                                                                                      cementing the message in the school ethos and               an impressive 18 pounds in weight since she started
            Daily Boost                                                  Wellbeing@Work                                               environment.                                                the class.
            ∫ 76 schools signed up to the Daily Boost Programme          ∫ £28,000 secured from Public Health and six district
                                                                                                                                      “Our pupils have found prioritising active travel and
                                                                           councils to develop the Wellbeing@Work package
                                                                                                                                      designing their own projects an immensely rewarding
                                                                         ∫ 64 organisations engaged with the Wellbeing@Work
                                                                                                                                      experience that has enriched our wider curriculum

                                                                                                                                                                                                     DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                           programme during 2018/19
                                                                                                                                      and really made a difference for our whole school
                                                                                                                                      community. The events have resulted in even more
                                                                                                                                      pupils and parents choosing to walk, cycle and even
                                                                                                                                      scoot to school thus adopting healthier and more               Leicestershire County Council
                                                                                                                                      active lifestyles.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     manages 17 Country Parks and
                                                                                                                                      Headteacher, Elizabeth Woodville Primary School
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Green Spaces, providing lots of
                                                                                                                                                                                                     opportunities for local residents to
                                                                                                                                                                                                     be active in a natural environment.

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                                                                                                                                                        “It is a joy to look out of your window and see so many young people
LRS working with:
                                                                                                                                                        riding around on their bikes. It has got the whole village excited and
BLABY                          District Local Sport Alliance
                                                                                                                                                        has brought us closer together.”
                                                                                                                                                        Sharnford resident

             INVESTMENT                                                                    SUCCESS                                                      IMPACT
             Total funding secured                                              £276,401   Blaby District Local Sport Alliance worked in partnership
                                                                                           with Public Health to deliver the first back pain pilot in
                                                                                           the county, through which local residents could access
                                                                                           a community course to reduce back pain and improve
                                                                                           mobility. The course was delivered by a trained level
                                                                                           4 instructor who also provided learning resources for
                                                                                           participants to take away and practice at home.

                                                                                           Sport & Physical Activity Commissioning Plan
                                                                                           ∫ 56,140 attendances at projects included within
                                                                                             the plan
                                                                                           ∫ £75,595 Public Health funding invested,
                                                                                             contributing to locality sport and physical activity
                                                                                                                                                        Beat the Street
                                                                                                                                                        Beat the Street is an evidence-based intervention
                                                                                                                                                        designed to increase physical activity levels across a

                                                                                           Steady Steps
                                                                                                                                                        community. It encourages participation through game-
                                                                                                                                                        based strategies and motivates positive behaviour
                                                                                                                                                        that, over time, becomes the daily norm. The six-week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                           ∫ £13,200 has been secured                                   Beat the Street initiative was launched in Blaby District
                                                                                             from the Clinical Commissioning                            in February 2019 and 49 organisations took part (25            In 2019/20 the Local Sport Alliance
                                                                                             Group to deliver the Steady                                Primary schools, 3 secondary schools, 12 community             will be upscaling the Positive Activity
                                                                                             Steps programme                                            groups and 9 workplaces), with 10,958 players                  Referral Scheme. A personalised
                                                                                                                                                        registered and a total of 93,631 miles actively travelled.
                                                                                           GO GOLD                                                                                                                     referral pathway will be provided
                                                                                           ∫ £2,500 funding for 7 GO                                    The village of Sharnford used Beat the Street as an            for vulnerable young people and
                                                                                             GOLD athletes                                              opportunity to bring the community closer together
                                                                                                                                                        alongside supporting their local primary school. Staff         families to access sport and
                                                                                           Funding Officer Support                                      and pupils at the school worked together to promote            physical activity alongside improving
                                                                                           ∫ £24,114 secured for local clubs and organisations          the programme throughout the village and encouraged            self-efficacy and mental wellbeing.
                                                                                             resulting from Funding Officer support                     each other to actively travel to and from school. Before
               2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19                                                                                                          long the local residents saw an increase in walking,
                                                                                                                                                        running, scooting and cycling in the village and wanted
               £263,103 £134,886 £143,641 £276,401                                         Community Asset Fund
                                                                                                                                                        to know what was going on.
                                                                                           ∫ £149,992 secured from the Sport England                                                                                 “It is great, the programme has got
                                                                                             Community Asset Fund
             The total financial investment, which includes partner                                                                                     After hearing about the programme and opportunities          me and my family out of the house
             funding to deliver the Sport and Physical Activity                                                                                         to win prizes for the school, the whole village began
             Commissioning Plan is £413,728                                                             School Sport Competition (Blaby &               beating the street. So much so that retired residents        and we’ve even managed to teach
                                                                                                        Harborough combined squad)                      were going out on their bikes during the day spending        our children how to ride a bike.”
                                                                                                        ∫ 1,126 participants at School Games &          around five hours traveling to different beat boxes. One
                                                                                                          Team Leicestershire county finals             lady was so impressed with how engaged and active the
                                                                                                                                                        pupils were in the programme that she donated £100
                                                                                                                                                        to the school. Further to this another individual opened
                £1              £1               £1              £1               £1                                                                    up their home on the last day to provide food and drink
                                                                                           Workplace Health                                             for people who were out taking part.
            Every pound counts...                                                          ∫ Supported 13 organisations with the process of
             For every council tax £ invested in Leicester-Shire &                           developing a Workplace Health Needs Assessment
             Rutland Sport by Blaby there has been a minimum
             return of £32* partner funding                                                Satellite Clubs
             *Figure excludes the investment made by local LSA partners and officer time   ∫ £10,000 invested into the delivery of Satellite Clubs

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     There have been over 3,000
     downloads of the Make Your Move
     resources by partners.
                                                                                                                                                                            MAKE YOUR MOVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CAMPAIGN

           MAKE YOUR MOVE                                                                                                               3                                            MAKE YOUR MOVE                                                                                                     1                                           MAKE YOUR MOVE                                                                                                                                                   MAKE YOUR MOVE
                                                                                                                                       HOURS                                                                                                                                                           HOUR                                                                                                                                                           HOURS                                                                                                                                                                    HOURS
           Under 5’s                                                                                                                  EACH DAY
                                                                                                                                                                                     Children and young people                                                                                       EACH DAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Adults                                                                                                          EACH WEEK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Older adults                                                                                                            EACH WEEK

                                                                                                                                EVERY MOVEMENT COUNTS                                                                                                                                     MOVING AT A LEVEL THAT INCREASES                                                                                                                                MOVING AT A LEVEL THAT INCREASES                                                                                                                                         MOVING AT A LEVEL THAT INCREASES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          THEIR BREATHING AND HEART RATE                                                                                                                                   YOUR BREATHING AND HEART RATE                                                                                                                                            YOUR BREATHING AND HEART RATE
           Top tips to help them move:                                                                                                                                               Top tips to help them move:                                                                                                                                    Top tips to help you move:                                                                                                                                       Top tips to help you move:
                                                                    Develop strong bones,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Improve attention                                                                                                                                               Feel happier                                                                                                                                                       Feel happier
                          BREAK IT UP
                                                                     muscles and heart
                                                                                                                                                                                                    BREAK IT UP                                                                                                                                                   START SMALL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                levels at school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   START SLOWLY                                                              Play a game in the garden
                                                                                                 Do some tummy time,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Something is better than nothing!                                 Play a game in the garden
                          Movement can be broken up                                                                                                                                                 Daily activities can be made                                    Play a game with friends;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Something is better than nothing! Start                                   with children, walk round
                          into bouts of 10 minutes.
                                                                                                 encourage babies to reach
                                                                                                 and roll for their favourite           10                                                          up of 10 minute sessions.                                       hide and seek, tag,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    hopscotch, skipping,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       10                                                         Start with 10 minutes and build up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with children, walk round
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the block, do some gentle          10                                                          with 10 minutes and build up gradually.                                   the block, do some gentle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             stretching exercises, walk
                                                                                                 toys, act out some nursery             MINS                                                                                                                                                           MINS                                                                                                                         desk exercises, walk up            MINS                                                                                                                                                                     MINS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    put some music on and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    up the stairs, carry and
                                                                     Develop good motor          rhymes, make a drum using                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Have more           the stairs, carry and                                                                                                                     Have better physical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    have an indoor disco...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  unload the shopping, do
                                                                    skills including balance     a saucepan and spoon, roll                                                                                                                         Develop                                                                                                                                                      energy             unload the shopping...                                                                                                                     and mental health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             some tai chi to relax...
           BEST PLACE IS HOME                                           and coordination         a newspaper and do some                                                             REDUCE SCREEN TIME                                           co-ordination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MOVE MORE. SIT LESS                                                                                                                                              FIND A BUDDY
                                                                                                 mark making, do some
           The home is perfect for young                                                                                                                                             Instead of watching TV/tablet, encourage                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Doing activity with family or friends
                                                                                                 parent/baby yoga...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Break up long periods of sitting by
           children to start being active                                                                                                                                            your child to find fun activities to do on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      is much more fun! Local services can
                                                                                                                                                        Blow bubbles and encourage                                                                                                                                     Walk/cycle/scoot to          simply moving! Stand up and stretch                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Do some housework,
           around routine and comforts.                                                                                                                                              their own or with friends.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Do some housework,           also help to connect you.
                                                                                                                                                        children to chase, read a                                                                                                                                      school, build a den          your legs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  weed or mow the garden,

                                                                     Supports good social
                                                                                                                                        20              story and act out some of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Strengthen muscles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       20              outside, help with some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       household chores, make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Feel relaxed and                                          20               walk/cycle to work or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        school, weed or mow the                                                                 Better balance/                                                 20              do some yoga/pilates,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                walk grandchildren to
                                                                                                                                        MINS            the actions, play hide and                                                                                                                     MINS                                                                                                    less stressed                                           MINS             garden, have a walking                                                                 reduce risk of falls                                             MINS
                                                                   skills – great for making                                                            seek, put on some music                                                                     and bones                                                          an obstacle course and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   school, invite friends for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        meeting at work, do
                          MOVE MORE                                       new friends
                                                                                                                                                        and move to the beat,                       LET THEM HELP CHOOSE                                                                                               have races, download
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MIX IT UP                                                                                                             some yoga...                               MOVE MORE. SIT LESS                                                                                                          walk before a coffee, play
                                                                                                                                                        encourage children to tidy                                                                                                                                     and use an activity app...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               a game of bowls...
                          Minimise the amount of time spent                                                                                                                                         Children are more likely to participate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Break up long periods of sitting by
                                                                                                                                                        away their toys...                                                                                                                                                                                        Explore and try different activities!
                          sitting, using car seats or strollers.                                                                                                                                    in something if they’re involved in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            simply moving! Stand up and stretch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This will work your body and mind in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    picking it too.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                your legs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lots of ways.                                 Make new                                                                                                                                                        Make friendships/            Visit a playground or park
                                                                                                 Go to the park, explore the
                                                                                                 woods using sensory play,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Maintain healthy    Go to the park with                                                                                                                        friendships                                                                                                                                                       reduce isolation            with family, gardening,
                                                                      Helps to maintain a                                                                                                                                                           weight                                                                                                                                                                          Visit a playground or park                                                                                                                                               attend an exercise class/
                                                                                                                                       30+                                                                                                                                                            30+                                                                                                                                                             30+                                                                                                                                                                      30+
                                                                        healthy weight           build a den, go swimming,                                                                                                                                          friends or family, go for
                                                                                                 enjoy time on a balance                                                                                                                                            a bike ride or swimming,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with family, go for a bike                                                       MIX IT UP                                                                               gym, wash the car, walk
           SAY WELL DONE                                                                         bike/scooter, play some                MINS                                         LEAD BY EXAMPLE                                                                use an outdoor gym, join           MINS                                         TREAT YOURSELF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ride, gardening, attend an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    exercise class/gym, wash
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MINS                                          There’s activity everywhere…at your local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the dog, invite friends            MINS
           Giving lots of praise will help boost                                                 exploring games e.g.                                                                If parents are physically active, their                                        a junior parkrun, play a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 out for a scenic walk (and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Set small activity goals and treat                                              the car, walk the dog...                                                         village hall, parish or in your community.
                                                                                                 target throw, chase, throw                                                                                                                                         game with siblings...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    some lunch!), attend a
           their confidence.                                                                                                                                                         children are likely to be active too.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Join a dance class, a walk for health or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    yourself when you achieve them.                            Have better                                                                                                                                                          Improve                  tea dance...
                                                                                                 and catch...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        play active games with you grandchildren.
                                                                       Helps to enable a                                                                                                                                                          Sleep better                                                                                      This will keep motivation levels up!                      physical health                                                                                                                                                      your sleep
                                                                       child to sleep well

                                                                                                                                                                                                    STRENGTH AND BALANCE
                          LEAD BY EXAMPLE                                                                                                                                                           At least 3 days per week include some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  STRENGTH AND BALANCE                                                                                                                                             STRENGTH AND BALANCE
                          Involve yourself in the activity.                                                                                                                                         muscle and bone strengthening exercises                                                                                                                       On 2 days per week, include some                                                                                                                                 On 2 days per week, include some
                          Young children are great at copying!                                                                                                                                      such as skipping, hopping or swinging on   Improve mood and                                                                                                   resistance exercise such as heavy       Create active memories                                                                                                   resistance exercise such as heavy         Create active memories
                                                                   Boosts a child’s confidence                                                                                                      playground equipment.                          feel good                                                                                                      gardening, sit ups or yoga.             with family and friends                                                                                                  gardening, sit ups or yoga.               with family and friends
                                                                      and emotional skills

                                                                                                 DID YOU KNOW?                                                                                                                                                      DID YOU KNOW?                                                                                                                                                   DID YOU KNOW?                                                                                                                                                           DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Research suggests that children and young people who are active are more                                                                                        The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes from when                                                                                                 The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes from when
           Make your move today:                                                                                                                                                     Make your move today:                                                                                                                                          Make your move today:                                                                                                                                            Make your move today:
                                                                                                 Childhood exercise increases the odds of being a healthy and active adult.                                                                                         likely to have better academic performance and confidence at school.                                                                                            we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!                                                                                                we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

                                                                                                                                                                                     SUPPORTING PEOPLE TO MAKE THEIR MOVE

           TWILIGHT                                                                                             DAILY                                                                                                SCHOOL SPORT                                                                             SATELLITE                                                                                   WELLBEING@WORK                                                                                   POSITIVE                                                                                    BEHAVIOUR
           TOTS                                                                                                 BOOST                                                                                                COMPETITION                                                                              CLUBS                                                                                       COMPETITIONS                                                                                     PAUSE                                                                                       CHANGE TRAINING
           Supported 23 Care Homes and                                                                          Successful launch of the Daily                                                                       The LRS School Games and Team                                                            The LLR Satellite Club programme                                                            35 workplaces engaged with                                                                       40 women attended our first                                                                 41 individuals attended Behaviour
           3 Early Years settings to work in                                                                    Boost Programme, created and                                                                         Leicestershire programmes have                                                           has developed a strong                                                                      the Workplace Competition                                                                        Positive Pause Event.                                                                       Change training from across
           partnership to deliver physical                                                                      designed in consultation with                                                                        merged to create the LLR Active                                                          partnership with Street Games to                                                            programme in 2018/19. Funding                                                                    “Had a fabulous evening, enjoyed                                                            the sport and physical activity
           activity and sport sessions                                                                          young people, with the aim of                                                                        Schools Competition Programme.                                                           work collaboratively on engaging                                                            secured from 7 local authorities to                                                              everything, workshops much                                                                  network, learning techniques on
           that bring together the eldest                                                                       encouraging all young people to                                                                      It aims to develop a new 3-tier                                                          with and offering opportunities to                                                          support workplaces to complete                                                                   more in-depth than I thought they                                                           how to use people’s motivations,
           and youngest residents of our                                                                        participate in 15 minutes of daily                                                                   approach to competition to ensure                                                        priority groups and young people                                                            a Workplace Health Needs                                                                         would be and I learned a lot.”                                                              values and influencers to develop
           community.                                                                                           physical activity at school.                                                                         an offer for all young people, not                                                       at risk of offending.                                                                       Assessment and develop a health                                                                                                                                                              a lifelong physical activity habit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     just the ‘sporty’.                                                                                                                                                                   and wellbeing action plan.

                                                                                                         How will you Make Your Move? Download Make Your Move resources from
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LRS working with:                                                                                                                                      “The core team of volunteers are committed to the success of the event,

CHARNWOOD                                                               Active Charnwood Alliance
                                                                                                                                                       dedicated to ensuring the parkrun goes from strength to strength.”
                                                                                                                                                       Jenny Perry, parkrun Race Coordinator

            INVESTMENT                                                                      SUCCESS                                                    IMPACT
            Total funding secured                                             £326,910     Active Charnwood Alliance proudly celebrated their
                                                                                           10th Anniversary Sports Awards, attracting 166
                                                                                           guests and honouring 40 shortlisted individuals and
                                                                                           groups. Winners included the MOVE Charity, founded
                                                                                           by Gemma Hillier-Moses, who won the inaugural Joe
                                                                                           Humphries Special Recognition award which recognises
                                                                                           inspirational people who have made outstanding
                                                                                           achievements in the face of adversity.

                                                                                           Sport & Physical Activity Commissioning Plan
                                                                                           ∫ 74,617 attendances at projects included within the plan
                                                                                           ∫ £141,846 Public Health funding invested,
                                                                                             contributing to locality sport and physical activity
                                                                                                                                                       Dishley parkrun
                                                                                                                                                       Dishley parkrun is a free weekly 5km event in
                                                                                                                                                       Loughborough, aimed at anyone of any ability. Whether

                                                                                           Steady Steps
                                                                                                                                                       you walk, jog or run, the parkrun is you against the
                                                                                                                                                       clock, whatever your pace. The development of parkrun
                                                                                                                                                       has been led by a group of committed local volunteers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                           ∫ £23,100 has been secured from
                                                                                             the Clinical Commissioning Group to                       including those from Loughborough Rugby Club and           The Active Charnwood team will be
                                                                                                                                                       supported by members of the Active Charnwood Alliance
                                                                                             deliver the Steady Steps programme
                                                                                                                                                       and Charnwood Borough Council.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  working in partnership with Leicester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  City Football Club Community Trust
                                                                                           GO GOLD                                                     Dishley parkrun is an inclusive event, providing a range   to develop and increase participation
                                                                                                                                                       of opportunities for involvement, whether that be
                                                                                           ∫ £8,750 funding for 15 GO
                                                                                                                                                       participating, volunteering or spectating. The parkrun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in local sport and physical activity
                                                                                             GOLD athletes
                                                                                                                                                       community is supportive, creating opportunities to         opportunities. Projects will include
                                                                                           Funding Officer Support
                                                                                                                                                       meet new people and socialise over a cup of coffee         improving men’s health, inclusive
                                                                                                                                                       post run. Since its inception in mid-2018, there have
                                                                                           ∫ £81,457 secured for local clubs and organisations         been 38 events, with 11,170 attendances and 3,231          sport, Premier League Kicks and
                                                                                             resulting from Funding Officer support                    participants who have run a total distance of 55,850km.    school sport.
              2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19                                                                                                          The participants are supported by an average of 30
              £616,145 £283,611 £277,110 £326,910                                          Community Asset Fund                                        dedicated volunteers each week. Over 20% of the
                                                                                           ∫ £55,400 secured from the Sport England Community          participants are new to parkrun, highlighting the huge
                                                                                             Asset Fund                                                impact this event is having on increasing physical
            The total financial investment, which includes partner                                                                                     activity levels in the Charnwood area.
            funding to deliver the Sport and Physical Activity
            Commissioning Plan is £502,778                                                                                                             The success of the parkrun was recognised at the 2018
                                                                                                     School Sport Competition                          Charnwood Sports Awards, winning the Outstanding
                                                                                                     ∫ 1,410 participants at School Games &            Contribution to Sport and Physical Activity award.
                                                                                                       Team Leicestershire county finals

                                                                                                                                                       “I love parkrun. I love that everybody is welcome. It doesn’t matter whether you’re 4, 14, 40 or 80,
               £1              £1               £1              £1               £1                                                                    or completing it in 15 minutes or 70 minutes or somewhere in between, parkrun is a place where all
                                                                                           Workplace Health                                            can come.”
            Every pound counts...                                                          ∫ Supported 11 organisations with the process of            Katriona James, parkrun volunteer and participant
            For every council tax £ invested in Leicester-Shire                              developing a Workplace Health Needs Assessment
            & Rutland Sport by Charnwood there has been a
            minimum return of £23* partner funding                                         Satellite Clubs
            *Figure excludes the investment made by local LSA partners and officer time    ∫ £15,357 invested into the delivery of Satellite Clubs

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                                                                                                                                                          “The sessions have been brilliant - everyone has benefitted. The coaches have learned
LRS working with:                                                                                                                                         how to adjust their coaching, the volunteers have loved engaging with the characters

HARBOROUGH                                                                  (Active Harborough District)
                                                                                                                                                          involved and the participants have had physical exercise and the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                          improve their motor skills. It has been so positive all round.”
                                                                                                                                                          Lesley Paris, Project Organiser, Market Harborough Lawn Tennis Club

            INVESTMENT                                                                         SUCCESS                                                    IMPACT
            Total funding secured                                             £363,504        During the summer of 2018, Active Harborough worked
                                                                                              with a local Yoga instructor from Two Breaths More to
                                                                                              deliver free outdoor yoga sessions in Welland Park for
                                                                                              the whole community. The sessions followed parkrun on
                                                                                              Saturday mornings and had up to 70 people attending
                                                                                              per session.

                                                                                              Sport & Physical Activity Commissioning Plan
                                                                                              ∫ 28,557 attendances at projects included within the plan
                                                                                              ∫ £66,201 Public Health funding invested,
                                                                                                contributing to locality sport and physical activity

                                                                                                                                                          Learning Disability Tennis
                                                                                                                                                          The joint Tennis Project, delivered in association with
                                                                                                                                                          Market Harborough Lawn Tennis Club and Freedom

                                                                                              Steady Steps
                                                                                                                                                          Support Solutions, provides a great example of how
                                                                                                                                                          sports clubs can overcome challenges and be
                                                                                                                                                          successful in working with people with disabilities in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                              ∫ £13,200 has been secured from
                                                                                                the Clinical Commissioning Group to                       the community.                                               From 1st April 2019, Harborough
                                                                                                deliver the Steady Steps programme                                                                                     District Council leisure facilities
                                                                                                                                                          Through the charity Bright Ideas for Tennis, the tennis
                                                                                                                                                          club upskilled coaches and volunteers who were both          will be managed on behalf of the
                                                                                                                                                          playing and non-playing members of their club. Their
                                                                                              GO GOLD
                                                                                                                                                          newly developed skills enabled them to deliver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       council by SLM - Everyone Active
                                                                                              ∫ £4,000 funding for 11 GO                                                                                               who have been successful in
                                                                                                                                                          sessions confidently and effectively to adults and
                                                                                                GOLD athletes
                                                                                                                                                          children with learning disabilities. Clients from            acquiring an interim three year
                                                                                                                                                          Freedom Support Solutions initially attended eight
                                                                                              Funding Officer Support                                     tennis sessions during the summer, funded through an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       contract. The new contract will
                                                                                              ∫ £216,798 secured for local clubs and organisations        Active Harborough District Sports Club Grant, with           provide an opportunity to further
                                                                                                resulting from Funding Officer support                    huge success.                                                build on current relationships.
              2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
                                                                                              Community Asset Fund                                        The project has helped to break down many barriers           Alongside this the ongoing work
              £169,423 £132,021 £215,425 £363,504
                                                                                              ∫ £37,500 secured from the Sport England Community          for the tennis club coaches, volunteers and                  by the Active Harborough team
                                                                                                Asset Fund                                                participants, building confidence for the club and           will dovetail with the new leisure
            The total financial investment, which includes partner                                                                                        volunteers to work with disabled people. Participants
            funding to deliver the Sport and Physical Activity                                                                                            also feel part of the community, connected through           providers’ programme offering a
            Commissioning Plan is £477,401                                                                                                                sport and have been provided with an opportunity to          broad range of activities across the
                                                                                                        School Sport Competition (Blaby &                 develop new skills each week.
                                                                                                        Harborough combined squad)
                                                                                                        ∫ 1,126 participants at School Games &            The project continues to take place, with the tennis
                                                                                                          Team Leicestershire county finals               club working hard on funding applications to sustain
               £1              £1               £1              £1               £1                                                                       the sessions. Over 20 adults are now enjoying weekly      “I really like the tennis and coming to
                                                                                                                                                          tennis sessions, supported by 14 regular club
                                                                                              Workplace Health                                            volunteers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    this club, the people are friendly and
            Every pound counts...                                                             ∫ Supported 8 organisations with the process of                                                                       they help me play.”
            For every council tax £ invested in Leicester-Shire                                 developing a Workplace Health Needs Assessment                                                                      Chrissie, Tennis Participant
            & Rutland Sport by Harborough there has been a
            minimum return of £47* partner funding                                            Satellite Clubs
            *Figure excludes the investment made by local LSA partners and officer time       ∫ £1,600 invested into the delivery of Satellite Clubs

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Annual Review 2018/19

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                                                                                                                                                      “What a guy! He has survived three strokes and gave a message of
LRS working with:
                                                                                                                                                      such positivity, hope and encouragement to us all on the benefits
HINCKLEY & BOSWORTH                                                                                   Local Sport and Health Alliance
                                                                                                                                                      of exercise. There were tears (and not just from me!).”
                                                                                                                                                      LEAP Participant

            INVESTMENT                                                                    SUCCESS                                                     IMPACT
            Total funding secured                                             £132,602    Desford Lawn Tennis Club was presented with the
                                                                                          National Lawn Tennis Association Disability Project
                                                                                          of the Year Award at a special British Tennis Awards
                                                                                          ceremony in 2018. The Sport and Health Alliance
                                                                                          worked with the club to devise and support the winning

                                                                                          Sport & Physical Activity Commissioning Plan
                                                                                          ∫ 42,801 attendances at projects included within the plan
                                                                                          ∫ £90,554 Public Health funding invested,
                                                                                            contributing to locality sport and physical activity

                                                                                                                                                      Inspiring others to lead a heathy lifestyle
                                                                                                                                                      Paul was a very active person, involved in mountain      Paul was so positive over his ‘referral’ experience he
                                                                                                                                                      biking, surfing, kayaking and coast-to-coast walking.    was asked to become a Borough Health Ambassador. He
                                                                                                                                                      However, his world changed dramatically after he         talks to different groups about the benefits of healthy
                                                                                                                                                      experienced three strokes. The strokes caused poor       lifestyles and supports participants on the Exercise
                                                                                          Steady Steps
                                                                                                                                                      balance, extreme fatigue, debilitating headaches, loss   Referral Scheme. Speaking to someone who has been
                                                                                          ∫ £18,150 has been secured from
                                                                                                                                                      of speech and memory, tremors in his hands and head;     there helps no end and Paul’s inspirational story is
                                                                                            the Clinical Commissioning Group to
                                                                                                                                                      life became very difficult for Paul.                     infectious and supports others to set and reach their
                                                                                            deliver the Steady Steps programme
                                                                                                                                                                                                               own goals.
                                                                                                                                                      Through the Exercise Referral Scheme, Paul was
                                                                                                                                                      advised by his GP to engage in specialised, supervised
                                                                                          GO GOLD                                                     exercise at Hinckley Leisure Centre. The scheme
                                                                                          ∫ £750 funding for 3                                        consisted of an initial 12 week course and for Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                            GO GOLD athletes                                          this was a ‘life-saver’; his confidence improved and
                                                                                                                                                      the impact of physical activity also had mental health
                                                                                          Funding Officer Support                                                                                                 In 2019/20 Hinckley and Bosworth
                                                                                                                                                      At the start of the referral scheme Paul set himself
                                                                                          ∫ £22,148 secured for local clubs and organisations                                                                     Sport and Health Alliance will be
              2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19                                               resulting from Funding Officer support
                                                                                                                                                      two goals; surfing at Croyde Bay, Devon and walking up
              £277,743 £159,857 £219,191 £132,602                                                                                                     High Cup Nick in the Peak District and he managed to        holding a Workforce Engagement
                                                                                                                                                      achieve both of these goals. Paul set himself an even
                                                                                                                                                      greater challenge last year, to complete the Blenheim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Event to share best practice and
            The total financial investment, which includes partner                                               School Sport Competition                                                                         plan for the future.
                                                                                                                 ∫ 910 participants at School         Triathlon, which he achieved and his story was covered
            funding to deliver the Sport and Physical Activity                                                                                        by BBC East Midlands Today.
            Commissioning Plan is £202,648                                                                       Games & Team Leicestershire
                                                                                                                 county finals

                                                                                                                                                      “Paul’s determination and humour is inspirational and motivating to everyone
                                                                                                                                                      in the gym. A real life hero.”
               £1              £1               £1              £1               £1                                                                   Simon Bates, Exercise Referral Instructor

            Every pound counts...
            For every council tax £ invested in Leicester-Shire
            & Rutland Sport by Hinckley & Bosworth there has                              Workplace Health
            been a minimum return of £14* partner funding                                 ∫ Supported 11 organisations with the process of
                                                                                            developing a Workplace Health Needs Assessment
            *Figure excludes the investment made by local LSA partners and officer time

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