2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021

Greater Manchester charity changing lives through physical activity and sport.

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Changing Lives through Physical Activity and Sport to help make Greater Manchester the most active region in England

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About GreaterSport

GreaterSport is a high performing charity passionate about changing lives through physical activity and sport. Our vision is to make Greater Manchester the most active region in England. We are also the Active Partnership for Greater Manchester, one of a network across the country who work collaboratively to create the conditions for an active nation and use the power of sport and physical activity to transform live.

Our mission is to get 2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021, see how we are progressing.

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We're never too busy to give back

By GreaterSport | 12 December 2019

As part of the Pass On Your Passion campaign, we spoke with Lindsay, who had the desire to volunteer in her community but struggled to finding the time to do it.

Finding your voice through volunteering

By GreaterSport | 12 December 2019

People with disabilities often face many extra barriers in life than those without, making what, to many people seem like simple and easy tasks, much harder. For Katrina, volunteering started her on the path to self-confidence, and employment

Campaign aims to inspire more women into volunteering and coaching within sport and physical activity in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 09 December 2019

The Pass On Your Passion campaign has been celebrating the female workforce that make sport and physical activity happen across the north of England. Starting in Yorkshire in September the campaign has reached its final week here in Greater Manchester and will see women share their stories of how they overcame their own barriers to get involved in volunteering.

23,100 more young people active in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 05 December 2019

Research released today by Sport England shows that there are now 45.2% of children & young people active for at least 60 minutes a day in Greater Manchester, which equates to 176,700 young people.

GM Moving appoints 10GM to support developing the GM workforce

By GreaterSport | 04 December 2019

GM Moving and GreaterSport are pleased to announce 10GM have been appointed as the lead organisation to co-design, manage and deliver a system leadership development approach for current and future leaders across sectors within Greater Manchester.

Mental health awards launched

By GreaterSport | 28 November 2019

A host of celebrities are encouraging people to enter new public awards to celebrate those who make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of others.

Greater Manchester: Walking Courses

By Greater Manchester: Walking

Find out about courses, workshops and events and how to get involved to support Greater Manchester Walking

ILM Leadership & Management Level 5 (Award)

By Pulse Training and Development

This programme develops the knowledge skills and behaviours demanded of leaders today in an interactive and practical way.

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"Sporting Equals' research project with GreaterSport yielded really useful insights into BAME communities and participation in sport and physical activity. GreaterSport's expertise and knowledge was important to help gain information and intelligence that helped to inform practice and delivery going forward."

Nik Trivedi Head of Consultancy, Sporting Equals.

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Oldham Community Leisure

We are looking to recruit 10 Apprentices, who will commence after this academic year starting in Summer 2020 working at various OCL facilities including Chadderton, Failsworth, Oldham, Royton and Saddleworth.

Head Coach - University of Salford Rowing Club

University of Salford

The University of Salford is offering the position of head coach to all our squads to an enthusiastic individual with a background in rowing.

Community Netball Coach

Active Communities Network

Community Netball coach wanted to support open access session for young people aged 12-16 years

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