Improving wellbeing through the power of physical activity

Let’s shift together!

Introducing Shift

At Shift (formerly known as Community Sports Trust) we do things a little differently. We truly believe in the power of physical activity to transform the lives of the people around us. But we know behaviour change takes time and patience and we can only make a real difference when we all go on the journey together.

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We are real people working with real people

We’re a bunch of down to earth people who thrive on enabling others to fulfil their potential. We’re passionate about the people and the communities we work in, so you'll often spot us out and about enjoying a coffee and natter to build relationships. Those little moments of intimacy build trust and break down barriers. We help bring people together, enabling them to live happier and healthier lives.

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Well for Winter

This year we've launched Well for Winter - a campaign to give everyone a physical and mental boost during these tough times.

We're encouraging everyone to write a personal plan of all those little things which make a difference to your health. When you write them down you're more likely to stick to it.

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We’re always out and about

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Get a taste of the magic

check out our latest news, musings and events on the blog

Why it’s ok to do ‘nothing’

Well, this is nice, I thought to myself on Sunday morning. My one-year-old son and four-year-old daughter were playing happily by themselves and I was actually having an uninterrupted conversation with my husband with a hot cup of coffee in my hand. It won’t last, I thought. But it did, until tiredness descended on my…

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“I don’t want to go walking, it’s boring”

My household has sampled several forms of separation over the past eight months: isolation, lockdown, quarantine. Much of it has been good fun; camping in the garden, bonfires, vegetable patch development, garden Olympics, badminton, sunbathing, and slack-lining. Alas, the winter months are upon us and the desire to step outside is diminishing fast. Our 13…

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How jogging eased the Lockdown for so many

When the world said ‘stop!’ Jog Derbyshire said, ‘Go Go Go………!’ On March 17th England Athletics released a statement advising that all face to face activity including jogging groups should be suspended. While the news was not entirely unexpected it sent ripples of uncertainty throughout the network. Leaders from all over the county informed participants…

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Unit 134
Coney Green Business Centre
Wingfield View
Clay Cross
S45 9JW