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Keeping motivation during the pandemic

Chris Frost is a jog leader at Jog Derbyshire group Jog Riddings. Having only been up and running for a…

Resilience through physical activity

Shortly after social distancing measures were announced, sports fixtures, leagues and competitions up and down the country were cancelled, postponed…

Community Organising at Pace

‘Potatoes’ was the subject header of an email several of us received early this morning. “Guys, I’ve just been gifted…

People Power

Sole Mates Jogging Group Supports the Jigsaw Christmas Food Bank Mince pies, mulled cider and a warm welcome awaited over…

A catalyst for change in Fairfield

Arriving at Bench Road Park in Fairfield on the hottest day of the year, it was wonderful to see the…

Meet the team: Emma Beswick

Hi, I’m Emma and I’m a community builder for Shift. Read on to find out what my role is all…

Meet the team: Lucy Bartles

Hi, I’m Lucy and I’m a Jog Derbyshire Coordinator at Shift. Read on to find out what my role is…

A sports day with a difference

Jog Derbyshire group Borrowash Jolly Joggers was formed by four friends who met at a mother and baby exercise class.…

Igniting a sense of purpose

When the Eckingtonian Social Group was formed through our Generation Games initiative a year ago it set in motion a…

Revealing value – Active4Life

Active4Life is a pioneering initiative which takes a asset-based approach to building active communities; from the inside-out. Over 2 years we…

Bringing people together to end mental health stigma

It might have been pouring with rain, but that didn’t dampen spirits as we headed to Markeaton Park in Derby…

Upcoming Mindshift workshops

At Shift, we’re committed to improving health and wellbeing through the power of physical activity. We know creating a culture…

ABCD – Building on what’s strong

Movement building is all about getting people to act on their thing and organising collective effort for a purpose (Marshall…

Active4Life quarterly review: 1/8

We recently embarked on a two-year initiative to build active communities in three places across Derbyshire. To test the theories…

Prevention is better than cure – A fresh approach to activity

People are being encouraged to take more responsibility for managing their own health, as part of the government’s NHS strategy…

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