Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:35
The £16.5 million fund is split into three strands and brings the total support for the sport and physical activity sector to more than £220m. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:30
Every part of England is now in one of three Covid-19 alert levels: Tier 1 (medium), Tier 2 (high) and Tier 3 (very high). Here's a summary of what this means for sport and physical activity. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:00
Nominations for the BBC Sport Personality of the Year's Unsung Hero 2020 award are still open and this year the BBC have also introduced a second Unsung Hero award. We are into the final week of the nomination process, so don't miss your opportunity to highlight amazing volunteers in your local communities. Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 09:00
Nominations for the BBC Sport Personality of the Year's Unsung Hero 2020 award are in full swing and this year the BBC have also introduced a second Unsung Hero award - so let's take the opportunity to acknowledge these amazing volunteers. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:45
Nominations for the BBC Sport Personality of the Year's Unsung Hero 2020 award are now open and this year the BBC have also introduced a second Unsung Hero award - so now there are two opportunities for you to benefit. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:29
COVID-19 threatens to create a lost generation of sport and physical activity. We support the call for a Sports Recovery Fund, so our sector can help keep people fit and healthy which is a vital part of overcoming this pandemic. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:06
During the month of November we will be hosting the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport Annual Conference, bringing people together from across the system in Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:29
Lockdown has had an impact on children's activity levels, so the reopening of schools is an important moment to help increase the amount of sport and activity they're doing. Read More »
Over 3,000 young people come together “virtually” to compete in our first School Games Virtual Summer Championships!
Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:30
We may be still physically distanced from each other but that didn't stop school children from across the county coming together, virtually, to take part in our first School Games Virtual Summer Championships. With over 3,000 young people putting forward their best score in a range of challenges, we had over 15,000 entries into the 4 sports categories.
Our week-long championships started on Monday 22nd June (the start of National School Sport Week) and ran throughout the week with young people able to take part in our challenges and upload their scores to represent their school. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:05
Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport – Updated Coronavirus Statement
After reviewing the government advice issued on 16 March 2020, Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport has made the decision to cancel activities it is responsible for delivering for the next six weeks.
The health and safety of our participants, volunteers, instructors and wider sporting community is our main priority and to avoid the spread of Coronavirus we will follow the government advice to move away from organising mass gatherings and for the public to avoid all non-essential contact.
This means cancelling forthcoming school sport competitions, workplace health programmes and other events for the next six weeks. LRS is aware of the rapidly changing environment and will keep this decision under constant review as we continue monitor the latest advice from government and Public Health England.
Finally, please continue to follow the government's guidance on how to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, by reviewing the advice provided here