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LGA responds to 'We are Undefeatable' campaign

“Across the country, councils are developing exciting and innovative programmes to encourage older people, including those with long-term conditions and disabilities, to access physical activity."

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LGA responds to Keep Britain Tidy parks research

“Access to natural spaces has a range of benefits to the community and councils are using parks to promote health and fitness, local heritage, public art, festivals and wildlife walks."

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LGA responds to latest Sport England survey about sport and physical activity levels

Councils are full of ideas to support people to be active, including holistic approaches such as planning and designing our areas to make them easier to navigate on foot or by bike, for example, instead of just expecting our residents to attend leisure centres and gyms.