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21 June 2021

New report highlights critical need for future investment in parks

Investing in parks is vital as the country recovers from the pandemic, a new report commissioned by The National Lottery Heritage Fund shows.


21 June 2021

‘Postcode lottery’ in councils’ use of anti-social behaviour powers – new research

Anti-social behaviour powers are being applied so differently by councils across England and Wales that it is leading to a ‘postcode lottery’.


12 May 2021

Using green social prescribing to prevent and tackle mental ill health

Researchers are investigating whether prescribing nature can help prevent and tackle mental ill health.


04 May 2021

Research shows resilient physical activity sector requires further support in recovery

Grassroots physical activity providers have shown ‘resilience, determination and passion’ during the Covid-19 pandemic but requires support to recover to pre-pandemic levels.


30 March 2021

New research reveals hidden meaning behind selfies

Different camera angles used by men and women when taking selfies serve as a type of non-verbal communication about the photo taker’s intentions, according to new research.


29 March 2021

Councils’ Covid response undervalued and underutilised by UK Government – new report

Most areas of the UK saw a ‘concerted and well-coordinated’ effort from local government to support communities and businesses during Covid-19.


18 February 2021

Small charities ‘showed up and stuck around’ to support people through the pandemic

Small charities ‘showed up and stuck around’ to support people throughout the pandemic


08 February 2021

New academic partnership to collate evidence to support social prescribing

Leading researchers are being brought together to ensure that evidence of the impact of social prescribing is accessible, useful and compelling.


10 November 2020

AWRC collaboration putting physical activity at heart of Covid-19 recovery

The role of physical activity in the UK’s response to Covid-19 is to be explored through a new research collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) and ukactive.


26 October 2020

Horse racing’s £300m economic impact on Yorkshire

A major study has revealed that the horse racing industry contributes in excess of £300 million a year to the Yorkshire economy.


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