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April 2022

Girls Offered Free Gym Memberships To Encourage Active Lives As Part Of New ‘Big Sister’ Project


Girls aged between 9 – 15 years old in some parts of South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Norfolk are to be offered exclusive free gym memberships at Places Leisure facilities as part of a pilot scheme to help improve confidence, wellbeing and activity amongst teenage girls living in...
November 2021

£1m funding to help increase teenage girls’ confidence and activity levels


A consortium of three charities has been awarded £1m from the final Tampon Tax Fund to help improve confidence, wellbeing and activity levels amongst teenage girls. The ‘Big Sister’ project, led by Women in Sport, working with Hey Girls, Places Foundation and not-for-profit leisure provider Places Leisure,...
October 2021

Women In Sport’s #TimeTogether campaign is back to inspire teenage girls and mums to reconnect by getting active


The covid pandemic has seen a reduction in activity levels for both teenage girls and their mum’s while time spent online has soared. #TimeTogether is back, encouraging and inspiring teenage girls and their mums/mother figures to reconnect and get active together. New research from Women in Sport reveals 89% of girls believe...