Sport NI Consultation on Everybody Active 2020

Sport Northern Ireland begin public consultations on new participation initiative ‘Everybody Active 2020‘ – an investment model which been put forward to replace the Active Communities Programme, which is due to end next March.

The Board of Sport Northern Ireland has approved a policy paper regarding the proposed  initiative.

he paper recommends that women, people with a disability, older people and those living in areas of high social need continue to be prioritised as they are under-represented in sport.

There are four proposed strands which centre on a theme of ‘Everybody Active’:

  1. Opportunities;
  2. Workforce Development;
  3. Outdoor Spaces; and
  4. Small Grants.

The paper recommends an indicative investment of around £14m in the period 2015-2020. This would support the delivery of Sport Northern Ireland’s draft Corporate Plan.

You can complete an online consultation survey here

In addition to the Statutory Section 75 Consultation,  Sport Northern Ireland will deliver a number of public consultation workshops, which will provide further information on the proposed plans:

Date: Monday 15 June
Venue: House of Sport, 2a Upper Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5LA
Time: 2.30-4.30pm

Date: Monday 15 June
Venue: House of Sport, 2a Upper Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5LA
Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Date: Monday 22 June
Venue: The Torrent Complex, 9 Hillview Avenue, Donaghmore, Dungannon, County Tyrone BT70 3DL
Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Date: Tuesday 23 June
Venue: Ballymena Showgrounds, Warden Street, Ballymena, BT43 7DR
Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Date: Thursday 2 July
Venue:  Foyle Arena 2, Limavady Rd, Derry/Londonderry BT47 6JY
Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Please contact Anne Lowden to register for a workshop:
Tel: 028 9038 3880

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