12 Apr 2018Exercise benefits the Next Generation

Physical and mental exercise has been found to be beneficial for our brains, but scientists have now found it could also improve the learning ability of our children.

09 Apr 2018Sugar tax: There's more to come in the war on obesity

It's not the end, there's more to come. That was the message from ministers with the launch of the soft drinks sugar tax.

12 Mar 2018Major consultation launched on children’s health and physical activity

ukactive has today (12 March) launched a major new consultation that will shape the future of children’s physical activity across the UK.

05 Mar 2018Young children should be encouraged to be physically active, Ofsted says

Nurseries and pre-schools should not be afraid to allow children to take “safe” risks that will help keep them fit and physically active, a senior Ofsted official has warned.

22 Feb 2018Brexit: What does it mean for sport and recreation?

James Allen, Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs at the Sport and Recreation Alliance, reflects on the three key points he raised in the House of Lords looking at the impact of Brexit on the sport and recreation sector.