Health & Wellbeing

GOGA focus group: we want to hear your thoughts!

GOGA focus group- Thursday 3rd September 14:00-15:15. GOGA participants, we need your help! We are running a focus group on Thursday 3rd September to help understand your thoughts and opinions about returning to GOGA activities. We hope to use your feedback to help make sure we give you and all our GOGA participants the best […]
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Coronavirus (covid-19): update on sport facilities

Check here for the latest updates on Sport and Physical Activity’s response to the coronavirus. Update: 20 August 2020 – Reopening update for all Sport & Physical Activity facilities Update: 20 August 2020 – Update for Edge members Update: 22 July 2020 – Reopening plans Update: 15 June 2020 – Coronavirus Update Update: 19 March […]
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Asda CEO to take on Chair role for British Transplant Games in Leeds

Asda CEO Roger Burnley has announced he will take on the role as Chair for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games when the event comes to Leeds in 2021. The event, organised on behalf of the charity Transplant Sport, is a flagship event that aims to raise awareness of the life-saving benefits of transplantation. Transplant […]
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Apple & cinnamon protein muffins

Kate Petty, from the Health and Wellbeing team, shares another tasty recipe for you to try. These apple cinnamon protein muffins are great to grab and go, whether you have one for breakfast or as a healthy snack throughout the day! Apple & cinnamon protein muffins Prep time: 10 mins Cooking time: 25 mins or until golden […]
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22/07/2020: Coronavirus (covid-19): update on sport facilities

Check here for the latest updates on Sport and Physical Activity’s response to the coronavirus. Important Coronavirus update – Facility reopening (22 July 2020) We hope that you are keeping well and active at this time. Following the recent government announcement, we wanted to confirm that our Sport and Physical Activity facilities will remain closed at the present time, however, we are aiming […]
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Kate’s 4/4/48 run challenge for Age UK

GOGA leader, Kate Petty, is taking on a huge running challenge this weekend to raise money for the charity, Age UK. The 4/4/48 Challenge that Kate will be taking on between 24-26th July, was created by David Goggins, a retired navy SEAL who has the reputation of being one of the toughest men on the […]
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Healthy Week 2020: Digital success

This year was the first time Healthy Week has gone digital and it’s been a great success! Despite the ongoing pandemic, Healthy Week moved online with a virtual programme to help staff, students, and the wider community get active anywhere, anytime. This year’s events included over 20 hours of live activities, plus a range of […]
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Yorkshire to South Africa: Help Save Lives

Fourteen years ago, Mnyakanya High School in rural KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, together with St. Mary’s School, Menston established the now multi award winning Bambisanani Partnership which uses sport to promote education, health, global citizenship and leadership. A few weeks ago Mnyakanya School contacted the Bambisanani Partnership charity with the terrible news that they had […]
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7 ways to combat stress and anxiety

Exercise Referral Instructor, Fran Andralojc, shares her top tips for managing stress and anxiety. We understand that this is a time when stress and anxiety levels are likely to be at a peak. As someone who’s had their fair share of anxieties over the years, and dealing with current stress due to the situation we […]
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Westfield Health British Transplant Games are on the way to Leeds!

On the 16 June 2020 Leeds welcomed the Westfield Health British Transplant Games, as it is announced that the event, organised on behalf of the charity Transplant Sport, will take place in venues across the city from 5-8 August 2021. Leeds is already warming up for the Games and has shown its support with a […]
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