It’s day seven of the Great British Week of Sport and today’s theme is ‘Be Inclusive’. Here we look at dance as an activity that everyone can take part in and enjoy.

All this week we’ve been looking at ways to get active as part of the Great British Week of Sport. Today’s theme is children and young people, with a particular focus on the fun and fitness benefits of swimming.

This year National Fitness Day falls during the inaugural Great British Week of Sport, which runs from September 19-27, and recognises the important role of sport and physical activity in our lives.

The Great British Week of Sport runs until Sunday, September 27, and today is all about general fitness through cycling and the Love to Ride programme.

Getting the right amount of movement each week is important to good mental wellbeing. Whenever we exercise, our bodies release endorphins which are the body’s pleasure chemicals, making us feel good, encouraging us to keep exercising.

The inaugural Great British Week of Sport launches today, with the aim of inspiring the nation to celebrate the power of sport by focussing on the positive effect it has on our mental, physical and social wellbeing.

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

If you found yourself reaching for your knitting needles over lockdown you’re not alone, as Debby Cloud from Felixstowe-based business The Wool Baa explains.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the East of England can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The East of England energy sector will be able to share its journey on the newly-launched Insight Energy website, as it strides towards net zero emissions by 2050.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

With post-Covid cashflow the number one issue for many businesses, now is the time for some judicious business tax planning, says Mary Schofield of Lovewell Blake.

Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.

Teachers, parents, pupils and support workers at schools across England have been back in the familiar surroundings for the past three weeks. Here we take a look at how things have worked.

Thousands of non-essential retail businesses such as clothes and homeware shops across England have taken advantage of the opportunity to reopen to members of the public since Monday, June 15.

Individuals from across the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector are invited to come together to discuss the key issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic at a free-to-attend webinar on June 23.

In the final page of the series, Sue Wilcock looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic, and the lessons learnt from it, could positively shape the future of construction locally.

As we move into the summer months, the UK Government is encouraging us all to support the tireless farmers, fishermen and women who put food on our plates.

A new survey on the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector has been launched this week by leading players in the industry to gather detailed financial details and establish the true cost of the pandemic in Norfolk and Suffolk.

The new NHS Test and Trace service launched across England on May 28 forms a central part of the Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy to help us all get our lives back to something like normal. Here we explain how the system will work and answer some of the key questions which have been raised by members of the public.

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating many issues and challenges for the local construction industry. Sue Wilcock looks at its impact on skills and apprenticeships.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

Getting through the coronavirus crisis will take good leadership. Emma Proctor King of Churchmanor Estates explains what it will take to become an award-winning director.

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