Across the Forest of Dean we have an Active Communities team who works with local organisations to get local communities more active. Through external funding and grants along with strong partnership working across the Forest of Dean, the team through their active communities plan develops a range of sport, play and physical activity programmes for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. We also develop additional programmes in our leisure centres and support with community events in the Forest of Dean.

Steph Moreland – Active Communities Manager

 Key responsibilities in the Forest of Dean:

  • Meeting with local community groups to develop community outreach programmes
  • Applying for funding to deliver community programmes with various partners
  • Overseeing all the delivery of activities and programmes
  • Promoting and recruiting work experience placements

Contact Steph Moreland via:

Email – steph.moreland@freedom-leisure.co.uk

Phone – 07710708870

Rachel Taylor – Active Communities Programme Lead

 Key responsibilities in the Forest of Dean:

  • Badminton England endorsed programmes with local club links
  • Inclusive activities such as multi-sports for young people and swimming for all ages
  • Walking Netball delivery and opportunities
  • Health and well-being activities for local workplaces

Contact Rachel Taylor via:

Email – rachel.taylor@freedom-leisure.co.uk

Phone – 07523514861