As temperatures soar to record breaking levels, with the Met Office issuing red and amber heat warnings to many parts of the country, Archery GB wants our members to stay sun safe. In particular, elderly and young people are the most vulnerable so please consider the following advice to keep everyone cool.
The main risks during a heatwave are:
Check out the NHS website for useful tips on keeping cool during the heatwave.
Archery GB has partnered with The Melanoma Fund which has launched the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code . Each year they campaign to raise awareness of sun safety and encourage sports clubs and organisations to get sun protection accredited. This is a free resource for everyone who works outdoors with children.