Author: Abi Bond
Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:16 by Abi Bond
We recently worked with Ciaran Alexander at Beds FA, Active Luton and Luton Council to support Beds FA to run the First Ramadan Midnight Trophy at Inspire Sports Village in Luton.
Over 10 teams entered from around Bedfordshire including teams from Luton and Bedford. Teams such as Luton Tigers, Luton United, Queens Park Crescents and Al Hira Mosque. They also had a team called Bedford Griffins who play...
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:10 by Abi Bond
UK Coaching's Principles of Great Coaching announced
Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK
Bedfordshire's County Sports Partnership shows its support of great coaching as part of the first ever Coaching Week, which launches today, Monday 4 June.
Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:08 by Abi Bond
YMCA Bedfordshire have successfully secured funding from Sport England for the Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund.
The YMCA is a Christian charity seeking to serve the community through its extensive supported accommodation and resettlement work, recreational, educational, faith, schools and outreach work and personal development training.
Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:55 by Abi Bond
Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for sports clubs. Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club.
Who is Club Matters for?
Club Matters resources are for you if you;
Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:05 by Abi Bond
On 27 November 2017 we had approximately 83 students from local Bedfordshire schools attend this one day event at the University of Bedfordshire and gain a variety of qualifications that can be used in the future.
Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:16 by Abi Bond
Latest data from the Active Lives Adult Survey provides a comprehensive picture of volunteering in sport and activity for the first time. Do you volunteer or would live to volunteer in getting people more active in your local community? We have a range of funding available for some areas so please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:01 by Abi Bond
Thursday 5th October saw the first wheelchair basketball session take place at the University of Bedfordshire since teaming up with Bedford Thunder Basketball Club and ourselves, No Limits, to open the sessions to the local community, in addition to staff and students. The sessions are part of the University's participation programme Get Active so students and staff can attend for free as part of their...
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:59 by Abi Bond
Good Governance benefits all sport and recreation organisations, regardless of their size and circumstances.
With that in mind, Sport + Recreational Alliance have prepared eight top tips, based on The Principles of Good Governance for Sport and Recreation, that we can share with grassroots groups and clubs to help implement good governance.
Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07 by Abi Bond
Despite election gloom let's celebrate as we enter this fabulous summer of women's sport with four, yes FOUR, world class events running in the U.K. (Cricket, Rugby, Lacrosse & Badminton - details and links below). This year the focus for WSW2017 is increasingly on getting More women, more ACTIVE - and it all kicks off next week Week (19-25th June).
Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 13:47 by Abi Bond
Active Luton's ME TIME women-only programme has won a Sporta Award for the work of large trusts in engaging inactive people. The nationwide Sporta Awards are in their second year and recognise the diverse achievements of leisure and culture trusts across the country in the fields of sport, physical activity, culture and health.