Author: Abi Bond
Posted: Thu, 11 May 2017 14:31 by Abi Bond
What is a satellite club?
Satellite clubs are extensions or outposts of community sports clubs which are established in a new venue, usually a secondary school or college and specifically targeted at the 11 to 25 age group.
Who are satellite clubs for?
Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:12 by Abi Bond
Statistics show disabled people to be the least active group in the UK.
The 'Disabled People's Lifestyle Report' from September 2013 found that there is clear untapped demand for physical activity and sport within the community with 70 per cent of the disabled people surveyed stating they would like to be more active. The report also found that 64 per cent of the disabled people surveyed would prefer...
Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:08 by Abi Bond
This hugely successful and inspirational Bedfordshire PE and School Sport Conference took place on Wednesday 15th March at Centre Parcs, Woburn Forest. 175 people came together for the day (delegates and marketplace) to be inspired and motivated to take back to school lots of ideas to engage their pupils in physical activity and school sport. The focus of the conference this year was "Promoting healthy...
Posted: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:20 by Abi Bond
638 SCHOOL CHILDREN FROM ACROSS BEDFORDSHIRE & LUTON COMPETE AT AWARD WINNING LEVEL 3 COUNTY SPORT FINALS AT INSPIRE LUTON – INCLUDING THE LARGEST INCLUSIVE TABLE CRICKET COMPETITION IN THE COUNTRY.
Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:28 by Abi Bond
As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end'. That's true in part as our Active Lunch eight week challenge draws to a close, but to coin another phrase, 'as one door closes, another door opens'. OK, we'll stop with the phrases now, but what we're trying to say is this doesn't mean you have to stop using your lunch break as an opportunity to get active.
Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:49 by Abi Bond
Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for sports clubs and provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club.
About Club Matters
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?
Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:43 by Abi Bond
Our Workplace Challenge campaign encourages Bedfordshire workers to liven up their lunch break with bite size activity
An eight-week activity challenge launches in Jan 2017, designed to encourage more people in Bedfordshire to introduce ten minute 'bite size' chunks of activity in and around their working day to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:42 by Abi Bond
We are proud of what we as a County Sports Partnership, with our partners, achieved in 2016 to improve club facilities and sporting opportunities in Bedford & Luton. Here's the highlights:
The DCMS Sporting Future Strategy had just been launched and the sector was digesting the new direction of travel. We helped people to burn off their extra mince pies with a big Workplace Challenge...
Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:16 by Abi Bond
Coaching in an Active Nation: The Coaching Plan for England aims to shake up the way we think about and deliver coaching.
With figures showing a third all of people who don't play sport saying that a coach would encourage them to start, redefining what it means to coach is one of the important first steps. Good coaches inspire people to get active and stay active –...