Author: Abi Bond

Posted: Thu, 11 May 2017 14:31 by Abi Bond

2016/2017 OVERVIEW OF SATELLITE CLUB LINKS PROGRAMME IN BEDFORDSHIRE

2016/2017 OVERVIEW OF SATELLITE CLUB LINKS PROGRAMME IN BEDFORDSHIRE

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?

Satellite clubs are aimed at 11-25 year olds. Typically, a satellite club is for a young person who enjoys sport or physical activity but is not currently...

Tags: funding bedfordshire, satellite clubs, satellite participant, sports clubs, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:28 by Abi Bond

Sports Club Marketing - Social Media Tips

Sports Club Marketing - Social Media Tips

Social media can add a more informal and personal touch to your marketing and by creating a strong online community, you will strengthen your club in the 'real world'. Social media and social networking sites are accessible, quick, cost-effective and user-friendly once you get going.

The free Club Matters resource has some great tips and hints to get your started on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube &...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Funding, Luton Fitness, beginners guide to social, club matters marketing, social media for clubs, sports marketing, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:12 by Abi Bond

Get Out, Get Active - Inclusive Sport in Bedfordshire

Get Out, Get Active - Inclusive Sport in Bedfordshire

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...

Tags: Inclusive Sport, accessible gyms in luton, active luton sports, disabled sports, no limits fitness, over 60 fitness, teamBEDS&LUTON, wheelchair tennis

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:08 by Abi Bond

PE and School Sport Conference

PE and School Sport Conference

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...

Tags: Bedfordshire Primary Premium, Bedfordshire School Games, Pe Conference, Pe School Sport Conference, School Games

Posted: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:20 by Abi Bond

638 Children of all abilities across Bedfordshire compete in our Winter School Games County Finals

638 Children of all abilities across Bedfordshire compete in our Winter School Games County Finals

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.

The Bedfordshire & Luton Winter School Games Level 3 County Finals took place on Friday 3 March at Inspire Sports Village Luton. In total 638 children from mainstream and special schools competed...

Tags: Luton Fitness, School Games, School Games Maker, bedfordshire cricket, boccia luton, luton school games, pe and school sport in luton, school games competition, swimming luton, table cricket, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:28 by Abi Bond

Keep The Healthy Workplace Challenge Habit!

Keep The Healthy Workplace Challenge Habit!

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.

If you've been involved in the Active...

Tags: Sport Bedfordshire, active lunchtimes, jo brewster, luton staff wellness, staff motivation ideas, staff wellness, teamBEDS&LUTON, workplace fitness bedfordshire

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:49 by Abi Bond

Need free help and advice with setting up a new sports club?

Need free help and advice with setting up a new sports club?

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?

Club Matters resources are...

Tags: Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Funding, bedford sports clubs, club matters, luton sports clubs, news, sports club development, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:43 by Abi Bond

How we are tackling Inactivity and Poor Health in Bedfordshire Workplaces

How we are tackling Inactivity and Poor Health in Bedfordshire Workplaces


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.

Run by teamBeds&Luton in the county, the Active Lunch...

Tags: Free Fitness Classes, health at work, healthy workforce, luton fitness, team building events, teamBEDS&LUTON, workplace challenge, workplace fitness challenges

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:42 by Abi Bond

Our Key Achievements for Sporting Community of Bedfordshire in 2016

Our Key Achievements for Sporting Community of Bedfordshire  in 2016

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:

January 2016

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...

Tags: Bedford Sports Courses, CSP bedfordshire, Coaching, Luton Sport Funding, Luton Sports Funding, Reach, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:16 by Abi Bond

Coaching Plan for England Launched by Sport England

Coaching Plan for England Launched by Sport England

Coaching in an Active Nation: The Coaching Plan for England aims to shake up the way we think about and deliver coaching.

Download our new coaching plan

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 –...

Tags: Coaching, Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Reach, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, teamBEDS&LUTON

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