Author: Abi Bond

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2016 07:58 by Abi Bond

£10m inactivity fund launching in December by Sport England - Active Nation Strategy!

£10m inactivity fund launching in December by Sport England - Active Nation Strategy!

Sport England have launched a new strategy, Towards an Active Nation, which puts tackling inactivity at the heart of what we do, and they are going to triple the amount invested in helping people to become active. As a first step, they will be investing up to £10 million into projects to help older people get active. We can work with you to improve your facilities and get some funding for your...

Tags: Community Funding, Luton Sports Funding, Sport England, bedfordshire county sports, funding for sports clubs, inactivity fund sport england, tackling inactivity, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:09 by Abi Bond

Top Hints & Tips for Your Sport Grant/Funding Application!

Top Hints & Tips for Your Sport Grant/Funding Application!

We have recently launched an exciting new agreement with Funding 4 Sport to help fund sport and physical activity in our local Luton and Bedford community. Funding4Sport write funding bids for organisations on a 'no win, no fee' basis and have an 85% success rate! They write funding bids for community groups, schools and sports clubs for both capital and revenue based projects.

We have complied some...

Tags: Community Funding, Funding4Sport, Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, funding application help, hints and tips on funding, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:48 by Abi Bond

Summary of Recent Sports Club Forum plus Presentation Slides

Summary of Recent Sports Club Forum plus Presentation Slides

Our first Sports Club Forum for clubs in Luton & Bedford was held on Monday 10 October and we have a great turnout from sports clubs and NGB's from around Bedfordshire, in total 45 people attended.

The purpose of the event was to promote cross sport/club partnerships, launch the new grant application consultancy service offered by Funding4Sport and provide an update to clubs around the release of...

Tags: Coaching, Crowdfunding, Luton Sport Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Funding, funding advice for sports clubs bedfordshire, help promote your sports club, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:03 by Abi Bond

Workplace Challenge - Shake Up September Success

Workplace Challenge - Shake Up September Success

Shake Up September Success!

This September, Workplace Challenge asked businesses across England to take some inspiration from the success of Team GB and Paralympics GB in Rio and to shake up the routine by trying new sports and adding some activity into the working day.

3,561 employees from 309 workplaces took up the challenge, tracking an impressive 63,319 activities and covering a distance of 232,968...

Tags: Happy Workforce, Luton Fitness, Staff Wellness, Team Building Days, Team Building Events, Try A New Sport, Workplace Challenge Bedfordshire

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:19 by Abi Bond

Five Reasons to Shake-Up Your Fitness for September!

Five Reasons to Shake-Up Your Fitness for September!

FIVE REASONS TO SHAKE UP SEPTEMBER

Are you taking part in the Shake Up September 2016 workplace challenge?

Following on from the success of last year's challenge, we're urging colleagues from different companies across Bedford and Luton to get inspired by the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games and try out as many new sports as possible locally throughout the month.

It's all part of our mission to help bring...

Tags: Corporate Wellbeing, Corporate Wellness Ideas, Happy Workplace Ideas Bedford And Luton, Staff Teambuildings, Wellness Activities In The Workplace, Worksite Wellness Activities, workplace challenge bedford

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:18 by Abi Bond

Need an innovative way to raise funds for your local Sporting Cause?

Need an innovative way to raise funds for your local Sporting Cause?

Team Beds and Luton has launched a new and innovative service for the benefit of those playing, and involved in sport in Bedfordshire.

We offer local people the opportunity to support local sporting causes through a unique crowd funding platform (operated by Podium Partners). By crowd funding we mean the practice of funding a project or venture by raising contributions from a large number of people...

Tags: Crowdfunding, Luton Sport Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, community funding, donate, funding request, raise funds, sport grants bedford, support local athlete

Posted: Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:31 by Abi Bond

Bedfordshire's Summer School Games 2016

Bedfordshire's Summer School Games 2016

Here's a quick report from our School Games Makers at Lealands High School, Luton:

Bedfordshire's School games started off with a bang with an amazing opening ceremony featuring some amazing acts and people. A special guest appearance from Zac Purchase, Olympic Medallist and British Rower, only sweetened the act. His speech was sure to inspire and motivate future sportsmen and he didn't disappoint....

Tags: This Girl Can, bedford school games event, bedfordshire school games, county finals level 3 bedford schools, school games makers, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:04 by Abi Bond

Sport England New Strategy - Towards a Healthy Nation

Sport England New Strategy - Towards a Healthy Nation

Sport England Launch New Sport and Physical Activity Strategy

More than one in four people in England (28 per cent) do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week. But research shows that those who do the least activity stand to benefit the most, even if it's just small changes like gentle jogging, swimming or playing rounders in the park.

As well as continuing to support people who already play...

Tags: community funding bedford, community funding luton, county sports partner bedfordshire, sport england strategy, sport grants bedfordshire, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:39 by Abi Bond

Looking for Good Golf Clubs for Juniors In Bedfordshire?

Looking for Good Golf Clubs for Juniors In Bedfordshire?

Charlie Barwis is the Bedfordshire County Development Officer for England Golf and is our Guest Blogger this month! Here's what he has to say about why your child should try Golf:

Bedfordshire is blessed with a number of golf clubs that provide a great environment for young golfers to learn the sport. Golf offers the opportunity to meet, socialise and interact with a variety of people from all walks...

Tags: 9 Hole Golf Courses, Bedfordshire Golf Club, Golf Clubs For Juniors In Bedfordshire, Golf Clubs In Bedfordshire, Golf Courses Near Me, Golf Luton

Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:18 by Abi Bond

Medina's swimming journey on our Sport Coaching Course...

Medina's swimming journey on our Sport Coaching Course...

The Journey So Far of One of the Participants on the swimming sport coaching course...

MEDINA SAEED is one of the 'ME TIME' LEADERS currently completing the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course ran by Active Luton at Denbigh High School, Luton. This FEMALE ONLY swimming course has been specifically tailored and adapted to suit the needs and requirements of the 16 BAME ladies attending,...

Tags: Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, ladies sports coaching, ladies swimming luton, sport coach, sports coaching funded, swimming coaching for women

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