Tags: Sport England
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: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:48 by Bert Klemmer
It's been over a month since I finished my Master's degree in Leadership and Management of Sport and Physical Activity at the University of Bedfordshire but why was this one extra special? I completed it whilst working full-time in England at team BEDS&LUTON, Bedfordshire County Sports Partnership. I am originally from Estonia and moved to England 4 years ago to do an undergraduate degree in Sport...
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: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:44 by Miss Michelle Morris
From a young age I started running with my dad and joined the local running club; I have always loved sport especially Athletics. Running has shaped my life and experiences dramatically over the years; giving me some incredible highs and some heart breaking lows. It has honestly been quite the love affair over the 20+ years. Running has become part of my routine and if I don't run it feels like some...
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.
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:59 by Miss Michelle Morris
After months and months of training and covering 465 miles to date the final 20 mile long run was completed on Sunday at Oakley. I had the pleasure of being kept company by the Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers Running Club Chairman, Paul Owen who also kept me true to my plan so I could finish the last 4 miles strong and in a good place. I was so looking forward to finishing the last 20 mile run but now...
Posted: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:00 by Miss Michelle Morris
Last weekend was the first 20 mile training run on the dreaded London Marathon schedule. Steve and I made the long journey to Bramley leaving the house on Sunday at 8 am to make sure we got there in plenty of time for the race to start at 10.30 am. We had both completed this race last year so knew what to expect...hills, 2 laps and the pain that overcomes you at approximately mile 17 knowing there...
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.
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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.
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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 –...