Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:00 by Miss Michelle Morris
I spent most of last year complaining about training for a marathon and how tired I was so when the opportunity arose this year to apply for a Golden Bond charity place for London Marathon I thought why not...I always liked a challenge. I was so pleased to be accepted especially as I am running for a local charity called 'Encourage.' When I told my work colleagues and friends the good news they were...
Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:49 by Abi Bond
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That was the question journalist and social media expert, Cathy Wood, asked our young games makers at the social media and journalism workshop at yesterday's Bedfordshire School Games Maker Conference.
The session challenged the young leaders from Redborne, Sandy and Biddenham Upper Schools, Stopsley and Denbigh High, Lealands, Bedford College and Bedford Sixth Form to consider the challenges posed...
Now that you've decided to create a crowd funding campaign on teamBEDS' crowd funding site, the world is your oyster! To help you maximise the interest you generate – and raise your target – here are a few steps to guide you through a successful campaign.
Once your campaign is approved and features on the teamBEDS crowdfunding site, we will:
teamBEDS&LUTON Business Manager, Graham Simpson, explains why Team Beds is supporting crowd funding in Bedfordshire.
You may be wondering why crowd funding is a worthwhile cause for teamBEDS&LUTON to support. We are so often asked if we can help with funding for sports groups and individuals and this bespoke crowd funding platform means that we can direct all manner of good causes to our very own crowd funding site. In this way we can promote and support all kinds of sports participation in young people and disabled...
Some fantastic work is being done in community sport in Bedfordshire which teamBEDS&LUTON is proud to support with coaching bursaries to help coach development.
The latest round of awards included the following sports and individuals:
That was the message from Kelly Gordon, project director of the research commissioned by Sport England 'Getting Active Outdoors', in her keynote speech at yesterday's teamBEDS&LUTON County Networking Day. The research revealed overwhelmingly that if you get people involved in outdoor activity when they're young, they are hooked for life. Every respondent who was active outdoors started before the...
At this month's County Networking Day (Wed, 18th Nov at the Mansion House SG18), we are delighted to confirm that Kelly Gordon will open proceedings with a presentation of the findings from the major research project 'Getting Active Outdoors: A study of Demography, Motivation, Participation and Provision in Outdoor Sport and Recreation in England'.
How many of us realise that Britain, relative to its size, is probably the best sporting nation in the world? It's true. And the Government wants your views on how we can stay at the top of our game.
The huge success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the role models provided by our fantastic athletes was a huge inspiration for many and the summer of 2012 saw more people getting involved...