Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07 by Abi Bond
Despite election gloom let's celebrate as we enter this fabulous summer of women's sport with four, yes FOUR, world class events running in the U.K. (Cricket, Rugby, Lacrosse & Badminton - details and links below). This year the focus for WSW2017 is increasingly on getting More women, more ACTIVE - and it all kicks off next week Week (19-25th June).
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: 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: Thu, 04 May 2017 12:43 by Miss Michelle Morris
Where to start … What a day, What a weekend, What an experience! Steve and I collected our numbers from the Expo Friday afternoon, enjoying the atmosphere and of course buying some of the London marathon kit. Following on with a slap up meal at a lovely Italian restaurant not far from the Excel.
Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:57 by Miss Michelle Morris
As a sit here pondering at the thought of running 26.2 miles I told myself on Sunday whilst I was completing my last long-ish run around Stewartby Lake and Marston Vale that now was the time to be confident, be sensible and relax. However, with just 4 days to go I am feeling anything but the above. We have planned to pick up our numbers from the Marathon Expo on Friday evening being slightly disappointed...
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: 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...