Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:59 by Abi Bond
Good Governance benefits all sport and recreation organisations, regardless of their size and circumstances.
With that in mind, Sport + Recreational Alliance have prepared eight top tips, based on The Principles of Good Governance for Sport and Recreation, that we can share with grassroots groups and clubs to help implement good governance.
Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00 by Miss Michelle Morris
It has been over a week since the IAAF World Championships came to a close and I finished my last shift as a 'Runner'. It truly was an amazing championship that I was lucky enough to be a part of as a volunteer and a spectator. Every one of my five shifts I had was varied and different with my first shift being on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Tower Bridge for the Marathon. It had been a late finish the...
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: 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...