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: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:01 by Abi Bond
Thursday 5th October saw the first wheelchair basketball session take place at the University of Bedfordshire since teaming up with Bedford Thunder Basketball Club and ourselves, No Limits, to open the sessions to the local community, in addition to staff and students. The sessions are part of the University's participation programme Get Active so students and staff can attend for free as part of their...
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?