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, 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: 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: 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 –...
Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:22 by Miss Michelle Morris
As part of the Women and Coaching Project; Reach into teamBEDS&LUTON the County Sport Partnership awarded Dunstable Road Runners (DRR) a bursary to help support 2 of their female runners become run leaders. The running club implemented a beginners running programme; couch to 5k over a 10 week period to encourage more runners to join the running club and get involved. The impact was overwhelming...
Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:30 by Miss Michelle Morris
team BEDS&LUTON in partnership with Active Luton recently organised a Female Only National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course at Inspire Sports Village in Luton to help train women to be deployed into the local community as lifeguards. This course was part of the Women and Coaching Project and tailored to the needs of the BAME females attending. Sixteen brave women from Luton put their names forward...
Posted: Wed, 03 Aug 2016 16:05 by Miss Michelle Morris
As a female coaching is probably not a role you would have ever considered or thought you would be good at. Well you are wrong as anyone can coach not just males. You carry out coaching on a daily basis with the mentoring and support you provide work colleagues, friends and family as a female.
Why should you consider becoming a coach, leader or role model in your community?
1. It is social and fun
Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:18 by Abi Bond
The Journey So Far of One of the Participants on the swimming sport coaching course...
MEDINA SAEED is one of the 'ME TIME' LEADERS currently completing the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course ran by Active Luton at Denbigh High School, Luton. This FEMALE ONLY swimming course has been specifically tailored and adapted to suit the needs and requirements of the 16 BAME ladies attending,...
Posted: Mon, 30 May 2016 14:45 by Abi Bond
Bedfordshire's teamBEDS&LUTON Me Time Leaders Coaching project was selected as a finalist at The Women's Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger National Awards for their work progressing women's coaching in the local area.