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Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:00 by Miss Michelle Morris

This Girl Can Run a Marathon Again or So She Thinks!

This Girl Can Run a Marathon Again or So She Thinks!

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...

Tags: Asics front runner, Bedford, Free Fitness Classes, Luton, Luton Sports Funding, Marathon training plan, Sport Bedfordshire, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, femalerunner, girlswhorun, gosponsorher, justgiving, news, running, sponsorship, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:49 by Abi Bond

Need free help and advice with setting up a new sports club?

Need free help and advice with setting up a new sports club?

Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for sports clubs and provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club.

About Club Matters

Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for sports clubs. Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club.

Who is Club Matters for?

Club Matters resources are...

Tags: Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Funding, bedford sports clubs, club matters, luton sports clubs, news, sports club development, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:08 by

What do you want your digital footprint to be?

What do you want your digital footprint to be?

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...

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Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:52 by

Making your crowd funding campaign successful

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:

  • Tweet and post Facebook posts with links to your...

Tags: Coaching, Inclusive Sport, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:29 by

teamBEDS&LUTON Business Manager, Graham Simpson, explains why Team Beds is supporting crowd funding in Bedfordshire.

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...

Tags: Inclusive Sport, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:06 by

Coaching Volunteers Make the Difference in Bedfordshire

Coaching Volunteers Make the Difference in Bedfordshire

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:

Cricket

Awards were given to Mark Hudson of Bedford Cricket Club and George Darlow of Southill Park Cricket Club to continue their work in developing young players....

Tags: Coaching, Inclusive Sport, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:33 by

Getting people active outdoors early is the key

Getting people active outdoors early is the key

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...

Tags: Coaching, Inclusive Sport, Sport England, This Girl Can, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:29 by

County Networking Day Examines What Motivates us to get Active Outdoors?

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'.

The work was commissioned by Sport England, in partnership...

Tags: Sport England, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:38 by

Have your say in your nation's sport strategy

Have your say in your nation's sport strategy

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...

Tags: Inclusive Sport, Sport England, Sporting Futures, This Girl Can, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

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