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Meet the Amazing Female Run Leaders from Dunstable Road Runners

Meet the Amazing Female Run Leaders from Dunstable Road Runners

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:22

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...

Tags: Bedford Sports Courses, Coaching, Coaching Courses , Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, teamBEDS&LUTON

Sustainable Clubs: Children & Young People Workshop

Sustainable Clubs: Children & Young People Workshop

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:06

Thank you to those who attended the workshop last night (15th Nov). We really hope you came away with some useful tips and an insight into the young people of today. It was great to have such a range of clubs and organisations in the room, sharing experiences and learning from each other.

Please see the...

Tags: Club Development, Coaching, Insight, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Workshop, teamBEDS&LUTON

£10m inactivity fund launching in December by Sport England - Active Nation Strategy!

£10m inactivity fund launching in December by Sport England - Active Nation Strategy!

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2016 07:58

Sport England have launched a new strategy, Towards an Active Nation, which puts tackling inactivity at the heart of what we do, and they are going to triple the amount invested in helping people to become active. As a first step, they will be investing up to £10 million into projects to help older...

Tags: Community Funding, Luton Sports Funding, Sport England, bedfordshire county sports, funding for sports clubs, inactivity fund sport england, tackling inactivity, teamBEDS&LUTON

Top Hints & Tips for Your Sport Grant/Funding Application!

Top Hints & Tips for Your Sport Grant/Funding Application!

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:09

We have recently launched an exciting new agreement with Funding 4 Sport to help fund sport and physical activity in our local Luton and Bedford community. Funding4Sport write funding bids for organisations on a 'no win, no fee' basis and have an 85% success rate! They write funding bids for community...

Tags: Community Funding, Funding4Sport, Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, funding application help, hints and tips on funding, teamBEDS&LUTON

Summary of Recent Sports Club Forum plus Presentation Slides

Summary of Recent Sports Club Forum plus Presentation Slides

Posted: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:48

Our first Sports Club Forum for clubs in Luton & Bedford was held on Monday 10 October and we have a great turnout from sports clubs and NGB's from around Bedfordshire, in total 45 people attended.

The purpose of the event was to promote cross sport/club partnerships, launch the new grant application...

Tags: Coaching, Crowdfunding, Luton Sport Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Funding, funding advice for sports clubs bedfordshire, help promote your sports club, teamBEDS&LUTON

Workplace Challenge - Shake Up September Success

Workplace Challenge - Shake Up September Success

Posted: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:03

Shake Up September Success!

This September, Workplace Challenge asked businesses across England to take some inspiration from the success of Team GB and Paralympics GB in Rio and to shake up the routine by trying new sports and adding some activity into the working day.

3,561 employees from 309 workplaces...

Tags: Happy Workforce, Luton Fitness, Staff Wellness, Team Building Days, Team Building Events, Try A New Sport, Workplace Challenge Bedfordshire

How to Become a Female Sports Role Model?

How to Become a Female Sports Role Model?

Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:30

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...

Tags: Active Luton, Bedford Sports Courses, Coaching, Coaching Courses Luton, NPLQ, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, Womens Sport Week, teamBEDS&LUTON

Five Reasons to Shake-Up Your Fitness for September!

Five Reasons to Shake-Up Your Fitness for September!

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:19

FIVE REASONS TO SHAKE UP SEPTEMBER

Are you taking part in the Shake Up September 2016 workplace challenge?

Following on from the success of last year's challenge, we're urging colleagues from different companies across Bedford and Luton to get inspired by the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games and try out...

Tags: Corporate Wellbeing, Corporate Wellness Ideas, Happy Workplace Ideas Bedford And Luton, Staff Teambuildings, Wellness Activities In The Workplace, Worksite Wellness Activities, workplace challenge bedford

The England Golf Trust? Sorry, haven’t heard of it!

The England Golf Trust? Sorry, haven’t heard of it!

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:17

Have you heard of the England Golf Trust? No? Well until recently, neither had I. It's common in my role as County Development Officer for me to be asked about how we support junior golf and I often hear that golf is too expensive for young people to play. With the average price for Junior membership...

Tags: Bedfordhsire, Beds, Children, Funding, Golf, Grassroots, Young People

Need an innovative way to raise funds for your local Sporting Cause?

Need an innovative way to raise funds for your local Sporting Cause?

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:18

Team Beds and Luton has launched a new and innovative service for the benefit of those playing, and involved in sport in Bedfordshire.

We offer local people the opportunity to support local sporting causes through a unique crowd funding platform (operated by Podium Partners). By crowd funding we mean...

Tags: Crowdfunding, Luton Sport Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, community funding, donate, funding request, raise funds, sport grants bedford, support local athlete

Thought you’d missed your chance to get involved with Rio 2016?

Thought you’d missed your chance to get involved with Rio 2016?

Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:28

Well think again! teamBEDS&LUTON have designed the #OfficeOlympics so you can, compete and be active in your workplace!

We want more people, more active in the workplace. So this is your chance to adapt your own Olympic sports to fit your workplace. Each day we will be posting a new variation of a...

Tags: Activity, CSPN, Fitness, Office Olympics, Sport Bedfordshire, TeamGB, This Girl Can, Workplace Challenge, teamBEDS&LUTON

Top 5 Tips for a Female Sports Coach

Top 5 Tips for a Female Sports Coach

Posted: Wed, 03 Aug 2016 16:05

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...

Tags: Coaching, Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Reach, Sport England, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, This Girl Can, Women and Coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON