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Bedfordshire's Summer School Games 2016

Bedfordshire's Summer School Games 2016

Posted: Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:31

Here's a quick report from our School Games Makers at Lealands High School, Luton:

Bedfordshire's School games started off with a bang with an amazing opening ceremony featuring some amazing acts and people. A special guest appearance from Zac Purchase, Olympic Medallist and British Rower, only sweetened...

Tags: This Girl Can, bedford school games event, bedfordshire school games, county finals level 3 bedford schools, school games makers, teamBEDS&LUTON

Sport England New Strategy - Towards a Healthy Nation

Sport England New Strategy - Towards a Healthy Nation

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:04

Sport England Launch New Sport and Physical Activity Strategy

More than one in four people in England (28 per cent) do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week. But research shows that those who do the least activity stand to benefit the most, even if it's just small changes like gentle jogging,...

Tags: community funding bedford, community funding luton, county sports partner bedfordshire, sport england strategy, sport grants bedfordshire, teamBEDS&LUTON

Looking for Good Golf Clubs for Juniors In Bedfordshire?

Looking for Good Golf Clubs for Juniors In Bedfordshire?

Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:39

Charlie Barwis is the Bedfordshire County Development Officer for England Golf and is our Guest Blogger this month! Here's what he has to say about why your child should try Golf:

Bedfordshire is blessed with a number of golf clubs that provide a great environment for young golfers to learn the sport....

Tags: 9 Hole Golf Courses, Bedfordshire Golf Club, Golf Clubs For Juniors In Bedfordshire, Golf Clubs In Bedfordshire, Golf Courses Near Me, Golf Luton

Medina's swimming journey on our Sport Coaching Course...

Medina's swimming journey on our Sport Coaching Course...

Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:18

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...

Tags: Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, ladies sports coaching, ladies swimming luton, sport coach, sports coaching funded, swimming coaching for women

Luton Ladies Sport Coaching Project Selected as Finalist in National Women Sport Trust Awards!

Luton Ladies Sport Coaching Project Selected as Finalist in National Women Sport Trust Awards!

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2016 14:45

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.

team BEDS&LUTON, in partnership with Active Luton, is working hard to connect with...

Tags: Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Free Fitness Classes luton, Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness

No Limits Sport Sessions Make a Difference in Bedfordshire!

No Limits Sport Sessions Make a Difference in Bedfordshire!

Posted: Fri, 20 May 2016 08:25

We want to share a special feel good story- about a little boy called Logan, who attends our No Limits session that runs on a Friday 5-7pm at Saxon Pool in Biggleswade:

This had been written by Zoe- Logan's Mummy :)

"Mummy, I'm having a good time!"

Logan is 7 and has Aspergers and Dyspraxia. Over the last...

Tags: No Limits Disabled Sports Bedford, courses for my disabled child, disability grants, disability sports luton, disabled activities bedfordshire

Workplace Challenge Bedfordshire Cross Forces Rugby Challenge Cup

Workplace Challenge Bedfordshire Cross Forces Rugby Challenge Cup

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2016 13:52

Workplace Challenge TeamBeds&Luton Bedfordshire Cross Forces Rugby Final at Dunstable Rugby Club.

12 May 2016 – KO 7.30pm

The sun shone above Dunstablians Rugby club in Luton, setting the scene for a fantastic evening of Rugby for the final of the Bedfordshire Cross Forces Charity Workplace Challenge...

Tags: Free Fitness Classes, office sport events, rugby tournaments bedfordshire, team building events bedfordshire, teamBEDS&LUTON, workplace fitness ideas

First of our ME TIME Leaders ladies completes her Lifeguard Qualification in Luton

First of our ME TIME Leaders ladies completes her Lifeguard Qualification in Luton

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2016 11:31

We are so proud of Nazia Qamar who is the first of the 16 ladies on our Me Time Leaders/Active Luton programme to pass her National Pool Lifeguard Qualification including Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Emergency First Aid.

Nazia is currently studying Outdoor Education at Chichester University...

Tags: Coaching Courses Luton, Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Luton Sport Funding, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can

Bedfordshire Newly Qualified Coach Discusses Impact of Sainsbury's  Inclusive Community Training

Bedfordshire Newly Qualified Coach Discusses Impact of Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:42

Over 4,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training, which is designed to improve the skills and confidence of those who support disabled people to be more active, and is a creative and informal development opportunity.

One such beneficiary is newly-qualified football coach...

Tags: Bedford Sports Courses, Coaching, Inclusive Sport, Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sport Leader Courses, teamBEDS&LUTON

ME TIME Women in Luton Celebrate International Women’s Day

ME TIME Women in Luton Celebrate International Women’s Day

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:11

ME TIME Women were out in force at the weekend in Luton taking part in celebrations to recognise International Women's day.

Our amazing ME TIME dance instructor Huma teamed up with ME TIME Leaders to deliver a fantastic nutrition and dance exercise class at our super River Bank Primary School venue. Thirty...

Tags: Coaching Courses Luton, Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Luton Sport Funding, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, me time leaders

Looking for Community Sports Funding in Bedfordshire?

Looking for Community Sports Funding in Bedfordshire?

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:05

We are launching a new service for the benefit of people actively involved in sport in Bedfordshire who need to raise funds to help support new sporting talent or facilities in Bedford or Luton.

Are you a young athlete needing help with training costs?

Does your team need some funds for new equipment?...

Tags: Bedford Sport Clubs, Charity Funding, Community Funding, Crowdfunding, Funding For Community Projects, Funding Opportunities, Grants For Sports Clubs, Start Up Funding, luton sport

Get back into Netball Bedfordshire Ladies!

Get back into Netball Bedfordshire Ladies!

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:47

Did you enjoy playing netball at school and fancy giving it a go again? Do you want to improve your health and fitness in fun way? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, Back to Netball might just be the key to unlocking your active self and helping you keep fit.

Back to Netball sessions are...

Tags: Back2netball Luton, England Netball, Learn To Play Netball Bedford, Netball Bedford, Netball Classes Bedfordshire, Netball Luton, Netball Sessions Luton, Play Netball Locally