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Bedford Borough Council Updated Government Advice- 25th May 2021

Bedford Borough Council Updated Government Advice- 25th May 2021

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 15:35

**Updated Guidance 16:30 from Bedford Borough Council**

Please find a statement from the Bedford Borough Council regarding the restrictions on travel from the updated Government guidance:

Following the national coverage of recently revised guidance we have met with national officials and confirmed there...

Tags: Advice, Bedford, Bedford Borough, Covid-19, News

Over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were ‘active’ according to latest Active Lives Data

Over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were ‘active’ according to latest Active Lives Data

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 16:21

Recent Active Lives data suggests that activity levels across Bedfordshire have experienced no significant change between November 2019-2020, although true effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may not be apparent.

The results suggest that over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were 'active',...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

Save the Date: UK Coaching Week

Save the Date: UK Coaching Week

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:31

UK Coaching Week will take place this year from 7-13 June.

By transforming lives and inspiring communities through sport and physical activity, great coaches are key to the nation's recovery post-lockdown.

Through UK Coaching Week, they hope to drive change across the sector to enable and facilitate the...

Tags: News, Ukcoaching, Ukcoachingweek

Toyota Parasport Fund News!

Toyota Parasport Fund News!

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:17

The Toyota Parasport Fund continues to offer activity providers registered on Parasport the opportunity to apply for grants to improve the quality and quantity of sport and activities available to disabled people.

Together with Sport England, a further £200,000 is now on offer in a new round of...

Tags: Funding, News, Parasport

New strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

New strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:05

New findings published today by national charity Activity Alliance reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people.

This is one of the headline findings...

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UK Coaching’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Digital Toolkit: Learn to Be Quick, Smart and Restart a Heart

UK Coaching’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Digital Toolkit: Learn to Be Quick, Smart and Restart a Heart

Posted: Tue, 11 May 2021 10:30

Funded by Sport England, UK Coaching, in collaboration with Resuscitation Council UK, St John Ambulance and Joe Humphries MemorialTrust, has produced a free toolkit to help people understand how to respond and act quickly to a sudden cardiac arrest.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime,...

Tags: Coaching, Firstaid

Mental Health Awareness Week: 10-16 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week: 10-16 May 2021

Posted: Thu, 06 May 2021 09:46

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021. This year, join the fight for mental health.

During this pandemic, millions of us have experienced a mental health problem, or seen a loved one struggle. And we've seen that the support we all need just isn't out there.

For them,...

Tags: Mentalhealth, Mentalhealthawarenessweek

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:39

The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to our latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Posted: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 11:52

New partnership with Ordnance Survey puts routes for people with complex disabilities on the map

Sense Active have partnered with Great Britain's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, to ensure Sensory Walks are easily discoverable via their OS Maps App, as part of our Sport England funded project...

Tags: Getting Active, News, Sensorywalks