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Cricket changes life for team of Afghanistan refugees

Cricket changes life for team of Afghanistan refugees

Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:22

We are so delighted to see the great work taking place to develop cricket across Luton . We continue to work with Cricket East, the club network in Luton and the England and Wales Cricket Board to provide funding, workforce and infrastructure support which we believe will enable projects such as this...

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Generic Clubmark to stop

Generic Clubmark to stop

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:22

Over the past few months Sport England have been undertaking a review of the Clubmark scheme. As a result of this review, it was decided that Clubmark will cease on 30 November 2019. This has no impact on sport specific accreditations through national governing bodies. All clubs that have recently completed,...

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New physical activity guidelines issued by UK Chief Medical Officers

New physical activity guidelines issued by UK Chief Medical Officers

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 10:52

The guidelines emphasise the importance of building strength and balance for adults, and include recommendations for pregnant women, new mothers and disabled people.

New guidance issued today by the UK Chief Medical Officers emphasises the importance of building strength and balance for adults, as well...

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Creating healthier places for people to live and work in Bedford

Creating healthier places for people to live and work in Bedford

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:51

Sustrans & Bedford Borough Council

Sustainable Travel Charity – Sustrans, whose mission is to make it easier for people to walk and cycle, have teamed up with Bedford Borough Council for an exciting new project, which is already working with a number of big businesses in and around Bedford....

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Parents in Sport Week &         the Sports Parents Promise

Parents in Sport Week & the Sports Parents Promise

Posted: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 12:13

The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has launched the Sports Parents Promise as part of its annual awareness raising campaign, Parents in Sport Week, 7-13 October 2019.

The Promise outlines all the ways in which parents can be the best sports parents they can be, by ensuring their child has...

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We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

Posted: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:53

15 leading charities have come together for the first time, with support from Sport England and the National Lottery, to launch the inspirational 'We Are Undefeatable' campaign to inspire people living with health conditions to get active in a way that's right for them.

An inspiring new campaign - We...

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Lloyd Conaway takes on the Revolve24 cycle challenge this September

Lloyd Conaway takes on the Revolve24 cycle challenge this September

Posted: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 10:30

Lloyd Conaway - Director of team BEDS&LUTON is taking part in the Revolve24 cycle challenge on the 14th -15th September in aid of Cancer Research UK.

This is a 24 hour cycling endurance challenge hosted on the iconic motor circuit, Brands Hatch. Cyclist take part in a none stop race of either 24,12...

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Bedford Junior Aquathlon 6th October 2019

Bedford Junior Aquathlon 6th October 2019

Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 16:00

The 28 Bedford Junior Aquathlon will take place on 6 October 2019 at Robinson Pool in Bedford Park, we had over 100 participants taking place. It's a continuous swimming and running event for children in school years 3 to 11 (with variation of lengths and laps according to age).

Please click on the PDF...

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Do you need your cheerleading teachers and coaches qualified?

Do you need your cheerleading teachers and coaches qualified?

Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:53

The UK Cheerleading Association would like to invite volunteers and coaches from the community, voluntary sector to attend their certified Cheerleading coach courses this October half term at Cedars Academy, Leighton Buzzard.

The courses are suitable for young volunteers (age 11+) through to adults wishing...

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Free course 'Coaching others to coach' now available by The Open University

Free course 'Coaching others to coach' now available by The Open University

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:53

Are you responsible for helping coaches to learn and develop? Do you consider yourself to be a coach developer, a coach educator, a mentor, a tutor or somebody else who just wants to support coaches and enable them to become the best coach they can be?

This free course by the Open University is designed...

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