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Buddyathon: October Buddy Boost!

Buddyathon: October Buddy Boost!

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:29

Mayathon, a free app designed to help people buddy-up virtually with friends to feel healthier, happier and more connected, is now launching an October Challenge.

Whether you are part of a club/workplace or as an individual we are encouraging everyone in the county to download the free app and give it...

Tags: Gettingactive, News

Luton Sports Network launch COVID 19 Pandemic Support Grant

Luton Sports Network launch COVID 19 Pandemic Support Grant

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:01

The Sport and Physical Activity Covid-19 Support Fund aims to deliver immediate funding to those organisations that need it most. It's specifically targeted at organisations delivering in the sport and physical activity sector, who have a role in supporting Luton residents to be active as we come out...

Tags: LSN, Luton, coronavirus, covid19, returntoplay, sportengland

Calling all creatives!

Calling all creatives!

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:00

Luton Council has partnered with Active Luton and Team Beds and Luton to launch a competition to design a logo to promote our new campaign - #HealthyLuton.

We are looking for a small logo to represent what being healthy in Luton looks like to you, which will be shared on the webpage, and on posters in...

Tags: Luton, competition, healthyluton, schools

Versus arthritis - lets move with leon - sign up now live!

Versus arthritis - lets move with leon - sign up now live!

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:14

Versus Arthritis are pleased to announce their free 12-week exercise programme - Let's Move with Leon sign up page is now live. https://www.versusarthritis.org/letsmovewithleon/

Let's Move with Leon features weekly 30-minute movement sessions delivered right to your email inbox complemented by a homework...

Tags: GettingActive, arthritus, workouts

team BEDS&LUTON – Supporting community sports clubs across Bedfordshire

team BEDS&LUTON – Supporting community sports clubs across Bedfordshire

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:17

The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to provide a wide range of challenges for the sport and physical activity sector. Our small team at team BEDS&LUTON have been committed to supporting this community throughout this period.

We were delighted to see Sport England's prompt and appropriate response...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Government guidelines - COVID-19 - Return to play update

Government guidelines - COVID-19 - Return to play update

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:51

While social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from 14 September, the government's confirmed that organised sports and activities that have been through return to play protocols can continue, as can organised outdoor sports and physical activity events such as parkrun, which...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 17:16

UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September.

The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to 'Support Your Coach', kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation to...

Tags: Coaching, Ukcoaching, Workforce

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community physically active

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community physically active

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:02

Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make £1 million of match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis. They have also created a series of quick and easy courses to help to get the maximum help in your crowdfunding campaign....

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Crowdfunder, Fundraising, Sportengland

ReActivate Training from CIMSPA

ReActivate Training from CIMSPA

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:57

Get back to delivering sport and activity with confidence, through FREE online training! ReActivate will equip sports coaches and volunteers in England with the skills needed to confidently and safely return to supporting their club/organisation, as we emerge from lockdown.

Click to find out more and...

Tags: Coaching, Training, Workforce

New Communities Fund launched

New Communities Fund launched

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:29

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) have launched a Communities Fund aimed at supporting those organisations working with the unemployed and/or economically inactive in Luton and Bedford to provide training and education opportunities to help them back into work.

Up to £20,000...

Tags: Funding, Fundingnews