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The “Yes We Can” Disability Sport Initiative goes from strength to strength

The “Yes We Can” Disability Sport Initiative goes from strength to strength

Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:32

The "Yes We Can" campaign has grown from an idea, to supporting the provision of six disability sports in Leighton Buzzard in the space of just fifteen...

Tags: Disability Bowls, Disability Football, Disabled Archery, Disabled Dance Classes, Disabled Hockey, Disabled Tennis, Leighton-Linslade Rotary, Otters Disability Swimming, yeswecan

Make a Footballing comeback

Make a Footballing comeback

Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:14

Walking Football was initially designed to help get the over 50's back into football and exercise. However, it is now open to all, there are NO age limits....

Tags: Bedford, Clubs, football, news, walkingfootball

#Thisgirlcan tennis courses available from Riverside Tennis Club

#Thisgirlcan tennis courses available from Riverside Tennis Club

Posted: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:45

The Riverside Lawn Tennis Club (Goldington Road, Bedford) have teamed up with the #thisgirlcan campaign to launch a new Women & Girls programme for...

Tags: 2019, Bedford, Coaching, Fitness, Getfit, January, Tennis, Thisgirlcan

Support your mental health this January by doing something active every single day.

Support your mental health this January by doing something active every single day.

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:27

Mind BLMK (Bedford, Luton and Milton Keynes) is excited to be partnering with RED January, a community initiative providing people with support and a focus...

Tags: Getting Active, January, mental health

Significant Investment Into Parkrun!

Significant Investment Into Parkrun!

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:10

A £3 million investment in parkrun will see the free 5km runs focus on helping more women and people from lower socio-economic groups to get active....

Tags: Bedford, Club Development, Clubs, Funding, This Girl Can, luton, news, parkrun

Landmark report reveals children’s activity levels for the first time

Landmark report reveals children’s activity levels for the first time

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:26


• Around 3 million children (43.3%) lead active lives, doing an average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day.
• Among active children,...

Tags: Active Lives, Sport England, children, insight, news, teamBEDS&LUTON, young people

MS Society launch service to support people to become more active

MS Society launch service to support people to become more active

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:56

The MS Society are launching a new service to help individuals who have Multiple Sclerosis and need support to do physical activity.

Who are the MS Society...

Tags: MS, MS Society, Multiple Sclerosis

Wheelchair Racing now available in Bedford

Wheelchair Racing now available in Bedford

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:50

Ever wanted to try Wheelchair Racing? Well now you can thanks to Bedford and County Athletics Club.

Sessions are every Sunday morning from 10am until 11.30am...

Tags: Athletics, Bedford, wheelchair racing

Don’t miss out on funding opportunities in Luton for community physical activity projects!

Don’t miss out on funding opportunities in Luton for community physical activity projects!

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:11

Are you looking to develop a physical activity project that will support local communities? If so, the Community Activity Network (CAN) fund may be able...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Community Funding, Funding, Luton Fitness, luton

ALMOST 300,000 MORE PEOPLE ARE ACTIVE

ALMOST 300,000 MORE PEOPLE ARE ACTIVE

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:47

Results from the Active Lives Adult Survey May 17/18 shows inactivity rates are also beginning to improve

Almost 300,000 more people are doing 150 minutes...

Tags: Sport England, active lives, teamBEDS&LUTON

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