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FREE Time2Learn webinar: 7 February 2020

FREE Time2Learn webinar: 7 February 2020

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:33

The next free, interactive Time2Learn webinar is on the theme of reflection. It will take place on 7 February 2020 from 12-1pm.Presented by UK Coaching's Modern Learning Officer Mark Scott, this session will explore how your coaching craft can be developed and enhanced using reflection. This includes...

Tags: Coach Development, News

New online course from Sport England

New online course from Sport England

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:19

There is a new online course that has been produced by NWG raising awareness of child sexual exploitation.

The development of the course has been funded by Sport England and does have a CPD certification.

The link for this is as follows; https://www.educare.co.uk/courses/child-sexual-exploitation-in-sport...

Tags: Coach Development, News

British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs) are now open!

British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs) are now open!

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:12

The awards will be held at Hilton Park Lane in Central London on Saturday 14th March, and are supported by Sport England and UK Sport.If you know of anyone who is worthy of any of the awards you can nominate at the link below:

http://bedsa.co.uk/nominate/- Community Sports Project

- Young Sports Person...

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Luton Sports Awards Consultation

Luton Sports Awards Consultation

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:16

The Luton Sports Awards have always been an important part of celebrating sporting success in Luton, but also the fantastic contribution of volunteers and the impact community clubs have on local people. The Luton Sports Network has been representing sport in Luton for over 30 years, as well as organise...

Tags: Clubs, Community Development, Luton, Sports Awards

Community Asset Fund news.

Community Asset Fund news.

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:36

Today is the start of #villagehallsweek
Did you know that Sport England and Central Bedfordshire council have Community Asset Funds dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community that give people the opportunity to be active.

This handy video tells you everything you need to know before you...

Tags: Community Funding, News

This Girl Can campaign returns with new TV advert

This Girl Can campaign returns with new TV advert

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 10:00

The film shows the raw, unfiltered reality of women exercising in whatever way that works for them.

This Girl Can is back with a brand-new TV advert to inspire more women and girls to take part in sport and physical activity.

The advert, which will premiere nationally this Friday, shows the raw unfiltered...

Tags: Community Funding, News, This Girl Can

Active Adults is back for 2020

Active Adults is back for 2020

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:30

Bedford Borough Council has just released a new set of Active Adults Sports courses starting w/c 27th January 2020.

Bookings open Monday 6th January 2020 @ 9.30am.

Please see attached document for list of courses or visit www.bedford.gov.uk/activeadults for more in-depth details.

As well as Badminton, Tennis,...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

Calling all Sports Clubs and Community Groups supporting sport and physical activity in Central Bedfordshire

Calling all Sports Clubs and Community Groups supporting sport and physical activity in Central Bedfordshire

Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 14:01

Central Bedfordshire Council have recently launched a new scheme encouraging local groups to apply for grants of up to £25K. The Community Assets grant scheme aims to help local voluntary and community organisations make projects a reality by offering matched funding grants to enable them to invest...

Tags: Community Funding, Funding, News

A bumper year for YES WE CAN

A bumper year for YES WE CAN

Posted: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:35

2019 has been a wonderful year for the YES WE CAN inclusive sport initiative. The project, which is mainly centred around the Leighton Linslade area has seen increased numbers at all its clubs and the whole team has had lots of fun along the way. They are planning an awards night in early 2020 to celebrate...

Tags: News, disability

New Resources: Safeguarding Adults

New Resources: Safeguarding Adults

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 21:06

In partnership with the Ann Craft Trust, UK Coaching have produced a series of resources highlighting the importance of safeguarding adults training.

From a free scenario-based resource on dealing with sensitive adult safeguarding situations, to a guide on the differences between safeguarding adults and...

Tags: Coaching, News

Bedford Sports Awards 2019

Bedford Sports Awards 2019

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 20:14

Team BEDS&LUTON sponsored the Young Volunteer of the year award at the 24th Bedford Sports Awards. It took place on Monday 9th December 2019 at the Bedford Corn Exchange. Lloyd Conaway Director presented the award which was won by Sophie Beckett (Netball) A big congratulations to all the winners...

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