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Co-op - saving parks, community centres and sports halls under threat

Co-op - saving parks, community centres and sports halls under threat

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 17:11

Are you using, planning to use or know of a community space that is potentially under threat of closure ? The Co-op have teamed up with Locality, the national network for community organisations to help save, improve and protect 2,000 spaces by 2022. Such spaces include parks, community centres or sports...

Tags: Community Funding, News

Luton Sports Network:  Managing committee have spaces available.

Luton Sports Network: Managing committee have spaces available.

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:52

Luton Sports Network

The Luton Sports Network represents community sport clubs based in Luton, the volunteers that serve them and sports participants and coaches living in Luton. In short, it provides community sport and its volunteers with a voice here in Luton.

The network is a voluntary body, made...

Tags: LSN, funding, news

We are recruiting!

We are recruiting!

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:38

Could you make a difference?

team BEDS&LUTON (tB&L) is a dynamic, high performing and forward thinking organisation passionate about helping people get active and stay active in Bedfordshire. As one of 43 Active Partnerships (AP) operating within England, tB&L was established in 2005 and tasked...

Tags: news, team, teamBEDS&LUTON jobs

Plastic Patrol comes to Bedford! Try paddleboarding for FREE and do something good for the environment!

Plastic Patrol comes to Bedford! Try paddleboarding for FREE and do something good for the environment!

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:16

Plastic Patrol is bringing FREE activity-led clean ups to Bedford and is calling on local volunteers to tackle plastic pollution on the ground!

The nationwide community movement, Plastic Patrol, is joining forces with SUP Bedford and Canoe Trail in Bedford to tackle plastic pollution hotspots. With demand...

Tags: Bedford, paddleboarding

Choosing safe summer sports and activities

Choosing safe summer sports and activities

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:37

The summer holidays are just around the corner. If you're thinking of sending your child to a summer sports club, camp or activity, here's some advice and tips on what to look for when choosing somewhere safe.

It's important to choose a club or activity that's right for your child and you. Most clubs...

Tags: NSPCC, safeguarding

The National Hockey Foundation Funding is open for applications

The National Hockey Foundation Funding is open for applications

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:35

Description

The Foundation aims to encourage the development and growth of hockey by providing capital and operational funding to the sport through clubs and educational establishments in England and by support to England Hockey's youth development activities. The Foundation hopes to be able to give financial...

Tags: Funding, News, grants

A FREE training opportunity for staff and organisations on leading a healthier lifestyle.

A FREE training opportunity for staff and organisations on leading a healthier lifestyle.

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:24

Please take advantage of A FREE training opportunity for staff and organisations in Luton to better equip staff to have conversations with each other about leading a healthier lifestyle by Total Wellbeing.

MECC helps us to make the most of the everyday interactions we have with other people both professionally...

Tags: Luton, News, Training

Improving the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities

Improving the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities

Posted: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 15:59

This week is Learning Disability Week (17 to 23 June) and the focus of the week is Sport & Inclusion – but did you know that people with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to be inactive?*

A survey of 18-35 year olds with learning difficulties by Mencap ** also revealed that:

49% would like...

Tags: case study, inclusive sport, learning disabilities, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

New Mental Health Awareness Training  for sport and physical activity

New Mental Health Awareness Training for sport and physical activity

Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:11

Did you know? One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. That could be anyone you see down at your local sports club or leisure centre.

Completing this online course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to better understand and support people living with...

Tags: Mentalhealth, News, Training

Sport England launch Workforce diversity fund

Sport England launch Workforce diversity fund

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 17:33

Sport England have this week launched a new fund aimed at supporting the development of coaching and volunteering opportunities for women and/or BAME communities.

If you have a great idea about how you can engage women and/or BAME communities into quality volunteering and/or coaching opportunities, then...

Tags: News, funding

Make the Sports Parents Promise

Make the Sports Parents Promise

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 15:51

Ahead of Parents in Sport Week 2019, the NSPCC is asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport.

The Positive Parents Promise is part of our annual awareness raising campaign Parents in Sport Week.

Each year the NSPCC tries to highlight the...

Tags: NSPCC, news