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Listen to our new Podcast

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 14:35

Listen to our new Podcast

Have you heard we have a podcast?

TBL chat, is a podcast brought to you by team BEDS&LUTON - the Active Partnership for Bedfordshire.

We discuss, debate and challenges the issues around getting people active in Bedfordshire.

We have 4 episodes now live - please take your time to have a listen and let us know what you think.

Episode 4: The Healthy Movers Podcast


We chat with Central Bedfordshire Council and the Youth Sports Trust to see how our workforce funding from team BEDS&LUTON is being used to create the Healthy Movers programme across Childrens Centres in the county. Healthy Movers is designed to support two to five year olds' physical literacy, self-esteem and well-being, helping them gain a better start in life.


Episode 3: Precious Pearls - Training a new generation of swimming teachers

Precious Pearls runs women-only swimming lessons for Muslim women and girls in Luton. A lack of funding meant the swimming group was going to be unsustainable.The group secured funding through the team BEDS&LUTON workforce development fund. We talk to Kamillah Lacey, the driving force behind the Precious Pearls to find out how the funding has helped the community.

Episode 2: Mental Health Training for Coaches in Luton

Michelle our workforce officer talks to local sports coaches and staff at Active Luton about the benefits of mental health training and the impact this has had on their work during the pandemic and beyond.

Episode 1: Mental Health Training for coaches in Bedford

We discuss how the funding from our workforce development project in Bedford has had an impact locally. We interview Alison Brightman from Bedford Borough Council to find out how they are using their funding to establish a highly skilled and competent workforce with a clear focus on mental health and well being.

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