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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

Summer Sports Courses for Children and Young People - BOOKING NOW OPEN

Summer Sports Courses for Children and Young People - BOOKING NOW OPEN

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:00

This summer Bedford Council are offering a range of sports courses for children and young people aged between 3 - 18 years old. Courses include Rowing; Mini Tennis Nippers and ACERS camps; Multi Sports and RAW Tennis; together with the ever popular Wet and Wild. New for this year is Woodland Wild, a...

Tags: Activitie, Bedford, Summer, s Sport

A weekend of FREE activities for Women and Girls 26th - 28th April

A weekend of FREE activities for Women and Girls 26th - 28th April

Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:18

From the 26th - 28th April there are a host of FREE activities for Women and Girls organised by Bedford Borough Council. No need to book, just turn up and give them a go!

From a gentle stretch on Friday 26th at Bedford Central Library 13:00-14:00 to a Tug of War competition at Bedford Park on Sunday 28th...

Tags: Bedford, Girls, Sport, Thisgirlcan, Women

MAKE A DATE TO JOIN THE RACE FOR LIFE IN BEDFORDSHIRE

MAKE A DATE TO JOIN THE RACE FOR LIFE IN BEDFORDSHIRE

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:08

PEOPLE in Bedfordshire are being encouraged to make a date to join Cancer Research UK's Race for Life.

This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children - to join the Race for Life. There are events for people of all ages and abilities taking...

Tags: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Fundraising, Luton, Race For Life, exercise, fitness

Coached2Run Beginners Group starting Wednesday 17th April 2019 6:30pm.

Coached2Run Beginners Group starting Wednesday 17th April 2019 6:30pm.

Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:13

Are you interested in finding out more about running, jogging, or generally getting fitter?

If you have ever wanted to tackle a Park Run, or run a 10k, then this 25 week Coached2Run beginners programme will get you there!

Come and join Bedford Harriers on Wednesday 17th April at the Athletic Stadium on...

Tags: Bedford, Beginners, Running

Alexander Sports Centre available to hire.

Alexander Sports Centre available to hire.

Posted: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 20:55

SSG are now managing the Alexander Sports Centre on a Saturday and Sunday. They are open to NGB and sports clubs/teams contacting them about hiring the facility or for special events.

The large double sports hall offers the opportunity for the following:

  • 8 full size badminton courts
  • 2 tennis courts
  • 2 indoor...

Tags: Bedford, Hire, Sports Hall

Little Scrummers Rugby new classes available

Little Scrummers Rugby new classes available

Posted: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:21

Looking to get your little one into Rugby this year?

Little Scrummers Rugby wants to introduce rugby to children at a young age to enable them to build their confidence, enjoy sport and have fun.

Little Scrummers Rugby Ltd sessions are available locally in Bedford and Luton. Bedford classes happen at King's...

Tags: Bedford, Luton, Rugby

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.

The main differences between standard football and Walking Football are the two key rules of no running and no slide tackles. Play the game you love...

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 2019. Are we excited about this? YES.

This Girl Can Teen Tennis

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

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.

We'll collaborate with parkrun for three years to support the creation of 200 new events across England.

The National Lottery money will help to build...

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

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 at the Bedford International Athletics Stadium.

All equipment is provide and qualified coaches will introduce you to this fantastic sport. Just turn...

Tags: Athletics, Bedford, wheelchair racing

She Rallies Course Coming to Bedford!

She Rallies Course Coming to Bedford!

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:56

Riverside Tennis Club is hosting a She Rallies Course on 14th October at 4pm and registration is free! Judy Murray has been instrumental In the programme and you can check out more info HERE.

The course is open to anyone looking to help run sessions or just those interested in empowering women's sport:...

Tags: Bedford, Club Development, Clubs, She Rallies, Tennis