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Research on running through COVID-19

Research on running through COVID-19

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 13:42

University of Nottingham researchers are looking for runners of all levels to take part in a study examining how their running habits have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what impact running could potentially have on the virus itself. The research project is also being supported by parkrun....

Tags: Covid19, coronavirus, news, parkrun, running

COVID-19 Easing of Restrictions and the implications for sport and physical activity

COVID-19 Easing of Restrictions and the implications for sport and physical activity

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:18

The government has published the 'COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021' setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. This explains how the restrictions included in this guidance will be lifted over time.


Restrictions will be lifted through a series of four steps and progress through the...

Tags: Covid19, coronavirus, news

WheelPower release 10 NEW Inclusive Workouts for Young Disabled People during Lockdown

WheelPower release 10 NEW Inclusive Workouts for Young Disabled People during Lockdown

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:08

WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport, has release 10 new online workouts, aimed specifically at primary and secondary aged disabled children. These videos will assist parents and teachers with the provision of PE during Lockdown 3.0, and provide new and exciting opportunities for disabled...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Homeworkouts, News, Wheelpower

What the new national lockdown means for sport and physical activity in England

What the new national lockdown means for sport and physical activity in England

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 14:18

The government has announced a range of new restrictions designed to combat the steep rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections.

On Monday 4 January, the Prime Minister announced a new national lockdown to counter the steep rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in England.

The new restrictions become...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, News, Sportengland

Bedfordshire & Luton Tier 3 Restrictions: What these mean for Sport and Physical Activity

Bedfordshire & Luton Tier 3 Restrictions: What these mean for Sport and Physical Activity

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 10:30

Bedfordshire and Luton will be placed in Tier Three COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 19th December. The guidance for Sport and Physical Activity is provided below. It can also be accessed via the following link

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-grassroots-sports-guidance-for-the-public-and-sport-providers#contents...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, News, Stayactive, Stayhome

£100m now available for local authorities with outsourced leisure provision

£100m now available for local authorities with outsourced leisure provision

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:12

Sport England has opened its National Leisure Recovery Fund to expressions of interest from eligible local authorities with outsourced leisure provision to assist the reopening and recovery of the public leisure sector and prevent further closures of outsourced leisure trusts and operators. The fund...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Government announces £16.5 million youth covid-19 support fund

Government announces £16.5 million youth covid-19 support fund

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:50

An emergency funding package to protect the immediate future of grassroots and national youth organisations across the country has been announced by the Government.

The Youth Covid-19 Support Fund, which will be open to grassroots youth clubs, uniformed youth groups, and national youth and umbrella organisations,...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Funding, News

Bedfordshire and Luton - Tier Two COVID-19 restrictions from 2nd December.

Bedfordshire and Luton - Tier Two COVID-19 restrictions from 2nd December.

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:45

The government have today announced that all parts of Bedfordshire and Luton will go into Tier Two COVID-19 restrictions from the 2nd December.

This means the following for Sport and Physical Activity in our area:

Certain leisure and sporting facilities such as gyms, sports courts and facilities, leisure...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Fitness and leisure sector to offer free sessions for up to 100,000 people through social prescribing

Fitness and leisure sector to offer free sessions for up to 100,000 people through social prescribing

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:23

A new scheme aims to support people to better manage their health and wellbeing by connecting up social prescribing and fitness and leisure activities in local communities.

Ukactive, NHSE/I, Sport England and the National Academy for Social Prescribing will work together to identify an initial pledge...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, News, SocialPrescribing

#ClubsInCrisis competition provides local clubs the chance to win £5000

#ClubsInCrisis competition provides local clubs the chance to win £5000

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 10:08

Made By Sport have launched a #ClubsInCrisis competition, in order to raise awareness of the importance of local sports clubs and organisations, and provide a platform on which they can share their stories and experiences.

Why is the competition important?

COVID-19 has had a detrimental effect on many...

Tags: Clubsupport, Coronavirus, Covid19