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Help the NSPCC #Close the Loophole

Help the NSPCC #Close the Loophole

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:34

Help the NSPCC #CloseTheLoophole in the law so it's illegal for all adults to engage in sexual activity with any young person under 18 in their care.

It's illegal for teachers, care workers and youth justice workers to have sex with 16 or 17-year-olds in their care. But there's a loophole in the law that...

Tags: News, Safeguarding

We Are Undefeatable new TV advert

We Are Undefeatable new TV advert

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:38

The #WeAreUndefeatable campaign is back on radio and TV with new stories! Aimed to inspire and support people living with health conditions, they've created some new tools to further help people get active in a way that works for them. Find out more: https://weareundefeatable.co.uk/

Tags: Disability, Gettingactive, News

COVID-19 funding over £10,000 – including Coronavirus Community Support Fund

COVID-19 funding over £10,000 – including Coronavirus Community Support Fund

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 22:17

The Community Fund has recently been updated to share £200m to support organisations to continue to deliver services to people and communities affected by COVID-19.

The fund will prioritise:

• Organisations supporting people and communities who experience disproportionate challenge and difficulty...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Funding, News

Lockdown Easing Guidelines

Lockdown Easing Guidelines

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 22:05

When it is safe to do so, clubs will be able to reopen their doors to members and resume activity within their facility.

In preparation for this time, there are some considerations to be made and additional health and safety checks to be completed to make sure that your club is safe and ready to minimise...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Gettingactive, News

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 16:00

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released by Activity Alliance will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments. They have published Reopening Activity: An inclusive response, in consultation with partners across sport, leisure and disability equality....

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Disability, Inclusive, News

Major New Investment in Cricket Facilities for Luton

Major New Investment in Cricket Facilities for Luton

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:25

Whilst there has been very little activity during this period of lockdown we are delighted to see that the cricketing infrastructure in Luton has been further enhanced during this period through the installation of 7 non turf pitches (NTP's) at various locations across the town together with Caddington...

Tags: Community Funding, News, cricket

Sport England and Crowdfunder – helping clubs and organisations maximise their fundraising efforts

Sport England and Crowdfunder – helping clubs and organisations maximise their fundraising efforts

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:24

Up to £10K of matched funding is available from Sport England through a Partnership between Crowdfunder and Sport England where clubs enter into an agreement with Crowdfunder to raise funds through a crowd funding project.

The fund is available to support clubs who have had to cease operations due...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Crowdfunding, Funding, News

Sport England’s open call for innovative solutions

Sport England’s open call for innovative solutions

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:09

Sport England have launched an 'Open Call' to invite innovative solutions in response COVID-related challenges or barriers to people.

Innovation comes in all shapes and sizes. You might know someone who has a whole new product, a new way of delivering an existing product or a tiny change that has a big...

Tags: Funding, SportEngland, coronavirus, covid19, news

National School Sport Week at Home - Saturday 20 June  - Friday 26 June

National School Sport Week at Home - Saturday 20 June - Friday 26 June

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 12:11

  • Children won't miss out on school sports days as charity announces virtual week of competition. Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports team up to unite the country through sport this summer for National School Sport Week At Home
  • The annual National School Sport Week campaign takes place in the last week of...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

National “Active at Home” leaflet produced by Public Health England

National “Active at Home” leaflet produced by Public Health England

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 11:58

The national "Active at Home" leaflet by PHE was developed with Sport England, National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine and is now available to download.

The leaflet provides practical guidance to older adults on home-based activities that will help to maintain their strength and balance. Available...

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