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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:19

During this very difficult time for everyone, Bedford Sports Development Unit would like to support those in the leisure and fitness industry to develop their Mental Health Awareness skills and prepare for when they are able to get back to coaching or volunteering face to face, or to have more tools...

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10 UK Coaching Subscriber Resources Now Free Until 3 May

10 UK Coaching Subscriber Resources Now Free Until 3 May

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:15

UK Coaching have unlocked 10 of their most valuable subscriber templates, guides, webinars and videos.

These will remain freely available until 3 May

You will need to register for an account and / or login to access these. You will be prompted to do this when you click on the resources.

Tags: Coach Development, News, coronavirus, covid-19

  IMPORTANT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

 IMPORTANT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:44

Sport England have announced £195million to help the sport and physical activity sector through the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.

https://www.sportengland.org/news/195-million-package-help-sport-and-physical-activity-through-coronavirus

You may have looked at these funding opportunities already...

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Join the Movement #StayInWorkOut

Join the Movement #StayInWorkOut

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:45

'Join the Movement' is Sport England's brand-new campaign, funded by The National Lottery, giving advice and tools needed to help the country deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

It is a nationwide, consumer campaign and will seek to bring greater attention to #StayInWorkOut - and inspire and inform the...

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Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:00

A new groundbreaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now. My Active Future, from Activity Alliance, calls for more commitment from every sector of our society to ensure all children and young people benefit from...

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Coronavirus update from team BEDS&LUTON

Coronavirus update from team BEDS&LUTON

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:19

Coronavirus Statement

Dear team BEDS&LUTON strategic partners, providers, charities and community organisations.

In line with Government advice our dedicated team will be working on a remote basis until further notice to facilitate 'social distancing' and limit potential exposure to the Coronavirus....

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Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS)  advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:16

Please see below the following advice from the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)


The government has published an action plan to contain the possible spread of the virus.

This advises:

  • That there's presently no rationale to close or cancel sporting events, but...

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A fond farewell to Lloyd Conaway as Director of team BEDS&LUTON

A fond farewell to Lloyd Conaway as Director of team BEDS&LUTON

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 11:33

After 15 years as Director of team BEDS&LUTON Lloyd Conaway will be retiring at the end of March 2020, and we took the opportunity to reflect on his remarkable career.

A graduate of Keele University (Madeley College) where he studied both Physical Education and Geography, Lloyd initially moved into...

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THE FA FIVES is a national five-a-side festival celebrating UEFA EURO 2020

THE FA FIVES is a national five-a-side festival celebrating UEFA EURO 2020

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 11:43

THE FA FIVES is a fun and inclusive five-a-side festival celebrating UEFA EURO 2020. Free to enter, THE FA FIVES is open to everyone, with 15 different male and female categories across adult, veteran, disability, youth and walking football.
The fun starts on 2nd and 3rd May with FA FIVES Round One events...

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Funding news -  The Healthy Communities Together programme

Funding news - The Healthy Communities Together programme

Posted: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 12:16

Healthy Communities Together is a new programme developed in partnership between The National Lottery Community Fund and The King's Fund.

This programme offers up to £3 million of grant funding (over three years) to empower voluntary and community sector organisations to work together with the local...

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