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Bedford Borough Council Updated Government Advice- 25th May 2021

Bedford Borough Council Updated Government Advice- 25th May 2021

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 15:35

**Updated Guidance 16:30 from Bedford Borough Council**

Please find a statement from the Bedford Borough Council regarding the restrictions on travel from the updated Government guidance:

Following the national coverage of recently revised guidance we have met with national officials and confirmed there...

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Over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were ‘active’ according to latest Active Lives Data

Over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were ‘active’ according to latest Active Lives Data

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 16:21

Recent Active Lives data suggests that activity levels across Bedfordshire have experienced no significant change between November 2019-2020, although true effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may not be apparent.

The results suggest that over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were 'active',...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

Save the Date: UK Coaching Week

Save the Date: UK Coaching Week

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:31

UK Coaching Week will take place this year from 7-13 June.

By transforming lives and inspiring communities through sport and physical activity, great coaches are key to the nation's recovery post-lockdown.

Through UK Coaching Week, they hope to drive change across the sector to enable and facilitate the...

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Toyota Parasport Fund News!

Toyota Parasport Fund News!

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:17

The Toyota Parasport Fund continues to offer activity providers registered on Parasport the opportunity to apply for grants to improve the quality and quantity of sport and activities available to disabled people.

Together with Sport England, a further £200,000 is now on offer in a new round of...

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The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:39

The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to our latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Posted: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 11:52

New partnership with Ordnance Survey puts routes for people with complex disabilities on the map

Sense Active have partnered with Great Britain's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, to ensure Sensory Walks are easily discoverable via their OS Maps App, as part of our Sport England funded project...

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Clubs in Crisis Fund

Clubs in Crisis Fund

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:42

As grassroots sport once again begins its phased return across the UK, it is now essential we use the power of sport to build back better for our young people, who have been blighted by this pandemic.

Sport is a vital tool to help young people develop and overcome social issues such as mental health,...

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New Office for Health Promotion to drive improvement of nation’s health

New Office for Health Promotion to drive improvement of nation’s health

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:26

The government has announced plans to create a new Office for Health Promotion that'll lead work to improve physical and mental health across England, including through getting people physically active.

Announced yesterday, the new unit will have a remit to systematically tackle the top preventable risk...

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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....

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