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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

Girls Rugby at the Junior Blues

Girls Rugby at the Junior Blues

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:39

Bedford Junior Blues Rugby Girls Section (11 to 15) train at Bedford Athletic Rugby Club, Wentworth Drive Bedford from 10am on Sundays during the rugby season.

New Players Always Welcome, experience not necessary

When
02 Sep 2018 at 10:00am
until 02 Sep 2018 at 12:00pmWhere
Wentworth Drive
Bedford
MK41 8QA...




Tags: Bedford, girls rugby, junior blues, rugby, this girl can

Get Involved & Celebrate Coaching Week!

Get Involved & Celebrate Coaching Week!

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:30

Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, This Girl Can, coaching, coaching week, principles of coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON

Share your post-baby fitness journey with THIS GIRL CAN

Share your post-baby fitness journey with THIS GIRL CAN

Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018 14:38

We know from speaking to new mums that getting back to activity after post pregnancy can be a difficult time. Even if you've been active before, your body may have changed, you might have stitches or scars or you might just be too flipping tired! The important thing is you're doing it at your pace.

We...

Tags: After Birth Fitness, Health And Fitness After Birth, New Mum Fitness, Pregnancy Fitness, This Girl Can

NEW FEATURE: Month social media themes

NEW FEATURE: Month social media themes

Posted: Fri, 02 Mar 2018 11:27

Keep to date with our monthly focus!

This year we are theming our months so we can provide you with as much relevant information as possible. These all tie in with national, international and local awareness events, national programmes and local opportunities. Here is a schedule for what is coming up:...

Tags: Bedford, Club Development, Clubs, Luton Fitness, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, luton, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

Grants for young people in Leighton Linslade!

Grants for young people in Leighton Linslade!

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:53

Leighton-Linslade Town Council has set aside £150,000 creating this new grant scheme to help existing organisations expand the capacity of their work to the benefit of children and young people aged 11 to 19 years in the Parish of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade.

Of particular relevance to this scheme...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Funding, Leighton Buzzard, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

BEDFORD MUMS GET ON THEIR BIKES THANKS TO NEW PROJECT!

BEDFORD MUMS GET ON THEIR BIKES THANKS TO NEW PROJECT!

Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 11:30

Sustrans, the charity that's making it easier than ever to walk and cycle, is delivering a new project to get Bedford cycling! Funded by Bedford Borough Council, the Eileen Alexander Legacy Fund and the County Sports Partnership; teamBEDS&LUTON offered training and advice to people who may be new...

Tags: Bedford, Biker Tots, Coach Development, Cycling, Funding, Leaders, Physical Activity, Reach into Bedford, Sport, Sustrans, This Girl Can, Volunteers, Women and Coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON

Further fund raising opportunities for young people as Sportivate funding ends

Further fund raising opportunities for young people as Sportivate funding ends

Posted: Mon, 08 May 2017 16:32

9000 young people experienced Sportivate programmes between 2011 and 2017 in Bedfordshire. The programme saw hundreds of charities, clubs, youth organisations & schools benefit from delivery funding to provide new sport and activity, contributing to healthier lifestyles.

Sportivate funding has now...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, Funding, No Limits, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON

Four Weeks to go to London Marathon 2017

Four Weeks to go to London Marathon 2017

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:30

Coaching Development Manager, Michelle Morris from team BEDS&LUTON has been training hard since January for the London Marathon in April 2017. Michelle is running for a local charity called Encourage. They work in partnership with care providers to deliver support services to adults with a variety...

Tags: Bedford, Charity, Funding, Luton, Sponsorship, This Girl Can, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

#RUNANDTALK

#RUNANDTALK

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:35

On Friday 3rd February 2017 team BEDS&LUTON in partnership with Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers (AFF), England Athletics and Ben Salmons from 'Break the Stigma' held a #runandtalk event so people could combine exercise/physical activity whilst talking openly. To make sure everyone could attend we made...

Tags: #runandtalk, Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers, Break the Stigma, Coach Development, Coaching Can, England Athletics, Jogging, LiRF, Mental Health, Run Together, Running, This Girl Can, Walking, teamBEDS&LUTON

Ladies! Thinking of becoming a Sports Leader/Coach for your Community? Get some inspiration here

Ladies! Thinking of becoming a Sports Leader/Coach for your Community? Get some inspiration here

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:41

Ladies of Luton! Do you need inspiration to become a sports coach and help encourage more women in Luton and your local community get more active and fit? Then why not listen to the Crimson Catz ladies as they may just inspire you to get in touch with michelle@teambedsandluton.co.uk and find out more...

Tags: Coach Development, Luton Fitness, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, coaching funding, local fitness, luton women sports volunteers, volunteering

Coaches Receive Bursary Funding!

Coaches Receive Bursary Funding!

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:53

LOCAL COACHES from BEDFORDSHIRE attended an AWARDS EVENING with their friends and family on Monday 4th July 2016 at the Rufus Centre in Flitwick to receive their cheques and certificates. The awards were presented by the Director at team BEDS&LUTON, Lloyd Conaway. The coaching bursary funding is...

Tags: Bedford, Coach Development, Coaching, Funding, Luton, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON