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Preventing Abuse in Positions of Trust within Sport - The Loophole has been Closed!

Preventing Abuse in Positions of Trust within Sport - The Loophole has been Closed!

Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 11:49

As a result of the NSPCC's successful 'Close the Loop' Campaign the Position of Trusts Law has been updated and extended to include sports coaches too. This now protects 16 and 17 year olds from potential abuse in sport. The latest paper has been attached which looks at the positive impacts that people...

Tags: NSPCC, childrenandyoungpeople, closetheloopcampaign, coaches, communitygroups, leaders, organisations, positionsoftrustlaw, safeguarding, sportsclubs, volunteers

Mind’s Children and Young People Workforce Project

Mind’s Children and Young People Workforce Project

Posted: Tue, 05 Apr 2022 13:47

team BEDS&LUTON enjoyed learning about Mind's Children and Young People Workforce Project and how they empowered young people's voices! We gained more understanding on how to support young people when they are at risk of experiencing mental health challenges. Hearing what the young people had to...

Tags: Challenges, Children, Coaches, Heard, Mentalhealth, Sport, Support, Voices, Volunteers, Webinar, Youngpeople

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2020

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 09:08

Volunteers' Week is fast approaching, and whilst we appreciate that many groups and organisations are facing challenges in what continues to be a difficult time, we also know that many people are continuing to volunteer and many more have come forward to volunteer their time to support the COVID-19 response....

Tags: News, Volunteers

FREE Training for Voluntary and community groups in Luton - don't miss out.  First come first served bases

FREE Training for Voluntary and community groups in Luton - don't miss out. First come first served bases

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:18

The LBC Voluntary Sector Support team have launched their next set of FREE training for voluntary and community groups in Luton. They run a variety of training every quarter to support the voluntary sector Luton.

Please see attached information about the following courses

Food safety Awareness

Gendered...

Tags: Community, News, Training, Volunteers, Workshops

FREE Volunteer Managers’ Workshops in June-July 2019

FREE Volunteer Managers’ Workshops in June-July 2019

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 17:33

Volunteer Works has just released their next FREE Volunteer Managers' Workshops in June-July 2019. The Workshops are for Volunteer Managers and others working/delivering services in Luton who have responsibilities for recruiting, supervising or managing volunteers – or hope to involve volunteers...

Tags: Volunteers, Workshops

Volunteering in Bedfordshire and Luton increased by 5.9%

Volunteering in Bedfordshire and Luton increased by 5.9%

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:46

The latest Active Lives Adult report by Sport England has revealed that volunteering in Bedfordshire and Luton has increased by 5.9%. An amazing result for the area particularly as the rest of the country has seen a flat or decline in numbers over the same period. This equates to 19.8% of the population...

Tags: Bedfordshire, News, Volunteers

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