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Government announces £16.5 million youth covid-19 support fund

Government announces £16.5 million youth covid-19 support fund

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:50

An emergency funding package to protect the immediate future of grassroots and national youth organisations across the country has been announced by the Government.

The Youth Covid-19 Support Fund, which will be open to grassroots youth clubs, uniformed youth groups, and national youth and umbrella organisations,...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Funding, News

Fitness and leisure sector to offer free sessions for up to 100,000 people through social prescribing

Fitness and leisure sector to offer free sessions for up to 100,000 people through social prescribing

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:23

A new scheme aims to support people to better manage their health and wellbeing by connecting up social prescribing and fitness and leisure activities in local communities.

Ukactive, NHSE/I, Sport England and the National Academy for Social Prescribing will work together to identify an initial pledge...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, News, SocialPrescribing

Activity habits in early weeks of lockdown revealed

Activity habits in early weeks of lockdown revealed

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:43

Activity levels in England were on course to reach record highs before the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic hit, according to our latest Active Lives Adult Survey.

The findings, which we've published today, cover the 12 months from mid-May 2019 to mid-May 2020 and include the first seven weeks of lockdown...

Tags: ActiveLivesSurvey, coronavirus, covid19, news, sportengland

Near Neighbours Small Grants programme 2020 is available for Luton groups/organisations

Near Neighbours Small Grants programme 2020 is available for Luton groups/organisations

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:57

NEAR NEIGHBOURS SMALL GRANTS

Near Neighbours brings people together from communities that are religiously and ethnically diverse, so that they can get to know each other better, build relationships of trust and collaborate together on initiatives that improve the local community they live in.

They have...

Tags: Funding, Grants, Luton, News

Buddyathon: October Buddy Boost!

Buddyathon: October Buddy Boost!

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:29

Mayathon, a free app designed to help people buddy-up virtually with friends to feel healthier, happier and more connected, is now launching an October Challenge.

Whether you are part of a club/workplace or as an individual we are encouraging everyone in the county to download the free app and give it...

Tags: Gettingactive, News

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:03

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

Tags: News, coronavirus, covid19, disability, inclusive, nolimits, weareundefeatable

Increased measures in Luton to prevent the spread of COVID-19- Recreational Cricket

Increased measures in Luton to prevent the spread of COVID-19- Recreational Cricket

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 13:11

Update regarding increased measures in Luton

On Friday 24th July Cricket East released a statement on the news that the Borough of Luton was returning to Step 3 of the ECB's Roadmap for Recreational Cricket. This decision was made following increased measures introduced by Luton Borough Council to reduce...

Tags: Bedfordshire, COVID-19, Clubsupport, Luton, News, RecreationalCricket, SportandPhysicalActivity, staysafe

Luton Local Lockdown- Sport and Physical Activity News

Luton Local Lockdown- Sport and Physical Activity News

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:44

Luton Local Lockdown from 24 July 2020 will impact on indoor and outdoor sport and physical activity

Following an increase in coronavirus cases in Luton, senior leaders and public health figures from the council have met with central government officials and agreed that gyms, pools, and other leisure...

Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirusupdate, Luton, clubsupport, coronavirus, news, sportandphysicalactivity, staysafe