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Keep up to date with the latest sporting news in and around Bedfordshire

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Bedford Sports Awards 2019

Bedford Sports Awards 2019

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:48

Do you know someone who deserves sporting recognition?

It is time to start making your nominations for the 2019 Bedford Sports awards organised by the Bedford Borough Council, Sports Development Unit and it only takes 10-15 minutes. Nominations should include a wide range of individuals, schools, teams,...

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New Sport England Survey reveals one million more active in England

New Sport England Survey reveals one million more active in England

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:22

Sport England new Active Lives Adult Survey was released today and the results show evidence of the positive impacts of activity on mental health, They also announced that the highest ever levels of activity have been recorded by their latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with 1 million more people physically...

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Parental approval for the nation’s coaches

Parental approval for the nation’s coaches

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:56

  • Majority of parents have a positive relationship with their child's coach
  • Over 90% of parents have high levels of trust in their child's coach

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK, has released new research, which suggests that parental perceptions of coaching are overwhelmingly positive....

Tags: Coach Development, News

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

Ever wanted to try Water Polo?

Ever wanted to try Water Polo?

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:04

Have you ever wanted to try Water Polo?
Well now you can! Bedford water polo club are looking for new players 🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️.
📅 Training is held weekly on Fridays 21:00 - 22:00 at Robinsons Pools and Fitness, Bedford.
They play in the Herts league with fixtures against other local clubs....

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Do you have an idea for a heritage project? Do you want to bring our rich history to life?

Do you have an idea for a heritage project? Do you want to bring our rich history to life?

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:01

Do you want to bring your heritage to life? Do you have an idea for a heritage project and need funding?

The National Lottery Heritage Fund will be in Luton on Wednesday 9th October 2019

Book a 30 minute face-to-face session with Dawn Bainbridge, Engagement Manager, to talk about your ideas.

Appointments...

Tags: Community Funding, News

Cricket changes life for team of Afghanistan refugees

Cricket changes life for team of Afghanistan refugees

Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:22

We are so delighted to see the great work taking place to develop cricket across Luton . We continue to work with Cricket East, the club network in Luton and the England and Wales Cricket Board to provide funding, workforce and infrastructure support which we believe will enable projects such as this...

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Coaching Children Showcase Event by UK Coaching

Coaching Children Showcase Event by UK Coaching

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:30

UK Coaching are hosting a special event to showcase great children's coaching in action.

This free event, welcomes coaching children and schools leads at partner organisations from across the UK. The day will allow you to experience the coaching content in action with Primary aged Children.

UK Coaching...

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Beds, Luton and MK Disability and Sport Summit

Beds, Luton and MK Disability and Sport Summit

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:29

Is your organisation passionate about developing inclusive opportunities for disabled people?
The Beds, Luton and Milton Keynes Disability Physical Activity and Sport Summit 2019 on 18th September is a fantastic opportunity to share best practice and meet other organisations.
Along with Team Beds&Luton...

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Generic Clubmark to stop

Generic Clubmark to stop

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:22

Over the past few months Sport England have been undertaking a review of the Clubmark scheme. As a result of this review, it was decided that Clubmark will cease on 30 November 2019. This has no impact on sport specific accreditations through national governing bodies. All clubs that have recently completed,...

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