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This Girl Can campaign returns with new TV advert

This Girl Can campaign returns with new TV advert

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 10:00

The film shows the raw, unfiltered reality of women exercising in whatever way that works for them.

This Girl Can is back with a brand-new TV advert to inspire more women and girls to take part in sport and physical activity.

The advert, which will premiere nationally this Friday, shows the raw unfiltered...

Tags: Community Funding, News, This Girl Can

Active Adults is back for 2020

Active Adults is back for 2020

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:30

Bedford Borough Council has just released a new set of Active Adults Sports courses starting w/c 27th January 2020.

Bookings open Monday 6th January 2020 @ 9.30am.

Please see attached document for list of courses or visit www.bedford.gov.uk/activeadults for more in-depth details.

As well as Badminton, Tennis,...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

Calling all Sports Clubs and Community Groups supporting sport and physical activity in Central Bedfordshire

Calling all Sports Clubs and Community Groups supporting sport and physical activity in Central Bedfordshire

Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 14:01

Central Bedfordshire Council have recently launched a new scheme encouraging local groups to apply for grants of up to £25K. The Community Assets grant scheme aims to help local voluntary and community organisations make projects a reality by offering matched funding grants to enable them to invest...

Tags: Community Funding, Funding, News

A bumper year for YES WE CAN

A bumper year for YES WE CAN

Posted: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:35

2019 has been a wonderful year for the YES WE CAN inclusive sport initiative. The project, which is mainly centred around the Leighton Linslade area has seen increased numbers at all its clubs and the whole team has had lots of fun along the way. They are planning an awards night in early 2020 to celebrate...

Tags: News, disability

New Resources: Safeguarding Adults

New Resources: Safeguarding Adults

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 21:06

In partnership with the Ann Craft Trust, UK Coaching have produced a series of resources highlighting the importance of safeguarding adults training.

From a free scenario-based resource on dealing with sensitive adult safeguarding situations, to a guide on the differences between safeguarding adults and...

Tags: Coaching, News

Bedford Sports Awards 2019

Bedford Sports Awards 2019

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 20:14

Team BEDS&LUTON sponsored the Young Volunteer of the year award at the 24th Bedford Sports Awards. It took place on Monday 9th December 2019 at the Bedford Corn Exchange. Lloyd Conaway Director presented the award which was won by Sophie Beckett (Netball) A big congratulations to all the winners...

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Team GB and Aldi recruit Kevin the Carrot to Inspire Healthy Eating in Young People

Team GB and Aldi recruit Kevin the Carrot to Inspire Healthy Eating in Young People

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:46

Get Set to Eat Fresh, Aldi and Team GB's free education programme, is excited to announce the return of Kevin the Carrot, the star of Aldi's Christmas advert for four years running. Kevin's Amazing Festive Challenges are now available to download on www.getseteatfresh.co.uk and, to celebrate, Aldi has...

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Children’s activity levels on the rise

Children’s activity levels on the rise

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:29

Almost half of children in England now take part in an average of 60 minutes of physical activity a day – up 3.6% from last year.


• The rise is driven by more children getting active outside of school – 57.2% of children and young people do an average of 30 minutes or more a day outside...

Tags: News, Sport England

Luton Sports Network star Elliot Browne wins GOLD and SILVER medals at the World tumbling Championships in Tokyo.

Luton Sports Network star Elliot Browne wins GOLD and SILVER medals at the World tumbling Championships in Tokyo.

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 13:28

Congratulations to Elliott Browne for winning a silver medal at the World trampoline, tumbling and double-mini trampoline Championships in Tokyo and GOLD with his tumbling teammates.

Originally from Luton and a former member of Salto Gymnastics Club, Elliot was supported in 2018 by the Luton Sports Network's...

Tags: Community Funding, Luton, News

Planning for Growth: Central Bedfordshire and the Facilities Planning Model

Planning for Growth: Central Bedfordshire and the Facilities Planning Model

Posted: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:43

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) used Sport England's Facilities Planning Model (FPM) in 2018 to help plan for new swimming pool and sports hall provision to meet the needs from planned population growth.

The Facilities Planning Model

The FPM is a spatial modelling tool that can help to assess the strategic...

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