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Free course 'Coaching others to coach' now available by The Open University

Free course 'Coaching others to coach' now available by The Open University

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:53

Are you responsible for helping coaches to learn and develop? Do you consider yourself to be a coach developer, a coach educator, a mentor, a tutor or somebody else who just wants to support coaches and enable them to become the best coach they can be?

This free course by the Open University is designed...

Tags: Coaching, News

10th Annual Bedfordshire Walking Festival 7th-15th Sept

10th Annual Bedfordshire Walking Festival 7th-15th Sept

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:57

This years walking festival offers a wide variety of walks from short child friendly family activities and interest walks, through to Rambler led half day and full day walks all the way up to our long distance challenge walks.

​With over 50 walks and activities on the programme there is something for...

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UK Coaching Awards 2019

UK Coaching Awards 2019

Posted: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 09:00

The UK Coaching Awards honour #GreatCoaching from people and organisations, and demonstrates the role coaching plays in transforming lives and inspiring an active nation.

If you have any possible nominees, who you think would be good to nominate then do please let us know. You can either apply yourselves...

Tags: Coaching, News

team BEDS&LUTON on inspire FM Radio

team BEDS&LUTON on inspire FM Radio

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:22

If you missed us on Inspire Radio please click on the link below to listen to Graham from team BEDS&LUTON talk about physical activity in Luton. He was joined by Dr Talib Abubacker a GP in Luton and Nadim from Man v Fat Football.

Please listen here:

https://share.transistor.fm/s/b5ef163d

Tags: News, tea, teamBEDS&LUTON

Latest updates from Sport England

Latest updates from Sport England

Posted: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:55

New OCSI Local Insight Tool

The Sport England Local Insight Tool, which replaces the Local Sport Profile Tool, is now live. https://sportengland.communityinsight.org/

The tool, powered by OCSI Local Insight mapping, enables users to visualise Sport England data at the local level. On top of this, users...

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Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:49

A new exciting campaign from Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions about disability, inclusion and sport and asks – who says?

For far too long disabled people have faced misconceptions and presumptions on what is and isn't possible, including in sport. Leading national charity,...

Tags: Disability, News

British Blind Sport Activity Finder Registration

British Blind Sport Activity Finder Registration

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:44

British Blind Sport research report "Overcoming Barriers to Participation" highlighted that one of the 6 key barriers that visually impaired (VI) people face is "Awareness". They reported finding it difficult to know where to find opportunities local to them.

To overcome this barrier, British Blind Sport...

Tags: News, disability

Bedfordshire and Luton Summer School Games: An inspiration to all

Bedfordshire and Luton Summer School Games: An inspiration to all

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:00

With a glorious sunny start to the day at the Bedford International Athletics Stadium around 1000 pupils from Primary and Secondary schools across the eight School Games Areas across the county competed to become Bedfordshire & Luton School Games County Champions.

The event is organised by team BEDS&LUTON...

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Co-op - saving parks, community centres and sports halls under threat

Co-op - saving parks, community centres and sports halls under threat

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 17:11

Are you using, planning to use or know of a community space that is potentially under threat of closure ? The Co-op have teamed up with Locality, the national network for community organisations to help save, improve and protect 2,000 spaces by 2022. Such spaces include parks, community centres or sports...

Tags: Community Funding, News

Social Action Campaign - Aspire Survey needs your help!

Social Action Campaign - Aspire Survey needs your help!

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:00

Aspire is a group of young people from Bedfordshire wanting to address the lack of opportunities for underrepresented young people like ourselves in the area. They are running the survey below as part of our Social Action Campaign in partnership with UpRising Bedfordshire. They want to understand if...

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Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 17:00

Teachers can make a difference to pupils' wellbeing by implementing fun physical activity across the school day

The latest Change4Life with Disney resource packs have now launched. These free downloadable resources are based around 10 Minute Shake Up activities that are inspired by their favourite Disney...

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Luton Sports Network:  Managing committee have spaces available.

Luton Sports Network: Managing committee have spaces available.

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:52

Luton Sports Network

The Luton Sports Network represents community sport clubs based in Luton, the volunteers that serve them and sports participants and coaches living in Luton. In short, it provides community sport and its volunteers with a voice here in Luton.

The network is a voluntary body, made...

Tags: LSN, funding, news