Over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were ‘active’ according to latest Active Lives Data
Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 16:21
Recent Active Lives data suggests that activity levels across Bedfordshire have experienced no significant change between November 2019-2020, although true effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may not be apparent.
Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:39
The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to our latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period...
Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:26
The government has announced plans to create a new Office for Health Promotion that'll lead work to improve physical and mental health across England, including through getting people physically active.
Announced yesterday, the new unit will have a remit to systematically tackle the top preventable risk...
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:36
Sport England has teamed up with Crowdfunder to match fund crowdfunding projects run by sports clubs and community activity groups in England!
Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:38
Emergency flood relief funding is being made available to community sports clubs and not-for-profit organisations to help them restore flood-damaged facilities.
Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:30
Sport England has launched their new ten year strategy 'Uniting the Movement to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.
Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:48
Sport England's latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey shows teenage boys were hardest hit by the pandemic but girls became more active as they found alternative ways to be active.
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 14:18
The government has announced a range of new restrictions designed to combat the steep rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections.
On Monday 4 January, the Prime Minister announced a new national lockdown to counter the steep rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in England.
Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:12
Sport England has opened its National Leisure Recovery Fund to expressions of interest from eligible local authorities with outsourced leisure provision to assist the reopening and recovery of the public leisure sector and prevent further closures of outsourced leisure trusts and operators. The fund...
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:45
The government have today announced that all parts of Bedfordshire and Luton will go into Tier Two COVID-19 restrictions from the 2nd December.
This means the following for Sport and Physical Activity in our area:
Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 09:54
We are delighted to be hosting a number of consultation sessions regarding our future strategy as well as the direction of Sport England in terms of their own strategy.
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:00
Update: fund criteria
Following a brief pause of this fund to review the impact of the lockdown restrictions that all of England is now under, we've made three changes to the fund criteria to ensure we better help clubs and organisations: