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Over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were ‘active’ according to latest Active Lives Data

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.

The results suggest that over half of adults aged 16 and over across Bedfordshire were 'active',...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

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...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

New Office for Health Promotion to drive improvement of nation’s health

New Office for Health Promotion to drive improvement of nation’s health

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...

Tags: Government, News, Sportengland

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community physically active

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community physically active

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!

Sport England is distributing up to £10,000 per eligible Crowdfunder project in match funding, alongside a programme of training and support to make crowdfunding...

Tags: Crowdfunder, Sportengland

Financial Support for Flood Damaged Facilities

Financial Support for Flood Damaged Facilities

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.

Organisations from the areas worst affected by recent flooding caused by Storm Christoph are now eligible to apply to Sport England's Return...

Tags: Flooding, Football, Funding, News, Sportengland

Sport England puts sport and physical activity at heart of nation’s recovery

Sport England puts sport and physical activity at heart of nation’s recovery

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.

Helping grassroots sport and physical activity recover from the effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and investing in tackling the challenges of...

Tags: News, Sportengland, Strategy

Children's activity levels down but many embrace new opportunities

Children's activity levels down but many embrace new opportunities

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.

Some 31.3 (2.3m) did less than an average of 30 minutes a day, with an increase of 2.4% (+201,400) in the proportion...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

What the new national lockdown means for sport and physical activity in England

What the new national lockdown means for sport and physical activity in England

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.

The new restrictions become...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, News, Sportengland

£100m now available for local authorities with outsourced leisure provision

£100m now available for local authorities with outsourced leisure provision

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...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Bedfordshire and Luton - Tier Two COVID-19 restrictions from 2nd December.

Bedfordshire and Luton - Tier Two COVID-19 restrictions from 2nd December.

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:

Certain leisure and sporting facilities such as gyms, sports courts and facilities, leisure...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Return to Play Fund launched by Sport England - now updated following national lockdown.

Return to Play Fund launched by Sport England - now updated following national lockdown.

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:

  • We've relaxed the timeframe in which activity must be up and running...

Tags: Funding, coronavirus, covid19, returntoplay., sportengland

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