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Sport England launch Workforce diversity fund

Sport England launch Workforce diversity fund

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 17:33

Sport England have this week launched a new fund aimed at supporting the development of coaching and volunteering opportunities for women and/or BAME communities.

If you have a great idea about how you can engage women and/or BAME communities into quality volunteering and/or coaching opportunities, then...

Tags: News, funding

Make the Sports Parents Promise

Make the Sports Parents Promise

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 15:51

Ahead of Parents in Sport Week 2019, the NSPCC is asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport.

The Positive Parents Promise is part of our annual awareness raising campaign Parents in Sport Week.

Each year the NSPCC tries to highlight the...

Tags: NSPCC, news

FREE Volunteer Managers’ Workshops in June-July 2019

FREE Volunteer Managers’ Workshops in June-July 2019

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 17:33

Volunteer Works has just released their next FREE Volunteer Managers' Workshops in June-July 2019. The Workshops are for Volunteer Managers and others working/delivering services in Luton who have responsibilities for recruiting, supervising or managing volunteers – or hope to involve volunteers...

Tags: Volunteers, Workshops

Luton Badminton star Nadeem Dalvi inspires others to go for Gold thanks to the Luton Sports Network.

Luton Badminton star Nadeem Dalvi inspires others to go for Gold thanks to the Luton Sports Network.

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 16:09

Budding young badminton players had the opportunity to train with Nadeem Dalvi, currently ranked number 2 in his age group (U16) in England.

Nadeem- who has previously won Luton Sports Network's Young Sportsman of the Year and Luton Sports Personality of the Year - came back to his old Badminton club...

Tags: Badminton, News, luton

A Proud night as Rotary Club of Leighton Linslade receives National Community Cup

A Proud night as Rotary Club of Leighton Linslade receives National Community Cup

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:30

Eighty very proud local Leighton Linslade Rotarians and guests gathered to receive the Rotary Great Britain and Ireland Community Cup 2018/19 for its YES WE CAN initiative to bring affordable and sustainable sporting opportunities to those with a Disability.

National Rotary President Debbie Hodge attended...

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Summer Sports Courses for Children and Young People - BOOKING NOW OPEN

Summer Sports Courses for Children and Young People - BOOKING NOW OPEN

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:00

This summer Bedford Council are offering a range of sports courses for children and young people aged between 3 - 18 years old. Courses include Rowing; Mini Tennis Nippers and ACERS camps; Multi Sports and RAW Tennis; together with the ever popular Wet and Wild. New for this year is Woodland Wild, a...

Tags: Activitie, Bedford, Summer, s Sport

Volunteering in Bedfordshire and Luton increased by 5.9%

Volunteering in Bedfordshire and Luton increased by 5.9%

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:46

The latest Active Lives Adult report by Sport England has revealed that volunteering in Bedfordshire and Luton has increased by 5.9%. An amazing result for the area particularly as the rest of the country has seen a flat or decline in numbers over the same period. This equates to 19.8% of the population...

Tags: Bedfordshire, News, Volunteers

1000 GP’s Pledge to parkrun on 1st June

1000 GP’s Pledge to parkrun on 1st June

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 18:27

To celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of parkrun practice, pledge to parkrun hopes to get 1,000 GPs to take part in a parkrun on 1 June 2019

The initiatives hopes to utilise the influence that healthcare professionals have on the public (1 in 4 patients would be more active if advised by a...

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LUTON RACE FOR LIFE NEEDS YOU

LUTON RACE FOR LIFE NEEDS YOU

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 16:00

LUTON'S men and women are being urged to step forward and volunteer at this year's Race for Life event.

Organisers are recruiting now for Cancer Research UK's Race for Life's volunteer army –a squad of dedicated supporters who help make the 5k and 10k events an outstanding success for everyone who...

Tags: Raceforlife

Training opportunity for Young Umpires - 11-16 years.

Training opportunity for Young Umpires - 11-16 years.

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 08:39

The East Young Umpire Pathway is running a series of Young Umpire Training Day's across the region.
This is a great first step to get involved in officiating and start your umpiring career.

Who is it for?
People who are keen to umpire that are of secondary school age (11 - 16 years old)

When and where is...

Tags: Training