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Department of Health and Social Care: Parents Urged to Help their Kids get Active Over the Summer Holidays with the 10 Minute Shake Up

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 12:33

The Disney-inspired campaign relaunches to help kids get one hour of physical activity everyday over the summer holidays.

  • Only 45% of children are meeting the Chief Medical Officer's guidelines of one hour of physical activity a day.
  • The campaign seeks to inspire kids to get active by using some of their...

Tags: 10 Minute Shake Up, Cyp, Dhsc, Insight, Ohid

Sport and Recreation Alliance Launches Survey to Assess Impact of COVID-19 and Cost of Living Increases on Grassroots Activity

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 09:36

Over the past two years, sports clubs and community groups have faced testing circumstances; both with the COVID-19 pandemic and now with the increase in the cost of living.

Last year, the Sport and Recreation Alliance undertook a survey to understand the impact of COVID-19 on clubs and what they projected...

Tags: Cost Of Living, Covid, Sra, Survey

Katie-Mai's Story: Commonwealth Games Festival Day 8th July 2022

Katie-Mai's Story: Commonwealth Games Festival Day 8th July 2022

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 15:32

The Beds School Games: a grand success in creating opportunities for aspiring young students and athletes alike to discover sporting wonders:

By Katie-Mai

Exploring. Discovering. Shaping. Sport is essential in order to promote the values of friendship, trust, mutual respect and teamwork: the concepts surrounding...

Tags: Creative, Engaged, Games, School, Storytelling, Student, Talented

Nominations for the 25th UK Coaching Awards are now open

Nominations for the 25th UK Coaching Awards are now open

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 13:31

As we jump into a summer of great sport, UK Coaching is opening nominations for its annual awards, highlighting the fundamental role that coaches play at every level of the sporting spectrum. From tennis in the park to the Wimbledon Championships, the skate park to the Commonwealth Games, grass-roots...

Tags: Awards, Coaching, Leadership, Nominate

Sport and Recreation Alliance & British Equestrian: Urban Equestrian Centre Research

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 13:44

The Sport and Recreation Alliance has teamed up with British Equestrian on a comprehensive research project that aims to improve the understanding about urban equestrian centres across the country. There are currently a number of successful and sustainable urban equestrian centres operating throughout...

Tags: British Equestrian, Research, Urban Riding Centres

CP Sport & University of Nottingham: Research Survey

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 13:21

CP Sport are working in collaboration with the University of Nottingham to research into sporting participation among people with cerebral palsy in the UK. They want to understand the ways in which age, gender, ethinicty, socio-economic status and impairent type might play a role in facilitating or inhibintg...

Tags: Cp Sport, Research, Survey, University Of Nottingham

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport: Sport and Music Education Championed with New Investment

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport: Sport and Music Education Championed with New Investment

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 12:55

Children across the country will be supported to find and develop their passions through increased opportunities to study music, learn instruments, and take up sports and activities thanks to a multi-million-pound investment into sports and music education.

The announcement made by the government builds...

Tags: Dcms, Investment, Music, Sport

UEFA Women's Euro 2022: ‘Sexist hate is not her problem.’

UEFA Women's Euro 2022: ‘Sexist hate is not her problem.’

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 13:54

The 2022 UEFA European Women's Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2022, is being hosted by England and was originally scheduled to take place from 7 July to 1 August 2021. England last hosted the tournament in 2005, the last edition featuring eight team.

The tournament kicked...

Tags: Euros, Inclusive, Sport, Women

The Community Asset Grants Scheme for Local Groups

The Community Asset Grants Scheme for Local Groups

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 16:46

Village hall need a new roof? Wheelchair access to the clubhouse? Toddlers need a play area? Scout hut need a refurb?

We are encouraging local groups to apply for grants of up to £25K to improve or provide new community infrastructure. Now in its fourth bidding round, the Community Asset Grants...

Tags: Facilities, Funding, Scheme

Commonwealth Games Festival Day 8th July 2022

Commonwealth Games Festival Day 8th July 2022

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 15:55

As we approach the start of the Commonwealth Games, July is packed with all things sports and culture. Including the Festival Day held in Bedford by team BEDS&LUTON and Bedfordshire School Games.

It was a day full of young people who are usually inactive getting involved in activities that they may...

Tags: Active, Activities, Commonwealthgames, Inclusive, Physical, Sports, Youngpeople

Safeguarding - Active Luton's Latest Policy

Safeguarding - Active Luton's Latest Policy

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 13:43

Active Luton have released their latest Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy. Active Luton recognises that safeguarding children, families, vulnerable adults and its workforce is a shared responsibility and is committed to creating an open and inclusive culture which actively...

Tags: Children, Policy, Safeguarding, Youngpeople, vulnerable