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Support your mental health this January by doing something active every single day.

Support your mental health this January by doing something active every single day.

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:27

Mind BLMK (Bedford, Luton and Milton Keynes) is excited to be partnering with RED January, a community initiative providing people with support and a focus during a characteristically tough month.

What is RED January?

RED January is a fun initiative that encourages you to support your own mental health...

Tags: Getting Active, January, mental health

Significant Investment Into Parkrun!

Significant Investment Into Parkrun!

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:10

A £3 million investment in parkrun will see the free 5km runs focus on helping more women and people from lower socio-economic groups to get active.

We'll collaborate with parkrun for three years to support the creation of 200 new events across England.

The National Lottery money will help to build...

Tags: Bedford, Club Development, Clubs, Funding, This Girl Can, luton, news, parkrun

Landmark report reveals children’s activity levels for the first time

Landmark report reveals children’s activity levels for the first time

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:26


• Around 3 million children (43.3%) lead active lives, doing an average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day.
• Among active children, only the most active 1.2m (17.5% of total) are meeting the CMO guideline of 60+ minutes of activity a day, every day of the week.
• Just over...


Tags: Active Lives, Sport England, children, insight, news, teamBEDS&LUTON, young people

MS Society launch service to support people to become more active

MS Society launch service to support people to become more active

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:56

The MS Society are launching a new service to help individuals who have Multiple Sclerosis and need support to do physical activity.

Who are the MS Society offering the service to?

Anyone in the UK who has MS will be eligible for the service, depending on their initial assessment they will be placed into...

Tags: MS, MS Society, Multiple Sclerosis

Wheelchair Racing now available in Bedford

Wheelchair Racing now available in Bedford

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:50

Ever wanted to try Wheelchair Racing? Well now you can thanks to Bedford and County Athletics Club.

Sessions are every Sunday morning from 10am until 11.30am at the Bedford International Athletics Stadium.

All equipment is provide and qualified coaches will introduce you to this fantastic sport. Just turn...

Tags: Athletics, Bedford, wheelchair racing

Don’t miss out on funding opportunities in Luton for community physical activity projects!

Don’t miss out on funding opportunities in Luton for community physical activity projects!

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:11

Are you looking to develop a physical activity project that will support local communities? If so, the Community Activity Network (CAN) fund may be able to help you.

CAN supported by Luton Council aims to support community based organisations to develop, grow, and sustain physical activity in their local...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Community Funding, Funding, Luton Fitness, luton

ALMOST 300,000 MORE PEOPLE ARE ACTIVE

ALMOST 300,000 MORE PEOPLE ARE ACTIVE

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:47

Results from the Active Lives Adult Survey May 17/18 shows inactivity rates are also beginning to improve

Almost 300,000 more people are doing 150 minutes of activity a week according to new figures released today from our Active Lives Adult Survey May 2017/18.

The report also shows that inactivity levels...

Tags: Sport England, active lives, teamBEDS&LUTON

She Rallies Course Coming to Bedford!

She Rallies Course Coming to Bedford!

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:56

Riverside Tennis Club is hosting a She Rallies Course on 14th October at 4pm and registration is free! Judy Murray has been instrumental In the programme and you can check out more info HERE.

The course is open to anyone looking to help run sessions or just those interested in empowering women's sport:...

Tags: Bedford, Club Development, Clubs, She Rallies, Tennis

Bedford Sports Awards 2018

Bedford Sports Awards 2018

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:07

Do you know someone who deserves sporting recognition?


It is time to start making your nominations for the 2018 sports awards….and it only takes 10 minutes!

We want nominations from a wide range of individuals, schools, teams, groups and coaches who have made a contribution to local sport during...

Tags: Achievements, Awards, Bedford, Club Development, Clubs, Sports Awards

Women's Walking Football sessions now available in Bedford

Women's Walking Football sessions now available in Bedford

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:12

Women only Walking Football Sessions. Over 18 (or over 14 when accompanied by Parent or Guardian)

Sundays (Women) 10-11 Bedford School, Gordon Fields, Brickhill Drive, Bedford MK41 7QZ - Starts 9th September.
Cost £4. Only astro boots or trainers please

Please email - info@walkingfootballbedford.co.uk...

Tags: Bedford, clubs, exercise, fitness, football, walking football

Looking for bespoke training? Speak to team BEDS&LUTON

Looking for bespoke training? Speak to team BEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:34

Does your club or organisation have a requirement to provide qualified First Aiders or safeguarding certificates? If so, then team BEDS&LUTON can help you facilitate this.

We provide regular opportunities for individuals from clubs and charities to continually develop, but we can also offer bespoke...

Tags: Club Development, clubs, courses, development, first aid, news, safeguarding, teamBEDS&LUTON, training

Luton CAN Funding now open!

Luton CAN Funding now open!

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:21

Funding available to support organisations in Luton to get more people active

Are you involved with an organisation that is passionate about promoting activity in Luton? The Luton Community Activity Network (CAN) has funding available for community organisations to support new opportunities for people...

Tags: Clubs, Coaching, Community Funding, Funding, luton, teamBEDS&LUTON