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Luton CLLD (Community Led Local Development) Small Grants Programme now open

Luton CLLD (Community Led Local Development) Small Grants Programme now open

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 17:21

Due to the outbreak of COVID 19 Luton Borough Council were forced to cancel the CLLD earlier in the year.

They have now updated their guidance for the relaunch of this programme. Please note the deadline for submission of applications is 11.55pm Sunday 1st November 2020.

  • All applicants previously applied...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Funding, Luton

Women in Sport Launch #TimeTogether Campaign to get teenage girls and mums active.

Women in Sport Launch #TimeTogether Campaign to get teenage girls and mums active.

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:53

Women in Sport, the leading UK charity that researches sport purely from the perspective of women and girls, has today launched #TimeTogether, a new national campaign which will empower daughters and mums to get active.

Working in collaboration with creative & content agency Lucky7, and in partnership...

Tags: Womeninsport

Parents in Sport Week 2020

Parents in Sport Week 2020

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:57

For the second year running, the NSPCC is asking parents to make the Sports Parents Promise to help their child have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport.

This year, they have reworded the 3-point promise to better highlight how you can be a great sports parent. You can click each point for advice...

Tags: Parentinsportweek2020, Safeguarding

Build Back Better and Greener

Build Back Better and Greener

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:30

Community Sports clubs and organisations across Bedfordshire may be interested in the following green offer to help support energy related investments into their premises. Although the scheme doesn't reference Bedfordshire we understand that Bedfordshire based schemes can also benefit from the opportunity...

Tags: Energysaving, Grants

Near Neighbours Small Grants programme 2020 is available for Luton groups/organisations

Near Neighbours Small Grants programme 2020 is available for Luton groups/organisations

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:57

NEAR NEIGHBOURS SMALL GRANTS

Near Neighbours brings people together from communities that are religiously and ethnically diverse, so that they can get to know each other better, build relationships of trust and collaborate together on initiatives that improve the local community they live in.

They have...

Tags: Funding, Grants, Luton, News

Buddyathon: October Buddy Boost!

Buddyathon: October Buddy Boost!

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:29

Mayathon, a free app designed to help people buddy-up virtually with friends to feel healthier, happier and more connected, is now launching an October Challenge.

Whether you are part of a club/workplace or as an individual we are encouraging everyone in the county to download the free app and give it...

Tags: Gettingactive, News

Luton Sports Network launch COVID 19 Pandemic Support Grant

Luton Sports Network launch COVID 19 Pandemic Support Grant

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:01

The Sport and Physical Activity Covid-19 Support Fund aims to deliver immediate funding to those organisations that need it most. It's specifically targeted at organisations delivering in the sport and physical activity sector, who have a role in supporting Luton residents to be active as we come out...

Tags: LSN, Luton, coronavirus, covid19, returntoplay, sportengland

Calling all creatives!

Calling all creatives!

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:00

Luton Council has partnered with Active Luton and Team Beds and Luton to launch a competition to design a logo to promote our new campaign - #HealthyLuton.

We are looking for a small logo to represent what being healthy in Luton looks like to you, which will be shared on the webpage, and on posters in...

Tags: Luton, competition, healthyluton, schools

Versus arthritis - lets move with leon - sign up now live!

Versus arthritis - lets move with leon - sign up now live!

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:14

Versus Arthritis are pleased to announce their free 12-week exercise programme - Let's Move with Leon sign up page is now live. https://www.versusarthritis.org/letsmovewithleon/

Let's Move with Leon features weekly 30-minute movement sessions delivered right to your email inbox complemented by a homework...

Tags: GettingActive, arthritus, workouts

team BEDS&LUTON – Supporting community sports clubs across Bedfordshire

team BEDS&LUTON – Supporting community sports clubs across Bedfordshire

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:17

The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to provide a wide range of challenges for the sport and physical activity sector. Our small team at team BEDS&LUTON have been committed to supporting this community throughout this period.

We were delighted to see Sport England's prompt and appropriate response...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland