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Government guidelines - COVID-19 - Return to play update

Government guidelines - COVID-19 - Return to play update

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:51

While social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from 14 September, the government's confirmed that organised sports and activities that have been through return to play protocols can continue, as can organised outdoor sports and physical activity events such as parkrun, which...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Returntoplay, Sportengland

Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 17:16

UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September.

The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to 'Support Your Coach', kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation to...

Tags: Coaching, Ukcoaching, Workforce

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

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

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:02

Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make £1 million of match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis. They have also created a series of quick and easy courses to help to get the maximum help in your crowdfunding campaign....

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Crowdfunder, Fundraising, Sportengland

ReActivate Training from CIMSPA

ReActivate Training from CIMSPA

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:57

Get back to delivering sport and activity with confidence, through FREE online training! ReActivate will equip sports coaches and volunteers in England with the skills needed to confidently and safely return to supporting their club/organisation, as we emerge from lockdown.

Click to find out more and...

Tags: Coaching, Training, Workforce

New Communities Fund launched

New Communities Fund launched

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:29

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) have launched a Communities Fund aimed at supporting those organisations working with the unemployed and/or economically inactive in Luton and Bedford to provide training and education opportunities to help them back into work.

Up to £20,000...

Tags: Funding, Fundingnews

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:03

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments. Activity Alliance has published Reopening Activity: An inclusive response, in consultation with partners across sport, leisure and disability equality. The national charity...

Tags: News, coronavirus, covid19, disability, inclusive, nolimits, weareundefeatable

Cerebral Palsy Sport launch new Virtual Challenge Series

Cerebral Palsy Sport launch new Virtual Challenge Series

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:05

Cerebral Palsy Sport are working in partnership with LimbPower to run The Virtual Challenge Series for people with Cerebral Palsy, associated impairments, amputees, individuals with limb impairments and their families.

The Virtual Challenge series is an event that will take place between 15th August and...

Tags: Inclusivesport, Nolimits, Virtualgames

New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate #GreatCoaching

New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate #GreatCoaching

Posted: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 12:31

  • Coach learning package designed to give coaches the confidence to embrace and adjust to the changed coaching landscape
  • Coaches can earn a free nationally recognised 'digital badge' to demonstrate to the public they are committed to the principles of Duty to Care (Diversity, Inclusion, Mental Health, Safeguarding...

Tags: Coaching, Training, Workforce

Luton Restrictions update

Luton Restrictions update

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 15:55

As you will all be aware, today Luton will be removed as an area of intervention in the fight against Covid-19. This means that the restrictions on leisure centres and gyms reopening has been lifted. As part of the control measures that we put in place, the number of tests available was more than doubled....

Tags: Bedfordshire, COVID-19, Luton, Physicalactivity, Sport, Updatedrestrictions, clubsupport

Increased measures in Luton to prevent the spread of COVID-19- Recreational Cricket

Increased measures in Luton to prevent the spread of COVID-19- Recreational Cricket

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 13:11

Update regarding increased measures in Luton

On Friday 24th July Cricket East released a statement on the news that the Borough of Luton was returning to Step 3 of the ECB's Roadmap for Recreational Cricket. This decision was made following increased measures introduced by Luton Borough Council to reduce...

Tags: Bedfordshire, COVID-19, Clubsupport, Luton, News, RecreationalCricket, SportandPhysicalActivity, staysafe

Luton Local Lockdown- Sport and Physical Activity News

Luton Local Lockdown- Sport and Physical Activity News

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:44

Luton Local Lockdown from 24 July 2020 will impact on indoor and outdoor sport and physical activity

Following an increase in coronavirus cases in Luton, senior leaders and public health figures from the council have met with central government officials and agreed that gyms, pools, and other leisure...

Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirusupdate, Luton, clubsupport, coronavirus, news, sportandphysicalactivity, staysafe

Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity Free E-Learning

Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity Free E-Learning

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 12:00

During Mental Health Awareness Week in May, Mind, Sport England and UK Coaching took the decision to make the Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity eLearning free until the 31st August 2020. The reason behind this was to support the sport and physical activity sector around mental health...

Tags: Bedfordshire, Development, E-Learning, Freetraining, GreatCoaching, Mental Health, Mind, UKCoaching