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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

Job Vacancy Leighton Linslade School Sports Partnership

Job Vacancy Leighton Linslade School Sports Partnership

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:40

ASSISTANT SCHOOL GAMES ORGANISER

An exciting opportunity has become available within Leighton Linslade School Sports Partnership. Leighton Linslade School Sports Partnership has been established since 2005 and works across 28 Lower, Middle and Upper Schools within the Central Bedfordshire area of Leighton...

Tags: LeightonLinsladeSSP, bedfordshire, development, jobadvert, jobvacancy, physicalactivity, schoolsport

Financial rewards for young people in Luton

Financial rewards for young people in Luton

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:49

Financial awards are being given by the Rotary Youth Trust for Luton to individual young people. In these difficult and challenging times support for the young people of the Borough of Luton is even more important. Awards are given for career advancement or to progress aspirations within Culture, Vocational,...

Tags: Community Funding, Funding, News

The Steel Charitable Trust is inviting applications in the category of Health for its Luton Matters award.

The Steel Charitable Trust is inviting applications in the category of Health for its Luton Matters award.

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:42

The Steel Charitable Trust is inviting applications in the category of Health for its Luton Matters award.

The Luton Matters award was introduced last year, as a series of 3-year grants focussed exclusively on Luton worth up to £90,000 in total for each of the Trust's funding categories. The Luton...

Tags: Community Funding, News

New socially distance walking routes launched by Chilterns Conservation Board

New socially distance walking routes launched by Chilterns Conservation Board

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:03

New social-distance friendly walks launched!The Chilterns Conservation Board and Chiltern Society have developed a series of 23 walks across the Chilterns which are social-distance friendly, avoiding crowded 'honey-pot' locations and narrow paths where possible. Between 2 and 6 miles long, the walks...

Tags: Covid19, Gettingactive, Walks

New online training platform to help coaches emerge from lockdown.

New online training platform to help coaches emerge from lockdown.

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:32

ReActivate is a new, free, online training platform, designed to equip anyone working or volunteering in the sport, fitness, leisure and physical activity sector in England with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently return to work or restart their coaching activity, as we emerge from the...

Tags: News, Workforce, covid19

Help the NSPCC #Close the Loophole

Help the NSPCC #Close the Loophole

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:34

Help the NSPCC #CloseTheLoophole in the law so it's illegal for all adults to engage in sexual activity with any young person under 18 in their care.

It's illegal for teachers, care workers and youth justice workers to have sex with 16 or 17-year-olds in their care. But there's a loophole in the law that...

Tags: News, Safeguarding