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Bedfordshire Small Charities Forum

Bedfordshire Small Charities Forum

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:35

Posted on behalf of Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation (BLCF)

This will be the third forum to take place, organised by Bedfordshire & Luton Community Foundation. The forum is open to small charities/community groups with an income of £500,000 or less pa.


The forum gives groups attending...


Tags: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Charities, Clubs, Community Funding, Funding, luton

Try Sailing - Priory Sailing Club

Try Sailing - Priory Sailing Club

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:45

  • Posted on behalf of Brian Stanbridge RYA Sailing Development Officer

Why not treat yourself to a TRY SAILING session with Priory Sailing Club located in the wonderful peaceful surroundings of Priory Country Park right in the heart of Bedford.

As part of the RYA's "Try Sailing this Summer" initiative, we...

Tags: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Clubs, RYA, activity, community, family, fun, opportunity, sailing, sport

Bedford SUP Race & Open Water Swim - 14th July!

Bedford SUP Race & Open Water Swim - 14th July!

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:08

Please see the above details for some brilliant outdoor events in Bedford this summer!

Tags: Bedford, SUP, Stand up paddleboard, fitness, open water swimming, race

Bedford River Festival Sports Village

Bedford River Festival Sports Village

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:53

Saturday 14th July and Sunday 15th July 2018

The Bedford River Festival is an established bi-annual, high profile, community celebration that is recognised as one of the biggest outdoor festivals in the Country. Bedford River Festival has been running for over 30 years and has grown bigger and better...

Tags: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Sports Development, Sports Village, festival, river festival

Mount Pleasant Charity Junior Longest Day Challenge

Mount Pleasant Charity Junior Longest Day Challenge

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:29

Mount Pleasant Golf Club's Junior Golfers aiming to raise as much money as possible. On Sunday 29th July Mount Pleasant Golf Club's Junior Captain, Jenifer Tocha is hosting the Junior Longest Day Challenge in aid of "For Children With Cancer UK". A team of juniors hope to play as many holes in a day...

Tags: Bedfordshire, Club Development, Clubs, Golf, charity

Another Superb Summer School Games 2018

Another Superb Summer School Games 2018

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:13

Over 1000 children from 60 schools across Bedfordshire & Luton competed at The Annual Summer School Games at Bedford International Athletics Stadium yesterday. Funded by The National Lottery and Sport England, this is a celebration of PE and Sport in schools and a culmination of year round school...

Tags: bedford school games, beds school games, level 3 school games, luton school games, teamBEDS&LUTON

Need Some Financial Support?

Need Some Financial Support?

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:18

Whether you are a village club who needs to purchase extra equipment or a multi-million pound facility that hosts Olympic athletes, Sport England have a funding programme that can help you.

Check out their range of new funding opportunities by clicking below:

Tags: Club Development, Community Funding, Funding, Luton Fitness, Sports Grants, sport england funding, teamBEDS&LUTON

Beds FA Football Competitions over the summer

Beds FA Football Competitions over the summer

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:18

Ciaran Alexander has been brought into Beds FA to encourage people from the community to get involved and join in with t football, especially in Luton. He recently organised the First Ramadan Midnight Trophy cup tournament at Inspire in Luton. Please read our blog article here.

The following competitions...

Tags: Luton Ramadam football tournament, football Luton, football bedfordshire, mosque cups football events, teamBEDS&LUTON

Biffa Award - Community Buildings - August Deadline

Biffa Award - Community Buildings - August Deadline

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:17

The Community Building scheme is part of Biffa Awards' Main Grants Programme which aims to provide or improve;

  • biodiversity,
  • community spaces,
  • cultural facilities
  • places for outdoor recreation

Funding awarded through the Community Buildings theme is intended to provide and improve community buildings such...

Tags: Club Development, Community Funding, Funding, Sports Grants, bedfordshire community sports funding, community sports funding, sporting capital fund, teamBEDS&LUTON

Get Involved & Celebrate Coaching Week!

Get Involved & Celebrate Coaching Week!

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:30

Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, This Girl Can, coaching, coaching week, principles of coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON

Share your post-baby fitness journey with THIS GIRL CAN

Share your post-baby fitness journey with THIS GIRL CAN

Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018 14:38

We know from speaking to new mums that getting back to activity after post pregnancy can be a difficult time. Even if you've been active before, your body may have changed, you might have stitches or scars or you might just be too flipping tired! The important thing is you're doing it at your pace.

We...

Tags: After Birth Fitness, Health And Fitness After Birth, New Mum Fitness, Pregnancy Fitness, This Girl Can

Ramadam Midnight Trophy Luton - 5-a-side Football Teams Wanted

Ramadam Midnight Trophy Luton - 5-a-side Football Teams Wanted

Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 11:18

Ramadan Midnight Trophy 2018

The Beds FA are delighted to launch the Ramadan Midnight Trophy in partnership with Active Luton, Team Beds&Luton, Luton Borough Council and Inspire Luton Sports Village. The Beds FA are hoping the indoor football tournament will be well received initiative and the timing...

Tags: 5aside Football Luton, Football Games Luton, Inspire Football, Ramadam Football Tournament