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Weekly30 Run Challenge

Weekly30 Run Challenge

Posted: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 22:48

Do you need a new reason to get running each week? Are you keen to compete and represent your sport in a new virtual competition? If so, the new Weekly30 Run Challenge is just for you!

England Athletics has launched the Weekly30 Run Challenge – a free weekly virtual running challenge, starting 20-21...

Tags: Gettingactive, Running

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 16:00

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Disability, Inclusive, News

Major New Investment in Cricket Facilities for Luton

Major New Investment in Cricket Facilities for Luton

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:25

Whilst there has been very little activity during this period of lockdown we are delighted to see that the cricketing infrastructure in Luton has been further enhanced during this period through the installation of 7 non turf pitches (NTP's) at various locations across the town together with Caddington...

Tags: Community Funding, News, cricket

Sport England and Crowdfunder – helping clubs and organisations maximise their fundraising efforts

Sport England and Crowdfunder – helping clubs and organisations maximise their fundraising efforts

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:24

Up to £10K of matched funding is available from Sport England through a Partnership between Crowdfunder and Sport England where clubs enter into an agreement with Crowdfunder to raise funds through a crowd funding project.

The fund is available to support clubs who have had to cease operations due...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Crowdfunding, Funding, News

Sport England’s open call for innovative solutions

Sport England’s open call for innovative solutions

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:09

Sport England have launched an 'Open Call' to invite innovative solutions in response COVID-related challenges or barriers to people.

Innovation comes in all shapes and sizes. You might know someone who has a whole new product, a new way of delivering an existing product or a tiny change that has a big...

Tags: Funding, SportEngland, coronavirus, covid19, news

National School Sport Week at Home - Saturday 20 June  - Friday 26 June

National School Sport Week at Home - Saturday 20 June - Friday 26 June

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 12:11

  • Children won't miss out on school sports days as charity announces virtual week of competition. Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports team up to unite the country through sport this summer for National School Sport Week At Home
  • The annual National School Sport Week campaign takes place in the last week of...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

National “Active at Home” leaflet produced by Public Health England

National “Active at Home” leaflet produced by Public Health England

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 11:58

The national "Active at Home" leaflet by PHE was developed with Sport England, National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine and is now available to download.

The leaflet provides practical guidance to older adults on home-based activities that will help to maintain their strength and balance. Available...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

Making the most of crowdfunding

Making the most of crowdfunding

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:00

Free webinars for the sport and physical activity sector

Crowdfunder are hosting a series of introduction to crowdfunding webinars that have been specially designed for the sport and physical activity sector.

We'd love you to promote the free, 30-minute sessions with any group of community organisation...

Tags: News, funding

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2020

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 09:08

Volunteers' Week is fast approaching, and whilst we appreciate that many groups and organisations are facing challenges in what continues to be a difficult time, we also know that many people are continuing to volunteer and many more have come forward to volunteer their time to support the COVID-19 response....

Tags: News, Volunteers

One You Couch to 5k app launching 18th May

One You Couch to 5k app launching 18th May

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 14:00

Public Health England are working in partnership with BBC Get Inspired, Sport England and London Sport to launch a 9-week Couch to 5K challenge that will promote the app as an accessible way of becoming physically active while social distancing measures remain in place.

The One You Couch to 5K app is...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

Essential mental health training now free for the nation’s coaches

Essential mental health training now free for the nation’s coaches

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 13:00

  • No cost opportunity for 3 million coaches to upskill their mental health literacy during COVID-19
  • Announcement comes at the start of Mental Health Awareness Week

UK Coaching has announced today (18 May) – in collaboration with its awarding organisation 1st4sport, and partners Mind, the mental health...

Tags: Coaching, Mentalhealth, News