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Support and guidance

It's not always easy running a sports club or community group and that's why we have pulled together a range of resources and supporting tools to help clubs and organisations in Luton, Bedford and Central Bedfordshire expand and develop their offering.

Support and guidance

Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for clubs, groups and organisations involved in the delivery of physical activity and sport. Support is split into four topic areas of club finances, management, people and marketing via interactive guidance, online modules, toolkits, pod casts and templates.


Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs. It stands for higher standards of welfare, equity, coaching and management.


Our Free membership scheme ClubConnect is designed to enhance the support received from ClubMatters and an opportunity for sports clubs, groups and organisations to register their details in return for a range of benefits. You can also take advantage of our silver and gold packages designed to enhance your clubs offer within the community