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COVID-19 Briefing: Exploring attitudes and behaviours in England during the COVID-19 pandemicCOVID-19 Briefing: Exploring attitudes and behaviours in England during the COVID-19 pandemic

 London Sport
Created 2 days ago
This report summarises the results from a weekly survey carried out for Sport England by Savanta ComRes between 3rd April and 25th May 2020, and then monthly from June 2020 onwards, with the option of ad hoc waves at other times in response to specific changes to restrictions or other identified needs. The survey explores the amount and type of activity being undertaken, how activity is changing over time, who people are being active wi...This report summarises the results from a weekly survey carried out for Sport England by Savanta ComRes between 3rd April and 25th May 2020, and then monthly from June 2020 onwards, with the option of ad hoc waves at oth...

Snapshot of Londoners: Your quarterly review of the state of the citySnapshot of Londoners: Your quarterly review of the state of the city

 London Sport
Created 2 days ago
How are Londoners affected by the pandemic and the lockdown? How do their experiences differ? And what do Londoners expect from the year ahead? As Centre for London and Savanta launch the first wave of quarterly polling of Londoners, this snapshot offers key insights on how Londoners are experiencing an unprecedented public health and economic crisis. This publication draws on interviews with 1,562 London residents conducted by Savanta ...How are Londoners affected by the pandemic and the lockdown? How do their experiences differ? And what do Londoners expect from the year ahead? As Centre for London and Savanta launch the first wave of quarterly polling ...

Abandoned, forgotten and ignored: The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Disabled peopleAbandoned, forgotten and ignored: The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Disabled people

 London Sport
Created 8 days ago
Inclusion London's interim report exploring the lived experiences of Disabled people from the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic paints a stark picture. From the outset, Deaf and Disabled people have been discriminated against, forgotten, and in some cases abandoned as policymakers have ignored their needs. Or, at best considered them as an afterthought. The pandemic has also shone a light on the long-standing structural inequalities and...Inclusion London's interim report exploring the lived experiences of Disabled people from the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic paints a stark picture. From the outset, Deaf and Disabled people have been discriminated ag...

Fields of DreamsFields of Dreams

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
This report focuses on the usage of the Douglas Eyre Sports Centre (DESC) in Walthamstow between April 2014 - March 2015. The playing pitches at DESC have been owned and managed by London Playing Fields Foundation (LPFF), but are under threat of development and so this report was written to demonstrate the sporting value of the facility and playing pitches in cost-saving terms. This was comissioned by Substance, using the Sportworks val...This report focuses on the usage of the Douglas Eyre Sports Centre (DESC) in Walthamstow between April 2014 - March 2015. The playing pitches at DESC have been owned and managed by London Playing Fields Foundation (LPFF)...

Inclusive Fitness Initiative Marketing KitbagInclusive Fitness Initiative Marketing Kitbag

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
Traditionally, disabled people have been excluded from typical gym and leisure facility marketing. This guide provides support to attract disabled people, provide a more inclusive service and motivate them to want to come back to your facility. Organisations who have achieved the IFI mark invest a lot of time to do so, and this guide will ensure you are able to promote your facility inclusively, in order to drive participation. The reco...Traditionally, disabled people have been excluded from typical gym and leisure facility marketing. This guide provides support to attract disabled people, provide a more inclusive service and motivate them to want to com...

Reconomics Plus: The Economic, Health and Social Value of Outdoor RecreationReconomics Plus: The Economic, Health and Social Value of Outdoor Recreation

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has launched Reconomics Plus, an online resource to help sport and recreation organisations demonstrate the impact of their work on the economy, our health and local communities. This new resource brings together the latest research and statistics, produced in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, to highlight the contribution of outdoor recreation in England. Reconomics Plus, builds on ...The Sport and Recreation Alliance has launched Reconomics Plus, an online resource to help sport and recreation organisations demonstrate the impact of their work on the economy, our health and local communities. This ne...

Walking in Urban Parks and Green Spaces Walking in Urban Parks and Green Spaces

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
Walking in urban parks and green spaces is great for our physical and mental health and this new report from The Ramblers and the Town and Country Planning Association explores the ways it can be made easier for people of all ages and backgrounds in urban areas to take a walk in the park. People were surveyed about their attitudes to urban green spaces. Sixty-seven percent of people walk in parks at least once a week, however, certain g...Walking in urban parks and green spaces is great for our physical and mental health and this new report from The Ramblers and the Town and Country Planning Association explores the ways it can be made easier for people o...

Reconomics: The Economic Impact of Outdoor RecreationReconomics: The Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
Three in four adults regularly use the outdoors to get active, making it Britain's favourite type of physical activity. Outdoor recreation encompasses a wide variety of activities, from walking to skydiving: activities with different motivations but which ultimately lead to enjoyment. Outdoor recreation contributes largely to the visitor economy, income which rural areas largely rely on. Furthermore, the industry creates a range of jobs...Three in four adults regularly use the outdoors to get active, making it Britain's favourite type of physical activity. Outdoor recreation encompasses a wide variety of activities, from walking to skydiving: activities w...

Guidance for Outdoor Sport and PlayGuidance for Outdoor Sport and Play

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
This guidance is useful for practitioners looking to ensure the provision of outdoor sport is maintained. Facility and infrastructure advice is presented to support methods of provision. Fields in Trust have constructed a number of benchmarking tools which relate to the quantity and quality of outdoor spaces. These benchmarks form a suitable basis for informing planning policies and decisions.This guidance is useful for practitioners looking to ensure the provision of outdoor sport is maintained. Facility and infrastructure advice is presented to support methods of provision. Fields in Trust have constructed ...

Access for All: Opening DoorsAccess for All: Opening Doors

 London Sport
Updated 15 days ago
The EFDS has produced a guide to help sports clubs improve physical access to their club. It is aimed at anybody involved in running or working in a sports club. The resource details the main areas of physical access and signposts the reader to further sources of information and support.The EFDS has produced a guide to help sports clubs improve physical access to their club. It is aimed at anybody involved in running or working in a sports club. The resource details the main areas of physical access and...