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    Mixed Ability Sport Can Positively Impact Individuals and Communities

    London Sport
    A report on the impact of mixed ability sport has been released by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) as part of their Sport England funded Mixed Ability Sports Development Programme (MASDP). Key findings highlight that mixed activity (with disabled and non-disabled people) can have a positive impact at an individual, club and societal level. Created by IMAS, the Mixed Ability Sport Development Programme (MASPD) aims to promote s...
  • Created 8 days ago

    Active Practice Charter Launched: New Toolkit Aims to Help GPs Encourage Physical Activity

    London Sport
    Sport England have teamed up with the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) to launch the Active Practice Charter that inspires and celebrates GP practices that are taking steps to increase activity in their patients and staff. With one in four people saying they would be more active if it was recommended by a GP or nurse, the charter includes a toolkit that will support time-poor GPs to raise the subject of activity with patients and achieve Act...
  • Created 15 days ago

    Sport Being Used To Tackle Knife Crime

    London Sport
    Sport England are giving £400,000 to fund 49 projects aimed at young people at risk of being involved in serious violence. Sport and physical activity are being used to try and help tackle serious violence and knife crime this summer. More than 3,000 young people will be given places on sport and activity programmes to help keep them away from possible violence and crime. As part of the initiative, announced today by Secretary of State ...
  • Created 24 days ago

    Helping Women and Girls Get Active

    London Sport
    National funding to support projects encouraging female participation. Projects which help women and girls take part in sport or physical activity are to be supported through a £300,000 fund. The Scottish Government and Sport Scotland are calling for applications led by Scottish Governing Bodies of Sport (SGBs) or Local Authorities, as part of a programme to encourage more women and girls to participate. The launch of the fund comes du...
  • Created 2 months ago

    £23 Million Government Funding Boost To Cycling and Walking Nationwide

    London Sport
    Communities are set to benefit from a £23 million investment to rejuvenate cycling and walking across the England. In the Department for Transport’s latest step to drive down emissions and improve safety, Cycling Minister Jesse Norman has announced £21 million to improve significant on and off-road stretches of the 16,000-mile National Cycle Network. A further £2 million will encourage more people to cycle and walk, particularly childre...
  • Updated a year ago

    Tesco National Charity Partnership - Final Evaluations

    London Sport
    From January 2015 to December 2017 Tesco delivered a ground-breaking partnership which resulted in over £25 million being raised. Their Let's Do This campaign reached 35.4 million people and inspired around 1.1 million UK adults to take some form of action to improve their lifestyle. Furthermore, their local and online programmes engaged 1.2 million people, right across the UK, and led to statistically significant behaviour change. Both...
  • Created a year ago

    Public Health Perceptions Survey

    London Sport
    In November 2017 the LGA conducted a survey of lead members of public health in England to capture the thoughts of local leaders on public health delivered by their local authority covering their perceptions of public health since transition from the NHS to local government, the priorities councils have set themselves and their ambitions for the future.
  • Created a year ago

    Tapping the potential

    London Sport
    Tapping the Potential is the latest publication from the Richmond Group’s Doing the Right Thing programme - an approach to building meaningful collaboration between the voluntary sector and public bodies. Tapping the Potential captures learning from the initial stages of the Richmond Group’s collaborative work in Somerset. This includes success factors for collaboration, consideration of collaboration challenges, and reflections for lo...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Sporting Future: Second Annual Report

    London Sport
    Sporting Future set out a new government vision to redefine what success looks like in sport by concentrating on five key outcomes - physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development and economic development. The second annual report on the strategy sets out the progress that has been made in the past year, and focuses on ten key themes and areas of progress: Cross-government working Cha...
  • Created 2 years ago

    The Principles of Good Governance for Sport and Recreation

    London Sport
    The Principle of Good Goverance for Sport and Recreation is a refreshed version of the Voluntary Code, created with practical guidance and case studies, and championing those that used them successfully. Good governance isn’t about box-ticking, and it isn’t just about funded organisations. Good governance is comparable and flexible to any size organisation - it's about:   taking a proactive approach to managing your organisation, i...