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Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund - New Funding Phase Launched

Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund - New Funding Phase Launched

Avon and Somerset Police continue partnership to release Crime Prevention Through Sport fund with Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) and The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport).

The Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund aims to support projects that use sport and physical activity to reduce violence, crime and anti-social behaviour. This fund is for projects that focus on using activity... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 15:13

Tags: Crime Prevention, Funding

Move More Together – volunteer to support someone to become more active

Move More Together – volunteer to support someone to become more active

Would you enjoy supporting someone at, or outside, the home to become more active? If you can spare a couple of hours on a regular basis this is a great way to volunteer.

Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership are launching an exciting new scheme called Move More Together, matching volunteers with participants, enabling them to overcome any barriers to taking those first steps towards a healthier... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 09:56

Tags: Volunteering

SASP's Involvement in The Richmond Group of Charities Case Study

SASP's Involvement in The Richmond Group of Charities Case Study

SASP are proud to have been part of The Richmond Group of Charities case study, which accompanies the physical activity and long term conditions resource pack

The Richmond Group of Charities have developed a series of Physical Activity and Long Term Health Conditions Resource Packs aimed at the sport and physical activity sector, health and care organisations and the health and care workforce.

Moving... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 13:28

Tags: Active Lives, Adult Participation, Inclusive

The Beach Wellness welcomes new instructors and classes

The Beach Wellness welcomes new instructors and classes

The SASP team at The Beach Wellness in Minehead have added a host of new weekly physical activities to their class timetable for Spring 2022.

The new timetable sees two new instructors joining the team, with the popular POUND® (a full body cardio session inspired by the energising fun of playing the drums, complete with your own drumsticks!) and a gentler paced new morning Yoga session, created... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:33

Tags: Beach Wellness, GP Referral, Parkinsons, Physical Activity

The Summer Social Rounders season is nearly here!

The Summer Social Rounders season is nearly here!

After 2 disastrous summers, we are looking forward to an unrestricted resumption of our program this year with Mixed Social Leagues in Yeovil and Taunton!!

Yeovil Fixtures will take place on Monday evenings and Taunton Fixtures will take place on Wednesday evenings with a 6.30 start. The Taunton program will begin with a few weeks pre season familiarisation on April 27th whilst the Yeovil season will... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:48

Tags: Active Adults, Active Communities, Active Lives, Adult Participation, Rounders

Workplace Volleyball Tournament!

Workplace Volleyball Tournament!

The Annual Workplace Volleyball Tournament is back!

And will be held on Thursday 14th April 7.00 – 9.00pm at Taunton Vale Sports Club. WE look forward to welcoming teams of 6, though plenty of scope for substituting so you are welcome to have larger squads.

Don't worry if you haven't played Volleyball before, we have a very relaxed interpretation of the rules and play with adapted equipment, very... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 11:49

Tags: Active Adults, Active Workplace, Adult Participation

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Courtesy of the LTA and its flagship LTA Youth programme, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is being offered to teachers that could see teenage sensation, Emma Raducanu MBE, appear virtually in your very own classroom for a Q&A. Questions at the ready!

LTA Youth... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 16:58

Tags: Active Children, Active Communities

Active Partnerships: Our collective response to the war in Ukraine

Active Partnerships: Our collective response to the war in Ukraine

Last week, Active Partnerships from across the country came together to discuss how we can play our part in responding to the horrific crisis unfolding in Ukraine.

We fully recognise that the atrocities taking place in Ukraine are happening within the wider context of war and refugee plight right across the world. We stand not only with the people of Ukraine, but with all victims of war, and hope that... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 09:45

Tags: Active Lives, Active Partnerships

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    EDF
    Somerset CCG
  • SAPHTO
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
    Lifeline
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK