Want the confidence to cycle? Help is on hand.
There are many people out there who would like to cycle but don't feel confident to use the road and in their own skills. To help with this, free one to one cycling confidence sessions are available until 27th July. The sessions typically take an hour and are provided by a qualified cycle instructor. They are tailored to the needs of the person taking part.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:06
Somerset Community Foundation is managing the HPC Community Fund to support communities to mitigate the impacts of the Hinkley Point C development - £2 million has already been awarded in grants to communities.
Groups are able to apply to the HPC Community Fund Small Grants Programme for projects of up to £5,000 or, in exceptional circumstances £10,000 over three years. The HPC Community... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:55
Age UK Somerset to train volunteers to teach Shibashi Tai Chi, as part of their ongoing commitment to Falls Prevention in Somerset
Following a successful application to obtain funding from the National Lottery Awards, Age UK Somerset will be training volunteers in both Somerset and North Somerset.
Volunteers will take part in a free training programme, which will enable them to lead a Shibashi Tai Chi Qi Gong class in their community. This Shibashi form means "18 moves" in Chinese. It is easy to learn and its effects are proven,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:44
UK Coaching pledges to help coaches grow their people skills
- Lead agency for coaching in the UK pledges to provide modern learning resources to help coaches develop their PEOPLE skills
- Call to the sport and physical activity sector to make a #GreatCoachingPledge
UK Coaching has today, Monday 3 June 2019, marked the start of the second ever Coaching Week by making a #GreatCoachingPledge to help coaches... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00
The first team challenge of our Workplace Offer 2019 has started! It's not too late to round up your colleagues and get them involved to take on the challenge.
Your challenge in a team or as an individual is to complete 200,000 steps from 1st June - 30th June.
This may seem alot for some, but we want to encourage you to build your steps up each day and then try and achieve 10,000 steps a day in the last... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:38
Volunteer's Week begin's today and will be running until 7th June. This year, SASP will be highlighting some of it's very own volunteer's to show our appreciation for the work they do.
Over the next week, make sure to watch our videos celebrating SASP volunteer's from 4 of our different sessions and clubs. We'll be posting one a day starting Monday, so be sure to check in each day on social media so... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00
MSc by Research (Funded) Opportunity: Physical Activity and Primary School Interventions - Children’s Health & Exercise Research Centre (CHERC)
The University of Exeter's College of Life and Environmental Sciences, in partnership with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) is inviting applications for a MSc by Research studentship to commence in September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. For eligible students the studentship award will cover UK/EU tuition fees and an annual tax-free stipend of £1,600 for 1 year full-time,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 May 2019 17:59
Back to Hockey is England Hockey's national campaign that started 1 week ago on 13th May and continues through until 23rd June. Throughout the campaign's runtime, Back to Hockey puts on various sessions for men and women of all ages and abilities. The sessions are fun, social and informal.
The annual campaign has inspired thousands of people to play, whether they are new to the game or returning players.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 11:00
Running from the 3-9 June, the annual campaign which empowers athletes, coaches and the general public to celebrate great coaching will this year send a strong message that explains why it makes sense to support and invest in coaches.
Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership is working with UK Coaching to support Coaching Week and would like you to help us support the campaign by letting your coaches,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019 10:39
Volunteers are the backbone of community sport and we know that without them sport cannot function.
Volunteers' Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity.
As an organisation SASP will be using social media throughout Volunteers'... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 12:54