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Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life.

The first in a series of films on the ten principles, it introduces... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:48

Tags: Disability

UK Coaching’s Principles of Great Coaching announced

UK Coaching’s Principles of Great Coaching announced

Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate when great coaching is taking place.

Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of UK Coaching, revealed... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:31

Tags: Coaching

Is your club/organisation GDPR ready?

Is your club/organisation GDPR ready?

A free toolkit to help sports clubs and organisations become compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has been made available to download.

The documents, produced by the Sports and Recreation Alliance and funded through an £85,000 grant from Sport England, explain the new laws regarding the collection and processing of personal information.

GDPR, which replaces the Data... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 09:52

Tags: Clubs

Regional Award for SASP Member of Staff

Regional Award for SASP Member of Staff

We are pleased to announce that Sedgemoor School Games Organiser (SGO), Nancy Murdoch, has won the School Games Regional Award for Innovation.

Nancy has been rolling out a new programme called MOTIV8, and will now go through to the national round of competition at the national summit. MOTIV8 is a festival designed to engage more children into physical activity. Using the digital allure of computer games... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 19:55

Tags: Awards, Regional Winner, School Games

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is delighted to announce our new name. A first of many milestones in the charity's 20th anniversary year, from Thursday 26 April 2018 EFDS will be operating as Activity Alliance.

Commenting on the new name, Barry Horne Chief Executive of Activity Alliance said:

"We are the same team with the same passionate focus on disability, inclusion and sport, but... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:00

Tags: Disability, Inclusion

Naturally Healthy May 2018

Naturally Healthy May 2018

The Naturally Healthy campaign is about inspiring us all to get outside and enjoy Somerset's amazing natural environment. Active Devon and Public Health in Somerset will be coordinating a Naturally Healthy Campaign on behalf of the Devon and Somerset Local Nature Partnership's.

With over a hundred events taking place (the vast majority of which are free) across all five districts of Somerset there is... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:33

Tags: Nature, Outdoors

SASP welcomes new board members

SASP welcomes new board members

SASP would like to announce the successful recruitment of 4 new board members to compliment our existing board.

We welcome John Turner, CEO of Visit Somerset the official Destination Management Organisation for Somerset, Rachel Stark, who has over 20 years' of experience in the NHS and is very fortunate to have undertaken a number of roles in this time alongside her GP Practice Management role, Joanna... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:17

Tags: SASP Board

Social Mixed Rounders - deadline fast approaching

Social Mixed Rounders - deadline fast approaching

We are now taking registrations for our Social Mixed Rounders Leagues in Taunton (Thursday evenings at Bishop Foxes School / The Wyvern Club) and Yeovil (Wednesday evenings at the Yeovil Recreation Centre). Entry forms can be downloaded from the SASP website here or the "Somerset Rounders SASP" Facebook group. If you are thinking of forming a team, or would like more information on this project contact... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:19

Tags: Adult Participation, Rounders, This Girl Can

Dance Sessions at French Weir Park - all welcome

Dance Sessions at French Weir Park - all welcome

Introducing our fabulous new Monday morning activity, Happy Feet. Held at the stunning upstairs Park room in French Weir Park, the session does not target experienced dancers or Disco Divas but anyone who would like to add a little more healthy movement to their life in a fun and engaging way! Any age, any gender, with or without a partner. Neither Lycra nor taffeta required!! Contact the Adult Participation... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:38

Tags: Adult Participation

New Exercise Initiative to 'Revitalise' Somerset

New Exercise Initiative to 'Revitalise' Somerset

On the 10th March Macmillan Cancer Support and Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) launched a new exercise initiative designed to help local people living with cancer to be more active. 'Revitalise' was launched by rising stars Eddie Byrom and Tom Banton from Somerset County Cricket Club, along with Mayor of Taunton Deane, Councillor Hazel Prior-Sankey with a 3 mile parade from Somerset... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:48

Tags: Adult Participation, Cricket, Disability

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU