Avon & Somerset Police - Audit of Sport & Physical Activity Provision for Young People - Take the Survey
The Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner has tasked the National Charity StreetGames with completing an audit of the provision of sport and physical activity opportunities, which is aimed at supporting young people who face disadvantage, may be vulnerable and at risk of exclusion or criminality / violence.
StreetGames UK has been working across the country to undertake audits of provision,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 8 Dec 2023 09:03
Love to Pedal is an adapted cycling opportunity that allows people to enjoy moving at home using pedal exercisers and a choice of ten to thirty minute bike rides that have been filmed across Somerset to bring it to life! Many care homes also use the love to pedal scheme with residents and get really creative with challenges and activities. One care home in Taunton have taken it to a new level, by using... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Nov 2023 09:59
Last week, Sammy Wright spoke with Charlie Taylor on BBC Radio Somerset about Unbreakable Men and the recent developments along with Richard Meade, a participant of the project.
The project has had the exciting release of a new app, to have all resources including our MOT Quiz for you to check in on your mental health.
The Unbreakable Men project is all about taking positive action around your Physical... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Nov 2023 13:52
Here at SASP, we are all too familiar with the fact that physical activity is an integral component of a healthy lifestyle, contributing to physical fitness and overall well-being. Beyond its evident physical benefits, engaging in regular physical activity has been proven to have a profound positive impact on mental health. In the article below you will find some key benefits that physical activity... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Oct 2023 09:08
Historic signing heralds the start of a united new approach to support the health and wellbeing of people in Somerset
Last Thursday, leaders from the voluntary sector, NHS and Somerset Council, gathered in Taunton to sign an historic document outlining a shared vision and commitment to work more closely together to achieve better health and wellbeing for the people of Somerset.
The event, attended by over 60 representatives from the county's charities, NHS and Somerset Council, was the first time that leaders have... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 6 Oct 2023 17:16
The Unbreakable Men app is now available from SASP, providing all the tools needed to improve men's physical and mental health in Somerset. Unbreakable Men is all about taking positive action around your physical and mental health, actively encouraging men in our communities to take ownership of their mental wellness, whilst positively impacting their mental and physical wellbeing through physical... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:56
SASP WINTER YOGA
As Summer draws to a close the hugely popular Park Yoga Taunton will enjoy it's final session this Sunday. However, we are delighted to announce a new indoor opportunity which will compliment Park Yoga and enable enthusiasts to enjoy their Yoga all year around! And even more excited that continuity will be maintained with Becky leading these sessions
SASP WINTER YOGA will begin on Sunday... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2023 20:43
- New sports strategy sets national participation targets of an additional 2.5 million adults and 1 million children active by 2030
- New taskforce, led by Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer, Sports Minister Stuart Andrew and former England Rugby Union international Ugo Monye, to drive strategy forward and track progress on these goals
- Announcement builds upon unprecedented government funding for grassroots... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 1 Sep 2023 16:22
In It Together's last few months have been great. Participants have built up their confidence on and off the road with a 6-week cycling course, as well as their confidence in the water with Aqua Aerobics. Similarly, Yoga, Tennis and Frome Walking have all seen wonderful women smash their movement goals!
In It Together has a variety of courses coming up over the next couple of months!
Sign up for the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 1 Sep 2023 12:43
We are delighted to share with you our Impact Report for 2022-2023.
This year saw six strategic priorities come out of our new system wide, multi-agency strategy, Somerset Moves, which provided a clear direction to help us reach people in the greatest need and achieve lasting change.
We have detailed specific projects and programmes, as well as highlighting different approaches that we are taking to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Aug 2023 09:01