SASP has created a physical activity challenge for each day in December. Print out the calendar and mark each day once you have completed the activity, or use the www.saspchallenges.co.uk website to record your active days. Can you complete all 31 days?
You can swap days around to suit your circumstances if needed.
If it snows you may swap any day for snowman building, snowball fighting or sledging!!... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:58
Phase 2 of the Tackling Inequalities Funding is open! SASP have received funding from Sport England to help keep people most affected during this pandemic physically active, or ready to get or resume activity. The Inequalities Funding aims to support targeted groups across Somerset.
Data from the Sport England commissioned physical activity attitudes and behaviours survey during COVID-19 is highlighting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:37
Getting Outside Photo Competition
It's not too late to get outside in the spectacular splendour of a Somerset Autumn (Lockdown rules permit and encourage it) and take a picture for our photo competition. The winning entries will form a 2021 Somerset Countryside Calendar. Photos may include people, animals or just our county in it's natural beauty. The only rules are that the photo must be yours, it... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 11:07
With the current pandemic impacting on all of our lives, Made By Sport is launching a #ClubsInCrisis Competition to create a platform for clubs to share their stories and to help to continue to raise awareness of the massive social value of our local sports clubs and organisations. Support is growing for the Save Our Sports campaign and the petition for a Sport Recovery Fund. We want to hear the individual... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:43
Earlier this week Sport England briefly paused the small grants option within their new Return to Play Open Fund so they could check to review the impact of the new restrictions and to ensure the right support and help that groups will now need.
As a result, three changes have been made to the criteria to ensure Sport England better help clubs and organisations:
- they have relaxed the timescale by which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:37
The 4 week active travel game - Beat the Street Bridgwater, has finally come to an end. SASP has worked in partnership with Intelligent Health, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset County Council, Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group and Sport England, who provided us with National Lottery funding to deliver this 4 week test and learn project.
Overall the game was a massive success with participants... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:25
It is with regret that all face to face SASP programmes are suspended from Thursday 5th November until the government restrictions allow us to return. We will, as ever, do everything in our power to support people to remain physically active within these restrictions through our virtual offers which we have become very practised at.
Physical activity and moving more is probably more important than ever... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:34
Abri Group, a leading housing provider in the south of England, is pleased to announce it is collaborating with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership and Spark Somerset to support the health and wellbeing of older adults in Somerset and Dorset.
"We're pleased to be working in partnership to improve the lives of older adults in supported housing. Having the opportunity to pilot SASP's latest project... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 11:38
Do you feel your job is quite sedentary? Use this challenge to MOVE MORE and improve your daily step count and also ensure you SIT LESS.
See if you can challenge yourself and colleagues to improve your step count for November. Your target is to reach 210,000 steps in a month, therefore 7,000 steps a day for 30 days.
Averages of teams will also be taken, so it doesn't matter if you are a team of 5 to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:18
Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to give additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Return to Play Fund will support groups, clubs and organisations who've been impacted by restrictions brought in to tackle the disease, and is part of our overall response to the crisis that now includes more than £220m of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:08