Introducing the SASP Workplace Activity Offer. This is a totally free health and wellbeing programme that can be tailored to your organisation's specific needs and requirements. It is widely known that employee wellbeing plays a major part in business performance and productivity. It is vital that businesses invest in their workforce in a manner that encourages employee happiness, cohesion, resilience... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:01
Magic Little Grants 2019
This fund gives local charities and community groups the chance to apply online for a £500 grant to deliver projects across Great Britain that encourage people to be physically active. Successful projects will support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise with the primary aim of improving the physical health of participants.
With its... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:08
Registration for the Social Mixed Leagues in Taunton and Yeovil has now begun! Go to Active Adults - Social Sports & Activity - Adult Social Participation - Social Rounders for more information and entry forms.
Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:27
Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active, new analysis from the Sport England Active Lives Children and Young People Survey has revealed. The report can be read here.
More than 130,000 children and young people were surveyed in the academic year 2017/18, with participation figures published in December.
This new analysis has identified five key findings that has given... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:48
As the network of County Sports Partnerships gather in Nottingham today for their annual Convention, they have announced the launch of a new brand name 'Active Partnerships'.
Established as a nationwide network nearly 20 years ago, the Partnerships have become a significant part of the sport and physical activity landscape across England. They have successfully delivered a number of high impact programmes,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:30
Safeguarding should be a top priority for all those involved in all sport, whether a club, organisation, an individual or as a parent.
This is why Sport England have brought leading bodies from Safeguarding together with the Martial Arts sector to launch the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts.
The Safeguarding Code gives everyone an opportunity to work towards earning recognition that shows they have... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:06
As an organisation, Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership is committed to improving safeguarding for children, young people and adults.
On Monday 14 January, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse launched a television awareness campaign to help ensure victims and survivors are aware that they can come forward to the Truth Project. The Truth Project gives victims and survivors the opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:42
Could you help a young person to realise their full potential?
Raising Aspirations matches volunteer mentors with students from Taunton Academy and Court Fields school in Wellington. It encourages students to develop their self-belief and aspirations. Commitment is approximately one hour a month during term-time.
Independent evaluation has shown that students taking part in raising aspirations... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:51
MANCHESTER, 08 FEBRUARY, 2019 – In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England today launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.
The new Fund, supported by a £10,000 allocation from Basketball England, will provide junior members with allowances of between £50 and £100, with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:11
SASP are looking to organise a Walking Basketball course for any groups, deliverers or clubs who may be interested in providing walking basketball sessions in their local community on a regular basis.
Walking basketball is suitable for all ages and groups without previous experience and can be used as an excellent way to bring communities together to help social isolation, individuals recovering from... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 16:55