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Kicking Plastic Out of Sport during Plastic Free July

Kicking Plastic Out of Sport during Plastic Free July

Kicking Plastic Out of Sport during Plastic Free July


Everyone can play a part in Plastic Free July - a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the
solution to plastic pollution.

You can make a difference by joining the Environment Agency's Plastic and Sustainability team and pledging to reduce the amount of avoidable plastic you, your club, event or venue use.

As part of the Preventing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 09:00

Tags: Active Communities

Sense Active launch Sensory Tennis

Sense Active launch Sensory Tennis

An innovative approach to creating meaningful tennis activities for people with complex disabilities

Sense Active have launched a new programme aiming to improve the quality of tennis provision for people with complex disabilities, in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association and LUSU Sports. The programme reimagines the way activities are delivered to help ensure the benefits and outcomes gained... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 15:50

Tags: Active Communities, support, tennis

Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership backs national Drowning Prevention Week campaign

Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership backs national Drowning Prevention Week campaign

SASP is urging parents to make sure their children know how to stay safe and enjoy the water this summer.

With many of us opting for staycations once again this year, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), fears that families will flock to beaches and inland water locations this summer, without considering the potential dangers, putting themselves and others at risk. Or for those of us who will... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 18 Jun 2022 09:00

Tags: Active Children, Active Communities, swimming

The Summer Social Rounders season is nearly here!

The Summer Social Rounders season is nearly here!

After 2 disastrous summers, we are looking forward to an unrestricted resumption of our program this year with Mixed Social Leagues in Yeovil and Taunton!!

Yeovil Fixtures will take place on Monday evenings and Taunton Fixtures will take place on Wednesday evenings with a 6.30 start. The Taunton program will begin with a few weeks pre season familiarisation on April 27th whilst the Yeovil season will... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:48

Tags: Active Adults, Active Communities, Active Lives, Adult Participation, Rounders

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Courtesy of the LTA and its flagship LTA Youth programme, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is being offered to teachers that could see teenage sensation, Emma Raducanu MBE, appear virtually in your very own classroom for a Q&A. Questions at the ready!

LTA Youth... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 16:58

Tags: Active Children, Active Communities

Activity Alliance launches campaign to challenge negative attitudes towards disabled children and young people

Activity Alliance launches campaign to challenge negative attitudes towards disabled children and young people

National charity Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions through its campaign, 'Who says?'. The leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity wants disabled children and young people to have the same opportunities to be active as their non-disabled peers.

Who says? draws attention to just some of the negative perceptions that can impact disabled children and young people's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 16:30

Tags: Active Children, Active Communities, Active Lives

In It together and Get Outside in Somerset join Talking Café LIVE to discuss the two projects

In It together and Get Outside in Somerset join Talking Café LIVE to discuss the two projects

Charlotte Norman: 'In It Together' - Women's Development Officer and Sarah Crossley, Marketing & Communications Officer joined the Talking Café to talk about the Get Outside in Somerset project and the In It Together project.

They discussed the effects the pandemic has had on physical activity and exercise, social pressures on women in Somerset, how to move more in ways that suit you, what... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 16:18

Tags: Active Adults, Active Communities, Adult Participation

Somerset alliance Open Mental Health launches new website to help adults living in Somerset

Somerset alliance Open Mental Health launches new website to help adults living in Somerset

Open Mental Health is an alliance of local voluntary organisations, the NHS and social care, Somerset County Council, and individuals with lived experience of mental health. Working together their aim is to improve the way people in Somerset receive support with their mental health by providing access to a number of specialist services including NHS support, housing advice, debt and employment advice,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 09:55

Tags: Active Communities, Adults, Mental Health

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    EDF
    Somerset CCG
  • SAPHTO
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
    Lifeline
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK