News - Tags: Active Communities

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SASP Tackling Inequalities Fund - Phase 3 Funding Now Available

SASP Tackling Inequalities Fund - Phase 3 Funding Now Available

Phase 1 and Phase 2 represented the here and now, the immediate impact of COVID 19 and the consequential lockdown. As part of Phase 3, SASP has been awarded £50,000 to distribute to community groups and organisations across Somerset.

Our main target audience for this phase is those people with Long Term Health Conditions (LTHC). 1 in 4 people within Somerset live with a LTHC. During the COVID-19... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 13:50

Tags: Active Communities, Active Lives, Funding

Jump Start Summer

Jump Start Summer

The Summer holidays have seen another year of exciting activities, stepping outside comfort zones, smiles, giggles and new friendships formed for our Jump Start young people.

Each of our five areas from across the county offered an opportunity to engage in two different activities a week, one at local parks and one 'away day'. Our park sessions offered continued provision for our regular young people,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:00

Tags: Active, Active Communities, Young People

Skills for Sport

Skills for Sport

The Somerset School Games programme delivered a summer term of rounders activities to primary schools across Somerset as part of a new initiative "Skills for Sport"

What is Skills for Sport?

Skills for Sport is a programme that recruits College leavers enthusiastic about sport and gives them training and employment opportunities during the Summer term and beyond. The training focusses on delivering sport... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 11:26

Tags: Active, Active Communities, Young People

Play, Learn and Explore in Burnham-on-Sea

Play, Learn and Explore in Burnham-on-Sea

A series of four FREE guided sessions led by Zing Somerset (Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership) has been launched to encourage Highbridge families to get active, get outdoors, learn and explore together!

Zing Somerset's Children and Families Worker, Jack, will support families with park games whilst Sedgemoor District Council's Ecologist, Pete, and Health and Wellbeing Project Officer, Jacqui,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:29

Tags: Active Communities

Sedgemoor Communities Getting Active

Sedgemoor Communities Getting Active

On Saturday 6th June 2015, SASP held a free family fun event in Coronation Park, Sydenham, this was the opening event of a new initiative for the Sydenham / Bower/ Kingsdown area of Bridgwater. The project – Active Communities is to develop activities within specified areas to encourage and support people within those communities to become more active and to utilise the facilities in their area.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:16

Tags: Active Communities

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