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SASP's Involvement in The Richmond Group of Charities Case Study

SASP's Involvement in The Richmond Group of Charities Case Study

SASP are proud to have been part of The Richmond Group of Charities case study, which accompanies the physical activity and long term conditions resource pack

The Richmond Group of Charities have developed a series of Physical Activity and Long Term Health Conditions Resource Packs aimed at the sport and physical activity sector, health and care organisations and the health and care workforce.

Moving... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 13:28

Tags: Active Lives, Adult Participation, Inclusive

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

Active Partnerships: Our collective response to the war in Ukraine

Active Partnerships: Our collective response to the war in Ukraine

Last week, Active Partnerships from across the country came together to discuss how we can play our part in responding to the horrific crisis unfolding in Ukraine.

We fully recognise that the atrocities taking place in Ukraine are happening within the wider context of war and refugee plight right across the world. We stand not only with the people of Ukraine, but with all victims of war, and hope that... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 09:45

Tags: Active Lives, Active Partnerships

England Squash launches Rally Together Pledge Campaign

England Squash launches Rally Together Pledge Campaign

England Squash has today launched its Rally Together Pledge campaign on International Women's Day which calls on everyone in the squash community to break the bias and support more women and girls to reach their full potential in squash.

Research conducted by England Squash reveals that female players and coaches still experience sexist comments and suffer discrimination due to unconscious gender bias.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 09:30

Tags: Active Lives, Adult Participation, Inclusivity

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

Boardman named Active Travel England commissioner

Boardman named Active Travel England commissioner

Sport England's chair, Chris Boardman will lead the government's cycling and walking executive agency after he was confirmed as the interim commissioner of the newly formed Active Travel England.

First announced in 2020, as part of the government's £2 billion Gear Change plan for a cycling and walking revolution, Active Travel England (ATE) launched 22nd January 2022.

It will be responsible for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 10:15

Tags: Active Communities, Active Lives, Active Travel

New toolkit to help make sport accessible

New toolkit to help make sport accessible

Inclusive Facilities: Supporting People With a Visual Impairment

UK Coaching and Thomas Pocklington Trust urge leisure and sports providers to make their facilities more accessible to visually impaired people and have just launched free training to show them how to do just that.

The new toolkit, Inclusive facilities: Supporting people with a visual impairment contains videos and resources leisure operators... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 11:24

Tags: Active Lives, Inclusive

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

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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