Unbreakable Men is a new project created by SASP, with the aim of raising awareness around men's mental health in the sporting community, as well as offering support and advice through the use of sport and physical activity.
Unbreakable Men is set out in a challenge format, in order to fire up people's competitive nature and get participants thinking about their lifestyles. The Unbreakable Men Manual... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 08:00
SASP strongly believe in the importance and value of sport and physical activity, and how it has the potential to transform lives. Not only can it empower communities as a whole, it can give individuals the life skills, aspirations, self-esteem and experiences they need to help them have a positive childhood. We hope that through the launch of our 'Jump Start' programme, we will be able to help young... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 09:41
A free toolkit to help sports clubs and organisations become compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has been made available to download.
The documents, produced by the Sports and Recreation Alliance and funded through an £85,000 grant from Sport England, explain the new laws regarding the collection and processing of personal information.
GDPR, which replaces the Data... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 09:52
Ever wanted to say a #BigThankYou but struggled to find the right words? Or that perfect gesture? Well the 17th December is the time to do it!
If you're part of a local sport, recreation or physical activity group, you'll know that it probably wouldn't exist without the time, energy and enthusiasm of local volunteers.
Here's your chance to show them how much you appreciate everything they do.
On the 17... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:19
From beginner running groups to walking football to working with hospital trusts, we work across a range of areas, take a look at the case studies below for more information.
You can access the Walking Football film here.
Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:23
Whilst the physical benefits of running are well known, new research released today reveals that improvements in emotional health and wellbeing are being experienced by an extraordinary three-quarters of runners.
In the first major poll of its kind, questioning 13,200 people over 12 months between September 2016 and August 2017, 74% of runners said they felt running was good for their mental wellbeing.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:39
Clean sports guidance for clubs Club Matters has teamed up with UK Anti-Doping to bring guidance to sports clubs and promote clean sport. In this new section of the Club Matters website, clubs can find out what doping can involve, download resources illustrating a best-practice approach to anti-doping and access links to further support.
Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:45
In recent months there have been reports of community sports clubs and charities increasingly being targeted by online scams and fraudsters. Managing your club's money in a safe and organised way will help you to avoid making financial mistakes or falling foul to fraudsters. Find out more by clicking here.
Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:45
The Somerset FA are now recruiting for the 2017/2018 Somerset FA Youth Council.
They are looking to build a team of 12 young people between the ages of 16-24 from across Somerset to represent children and young people and help shape and develop football in this county.
The newly appointed team of young people will build on the success of last year's team. The structure and roles have changed to reflect... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:14
Nearly all clubs and organisations are in need of funds. There is always an extra bit of kit, a new coach to train, a training camp to pay for or possibly even changing rooms to refurbish or an extension to build.
Whatever the reason, money is always an issue. There are grants available for a few, but there is an increasing emphasis on self help. That is where we can help.
We are a charity set up specifically... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:55