On the 20th December, the GLL Sport Foundation funding window opened for a two month period. The GLL Sport Foundation is an athlete focused support programme providing athletes across the UK with tangible support to aid their sports performance. Support can include access to facilities, access to physio and injury rehab support and financial awards up to the value of £1,250. Since its inception... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:57
Fit Got Real is the latest phase of This Girl Can. It's a celebration of all the ways real women actually get active all over the country. You may or may not have full time jobs and full time kids, but everyone has full-on schedules.
So, when you exercise, get active in clever ways that fit into your busy life. It might be cycling to work. It might be taking the dog for a run. It might simply be getting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:05
Whether it's running 5k, or walking to work a new way, a morning swim or taking your bike out for a spin - join the thousands of people around the UK kick-starting their 2019 in the most positive way.
Look out for Somerset's This Girl Can Ambassadors taking on RED January too. If you do take part, we would love for you to let us know how you are getting on and so we can follow your journey!
Mind is proud... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:09
New research published by Sport England, carried out independently by Ipsos MORI, reveals the scale of the challenge to help the nation's children be more active, and the benefits that sport and physical activity can bring.
Active Lives Children and Young People is the largest ever survey of its kind, and provides comprehensive insight into how children in England are taking part in sport and physical... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:43
Youngsters from Somerset Schools took the challenge to get moving in November and raised £11,516 for BBC Children in Need by supporting the One Show's Rickshaw Challenge.
Organised by Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) School Games programme, 25 schools and 5,000 pupils took part in different physical activity challenges during the BBC Children in Need Week (12-16 November). Many... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:38
Youngsters from Somerset Schools are taking up the challenge to get moving this November to raise money for BBC Children in Need by supporting the One Show's Rickshaw Challenge.
Organised by Somerset Activity Sports Partnership (SASP) School Games programme, more than 30 schools and over 4,000 pupils will be getting active during BBC Children in Need Week (12-16 November).
The county's success in motivating... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:34
More than 160 people of all ages and abilities came together on Friday 19th October to celebrate the Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership annual awards held at The Cooper Associates Cricket Ground, Taunton. The awards, organised by Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) highlight the achievements and successes of inspirational volunteers, outstanding coaches, talented athletes and high... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:36
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) are excited to announce the launch of the new Active Spaces project in Sedgemoor and West Somerset. Active Spaces is a community-based activity project which offers local communities the chance to get out and get active in their local area.
SASP believes communities in the Sedgemoor and West Somerset areas will benefit from high quality exercise sessions... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:45
Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate when great coaching is taking place.
Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of UK Coaching, revealed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:31
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