The initiative in helping women to gain confidence to be active and move more, now has a new website to make it easier to find activities locally and to make bookings!
The 'In It Together' women's project that was launched in January 2022 has gone from strength to strength providing an array of activities for women across Somerset. From beginners running and self defence to dance and rugby, this programme... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 17:44
Every year between the 1st-7th June is volunteers week. It is an annual celebration recognised across the world to promote and give thanks for the fantastic contribution of all volunteers. It goes without saying that volunteers play a key role in society as they have always made a huge difference to our communities.
We want to thank our SASP volunteers for their hard work and commitment to getting people... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:15
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) has successfully been awarded the contract to become the new lead provider to co-ordinate and manage a new physical activity on referral service for Somerset over the next three years.
The new Somerset Physical Activity on Referral scheme aims to help people living with long term health conditions to increase their levels of physical activity in a safe... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 13:34
Yeovil is set to be transformed into a giant game thanks to National Lottery funding from Sport England
An innovative physical activity game that has engaged more than a million people is set to launch in Yeovil, South Somerset.
The Beat the Street game will take place in Yeovil from 4th May to 1st June 2022 thanks to a National Lottery grant from Sport England.
Beat the Street encourages people to get outside and to get active and is open to anyone of any age who would like to take part. The game works... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 17:38
Thousands of children and young people eligible for free school meals in Somerset will be able to enjoy free fun activities during the upcoming Easter holidays.
Over the past year the Government's Holidays Activities and Food (HAF) programme has given young people aged 5-16 the chance to take part in inspirational physical activities, enjoy a nutritious meal, and learn about eating healthily.
Somerset... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 10:16
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity of a week of free to access virtual SEND Inclusion webinars hosted by the Youth Sport Trust. Inclusion 2024 Live will be on every afternoon from 7th February till 11th February 2022.
The week of live free content will highlight the importance of SEND inclusion within schools with sessions from a specialist school, an interactive immersive digital stories experience,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Feb 2022 15:48
SASP were pleased to be delivering the Holiday Activities and Food Programme - The Happy Healthy Holidays Somerset Programme again in partnership with Somerset County Council this winter. This ran over the December school holidays for children on benefits free school meals. The programme was made up of 4 parts, with providers delivering 4 hour offers of physical activity and also providing a nutritious... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 11:45
The In It Together project is back running physical activities and sport opportunities, but this time across the whole of Somerset!
In It Together features a whole range of activities for women ages 16+, all of which are led by coaches and instructors who have the same goal; to help break down those barriers that we women face, empower you to move in your own way, remove that self-doubt, and most importantly,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 11:30
Somerset Mums launch a new initiative to help teachers and students achieve a 5K run and improve their wellbeing in the process!
Somerset Mums Linda Meek and Nancy Murdoch launch an innovative run programme in their mission for better inclusion in sports and improved mental and physical wellbeing.
Linda, co-founder of Start Running Stay Running and Nancy, Children and Young People Strategic Manager at the Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) are inviting secondary school tutors to join them in their mission to introduce... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 10:42
Over 1 in 4 people live with at least one long-term health condition and these numbers are rising. You are twice as likely to be inactive if you have a health condition, however being active can help to manage over 20 long-term conditions such as depression and type 2 diabetes; it reduces the risk of developing some conditions by up to 40% and can delay the onset of and reduce the severity of many... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 11:13