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The Great Exmoor Ride Is Coming

The Great Exmoor Ride Is Coming

The Great Exmoor Ride is a new city-to-coast challenge bike ride from the team behind the hugely-popular Great Weston Ride and, following on from a successful test event in 2017, it is set to return on Sunday 2nd September 2018.

The Ride starts in Taunton and ends in a tranquil spot on the West Somerset coast at Blue Anchor near Minehead, and along the way it offers a stunning 66-mile (105km) route... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:56

Tags: Adult Participation, Cycling

Join our Active Oldies Revolution

Join our Active Oldies Revolution

We want your help in influencing the positive behaviour change around health and wellbeing in older family members who don't access the internet and social media.

It is a long held belief that older people have very limited use of social media while younger generations will live their lives through this medium. Social media has become the most effective way we get information out to the public. SASP... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:26

Tags: Adult Participation

March for Men - Revitalise Launch

March for Men - Revitalise Launch

Next month sees the launch of the new project Revitalise. Revitalise is a project that promotes Somerset based physical activity sessions which are delivered by qualified staff, making them particularly suitable for those living with cancer and beyond.

To launch this project, to raise awareness and unite in the fight against cancer, a select group of people will be taking part in March for Men on 10th... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 04 Feb 2018 10:46

Tags: Cancer, Cricket, Revitalise, Rugby

Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!

England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:

  • become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
  • gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05

Tags: Adult Participation, Coaching, Funding, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Weekday Social Activities post Christmas restart dates

Weekday Social Activities post Christmas restart dates

Monday over 60's Football - restarts Monday 8th Jan at Taunton Vale

Tuesday Walking Sports - restarts Tuesday 9th Jan at Taunton Vale

Wednesday over 35's Football - restarts Wednesday 3rd Jan at Taunton Vale

Indoor Rounders - restarts Wednesday 10th Jan at Taunton Vale

Thursday Pay & Play Rounders - restarts Thursday 11th Jan at Taunton Vale

Friday Pay & Play Netball - restarts Friday 12th Jan at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:53

Tags: Adult Participation, This Girl Can

Celebrate volunteers and join in with the #BigThankYou

Celebrate volunteers and join in with the #BigThankYou

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

Tags: Clubs, Coaching, Disability, Volunteering

Would you like to help your older family members to get more active?

Would you like to help your older family members to get more active?

Have you joined?

Our new facebook group is a platform to aid you in influencing positive behaviour change around health and wellbeing in older family members who don't access the internet and Facebook. You are the agents of change who can pass on the knowledge and information to family members, with the aim of getting them moving more, staying active and living a longer, healthier and happier life in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:27

Tags: Adult Participation, Older People

Take a look at some of our case studies ......

Take a look at some of our case studies ......

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

Tags: Adult Participation, Clubs, Coaching, Disability, Volunteering

How To Coach Young People For An Active Life

How To Coach Young People For An Active Life

UK Coaching and Sport England have created a new animation to assist youth coaches in understanding and help young people positively change their sporting and physical activity behaviours.

Starting a new sport of physical activity or changing from inactive behaviour requires young people to go on a journey of change. Not all young people's journeys will be easy, simple or quickly successful. Some young... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:00

Tags: Coaching, Volunteering

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    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
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK