Jay's Aim is a registered charity set up to reduce the number of young people who die from sudden cardiac arrest in SW England. One of the things we do is provide public access defibrillators to schools, sports clubs and public places. We have provided over 70 since setting up in 2018 so are now relatively experienced in the process.
Jays Aim have been working tirelessly with the target of reducing... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 14:46
The summer holidays are an ideal way to spend time together and enjoy the local parks and discovering new areas, but we know it can be challenging thinking of things to do every day. We have therefore come up with fun and active daily activities that you can do together as a family or individually, throughout August.
There's something different every day, but also a chance for you to make your own.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 13:00
More than five thousand parents, teachers and children have signed up to a new physical activity challenge, 'Beat the Street', travelling more than sixty-two thousand miles between them.
The giant game, which has swept the streets of Taunton in the last month, is being run by Somerset County Council, Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) and Somerset West and Taunton Council, funded by the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:00
The new initiative is helping people gain confidence to get back outdoors and to move more
The Get Outside in Somerset project is a joint initiative from Somerset Activity and Sport Partnership (SASP), The Community Council for Somerset (CCS), Spark Somerset, and Somerset Wildlife Trust, funded by Somerset County Council Public Health.
Being outside brings huge benefits for our physical and mental health,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 11:34
The summer holidays are looking even brighter for children and young people on Free School Meals in Somerset thanks to the Happy Healthy Holidays Somerset programme.
Somerset County Council recently teamed up with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) to deliver fun activities and healthy food to nearly 1,800 children over the Easter holidays, and plans are in place to significantly... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 13:45
Sport England, together with funded partner CIMSPA, are excited to announce CIMSPA's new Digital Marketing Hub, which will be launching late summer 2021. It is aimed at helping anyone involved in sport and physical activity to boost their digital marketing skills and engage new participants or customers, as well as re-engage their existing membership, to support the recovery and return to play. The... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 14:15
- Taking place from 12th-19th June, the first-ever This Girl Can Week celebrates how exercise can make women feel happier, stronger and free
- After a year in which many women have felt unable to put their own needs first, TGC Week is encouraging women across the country to take time to 'choose you'
After a year of disruption and women's activity levels decreasing, the This Girl Can campaign is encouraging... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 15:09
We know the last twelve months have been difficult for everyone, and we couldn't have got through it without each other. Whether it's the neighbours for checking we were okay, the delivery drivers who kept food on the shelves, the volunteers who helped get the vaccine out, or the kids for learning from home – we've all got somebody to say thank you to.
We are so excited to join in the national... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:01
'Connecting Differently Through Sport' online learning classroom launched with UK Coaching to improve sports sectors confidence and knowledge
Sense Active have partnered with UK Coaching, the UK's professional association for sports coaches, launching a new online learning classroom to ensure anyone facilitating activities for those with sensory impairments or complex disabilities feel better equipped... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 10:38
At 47 years old a heart attack is the last thing that you expect to happen but it did a day before my 48th birthday, so instead of celebrating, my day was spent in a hospital bed contemplating. One week and an operation later, I was home and feeling rather sorry for myself. Why me? Why now? Will it happen again? All these questions were filling my days and nights. Now I was home I was very blessed... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 12:18