SASP want to update you on the current situation after the decision made by our Prime Minister to put us into another national lockdown that mirrors that of the first lockdown. As a team we feel we have many learnt lessons in how to operate the project amidst another national lockdown based upon our experiences in the last. We are also aware that the majority of the young people we engage with will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 09:00
The Covid Community Champions Network gives local people a role in helping their community to get up to date information and make the right choices to stay healthy.
After attending a short online training course, Covid Community Champions will be able to help their family, friends and the wider community to understand the latest guidance around Covid-19, and signpost to other health and wellbeing support.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 14:46
Following the Government's latest announcement (Wednesday 30th December 2020) that all parts of Somerset will enter Tier 4 of the Government's tiered Coronavirus system from midnight on 31st December 2020, please see below for information on our programmes that will be suspended with immediate effect and those that will continue but under constant review. We appreciate that the current situation is... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 12:03
Coming to the End of 2020
While it is easy to say we can't wait to see the back of 2020 maybe as we head towards the end of it, it is a good time to reflect on the positives that have come out of such a difficult situation. Undoubtedly this is the hardest year we have worked through as a county and a country in my lifetime, but it has shown what we can achieve, quickly, collaboratively and with a positive... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 11:34
We are pleased to say the 2021 Calendar is ready to be purchased. After our recent photo competition in which we received 200 photos from budding Somerset photographers whilst out on their countryside walks during lockdown and earlier in the year, the winning photographs have been selected and formed the 2021 calendar.
The SASP calendar celebrates the delights of getting outside in the beautiful Somerset... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:48
2,800 people who shielded earlier in the year have told us about their health, digital abilities and physical activity during that time. This will help organisations from across Somerset understand how they can work together to better improve the health and wellbeing of people who are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 including those living with long term health conditions.
The survey was conducted... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:46
SASP has created a physical activity challenge for each day in December. Print out the calendar and mark each day once you have completed the activity, or use the www.saspchallenges.co.uk website to record your active days. Can you complete all 31 days?
You can swap days around to suit your circumstances if needed.
If it snows you may swap any day for snowman building, snowball fighting or sledging!!... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:58
Phase 2 of the Tackling Inequalities Funding is open! SASP have received funding from Sport England to help keep people most affected during this pandemic physically active, or ready to get or resume activity. The Inequalities Funding aims to support targeted groups across Somerset.
Data from the Sport England commissioned physical activity attitudes and behaviours survey during COVID-19 is highlighting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:37
With the current pandemic impacting on all of our lives, Made By Sport is launching a #ClubsInCrisis Competition to create a platform for clubs to share their stories and to help to continue to raise awareness of the massive social value of our local sports clubs and organisations. Support is growing for the Save Our Sports campaign and the petition for a Sport Recovery Fund. We want to hear the individual... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:43
Earlier this week Sport England briefly paused the small grants option within their new Return to Play Open Fund so they could check to review the impact of the new restrictions and to ensure the right support and help that groups will now need.
As a result, three changes have been made to the criteria to ensure Sport England better help clubs and organisations:
- they have relaxed the timescale by which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:37