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New research calls for better opportunities for young disabled people to prevent later life inactivity

New research released today (Wednesday 9 December 2015) highlights a clear need to engage disabled people in sport and physical activity at a young age. Active Beyond Education? was produced…

News from Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Funding boost for physical activity in city Stoke-on-Trent has been chosen to get a share of £4.5 million cashpot to be invested in physical activity. Funded by Spirit of 2012…

Archery

www.archerygb.org Archery GB is the governing body for the sport of archery in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Archery GB has a development team which is responsible for providing support…

Swimming

In this era of computer games and video consoles, young people need a sport that not only gives them the opportunity to compete, but is also great fun. Add on…

English Federation of Disability Sport- Make volunteering in sport more appealing for disabled people

New research released on International Volunteer Day (5 December) will enable providers to improve their volunteering opportunities, especially for disabled people. The report, ‘Encouraging disabled people to volunteer in sport’,…

Funding Updates

We’ve now hit June and whilst we are enjoying the typical British summer weather, now is a great time to apply for funding to support your sport and physical activity…

England Athletics Coach Development Autumn 2017

Martin Rush, Head of Coaching and Athlete Development at England Athletics, gives an update on our coach development activity as part of our commitment to supporting coaches: England Athletics is…

Mind and Activity Alliance to support sector to be more inclusive

On 11th July 2019, the charities Mind and Activity Alliance announced they will work in partnership to support sport and physical activity organisations to be more inclusive. Together, they hope…

Liverpool John Moores University- Changing the game

For Further Information please visit: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/news/features/changing-the-game We talk to women coaches about gender inequality in sports, particularly in the profession of coaching. With Liverpool having recently played host to the…

News from Staffordshire Golf

Golf tournament hailed a success A unique golf programme set up to help disabled people access the sport has been hailed a success. The Beacon Centre, the Black Country’s leading…