Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 12:00
The CPSU discuss the new legislation passed in England and Wales on the 28th June 2022 with the NSPCC. The new legislation makes it illegal for someone in a position of trust in sports and faith organisations to have a sexual relationship with someone aged 16-17 in their care. The extension to the positions...
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - A period of national mourning has begun and government guidance has been published.
Posted: Fri, 9 Sep 2022 12:06
Team BEDS&LUTON are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.Our deepest sympathies go out to the Royal Family and her loved ones.
The government has published National Mourning Guidance following the death of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 12:25
Trans young people struggle to access sports and physical education for a number of reasons.
In this workshop, we will explore what it means to be transgender, the barriers faced in PE and sporting activities, and how you can best support trans students in your lessons and clubs so, they feel safe and...
Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 10:42
Fifty-three percent of six-year-olds met the recommended daily guidelines for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in a study carried out pre-pandemic by researchers at the universities of Cambridge and Southampton.
Physical activity is beneficial for our physical and mental health, but activity levels...
Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 17:58
Younger men at independent gyms are more likely than any other consumer group to accept increases in their membership fees, while older women at leisure centres are least accepting of price increases. The finding comes from new research by Leisure-net, which examined how sensitive customers are to price...
Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 15:37
Many Charitable Trusts across England, Wales and Scotland are reaching tipping points where the loss of essential activity and wellbeing programmes, and the closure of facilities, are becoming increasingly likely.
Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 15:34
Freedom of Information requests to UK councils revealed 65 pools had closed, either temporarily or permanently, in the three years to March 2022.
Ukactive said a lack of staff, rising energy costs and chemical shortages had created a "perfect storm" for centres.
Cycling UK: Cycling Levels Surge in England, as Cash-Strapped Consumers want to Drive Less and Cycle More
Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 16:10
New data analysed by Cycling UK shows that more people in England are turning to cycling as the impact of record fuel prices is felt
Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 14:30
The Association of British Climbing Walls, the British Mountaineering Council, The Camping and Caravanning Club, the National Indoor Climbing Award Schemes, Mountain Training, the Outdoor Industries Association, Plas y Brenin and Ramblers agreed the commitments after conducting original research 'Your...
Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 13:16
Activity Alliance has added ten new factsheets to their resource bank. They cover a range of top topics from developing inclusive strategies to workforce development and measuring impact. They support leaders in the leisure sector to strengthen their inclusion work and engage more disabled people.
Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 12:37
National Sector Partners Group: How Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity can Help Improve the Health and Wellbeing of the Nation
Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 12:15
It is the collective belief of the NSPG that there needs to be root and branch reform of the policy and operating landscape the sector currently exists within. At a strategic level this must encompass: