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April, 2016

Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity Course

Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity Course

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:39

Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity (MHASPA) is a free 3-hour workshop designed to give you the practical tools to help you better support those of us with mental health problems to be more active.

Tags: Active, Herefordshire, Mental Health Awareness

Nominations officially open for the City of Worcester Sport Awards

Nominations officially open for the City of Worcester Sport Awards

Posted: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:44

Nominations are now officially open, for the 2016 City of Worcester Sport Awards. Organised by Freedom Leisure, which operates four leisure centres and the sport, art & play development service on behalf of Worcester City Council, and Sport Worcester.... Read More »

Tags: Nominations, Sport Awards, Worcester

Pershore Riverside Centre introduce the Wheelyboat

Pershore Riverside Centre introduce the Wheelyboat

Posted: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:43

Pershore Riverside Centre are the proud owners of a brand new Wheelyboat. This is a purpose built craft designed for ease of access for all (the front drops down like a landing craft) so people of any ability can easily get on board, and it even takes... Read More »

Tags: Pershore, Wheelyboat

England Netball's new grant scheme for Big Summer of Netball 2016

England Netball's new grant scheme for Big Summer of Netball 2016

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:47

With the Big Summer of Netball 2016 fast approaching, England Netball are delighted to announce another grant scheme

The scheme offers funding to organisations that are looking to implement and deliver new competition / netball opportunities during the... Read More »

Tags: Big Summer of Netball, Funding, Grant, Netball

Special Olympics GB launch search for 150 Officials

Special Olympics GB launch search for 150 Officials

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:45

On 5 April 2016 Special Olympics GB launched the search over 150 Officials for the next National Summer Games which are to be held in Sheffield from 7-12 August 2017!

Special Olympics GB is the largest registered charity providing year round sports training... Read More »

Tags: Special Olympics, Volunteering

Bursaries for young sports people in Herefordshire available!

Bursaries for young sports people in Herefordshire available!

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:51

"Ready, Steady, Win" is a bursary organisation that seeks to support young sports people who live or attend school/college in Herefordshire and aspire to compete in sport at county level or above. Special awards are on offer in this Olympic year and applications... Read More »

Tags: Bursaries, Funding, Herefordshire

New No Strings Badminton sessions in Hereford!

New No Strings Badminton sessions in Hereford!

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:50

Three new sessions of no strings badminton are to start at Hereford Leisure Centre.

No fuss, just fun - pay & play low-cost local badminton

Reshape your social life with the benefits of no strings badminton.

whether you want a fun solution to fitness... Read More »

Tags: Badminton, Hereford, Social

Playing Field Legacy Fund

Playing Field Legacy Fund

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:48

Playing Field Legacy Fund gives small grants to help local organisations revitalise and improve their playing fields, changing rooms and community rooms.

PFLF's main objective is to get more people, especially the young and disadvantaged, playing outdoor... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Playing Field Legacy

Equestrian Capital Funding 2016. Application process now open

Equestrian Capital Funding 2016. Application process now open

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:52

Are you a centre or club looking to improve your riding establishment in order to enhance participation?

Over the last three years the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has invested over £500,000 into riding centres and organisations to help increase... Read More »

Tags: British Equestrian Federation, Equestrian, Funding

School P.E. nightmares mean women shun exercise – putting them at risk of poor physical and mental health

School P.E. nightmares mean women shun exercise – putting them at risk of poor physical and mental health

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:54

Women with mental health problems are not exercising because of bad experiences with P.E. at school – putting them at greater risk of poor physical, and mental, health the charity Mind has warned.

More than half of women (57%) do not participate... Read More »

Tags: Get Set to Go, Mental Health Awareness, Mind, National Lottery, Sport England