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New sports club set up in Ipswich to help young people with mental health difficulties

New sports club set up in Ipswich to help young people with mental health difficulties

Posted: Wed, 29 May 2019 09:37

The ACE Sports Satellite Club aims to improve the wellbeing of young people suffering with mental health difficulties by using the power of physical activity to transform their lives.

The Satellite Club... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Mental health, Sport England

Sport England reveals record numbers are physically active in recent Active Lives Survey

Sport England reveals record numbers are physically active in recent Active Lives Survey

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:19

Results from Sport England's latest Active Lives Survey reveals record numbers of people in England are more physically active.

Based on data gathered from November 2017-November 2018, a total of 498,100... Read More »

Tags: Active Lives, Sport England

New Guide to Dementia-Friendly Sport Launched

New Guide to Dementia-Friendly Sport Launched

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:14

Sport England the Alzheimer's Society have teamed up to produce a new guide to help the sport and physical activity sector to support and empower people who are living with dementia to lead active lives... Read More »

Tags: Alzheimers Society, Dementia, Sport England

Sport England partners with The Open University to create a new online course for coaches

Sport England partners with The Open University to create a new online course for coaches

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:58

The Open University has been awarded £38,500 by Sport England to develop a free online course, launching in July 2019, for those who train, mentor or develop the skills of sports coaches, officials,... Read More »

Tags: Sport England, The Open University, Workforce, Workforce Development

Suffolk Sport celebrates success in national assessment scheme

Suffolk Sport celebrates success in national assessment scheme

Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:46

Suffolk Sport is delighted to have been awarded a 'Very Good' rating in a recent assessment by Quest, the UK quality assurance accreditation scheme for sport and leisure.

Quest is a Sport England recommended... Read More »

Tags: Assessment, Continuous Improvement Tool, Quest, Sport England

Sport England and Mind extend scheme to help people with mental health problems get more active after study proves it boosts their wellbeing

Sport England and Mind extend scheme to help people with mental health problems get more active after study proves it boosts their wellbeing

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:03

  • Participants said it helped them deal with anxiety, panic attacks and even suicidal thoughts
  • Sport England has awarded Mind almost £1.5 million National Lottery funding to extend the Get Set To Go... Read More »

Tags: Mind, Sport England, being active improves mental wellbeing, get active, mental health

2017 Sports Club Survey

2017 Sports Club Survey

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:06

The Sports Club Survey is a piece of research undertaken by the Sport and Recreation Alliance, in partnership with Sport England, to assess the health of sport and recreation clubs across the country.... Read More »

Tags: Sport Club Survey, Sport England

Community Asset Fund

Community Asset Fund

Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:42

If you know of a facility or space that's important in your local area and could do with some help to improve it or open it up to more people, our new Community Asset Fund could be the answer.

We're interested... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Sport England