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BREAKING NEWS: Penn CC secures £50,000 from Sport England

Today Sport England and Penn Cricket Club announce that the club have been granted £50,000 to redevelop and improve the Pavilion and Bar facilities from the… 505 more words

Tracksuits and life jackets: how to improve the link between grassroots and the elite

This weekend I attended a British Canoe Union National Sprint Regatta for the first time. Over the course of two days, and more than two hundred races, competitors battled it out, taking on both each other and the weather. 404 more words


From external funding to integration

In 2012, Sport England launched the Active Colleges programme. This major investment in college sport, consisting of £17m for over 150 College Sport Makers (CSMs) and £8m for projects, is focused on getting more students active, and by September we will see around 250 colleges benefitting.

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The 'Unconscious Uncoupling' of Grass Roots Football

I coached kids football for five or so years with my mate who was one of the other parents. Together, we took our team to win their league at Under 12′s. 509 more words


English Sport. Spoilt for Choice?

(Photo Credit: blog.pitchero.com, 2014)

This week it has been announced by Sport England that many sports will be receiving cuts in their funding, most notably our national sport Football. 967 more words


Sport England, I Don't Understand.

So Sport England released their funding figures yesterday and dropped the bombshell that Football, Rugby, Tennis, Golf and Cricket would all be receiving funding cuts! What?! 429 more words

Sport England cuts funding

The Football Association is one of six sports to receive reduced public funding and will see a £1.6 million drop in its subsidy.

Sport England, the body responsible for distributing public money to increase sports participation, says the reduction is a clear message that football needs to change its grassroots strategy. 140 more words

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