It looks like it’s the end of the line for the campaign to stop developers building homes on former sports facilities in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. 335 more words
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An initiative to encourage women back to cycling is gathering speed, and has seen four locals test a 10-mile off-road route from Croydon all the way to Greenwich last Saturday. 295 more words
Sport England has increased its efforts to get more people involved in physical activity by awarding funding to sporting projects in four areas nationwide.
A total of £364,000 will be shared between Greenwich, Kirklees, Luton and Manchester over the next two years as part of a government push to get more than 20,000 people participating in sport and exercise over the next two years. 241 more words
The Angling Trust is having a bit of a struggle getting angling recognised as being worthy of charitable status. We’ve been struggling with this for several years, writing repeatedly to the Charity Commission to make our case, not getting replies within promised timescales, and then writing again to make our case once more. 571 more words
The National Trust wholeheartedly welcomes the establishment today of an All-Party Commission on Physical Activity. We believe it would hugely benefit from examining the evidence for the role of nature and the outdoors in supporting increased levels of physical activity across the population.
A few years ago Sport England did a big piece of work known as “market segmentation” where based on a huge research project called the “Active People Survey” they were able to come up with a set number of social profiles which identified certain sporting behaviour which then helped those working in Sport across the country to not only plan sporting activities but market them appropriately to these groups too. 444 more words