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Have Government Cuts hindered Tennis?

In 2012 the government cut funding to tennis by £530,000. This came after the sport had seen a 25% drop in participation, so Sport England reduced its financial support. 238 more words

Eye on the ball: Why making sport accessible to women is so important

by Emilia Passaro

In the past few weeks The Guardian has put out two articles about netball. Two! This is exciting news right?

A predominantly female sport is finally getting some recognition in the infinite ocean of male-dominated sports. 918 more words


'This Girl Can', can you?

Sweat. Wobble. Compete. LOVE.

Have you seen it?

If you haven’t, I’m talking about Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ national campaign which has been funded by the National Lottery and celebrates women of all ages, sizes and backgrounds taking part in their favourite sports and not giving a damn! 317 more words

Female Empowerment

Bath Leisure Centre redevelopment on track

The first phase of the £8 million redevelopment of Bath Sports and Leisure Centre has been completed.

Work started to transform the building into a modern and dynamic centre in July 2016 after £1.5million of funding was secured from the National Lottery (which is administered by Sport England). 959 more words


Forget whether a sport is cool, let’s concentrate on women being active

Last week a debate raged across the internet over the funding given to England Netball to effectively grow participation in the game. £16.9 million no less, one of the biggest sums provided to a non Olympic sport and one that caused a great outcry. 622 more words

Time for Change?

This Week, I was fortunate to be granted an invitation, to one of the workshops, on the new “Local Delivery Pilots” by Sport England. I was delighted to be accompanied by Client, Metro Swimming Club and local sports trust, Life Leisure, both from Stockport. 572 more words

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Netball, rugby union and table tennis to receive large grants from Sport England

This week Sport England announced it has awarded an extra £101m of National Lottery and government funding to the governing bodies of 25 sports, including netball. 342 more words