Volunteers Week 2017
May 30th, 2017
Feel like you’re disconnected with a sport you used to love? Being involved in sport doesn’t always mean playing, why not try volunteering! Volunteering gives people a great opportunity to reunite with a sport and make a difference in their local community. For the young people, volunteering gives you a great chance to get a […]
School Games – Opening Act & Volunteers needed!
April 26th, 2017
The School Games is a national programme inspired by London 2012 and has four levels of sports competitions held every year for Primary and Secondary School children. The level three competition sees children compete against others from across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. Here are some fun facts about last year’s level three event: 1,100 students […]
7 ways to dominate your opponents on social media – by Olney RFC
February 15th, 2017
7 ways sports clubs can win on social media By Kath Middleditch, Publicity Officer for Olney RFC 1. Choose where you want to be A year ago we started using our social media accounts a bit better and now they’re a key part of how we communicate with members, supporters and sponsors. We’re on Twitter, […]
Mental health is just as important as physical health. Remember that.
October 10th, 2016
If you were asked to name a sports injury, what springs to mind? Broken bone, concussion, bruising, dislocated joint, muscular pull/strain. But did you think of any non physical injuries that can affect those participating? Anxiety, depression, seasonal affective disorder, panic attacks, eating disorder. Mental health in sport has often been overlooked but it is […]
Bucks & MK Disability Summit
October 7th, 2016
The summit aims to increase disability sport participation across the county and to get a more integrated approach between all partners involved. Working together with our partners, the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS), the British Paralympic Association (BPA), WheelPower and event sponsor Slater & Gordon to help address the following challenges: Physical activity referrals The […]
Attract new members to your activity sessions
September 13th, 2016
So you’re looking to attract new people to join your sports club or activity session? In Bucks & MK almost half of the population are inactive, or don’t do enough exercise to benefit their health, which means there’s a huge target audience you could be supporting to enjoy your sport, and helping to make your […]
Leap Chairman and board member receive MBE’s in New Year’s Honours
January 1st, 2016
Roger Fennemore and Philip Smith honoured in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list for services to sport receiving an MBE.
Heroes of sport honoured at glittering awards ceremony
December 7th, 2015
The heroes who make local sport happen in Bucks were honoured at a glittering awards night on Friday (December 4th) Over 200 people gathered at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre for the 10th annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards after a record number of nominations. The event, which included special guest Paralympic gold medal cyclist Dame Sarah […]
Shortlisted nominees announced for the Bucks & MK Sports Awards
October 25th, 2015
The tenth annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards attracted over 100 nominations from all aspects of community sport in Bucks & MK. The quality of nominations was exceptionally high this year and the expert panel had a tough time shortlisting to the top three nominees in each category. However after much deliberation, the shortlist has been […]
Will the Rugby World Cup provide a legacy?
September 11th, 2015
By Mark Ormerod, RFU, Buckinghamshire Legacy Lead. Mark is also Partnership Director at Leap With just a week to go until the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, this has to be the most exciting time for anyone involved in rugby union in England. Hosting the world’s largest rugby tournament is a huge […]