So what is it really like?…Playing sport?

So what is it really like?…Playing sport?

July 28th, 2015

Sportivate is a project aimed at people who are not particularly sporty but would like to play more sport. The programme offers six-to-eight weeks’ worth of coaching sessions in a variety of sports. The sessions across Bucks and MK have been hugely popular, but we want to know exactly what the young people who take part […]

Dozens of schools battle it out for medals in mini-Olympics

Dozens of schools battle it out for medals in mini-Olympics

July 14th, 2015

A fantastic day at the Bucks & MK Sainsbury’s School Games. Dozens of schools from all over the county competed against each other for medals in a fiercely-contested festival of sport.

Say thank you to those who make sport happen!

Say thank you to those who make sport happen!

June 3rd, 2015

Week after week, year after year, they stand on a freezing touchline spurring you on during your finest hours or your deepest moments of sporting despair. They cajole and console you, and coach your children, often acting as glorified baby-sitters on weekends. They are there to patch up the grazed knees, serve up the tea […]

Mark my words…send your workers to the pub at lunch for improved productivity

Mark my words…send your workers to the pub at lunch for improved productivity

May 1st, 2015

By Mark Ormerod This may sound a weird suggestion from the director of an organisation promoting sport and health, but why don’t you send your workers down the pub at lunchtime? Yes, you heard me correctly – company bosses should order staff to leave their desks and walk down to their local for a break. […]

The best way to BBQ an elephant – A Cricket club’s experience of gaining Club Mark accreditation

The best way to BBQ an elephant – A Cricket club’s experience of gaining Club Mark accreditation

April 28th, 2015

Like many great ideas, Haddenham Cricket Club re-launched some 15 years ago as a result of a conversation in a pub. Jon Backhouse, club Chairman told us how they’ve recently achieved Clubmark accreditation.

Put one foot in front of another and see where it leads

Put one foot in front of another and see where it leads

April 27th, 2015

Putting one foot in front in front of another could lead you anywhere….even running around London dressed as a toilet!

Prove that ‘This Girl Can’ and change the way the world see’s active women.

Prove that ‘This Girl Can’ and change the way the world see’s active women.

April 19th, 2015

What do you think throw like a girl means? How are women and girls meant to reach their full potential if being told you do something ‘like a girl’ is a bad thing?

Gender equality at last…the Boat Race 2015.

Gender equality at last…the Boat Race 2015.

April 10th, 2015

The Oxford vs Cambridge annual rowing battle dates back to the 1920’s, but this year sporting history will be made when both the women’s and men’s crews will be racing on the same day, the same course and both be televised to millions across the world. Get inspired and have some oar-some fun yourself!

Make your Easter egg-stra active!

Make your Easter egg-stra active!

April 1st, 2015

Spring is in the air and as we head into the long Easter weekend its the ideal opportunity to make that extra family time, active time. We’ve got a few ideas to get you started…

What’s the point in going for a walk if you don’t have a dog?

What’s the point in going for a walk if you don’t have a dog?

March 20th, 2015

By Kirsty Ingham I like dogs, I’ve got friends with dogs, my sister has got two adorable dogs and Henry, my grandparent’s golden retriever was without doubt my first love. When I was younger, we even had a dog…for a day. A work colleague of my Dad was looking to re-home a Patterdale Terrier and […]