Shake Up September!
September 2nd, 2015
We’re challenging you to Shake Up September and try a new sport or activity this month. As part of the Workplace Challenge we want to Shake Up September and get Bucks & MK workplaces more active. The Workplace Challenge is a free, online activity programme which combines cutting edge technology with sport & physical activity […]
Get your club in shape for the new season
August 28th, 2015
You, the dedicated volunteers running sports clubs across the county are being given the chance of extra free support and advice. Sport England has introduced a new one stop shop of online resources to provide clubs across the land with guidance on all aspects of running a club, whether it is large, small, formal or informal. […]
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
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!
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
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
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
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.
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.
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!