Mini racing legend is inducted into Bucks sporting hall of fame

November 26th, 2019

Legendary rally driver Paddy Hopkirk MBE was inducted into the Bucks and Milton Keynes Sporting Hall of Fame at a glittering awards night on Friday (Nov 22). Paddy, 86, who lives in Penn, is famed for stunning the world of motorsport in 1964 by winning the Monte Carlo Rally in the now classic Mini Cooper […]

Photographs from the Bucks & MK Sport Awards 2019. 

November 25th, 2019

Photographs from the Bucks & MK Sport Awards 2019. For high resolution versions, please contact info@leapwithus.org.uk

And the shortlisted nominees are…

September 30th, 2019

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate and honor the people and organisations across Bucks & MK who make sport happen. The quality of nominations was exceptionally high again this year and the expert panel had a tough time shortlisting to the top three nominees in each category. However after much deliberation, the […]

Bringing communities together through football

September 24th, 2019

Responding to a need All People Active are a community investment company working within the deprived estates in Milton Keynes (e.g. Lakes, Beanhill and Netherfield). They were established due to the Directors identifying a need from young people for more affordable sport and physical opportunities within the area. They identified that there was a lot […]

Partner forum: Tackling inequalities (presenter resources)

September 23rd, 2019

Tackling inequalities through physical activity and sport We know that the majority of the population aren’t active enough for their health but we also know that not everyone has the same opportunities to be active. Evidence tells us that social factors, including education, employment status, income level, gender and ethnicity have an influence on how […]

The Leap Coaching Fund – Supporting and developing coaches delivering within Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes

September 6th, 2019

We are currently supporting Cricket coach and Bucks Cricket Board Territoral Manager Emma Boswell to gain her Level 3 Advanced Cricket Coaching Course via the Leap Coaching Fund. We caught up with Emma recently to find out how she is getting on, Why did you apply to the Leap Coach Fund? What course did the […]

We Are Undefeatable launches

We Are Undefeatable launches

September 3rd, 2019

On the 29th August, Sport England launched a new national campaign in partnership with the Richmond Group of charities. We Are Undefeatable aims to help people with long-term health conditions build physical activity into their lives, in a way that their condition allows, and to celebrate every victory big or small. The campaign seeks to […]

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

July 17th, 2019

Who says it’s not a real sport if you have to adapt it? Who says disabled people aren’t competitive? A new exciting campaign from Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions about disability, inclusion and sport and asks – who says? For far too long disabled people have faced misconceptions and presumptions on what […]

Hundreds of schoolchildren compete at county’s mini-Olympics

July 11th, 2019

The iconic Stoke Mandeville Stadium played host to more than 1,300 children on Thursday (4th July) as they competed for medals in the annual Bucks and Milton Keynes School Games. Dozens of schools from all over the county – from Wycombe to South Bucks, to Chiltern, Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes – took part in the event that gave […]

Uniting to give young people an active start in life

June 27th, 2019

At a time when society seems to be offering up so little hope to trigger the ambitions of today’s young, physical activity and sport continues to play an important if not vital role. At the latest Bucks and MK Sport and Activity Forum, Leap colleagues welcomed over 40 delegates to share learning and challenges around […]