Live Well Stay Well

July 20th, 2018

Live Well Stay Well is a free service that has already helped thousands of people lead a healthier lifestyle across Buckinghamshire. A broader service was relaunched in May offering residents and health professionals the opportunity to access and refer to a range of support available via online, phone and face to face.   The support […]

Hundreds of schoolchildren enjoy sun soaked day of sport

July 10th, 2018

The iconic Stoke Mandeville Stadium played host to over 1,000 children on Thursday (5th July) as they competed for medals in the 6th 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 an Olympic style festival of sport. In […]

Featured partner – Stoke Mandeville Stadium

June 25th, 2018

Joseph Pegg Dryside and Disability Development Manager for Stoke Mandeville Stadium Joe Pegg told us about his priorities for the year, why he’s passionate about working at Stoke Mandeville and his claim to fame!   What are your top 3 priorities over the coming year? Provide more opportunities for people with learning difficulties or disabilities to take […]

Nominate your local heroes who make sport and activity happen

June 15th, 2018

The unsung heroes of your local club could be in line for glittering awards later this year in the Bucks sporting version of the Oscars. Nominations are now open for the 13th annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards – the biggest event of its kind in the area. And we’re asking you to take part by naming the people […]

New board members will help us improve the lives of local residents

June 11th, 2018

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Leap board, and at the same time we say farewell and thank you to two existing board members and our Chairman who has completed his maximum permitted term. Following an open recruitment process we’ve recruited two new board members, alongside a new Chair […]

Having a mentor “shoots you out of a cannon”, like a computer game when you go over a square and it gives you a power boost!

June 1st, 2018

We caught up with Netball coach Santria Jones to ask her some questions around being involved with Leap’s Coaching Development Programme. Here’s what she had to say… Why did you join the Leap Coaching Development Programme? I was adrift from completing my level 2 and hadn’t thought more about focusing on coaching. I am part of […]

Partner forum: Improving Mental Wellbeing through physical activity and sport

May 29th, 2018

Improving Mental Wellbeing through physical activity and sport The May sport and activity focus for Bucks & MK focused on improving mental wellbeing through physical activity and sport. Below are copies of the presentations and you can see the delegate list by clicking here. If you have questions about the session, or would like more information please contact […]

Featured partner – Wendover Woods Forestry Commission

May 25th, 2018

            Katie Stapleton The new Active Forest Co-ordinator for Wendover Woods Forestry Commission told us about her priorities for the year, why she’d love to work with you and how she likes her tea.     What are your top 3 priorities over the coming year? To increase awareness of the […]

Experts gather to make sport and activity more accessible for disabled people.

January 18th, 2018

The ‘Beast from the East’ meant we had to postpone the Bucks & MK Disability Summit, but we’ve set a new date to go ahead. Tuesday 22 May 18, 10:00am – 1:00pm Let’s hope there’s no snow in May!   Experts gather to make sport and activity more accessible for disabled people. The second Bucks & […]

School swimming

School swimming

January 15th, 2018

In line with the requirements of the Bucks Safe Practice in School Swimming Policy, develop your school swimming team with the National Curriculum Training Programme (NCTP) Class teachers and other adults who already have an established relationship with your pupils are absolutely the best placed people to make school swimming a success in your school.  […]