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Open Consultation on Preserving the Free Use of Public Parks

Categories: Health & Wellbeing National Governing Bodies Sport Industry News

The Department for Communities and Local Government seeks responses to consultation on preserving the free use of public parks for running. The consultation is on proposals to legislate to put it beyond doubt that local authorities, including parish councils cannot charge parkrun or junior parkrun for the use of public parks. Parkrun is a free, […]

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Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards

Categories: Sport Industry News This Girl Can

The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards recognise those individuals and organisations doing the most to progress women’s sport. The audience comprises elite and emerging athletes, journalists, businesspeople, student activists, politicians, sports leaders and grassroots influencers. The Awards also play a part in raising the profile of women’s sport by generating extensive media coverage. The award […]

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Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training Awareness Week

Categories: Disability Sport Funding Sport Industry News

Communities Reaping Benefits of Active Lives Over three years, more than 7,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training. As a result, tens of thousands of disabled people are leading a more active lifestyle. The programme is reaching its final six months of this funding cycle and the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) […]

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All Stars Cricket: grassroots programme for 5-8 year olds

Categories: Local Events Sport Industry News

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has launched a grassroots programme for five- to eight-year-olds, with the aim to get 50,000 more youngsters participating in the game this summer. The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has launched the first nationwide entry-level participation programme for cricket, with the aim of getting 50,000 boys and […]

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