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July, 2020

New Grant Scheme – Kickstarting Tourism – 100% funded revenue grants

New Grant Scheme – Kickstarting Tourism – 100% funded revenue grants

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:37

New support package to help tourism businesses adapt - Kickstarting Tourism

The grants are 100% funded by the European Regional Development Fund and there will be no requirement to contribute financially however businesses will need to demonstrate the need for any proposed activity. Read More »

UK Coaching cares: New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate #GreatCoaching

UK Coaching cares: New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate #GreatCoaching

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:00

Coaches want to be equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide the necessary care to their participants and ultimately inspire them to develop lifelong active lifestyles.

The toolkit – of Knowledge Checks and coach learning – is dedicated to making sure the coach knows how to look after their participants and themselves. Read More »

Government Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme

Government Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:49

If you have an old bike gathering dust at home, you can apply for a £50 voucher to get it repaired. Read More »

LRS have been distributing #HealthyAtHome packs for children and older adults!

LRS have been distributing #HealthyAtHome packs for children and older adults!

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:32

During COVID-19, LRS have been working hard to develop and deliver Healthy At Home Activity Packs to help children and older adults stay active. Physical activity brings about a wide range of benefits and these packs aimed to ensure that those in isolation didn't miss out. Read More »

North West Leicestershire Activity Heroes

North West Leicestershire Activity Heroes

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 09:04

The Sports and Health Awards project team at North West Leicestershire District Council would like to share the following update with you regarding the NWLLSA Sports and Health Awards 2020. Read More »

Skills Support for Redundancy - funded support available for employers and individuals

Skills Support for Redundancy - funded support available for employers and individuals

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 13:52

If you are facing an organisational restructure or the prospect of making hard decisions about staff redundancy, there is funded support available. Or if you as an individual are facing redundancy, or have been made redundant within the last few months, there is support available to you. Read More »

#Project Swish is back for 2020

#Project Swish is back for 2020

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:38

Basketball England has relaunched #ProjectSwish – a hugely successful initiative that aims to distribute thousands of free basketball nets for outdoor hoops across the country.

The project was a big hit in 2019, smashing the initial target of 1,000 nets within the first month. In total over 2,250 nets were put up on courts across the country. Read More »

MIND - Return to Play - Mental health guidance to support the return of sport and physical activity

MIND - Return to Play - Mental health guidance to support the return of sport and physical activity

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:21

Mind has created Return to play': Mental health guidance to equip the sector with the tools and information required to support the mental health of staff, coaches, volunteers and participants. Read More »

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Partners

  • Melton LSA
    Safeguarding
  • Charnwood LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Sport England
    Equality Standard
  • Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Active Rutland
  • Active Leicester
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Harborough LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Partnerships
    Active Oadby and Wigston