Yorkshire Sport Foundation Weekly Newsletter

Sport England strategy to launch on Tuesday

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Sport England will share their new ten-year vision as part of an online event on Tuesday 26 January (10am – 11.45am).

The new strategy seeks to help the people and organisations delivering sport and physical activity to recover from the challenges posed by coronavirus (Covid-19), look beyond them and tackle the biggest issues of the next decade. You can register to be part of the event here.

‘Clubs in Crisis’ beneficiaries announced

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Sheffield Diving Club have been announced as one of three beneficiaries of the Made by Sport #ClubsInCrisis competition.

Three community clubs have received £5000 support packages to help them get through lockdown and beyond. The competition was created following research by Newton for Made by Sport which revealed that over 40% of grassroots sports clubs were either in deficit or just breaking even before the pandemic, with many operating on less than £10,000 per annum with 50% led by volunteers.

National Cycle Network in Yorkshire receives Open Country award for disabled access

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Yorkshire-based charity Open Country has presented the Sustrans North team with a prestigious award for contribution to improving disabled access across Yorkshire.

Open Country’s Good Access Scheme award celebrates efforts to open up more accessible routes for walkers and cyclists.

The team in Yorkshire completed an extension of the cycle path from Thorp Arch to Newton Kyme, creating a 6km traffic-free route linking Wetherby and Newton Kyme. Their project on Route 69 of the National Cycle Network has also connected Castleford and Wakefield Greenway providing people with 16km of accessible paths

Sector support information hub

Sector support

At times, the amount of information to take in can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created a sector support page on our website to bring together all the latest updates and resources as we find them.

Naturally, there will occasionally be a delay between an announcement and information appearing on the page, but we’ll do all we can to keep it as accurate and up to date as possible.

British Cycling sparks conversation with women and girls with Ignite
As part of its continued drive to close the gender gap in cycling, British Cycling has launched Ignite Monthly – a new space for women, girls and coaches to connect, share and learn. Find out more…

Sport England update Winter activity toolkit
From key messages to tips on building a behaviour change campaign. Find out more…

Active employee toolkit
Easy to use tips, ideas and advice to help your colleagues have healthier and more active working days. Find out more…

British Cycling celebrates explosion in cycling’s popularity amongst children
More than 1.4 million more children enjoyed the opportunity to ride their bike during the first lockdown in 2020. Find out more…

Online image gallery
Sport England has an image library featuring a variety of sports. Find out more…

#TellYourStory campaign
The alliance of home nations sports councils next phase of their review into racial inequalities. Find out more…

Podcast: Closing the gender sports gap in schools
Darton Primary School and Totally Runable discuss what they’ve done to address the gender sports gap in their school. Listen to the episode…

School Streets Officer

Organisation: Barnsley Council

Application Deadline: 11:45pm – Fri 22nd January, 2021

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Senior Phyisotherapist

Application Deadline: 11:45pm – Fri 22nd January, 2021

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Personal Trainer

Organisation: Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL)

Application Deadline: 12:00am – Sun 31st January, 2021

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Inclusive Activity Programme launches new eLearning module

Activity Alliance and UK Coaching add a new eLearning opportunity to their joint initiative – Inclusive Activity Programme. People can take part in a new online training module to learn about making physical activity inclusive and accessible to everyone.

The new eLearning opportunity is ideal for healthcare professionals, sports coaches, volunteers and community leaders who work with disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. Find out more…

Yorkshire and Humber Learning Community

During this lockdown, remember that #YHLearning is available for your to pick up some new strategies or find some best practice for you to take back to your setting. It’s online learning that is free and flexible.

New modules coming in 2021 include:
Active Communities
Social media
Outdoor Learning in Schools
Inclusive PE.

Join over 1,500 learners who use #YHlearning. www.yhlearning.co.uk

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