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Golf is good for you – and could save millions

Golf is good for your health and happiness – and could save millions of pounds for local authorities, according to new research. The findings are the result of an investigation by ukactive, England Golf and Mytime Active into the impact of playing golf on health and...

£7 million Government funding for cycle safety

Cyclists in a number of cities will benefit from a £7 million government investment in projects to improve road safety, helping create more bike-friendly areas. The funding has been announced as part of the Department for Transport’s cycle safety review, which aims to...

Do’s and Dont’s when writing a funding application

London Sport has produced some excellent resources to support individuals and clubs to help gain funding. Their ‘Do’s and Don’ts when writing a funding application’ guide provides a set of do’s and don’ts when completing the final stage in the grant fundraising...

After the Olympics: What now for sport funding?

British winter sport has earned respect internationally – but it can carry on doing so only if the money bags remain open. That Winter Olympics cycle ended, in 2002, with just two medals at the Games in Salt Lake City. Sixteen years on, public funding has indeed been...

Free playing kit and equipment available to schools

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools across England and Wales, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme opened for applications on Tuesday 20 February. The Premier League Primary Stars programme is a national...

Active Communities Funding Programme – Key Dates in March!

The People’s Health Trust is currently accepting or about to accept applications to its Active Communities funding programme in a number of areas in England, Scotland and Wales. The People’s Health Trust is an independent charity addressing health inequalities across...

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