Sport & Recreation Alliance Blogs

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This week saw the three year anniversary of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. David Callan, Communications Officer, has taken a look at the oft-talked about legacy of the Games and how successful it's...
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The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics was three years ago today. Our CEO, Emma Boggis, casts her mind back to that day and wonders what Olympic legacies it helped to kick-start for people on a personal scale...
A new participation campaign created by the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) and National Disability Sport Organisations (NDSOs) is encouraging more disabled people to find out and play out over summer.
In the first of a new regular series of guest blogs, Nicola Newman; Non-Executive Director at British Shooting and Director of Communications and Education at UK Anti-Doping; writes about her motivation for taking up a...
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Ahead of National Paralympic Day, which falls on 26 July, Alliance CEO, Emma Boggis talks about the impact of the day and how you can get involved in national and regional events.
Paul Osborne, Regional Director for Yorkshire and Humber at Sustrans, blogs about the impact of the Tour de France on cycling in the UK and the national impact that the National Cycle Network has had after 20 years.
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Today the Chancellor George Osborne set out the first Conservative-only budget since 1996. While many of the proposals – notably reductions in welfare spending and further investment in infrastructure – were...
Following the Pride parade last weekend, James Brandon, Projects and Programmes Manager at the Alliance, explores how sport is tackling discrimination and what more can be done to promote inclusivity in sport regardless...
Victoria Boelman, Head of Research at The Young Foundation, blogs about the importance of community sports hubs and the challenges they face in connecting with their local communities.
School and youth sport has received a significant level of media interest and coverage over the last 12-18 months… but sadly a large proportion of this has been for entirely the wrong reasons, says Will Roberts....

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