Sport & Recreation Alliance Blogs

The number of people choosing to run to or from work as an alternative mode of transport has nearly tripled in the last two years. As a result, Gordon Lott of Run2Work, reasons there should be a Run to Work scheme so...
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Sport and politics, it's a heady mix. In his latest blog, Comms Officer, David Callan looks at the recent comments from Alistair Cambpbell and how sport still has lessons to learn in leadership.
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Twenty years on since the launch of the National Lottery, Jo Swarbrick, Policy Officer here at the Alliance looks back at legacy and positive impact lottery funding has had across the sporting spectrum.
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With the Autumn Statement approaching, Leigh Thompson, Policy Advisor here at the Alliance, has cast his eye over the public finances and how it looks for sport organisations. Part one sets the scene on how the...
Looking to improve your membership engagement? It all starts with collecting the right data, at the right time. GBGroup has gathered their top five tips for sport and recreation organisations, to make your member...
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The International Safeguarding and Sport working group has published new International Safeguards for Children in Sport. Millions of children and young people take part in sporting activities every day.
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Like many of our members, the Sport and Recreation Alliance is an organisation with a proud history. It was founded back in 1935 as the Central Council for Recreative Physical Training, evolved over time into the...
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Whilst I apologise for the crude abuse of a Beatle's song, I'm sure Beatles fans would recognise the below scenario.
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I came across an interesting little stat recently from the  people at the Supplement Centre. According to their recent survey, 25% of 20-29 and 40-49 year olds work out every day. As for the decade in-between? It...
Are elite sportsmen and women more prone to gambling problems and is enough being done to identify and help those who may have problems? Simon Taylor of the Professional Players Federation outlines the challenges and...

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