Sport & Recreation Alliance Blogs

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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In this blog Leigh Thompson, Policy Adviser, looks at the reaction to the latest Active People Survey and some of the lesser discussed reasons behind the participation numbers.
In this blog Victoria Armitage, Campaigns Officer for the Ramblers, talks about its upcoming Big Pathwatch campaign to map out the rights of way network in England and Wales. We chose the worst day possible to go for...
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As the Alliance turns 80, its current Chief Executive, Emma Boggis, has looked back at the challenges facing the sector and nation at the time of its foundation back in 1935. 
With Women's Sport Week and the Women's World Cup encouraging the prominence of women's sport, Hayley Morris, Alliance Office Assistant, has blogged about the growing appetite for women's sport coverage.
Since launching in March, over 150 sport and recreation organisations, clubs, associations and governing bodies have signed and pledged their support.
Robert Gill, our new Policy Support Officer, blogs about his day and views, as a wide-eyed employee, on last week's Sports Summit.
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In this blog James Stibbs, Head of Communications at the Alliance, reminisces while at the Olympic velodrome about past glories and how the sector can innovate and encourage future successes. 

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