Sport & Recreation Alliance Blogs

On Sunday 26 April, most of the 51,696 brave, hardy or just plain crazy souls who have won a place will set off on the 26.2 mile run that comprises the Virgin Money London Marathon.
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In his latest blog, Communications Officer, David Callan takes a look at the growth and success of the London Marathon which celebrates its 35th year on 26 April. This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, which...
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In the last of our series looking at the manifesto pledges around sport and recreation in advance of next month’s General Election, James Allen looks to the Scottish National Party and its plans.
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Continuing our look at the manifestos of those parties contesting the 2015 General Election, Leigh Thompson, Policy Advisor, takes a look at those of the Green Party, UKIP and Plaid Cymru.
In this guest blog, Richard Naylor-Jones of the Chelmsford Shotokan Karate Club (KUGB), details the experience of being involved in the launch event of the Mental Health Charter and what the participants gained from the...
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Today saw the launch of the Liberal Democrat manifesto. Policy Advisor Hannah Dobbin picks out the pieces that are relevent for the sport and recreation sector.
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Head of Policy James Allen examines what today's 2015 Conservative manifesto launch contains for sport and recreation. Well, it’s Tuesday so it must be another manifesto launch day. Today, it’s the turn of...
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In her latest blog, Emma Boggis, Alliance CEO and former Boat Race competitor, shares her insights on the race and what it means for sporting equality now the women's event has equal billing with the men's.
Following the release of Professor Donaldson’s widely anticipated review of the Welsh education curriculum, Sport Wales Chief Executive Sarah Powell, shares her views on how this could be a life changing...
In this blog, Michael Pavitt, Junior Reporter for Inside the Games, talks about the launch of the Mental Health Charter and his perspective on why a public conversation about mental health in sport is important.

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