Sport & Recreation Alliance Blogs

In another Top 10 blog, here's the Sport and Recreation Alliance's top 10 sport and recreation activities for older adults. As we get older, many of us begin to get more sedentary. We lose that spring in our step and...
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Jo Swarbrick takes a look at Labour's new 'More Sport for All' plans, which were launched by Harriet Harman at the Aquatic Centre today.
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Patrick Coyne discusses the variety of different sport and recreation activities available for older people to get active. Last week research from the University of Cambridge revealed that one in three cases of...
Lord Moynihan discusses his Governance of Sport Bill and what it could mean for the sport and recreation sector. On Wednesday June 11 in the House of Lords I introduced a Private Member's Bill on “The...
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Jo Swarbrick analyses Lord Moynihan’s Governance of Sport Bill. Lord Moynihan’s Governance of Sport Bill, which had its first reading in the Lords on 11 June, reads like a smorgasbord of sports policy...
The Sport and Recreation Alliance brings you our top 10 mountain biking trails in the UK for all the family to enjoy. In the UK we are blessed with more than 1,100km of cycle trails, everything from gentle family routes...
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Patrick Coyne discusses the economic impact of hosting sport and recreation events and why sometimes the smaller events can be just as valuable as the large ones. The Grand Depart in Yorkshire set the wheels in motion...
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Verity Comley discusses how you can shape national policy targeting physical inactivity. Unquestionably there is a problem with physical inactivity in the UK.
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Lucy Katan joined the Sport and Recreation Alliance this week as our new Membership Development Officer. Here she explains her background and how she’ll be helping the Alliance's members. So it’s my first...
With over 11,000 miles of coastline, the UK is a paradise for watersports enthusiasts. We've picked out ten of the best watersports beaches for getting active in, on or under the waves. Surfing is so popular around the...

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