• NEWS

  • Sport and recreation delivers huge social value, but where do you start when you want to measure it?

    Following the HACT Social Value workshop last week, Andrew can Doorn, Deputy Chief Executive of HACT, has blogged about how organisations can look to measure and demonstrate their social impact.

    Published 04 October 2016, Industry
  • Did I try my kit on?

    James Allen, Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs, and chief instigator of the #TryYourKitOn August Challenge, reveals what he learned from participating in a month of daily physical activity.

    Published 04 October 2016, Industry
  • Sports betting integrity – a matter of simplification and cooperation

    Policy Manager Leigh Thompson blogs about last week’s Sports Betting Integrity Forum event held at Lord’s Cricket Ground and identifies some of the key lessons from the day.

    Published 29 September 2016, Industry
  • Bringing the curtain down on #TryYourKitOn

    David Callan, Communications Manager, blogs about the close of the Alliance's #TryYourKitOn campaign, it's impact and how the success of TeamGB and ParalympicsGB can influence future changes within the sector.

    Published 29 September 2016, Industry
  • Be a sport!

    SportsAid Chief Executive, Tim Lawler, blogs about 40 years of SportsAid ahead of the launch of SportsAid Week, a campaign to raise awareness of the charity's work with young athletes.

    Published 22 September 2016, Industry
  • Pitching it right

    Jamie Foale, co-founder of MyLocalPitch explains how technology is helping to revolutionise the way consumers are booking and getting involved in sport and physical activity.

    Published 22 September 2016, Industry
  • New Government youth fund to open doors to voluntary community sport and recreation organisations

    Following the announcement that the Government is to invest £80m in to a Youth Investment Fund, Policy Adviser, Hannah Dobbin, looks at how sport and recreation organisations can look to tap in to funding of this kind and what they need to prove to do so.

    Published 15 September 2016, Industry
  • Why everyone can dance!

    Iain Richards, Media and Marketing Officer of the Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK), discusses why the activity is accessible to everyone and why the organisation's mission is to make dancing fun and exciting for all.

    Published 08 September 2016, Industry
  • Making a difference

    The CEO of British Blind Sport, Alaina MacGregor, discusses the work of the British Blind Sport and how they are making a real difference amongst the blind and partially sighted community.

    Published 08 September 2016, Industry
  • Para Table Tennis - reaping the benefits of London 2012

    As the Paralympic Games get underway in Rio, we asked Karen Tonge MBE, Chair of British Para Table Tennis, what she hopes the GB Para Table Tennis team will achieve and how people can engage in the sport back home.

    Published 08 September 2016, Industry