• Where Children Naturally Learn

    Jo Lewis, from Natural England’s People and Nature Team, discusses how the results of the organisation’s four-year Natural Connections project can help the sector to build on the health and wellbeing benefits of high quality outdoor learning for teachers and pupils and what the next steps are to make the pilot scheme nationwide.

    Published 07 September 2016, Industry
  • The Paralympics are coming...

    Emma Boggis, Chief Executive of the Sport and Recreation Alliance and Non-Executive Director of the British Paralympic Association, blogs about her excitement ahead of the opening ceremony for the Paralympic Games in Rio.

    Published 07 September 2016, Industry
  • Are you playing with integrity?

    Policy Manager, Leigh Thompson, blogs about the risks to sport from betting corruption and why NGBs should attend the upcoming Sports Betting Integrity Forum event at Lord's Cricket Ground on 21 September to learn more about how to put in place simple measures to protect the integrity of their sports.

    Published 01 September 2016, Industry
  • Here’s to the importance of volunteers

    Team Kinetic Marketing Manager, Emily Crowther reflects on the vital role volunteers played at this year's Homeless World Cup and the value of Team Kinetic to help organisations manage their volunteers and get others to become active in sport. 

    Published 25 August 2016, Industry
  • Meet the #iwill ambassadors with a passion for volunteering in sport

    Have you ever considered volunteering in sport? We briefly hear from three inspirational young individuals who are leading social action in their communities by volunteering in sport. 

    Published 25 August 2016, Industry
  • Farewell Rio Olympics and hello #IAmTeamGB

    With the Olympics now complete and the countdown to the Paralympics well underway, Emma Boggis turns her attention to volunteers and their vital role to help and support every participant's journey in sport and recreation.

    Published 25 August 2016, Industry
  • #TryYourKitOn inspiration of the Games of the past

    David Callan, Communications Manager, has looked back in to the Olympic archives to find inspirational #TryYourKitOn stories of yesteryear.

    Published 18 August 2016, Industry
  • From such great heights: the Alliance team go above and beyond for #TryYourKitOn

    Just over a week since joining the Alliance, Eleanor Newton, Office Administrator, is already climbing the walls. In her debut blog she talks about a recent climbing taster session she attended with her new colleagues.

    Published 18 August 2016, Industry
  • Try something new, Try Handball

    England Handball has created the tools you need to #TryYourKitOn and play handball. England Handball CEO, David Meli, explains more.

    Published 18 August 2016, Industry
  • Success is a cycle built on inspiration

    Adrian Ruth, Alliance board member and Director of Spark and Sustainability at the BBC, blogs about his Olympic inspiration that led him to take part in July's RideLondon event.

    Published 17 August 2016, Industry