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Dear Partners,

This month’s bulletin provides information on forthcoming workforce opportunities, including training courses and Sports Coaching Apprenticeships.
 
There is also information on funding opportunities and the most recent Sport England Active Lives survey results.


Best wishes,

The Wesport Team
Facilities available
  • Longwell Green Sports is home to a new 3G pitch. The pitch is available to hire and currently has availability during the day Monday – Friday. For further details contact Paul Griffin or visit the Facebook page here. 
  • Avonmouth Community Centre MUGA has availability for sports clubs and private organisations to hire the MUGA. For further details please call 01179827445 or email accabookings.marketing@gmail.com.
Funding opportunities
  • Crime Prevention - We are delighted to announce the Avon and Somerset Police are continuing their partnership to release Crime Prevention Through Sport fund with Wesport and Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP). The Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund aims to support projects that use sport and physical activity to reduce violence, crime and anti-social behaviour. This fund is for projects that focus on using activity as a tool to engage and support young people up to the age of 25. Applications that use sport in its widest sense including traditional, informal sports and activities will be considered and encouraged to apply. Click here to read more and apply. 
  • Together Fund - We are excited to launch the Together Fund! In partnership with Voscur we will distribute £380,000 of funding to community organisations across the West of England! Our collaboration brings together a focussed plan to support partners who can respond to the guiding principles of the Together Fund. Click here to find out more, including how to apply. 

Workforce

  • First Aid course - We are running a RQF Level 3 Emergency First Aid at work qualification course. It is recognised for use in the workplace and supports the UKCC coaching requirements. You can find further details and book here.
  • Coach Core - Coach Core are recruiting their latest round of apprentice coaches in the Bristol area. This is a great chance to simultaneously earn money from working a real job, whilst also getting education that will result in an industry-recognised qualification! Click here to find out more.
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children - SASP are hosting a face to face Safeguarding & Protecting Children course on 29th June in Taunton. Brilliant for anyone wanting to complete the course face to face. You can find more info and book here.

Active Lives Survey

  • The latest Active Lives Adult Survey shows that activity levels are starting to recover following large drops caused by coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restrictions, read more here

School holiday's opportunities

  • What are you offering to keep kids active in the summer holidays? If you have an activity or resource for young people and/or their families that you would like us to share with schools ahead of the school holidays, then please get in touch.

Volunteer Week

  • Don't forget on the 1st-7th June Volunteer week will be taking place! The theme of Volunteers’ Week 2022 is, ‘A time to say thanks’. This is a good opportunity to take the time to recognise all your wonderful volunteers who contribute towards the running and success of your organisation. Click here to learn more.

Aquatics sector set to see 'significant & transformational change' 

  • Swim England are creating a survey to focus on engaging those not currently involved in aquatics to build a greater understanding as to what steps should be taken to make opportunities more appealing and accessible. Learn more by clicking here.

UK Coaching Week

  • UK Coaching week will be taking place during 6 – 12th June 2022. Learn more by clicking here.
If you have any contributions to share as part of the Wesport Club Bulletin please contact Sarah.
Not found what you need? We have specific news bulletins set up for: Active Workplaces, Primary PE, Partners Bulletin
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