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Source: Sport England 02.07.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/changes-made-strengthen-code-sports-governance

 

Changes to strengthen the Code for Sports Governance have been confirmed after an extensive consultation involving hundreds of organisations. The revised approach is primarily focused on ensuring bodies in receipt of substantial public funding from Sport England or UK Sport have a detailed and ambitious diversity and inclusion action plan to increase diversity on their boards and sen

Source: Sport England 23.06.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/joint-statement-race-sport-review

Sport England tackling racism.pdf

Sport England tell your story.pdf

 

 

Sport England, in collaboration with the other home country Sports Councils and UK Sport, has carried out an independent review into tackling racism and racial inequality in sport.

Upon the publishing of these reports, the chief executives of each of the five home sports councils have issued a joint statement.

Source: Activity Alliance 9 June 21

http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6210-british-blind-sport-scales-up-see-my-voice-programme

 

Following the success of the three year See My Voice programme British Blind Sport is delighted to announce that it has been selected by Sport England as one of only five organisations that have been given the opportunity to ‘scale up’ the programme.

See My Voice was developed to support blind and partially sighted young people achieve leadership skills through

Source: Sport England 11 June 21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/choose-you-during-this-girl-can-week

 

The first This Girl Can Week started on Saturday 12th June as Sport England’s campaign calls on women to choose themselves and take the time to get active.

After more than a year of disruption, the week is a response to Sport England’s own research that shows women have found it harder than men to maintain their activity habits curing the coronavirus pandemic. The figures come from wave 18 o

Source: Sport England 31st May 21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/girl-can-teams-heart

 

This Girl Can has teamed up with the UK’s biggest commercial radio brand to encourage women and girls across the country to come together and get moving. This Girl Can is taking over Heart with the aim of encouraging all women to exercise – regardless of their circumstances and on their own terms.

The takeover comes as a response to Sport England's research showing women, in particular, have struggled to k

Source: Sport England 12 May 2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/retrain-retain-offers-route-back-professional-workforce

Sport England is investing £5 million of National Lottery money in a new and unique job retention and support package for sports and fitness professionals. The investment is part of the one-year implementation plan which sets out how deliver the first year of Sport England’s long-term strategy, Uniting the Movement, will be delivered.

Retrain to Retain is designed to suppor

Source: Sport England 12 May 2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/uniting-movements-first-implementation-plan-published

https://www.sportengland.org/why-were-here/uniting-movement/implementation-plan-year-1-2021-22

Uniting the Movement .pdf

 

Sport England has published a one-year action plan to help kickstart the process of delivering its long-term strategy, Uniting the Movement. It outlines the work to be done to the end of March 2022, supported by a set of goals – these are the things Sport

Source: Street Games May 21

https://www.streetgames.org/news/initiative-launched-to-find-new-ways-to-overcome-inequalities-in-physical-activity

People with great ideas to tackle inequalities in physical inactivity are being invited to apply to Ideas to Action – a new programme delivered by Design Council, supported by Sport England and funded by the National Lottery.

Physical activity inequalities have existed for many years, and they have persisted, or even worsened, through the pandemic. Ideas

Source: Sport England April 2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/impact-coronavirus-activity-levels-revealed

Active Lives Adult Survey Nov 19_20.pdf

 

The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period 12 months previously.

However, the first eight months