Community Sport Activation Fund – Opens 19 January 2015

The Community Sport Activation Fund opens on the 19 January 2015 and closes at 5pm on 20 April 2015. To find out more click here; https://www.sportengland.org/funding/our-different-funds/community-sport-activation-fund/

Taking Part 2014/15 quarter 2 statistical release

Taking Part is a household survey in England. Here are the latest stats for participation for sport and culture activities in the England To view report click here; https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/taking-part-201415-quarter-2-statistical-release

Video – Governance of sport debate

Peers held a debate on the national and international governance of sport yesterday. The debate was led by Conservative peer Lord Moynihan, a former chairman of the British Olympic Association.. To view video click here; http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-lords-30337712

Obesity will take eight years off your life, study says

Being obese can cut your life expectancy by eight years, and deprive you of 19 years of good health, according to new estimates based on sophisticated computer modelling. To find out more click here; http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/obesity-will-take-eight-years-off-your-life-study-says-9904200.html