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Find out about the opportunities on offer across the county to enable you to become Active Everyday, find a Recreational Activity or new Sport

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WASP support Coaches, Clubs, Schools and organisations by offering a comprehensive programme of courses and workshops

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We work with our local partners to provide opportunities for all adults to be more physically active

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Here you will find full details of our School Games programme, Primary Sports Premium support page, along with School Staff CPD and Satellite Clubs

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WASP works with and supports coaches, clubs and organisations across the county to be able to provide the best environment for people to take part in Physical activity

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Active Workplace aims to support employers and employees to create a workplace culture and environment that encourages the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle

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We work with Wilthsire Council, Swindon Borough Council and National Disability organisations enabling Disabled people to be more Physically Active

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Physical activity has a wide range of health benefits for mind and body. WASP works towards providing opportuntites for all to improve their Health and Wellbeing

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  • 24,000 sign up to Beat the Street in first week

    172617220 jpg galleryCouncillors had hoped 20,000 people would sign up to Beat the Street, a new physical activity initiative that turns Swindon into a massive game. Since it was launched by Olympics runner David Hemery last Wednesday, 24,000 people have picked up a Beat the Street card at joined the game. Collectively, Swindonians have walked, run, cycled and scooted 64,000 miles between the brightly decorated boxes, placed at around half-mile intervals and which must be tapped with a Beat the Street card if you are to earn points for your chosen team in the game.

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  • Sports Development Officer (Inclusion)

    SASP Logo Blue 2SASP is dedicated to decreasing physical inactivity in Somerset and wishes to recruit an enthusiastic, creative Sports Development Officer to join our dynamic team. The role will focus on the delivery of sport and physical activity opportunities to a wide range of people who experience additional psycho/social barriers to getting active. The successful candidate will work on both a geographic focus in Bridgwater and a target group focus around disabled people including those with long term conditions. The role will also include work with our School Games team and the special schools and SEN departments in Somerset.

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  • Box for Health @ Scrapper Gym Swindon

    BOX FOR HEALTH PosterScrappers Boxing Gym and Community Fitness Centre have launched a new 6 week course aimed at people with mental health conditions that feel they will benefit from physical exercise.

    Together, Suzie Reidand with support from Swindon Borough Council and volunteer coach Lewis Bird, we’ve decided to bring physical and mental health together. Physical activity has a huge potential to enhance our wellbeing. Even a short burst of 10 minutes’ brisk walking increases our mental alertness, energy and positive mood. Participation in regular physical activity can increase our self-esteem and can reduce stress and anxiety. It also plays a role in preventing the development of mental health problems and in improving the quality of life of people experiencing mental health problems.

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  • Marlborough Common parkrun - weekly 5K run

    parkrunWhat is Marlborough Common parkrun?  It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.

    When is it?  Every Saturday at 9:00am.

    Where is it?  The event takes place at Marlborough Common, Marlborough, SN8 1DL. See Course page for more details.

    What does it cost to join in?  Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time.

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  • Wiltshire Lawn Tennis Association launch their new Website

    Wiltshire LTA LogoWiltshire LTA are very pleased to announce the launch of our new Wiltshire Tennis website at www.wiltshiretennis.org.uk.  

    The County has been developing its own website over the past few months and we are very excited about the launch of a site dedicated to tennis in Wiltshire. Previously our web presence has been via the main LTA website, and this new website will give us the ability to deliver Wiltshire content and resources. 

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  • Doing it for Dan funding - Supporting Young People in Sport

    IMG 0215 960x960Doing it for Dan was set up in memory of 11 year old Daniel Climance who was tragically killed on 10th June 2015 when he collided with a road sweeper whilst out riding his bike. 

    Doing it for Dan has been set up to encourage children and young adults to engage and participate in sport and leisure activities by awarding grants to individuals and organisations in Wiltshire and its surrounding areas.

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  • Physical Activity Conference - Berkshire

    Power of an Active SchoolGet Berkshire Active (the County Sport and Physical Activity Partnership for Berkshire) will be running its first ever Physical Activity Conference for Primary Schools on April 18th at Sindlesham Court, Wokingham. Maximising your Primary PE and School Sport Premium will give PE Leads, Headteachers and Governors the opportunity to:

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  • New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport

    Me Being Active 2017   man taking part in yogaActivity Alliance today (6 September) releases a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Leaders from Government, sport, leisure and third sector joined the call for action when the strategy was unveiled at Activity Alliance’s 20th Anniversary celebration last night.

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  • What's your heart age?

    Heart age

    We’ve teamed up with NHS Choices to bring you a new way to check your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

    If you're 40 or over you can use this tool before your NHS Health Check to get an idea of what your results might show. 30-40 year olds can use it too. It will give you a heart age plus lots of advice about improving your heart health.

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  • No Strings Badminton Festival 30th Sept Trowbridge

    21This Friendly festival is open to adults of all ages and abilities, existing No Strings Participants and individuals who would like to try badminton for the first time. The Festival is FREE to enter and will highlight the fun, social approach which has made No Strings Badminton such a success in Wiltshire.

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    Courses and Events

    Mon Oct 01 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
    Time to Listen in Swindon
    Wed Oct 17 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
    Safeguarding & Protecting Children in Trowbridge
    Wed Nov 14 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
    Panathlon School Games
    Tue Nov 20 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
    Emergency First Response in Trowbridge
    Mon Dec 03 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
    Safeguarding & Protecting Children in Swindon
    Thu Jan 17 @12:30AM - 05:00PM
    Girls Basketball School Games

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