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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

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)

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 @ 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

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 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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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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