New workshop to increase social prescribers’ confidence in recommending physical activity
London Sport is supporting social prescribers to feel more confident in recommending physical activity and sport through a new training workshop this June.
Social Prescribing Day: Including physical activity within social prescribing
London Sport is delighted to announce, on Social Prescribing Day, an upcoming webinar focusing on the positive impact of social prescribing training on sport and physical activity, and its potential in supporting health and wellbeing.
London Sport Awards 2021 Winner: The Enhancing the Workforce Award - Tigers Junior Football Club
TIGERS Junior Football Club are continuing to roar in the capital after celebrating a ‘sublime’ gong at the London Sport Awards.
London Sport Awards 2021 nominees: The Enhancing the Workforce Award - Tigers Junior Football Club
TIGERS Junior Football Club are roaring louder than ever after reaching the final shortlist for a prestigious London Sport Award.
London Sport Awards 2021 nominees: The Enhancing the Workforce Award - StreetGames
THE London branch of StreetGames is celebrating after being recognised with a nomination for a prestigious London Sport Award. The charity has been shortlisted for The Enhancing the Workforce Award, in association with Chipotle, after moving their training and mentorship programme online.
Shortlist for London Sport Awards 2021 announced
The final shortlists for the London Sport Awards 2021, supported by the City of London Corporation, have been announced today, with an array of community volunteers, grassroots teams, health and fitness clubs, elite sports organisations, and businesses, nominated across ten Awards categories.
How technology can support a safe return to physical activity and sport
With concerns over sustainability and growing inequalities across the sector, Spond CEO Trine Falnes shares her belief, in an exclusive guest blog for London Sport, that technology can be a vital tool to help bridge gaps and rebuild.
Why now is the time to celebrate Black coaches and recognise they still need our support
Senior Insight Officer Josef Baines looks at what the research from Sport England tells us about the participation rates of Black people on and off the field as we begin our Black History Month celebrations.
Our new Sport and Physical Activity Workforce Network
Our Specialist Advisor for Workforce David Reader introduces the Sport and Physical Activity Workforce Network and explains why it is vital to support those who deliver sessions in London as we continue to return to activity.
Inequalities must remain front-of-mind in our continued response to covid-19
Chris Scott, London Sport's Head of Corporate Communications, discusses the issues around inequality within the sport and physical activity sector, the impact of covid-19 on those inequalities and the importance of London's Sport work to close the inequality gap.
Ten inspirational winners who make their mark on the capital lift London Sport Awards trophies at Guildhall
Sport’s power to change the lives of Londoners was placed squarely in the spotlight at London’s Guildhall on Friday night as the historic venue played host to the fifth annual London Sport Awards.
London Sport partnership with StreetGames provides free training for young volunteers
London Sport has joined up with StreetGames to provide free leadership training in North West London for young volunteers aged 16-25.
Six reasons why you should nominate for the London Sport Awards 2020
With the nomination’s deadline (Wednesday 8 January) for the London Sport Awards supported by the City of London Corporation edging closer, it’s vital to submit your nominees before it’s too late.
Inclusive practices remain important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards
On International Day of Disabled People, Specialist Advisor for Disability Alex Gibbons looks at how inclusive practices continue to be an important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards.
Receiving Healthy Workplace Award reassures us that we’re on the right track
London Sport’s Director of Finance, People & Governance, Susan Hutton, discusses her responsibility for London Sport’s employee workforce after the organisation won a London Healthy Workplace Award at City Hall.
Report evaluates the impact of pilots investigating social prescribing in reducing inactivity
The journey towards a sporting workforce that meets the needs of less active Londoners reached an important milestone today (Tuesday 23 July), with the release of a report authored by academics from the University of Kent evaluating the impact of pilot projects investigating the role of social prescribing in challenging physical inactivity.
Research continues to inform our workforce priorities
London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Workforce, David Reader, discusses how research continues to guide the organisations's approach and led to our recent pilot project upskilling the social prescribing workforce.