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Welcome to the February edition of the
Get Berkshire Active e-news bulletin! 

BIPAwards - Congratulations to our winners!
Our third BIPAwards took place on Friday! We were fortunate enough to welcome special guests including GB Olympic gold Medallist Kat Copeland.  There was some stiff competition on the night from our shortlisters ... click here to see who won
See the photos from the night on our facebook page. 

Get Berkshire Active Week 2015
GBAWeek is nearly here for it's 3rd year! Be sure to upload your sessions and activities across the 16th-24th May, as we gear up to do a mass participation drive towards our activity finder. Stay tuned for more details.  

Active Peoples Survey
Some interesting statics across Berkshire include: 
- 40.7% of Berkshire residents are participating in physical activity once a week (for 30mins)
- Which is a 2.5% increase in people participating in physical activity once a week (for 30mins) since October 2013.
- Canoeing is the South East's favourite sport with 30% of us taking part regularly.
A full report will be on our website in due course 

This Girl Can 
'This Girl Can' is a sassy celebration of women everywhere no matter how they do it, how they look, or how sweaty they get.

Get involved - Run your own session - Join the conversation 
Safeguarding 
Safe Network meeting - an opportunity to explore Safe Network's new Safeguarding Young Adults at Risk Standards. 
26th February - 10am – 1pm - The Kerith Centre, Bracknell.
For more information about the course please click here

Keep children safe online by sharing this great resource, a smart video for younger children around sharing images, developed by the NSPCC. See it here 

The Channel 4 Rio Production Training Scheme 
C4 will give 24 disabled applicants the opportunity to train as production staff to the level required to work on the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016, and beyond that to build a career in sport production. 

To find out more about this opportunity click here

GBA Courses
For a full list of the Courses GBA have coming up, including First aid and Safeguarding please click here 
South East Regional Schools Inclusive Zone Basketball Competition 2015 
British Wheelchair Basketball and the University of Brighton invite teams to enter this competition. They welcome all schools and colleges from across the region and it does not matter whether or not you have played before.
Thursday 19th March - 10:00-14:30 - University of Brighton (Falmer Campus)
To find out more about the competition click here 


Exercise, Move, Dance
Check out the 2015 dance trends by signing up to ‘join the movement’

Sport England’s Club Matters

Club Matters launches on 12 February 2015. Club Matters is a One Stop Shop of support for sports clubs, which will provide support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether it is ‘large, small, formal or informal’.
To find out more about Club Matters and keep track of progress check out the blog


Team7 Volunteer Applications Extended
As time ticks down to the first game of the Cerebral Palsy Football World Championship on 16th June, the Local Organising Committee has announced that the deadline for potential volunteers to apply has extended to Friday 27th February.

To apply please click here
Whats New...
Satellite clubs are ‘outposts of community clubs in new locations’, we have funding available to set satellites up. Deadline for application is 5pm on Friday 20th March.
For more info about Satellite clubs click here


Sport England Small Grants - Grants of up to Â£10,000
Berkshire Community Foundation - Grants up to Â£ 5,000

For a full list of funding opportunities click on this link  
 
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