Category Archives: Enterprise

Merthyr sports clubs show there is plenty of enterprise in our communities

As part of a Club to Enterprise programme I am running for Merthyr Tydfil Council this weekend I had meetings/presentations with seven community sports in the beautiful Valleys Back in May these clubs committed themselves to a programme where the … Continue reading

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Bradford Wheelchair Tag Rugby League – inclusive sport integrating everyone

Gill Johnson, Founder Another great presentation at Disability Sport or Sport for Disabled People A one-day conference focusing on how to increase disabled people’s participation in sport and active recreation 16th May 2013, English Institute for Sport, Sheffield Wheelchair Tag … Continue reading

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Northern Thunder Powerchair FC – a challenging and rewarding journey

Adam Parry, Sports Development Manager, Percy Hedley Foundation Another great presentation at Disability Sport or Sport for Disabled People A one-day conference focusing on how to increase disabled people’s participation in sport and active recreation 16th May 2013, English Institute … Continue reading

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Simply Cycling – inclusive community sports enterprise in action

Sue Blaylock, founder and Director Another great presentation at Disability Sport or Sport for Disabled People A one-day conference focusing on how to increase disabled people’s participation in sport and active recreation 16th May 2013, English Institute for Sport, Sheffield … Continue reading

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Alderley Edge Hockey Club – New pitch project, membership growth and Hedgehogs

Kelvin Briggs, Hon Secretary and Community Hockey Coach, Alderley Edge Hockey Club One of the 8 presentations at SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY SPORT – NEW CHALLENGES, NEW OPPORTUNITIES How community sports providers are meeting the challenges and benefiting from new opportunities created … Continue reading

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If Sir Richard Branson ran cricket…

Many cricket clubs are reporting a decline in membership and precarious finances. The sport perhaps has an image of being less dynamic and responsive to society trends. Sorry, cricket, but this situation has been exasperated by the credit crunch. I’ve … Continue reading

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Managing Projects in Community Sport

An interactive and engaging workshop on how to deliver successful community sports projects that really work Most people who work in community sport and leisure deliver projects on a regular basis; some are successful, some less so. Community sports projects … Continue reading

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The three reasons why people stop giving to good causes and what you can do about it

1. Their circumstances change so they can no longer afford it. If indeed you have major donors, always monitor their personal and business circumstances (discreetly). A business owner who loses a major client and at the same is undergoing a … Continue reading

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Sport Wales – Putting enterprise at the heart of club development

  Gordon Clark, Senior Officer, Sport Wales   One of the great presentations at Sustainable Community Sport, 26th June, Vicarage Road, Watford FC In the past two years Sport Wales has been at the forefront of developing a new approach … Continue reading

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The GROW Model – How can the sports development sector help stimulate growth in sports clubs

  Adrian Ledbury, Director, Pro-Active North London (County Sports Partnership)   One of the great presentations at Sustainable Community Sport 26th June at Vicarage Road, Watford FC The backbone of sport in Britain are Small Medium size Enterprises (SMEs) – … Continue reading

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