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7 December 2018 by Tristan Farron-Mahon

Diverse London – research for a diverse city

In the Mayor of London’s ‘Vision for a diverse and inclusive city’, Mayor Sadiq Khan says that ‘London’s rich diversity and proud tradition of openness towards people of all faiths, nationalities and backgrounds, is what truly defines us and sets us apart as the greatest city in the world.’ So, London is diverse (there are

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3 December 2018 by Matt Roebuck

Yes Ball Games Hackathon: a pocket calculator and aluminium foil getting people active

How can a pocket calculator and a roll of aluminum foil get more people active? I didn’t know either until I saw the results from the DigiLabs ‘Yes Ball Games’ Hackathon, where young people from Barking and Dagenham came together to take back their neighbourhood streets for positive, active recreation. A hackathon invites a group

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29 November 2018 by Gary Palmer

Why Satellite Clubs are vital to getting teenagers active

My daughter doesn’t do PE. She’s still at school and she’d quite like to do PE, but isn’t on the timetable. It used to be. But no longer now she’s in Year 11. My daughter and her school friends are not alone. Hundreds of young people up and down the country don’t have PE on

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28 November 2018 by Matt Roebuck

London Sport and BCOMS launch Diversification of Sports Media programme

Twenty budding sports journalists enjoyed the first masterclass of their Diversification of Sports Media programme by the Black Collective of Media in Sport (BCOMS), backed by London Sport, this week. The programme, which will see the young BAME journalists offered media access to the London Youth Games, was hosted by London Sport as we continue

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26 November 2018 by Kate Budd

How Satellite Club strive to make activity inclusive for deaf and disabled people

Being inclusive of deaf and disabled people is part of everyday working here at London Sport. How we do this, and how we support others to do so in their own work, is outlined in our strategic plan of action An Active Inclusive Capital. There is no ‘one size fits all’ structure, and we don’t

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