Herts Sports & Physical Activity Partnership Launches New Sector Skills Strategy for Sport and Physical Activity
By Chris Dodd
On Wednesday 23rd March 2022, the Herts Sports Partnership, Hertfordshire School Games Organisers, and the Youth Sport Trust collaborated to create the first ever This Girl Can in Herts Schools Festival
Young people aged 11 to 14 are being encouraged by the Herts Sport and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP) to spend their evenings exercising in the outdoors, as early intervention project ‘Sporting Chance’ takes to green spaces across the county.
Herts Sport adapt initiative to meet increased demand for free food and activities during summer holidays
To mark the second anniversary of its Hertfordshire’s Big Hit boxing project, the Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership (known as HSP) proudly hosted a celebration event at its University of Hertfordshire base, which was attended by over 300 young boxers, their parents and former and current boxing champions, John Conteh MBE, Ted Cheeseman and Sean Murphy.
As part of the Hertfordshire Year of Physical Activity 2018 initiative, a group of local residents – with links to the Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership – have started what is believed to be the UK’s first walking squash league.
New Figures from Sport England’s revealed an extra 340,000 people in England getting active. 75 % of this increase was largely because more women are getting active.