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Mental Health Awareness Workshop


Tuesday 26th November 18:30 - 21:30 pm

Bedford International Athletic Stadium, Barkers Lane, Bedford   -  £30 per person


Helping coaches / adults working in sport to support YOUNG PEOPLE with their mental health & wellbeing.

Understanding what to say, and how to sign post those who need to access other services for further support.


Booking is first come first served basis, if the course is full then please email and register your interest for the next upcoming course.


Cost includes an additional online course “Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity” This online course has been awarded 3 Developmental CPD points by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).


The online element of the training (designed by Mind) supports coaches with how to design/deliver sport sessions that are inclusive to those suffering from anxiety, depression, eating disorders and other mental health conditions that can affect participation.


Please book & pay online at:


Courses are delivered by Bedford Borough Council

and supported by

Team Beds and Luton and Sport England.


Womens Walking Football


Sunday mornings - 10:30 to 11:30 am


Gordon Fields - All weather pitches

Brickhill Drive


MK41 7QZ


£4 per session


For further information & to register your interest



Revolution Table Tennis Club


Lincroft School, Station Road, Oakley


Monday evenings - 18:00 to 19:15

£5 per session

for more information call John 07921 093199


Bedford Sports Awards 2019


We are seeking nominations from a wide range of individuals, schools, teams, groups and coaches who have made a contribution to local sport during the last year and deserve to be recognised.


Full details about the awards and all 11 categories along with the online nomination form are available HERE or by visiting


The deadline for nominations is Wednesday 20th November @ 5pm.


The awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Monday 9th December 2019  at the Bedford Corn Exchange.


For more information call 01234 718827 or email