It is a Saturday. It must be sport for me. Throughout my life a Saturday has meant looking forward to some form of sport and the anticipation of kick-off. From … Continue reading Saturday Sport v Politics
It comes as no surprise that the following story has appeared again today. It looks like it is a story that will run and run. As other countries create tax … Continue reading Tax & Sport
So Jeremy Hunt the SoS for DCMS has gone further than feared today and announced that Sport England and UKSport will now ‘merge’ in plans set out in Parliament today. … Continue reading UKSport & Sport England to be Merged
The CCPR has been asked by Sports Minister Hugh Robertson to review its voluntary code on broadcasting – which sees up to 5% of revenue from TV Rights going into … Continue reading More Cash from TV for Grassroots Sport?
Andy Reed was awarded the CCPRs Arthur Bell Trophy today for outstanding contribution to Community Sport at their AGM held at St James’s Palace. The trophy was presented by Prince … Continue reading Andy Reed Awarded Arthur Bell Trophy at St James’s Palace
No matter how hard I try I cannot get excited about Formula 1. Don’t get me wrong I don’t mind others getting excited but there is no element of this … Continue reading F1 Turn Off
Today has been about 2012, sport and volunteering for me. I chaired the Leicestershire County Sports Partnership Board this morning; chaired the Leicestershire 2012 Committee this afternoon and presented the 3M/Loughborough … Continue reading Volunteering