Sport England Local Authority Update
Sport England is pleased to announce a new online resource to help Local authorities tackle public sector budget cuts and some free training events to support councils on options appraisal for sport and cultural services.
Community Sport: In it for the long run addresses the crunch questions such as ‘why invest in sport’, through to impact evaluation of your investment.
The tool helps Local Authorities prepare for the challenges, look for the opportunities and signposts you to a range of evidence, tools and case studies to help guide you to the right solution for sport in your locality.
To access the Sport England Community Sport resources please click here.
Four one-day events are also being held by Local Government Improvement and Development (formerly IDeA) supported by Sport England, ACE, MLA , English Heritage and DCMS.
Two are aimed at lead elected members and two at heads of service considering alternative delivery arrangements for their culture and sport services.
Each training session will:
- link the vision to the service delivery options
- identify what service delivery vehicles are available and what is best for you
- outline the criteria for choosing the best option
- show you how to move towards it.
- 24 November 2010, London
- 9th December 2010, York
- 1 November 2010, London
- 10 November 2010, York
For further information or to book a place, please click here.