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The Sport and Physical Activity Partnership for London


04.02.2011 |

Sport, Community Development and the Big Society

PRO-ACTIVE North London Stakeholder Event – 8th March 12-5pm – North London Business Park, Barnet

Sport, Community Development and the Big Society?

Hear from keynote speakers:

Simon Speller, public sector consultant and local authority councillor with over 20 years experience, on community development, sport and the ‘Big Society’

Robby Sukhdeo, social entrepreneur, on developing an innovative enterprise to develop sport, engage the local community and reduce crime. The award winning sustainable enterprise based at Albert Road Recreational Ground in Haringey, combines a café with sport facilities and sports development.

The programme also features FREE workshops and training including:

  • Community Sports Enterprises providing great experiences the focus on how to introduce these new cultures and skills, so that our School Sports Partnerships, sports clubs, NGBs and other sports deliverers can prosper and deliver great sport experiences as sustainable Community Sports Enterprises
  • Developing a social enterprise - This workshop will explore what is a social enterprise, what legal forms can social enterprises take, and how to develop an effective social enterprise
  • Sustainable Funding for your enterprise - Workshop exploring potential sustainable funding streams available to social enterprises, including gift economy, grants, commissioning and trading

Places are limited so please complete the online form to book your place

For more information and details on the full programme please see the PRO-ACTIVE North London website.

Bookings are open till Tuesday 1st March 2011.

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