Club Development News

BGA Club Chairmen Meetings

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During a series of online meetings held with BGA club chairmen this week that were facilitated by the BGA Chairman, Andy Perkins, a number of important topics relating to the COVID19 situation were raised and considered including finance, club member engagement, sites, pilot recency, instructor ratings, licences, medicals, annual maintenance…

COVID19 financial support in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Information from the BGA Development Committee re COVID19 financial support specifically in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland has been supplied to club chairmen, treasurers and secretaries. All clubs will continue to receive guidance on the Governments financial support initiatives as the detail emerges.

Business Support Guidance

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The Governments COVID19 emergency business support information is available here. The BGA Development Committee is developing and will be providing sector-specific guidance to clubs that is further informed by additional guidance from the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

BGA Club Chairmen online meetings

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Club chairmen have been invited to a series of online/phone meetings being held this week with the BGA chairman to share thoughts and issues relating to the COVID19 situation.

March Budget and COVID19 Financial Support

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Information from the BGA Development Committee re the March budget and COVID19 financial support has been supplied to club officers. The Development Committee will also advise in due course on the financial issues relating to this evenings (Friday 20th) Government announcements. We’d like to thank the rates team within the…

Emerging support measures for businesses and sports clubs

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The BGA has written to member club officers describing BGA Development Committee engagement with emerging information about Govt support for businesses and sports clubs, including how we are working through the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

Funded instructor training

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The Honourable Company of Air Pilots and the BGA are working together to provide funding for a number of young gliding instructor training bursaries. These bursaries are available to help glider pilots under the age of 25 on application to qualify as either a Basic Instructor or Assistant Instructor. Full…

Child Protection Guidance

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The BGA publishes its Child Protection guidance here That guidance has been updated to include new detail on how to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate. The key change from earlier guidance is that following expert advice we have moved away from recommending a single provider and…

Planning an open day? New BGA materials to support your club and events

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If you’re planning a club open day please don’t forget the BGA office has a range of publicity materials including stickers and postcards to help you promote your event. Two new leaflets are available now for the start of the season; ‘Gliding…so much more than flying’ has an updated club…

University Gliding Clubs

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There are a number of University Gliding Clubs that operate within BGA member clubs. They are a valued part of the gliding community. Harriet Gamble of Bath UGC has produced a helpful good practice guide for University gliding which can be viewed here.

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