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BGA Club Development Conference Sunday 19th November 2023

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Preparations are continuing for the BGA Club Development Conference on Sunday 19th November at the Park Inn hotel, Northampton, and a few key themes are emerging, mainly around clubs being happy places to spend time doing various gliding activities. That translates to looking at how we make clubs more sustainable:…

Skylaunch winch available

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Skylaunch winch for sale based in S England. £39,000. Contact Doug on 07949 106265

Bristol & Gloucestershire GC WInG endorsement

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We’re delighted to report that the Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club has qualified for the BGA WInG endorsement. Women and Inclusivity in Gliding (WinG) has been developed to provide a supportive framework for increasing participation at gliding clubs. You can read more here.  

Turning policy into practice

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Policies outline a clubs commitments, procedures, and plans of action. Clubs can turn their policies into practice by: – embedding and living them – supporting and reinforcing them – acting on and defending them. There are also many benefits from turning policies into practice, including increasing people’s understanding of an…

Sport England funding

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Each year, Sport England invests more than £250 million of National Lottery and public money to help people play sport and take part in physical activity. Applying to one of their funds for the first time can seem a little daunting. This Sport England published guide aims to help clubs…

BGA Club Development Conference - Sunday 19th November 2023

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The BGA Club Development Conference – which is being held at Northampton on Sunday 19th November – is THE annual event for people involved in running club and pilot development activities. Catch up with news and developments; meet BGA representatives; share ideas with others. You do not need to hold…

WinG latest!

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As previously reported, the Women and Inclusivity in Gliding (WinG) initiative links from the Club Management main webpage here. The aim of this initiative is to provide some tools and ideas to help clubs increase their participation, particularly with those under-represented in gliding. We’re delighted that the first 3 clubs…

Virtual club development sessions

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Free weekly sessions are available on Monday evenings for people who run development activities in gliding clubs, providing opportunities to discuss topical club development matters with other people who run gliding clubs. Since these sessions began in November 2020, new links have been made and much experience & information has…

Club Development Conference 2023

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To help with diary planning, we are pleased to be able to announce that the BGA Club Development Conference will be held on Sunday 19th November 2023 in Northampton.

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