Get Fishing is the Angling Trust’s campaign to get more people fishing more often. Each year we run hundreds of events for all ages and abilities. They are funded by the Environment Agency from fishing licence income
Beginner angling events - want to get into fishing? Get back into angling, find out where to go fishing, accessible venues, who to go fishing with, tackle to use to start fishing and how to go fishing for the first time.
Fishing can be prescribed to help physical and mental health and wellbeing issues. Get Fishing for Wellbeing Approved Partners use quality assured angling services to treat symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, depression, loneliness and many long-term conditions
Community Sport and Recreation Awards – Entries Open Now
Entries for the 2020 Community Sport and Recreation Awards are now open!
This is a fantastic opportunity to shine a light on the incredible work being achieved at the grassroots level in the sport and recreation sector. The awards are free and simple to enter, and there is a top tipsdocument to help you get started with your entry.
There are five categories in which you can enter, with each winning project picking up a £1,000 prize from HRH The Earl of Wessex at an awards ceremony in March.
The five categories are:
The Community Engagement Award sponsored by the Professional Footballers’ Association
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Award sponsored by ActiveIQ
The Partnerships Award
The Volunteering Award sponsored by EduCare
The Youth Development Award
Applicants must either be a member of the Sport and Recreation Alliance, be affiliated or work in partnership with a member to be considered for an award.