All for the love of grass.

The trials and tribulations of Local Authority playing field provision Quality playing fields do exist, but rarely in the public sector. Sport England advise that the ideal budget to maintain a pitch is £12,000 a year.  With the minimum being £6,000. In reality, local...

Sheffield Half Marathon 2015

What happened to the Sheffield Half Marathon? The Queen came to Sheffield today to see how the once famed City of Sport was faring. Like me, her majesty had seen the signs for road closures due to the Yorkshire Half Marathon and, like me, was puzzled over this. How...

Is sport and physical activity a waste of time?

Explained from a windsurfing perspective, this is for those who don’t ‘get’ sport and physical activity and why we do it. Why we ruin our knees, freeze our bits off and bust collar bones. It’s for those who say, it’s just a game.