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Views needed on ‘Sport for Mental Health & Wellbeing’

author icon author icon 4 December 2019 author icon News

In September this year, Sport Wales commissioned Mental Health Foundation to conduct a Scoping Study on ‘Sport for Mental Health and Wellbeing’.  The Vision for Sport in Wales and the Sport Wales Strategy place emphasis on supporting everyone to have…

Christmas Comes Early for Welsh Sports Association Members Thanks to St John Cymru

author icon author icon 2 December 2019 author icon News

Following member demand for a consistent and dependable first aid service, the WSA is delighted to announce its brand new partnership with St John Cymru, Wales’ leading first aid charity. First aid support for training and events is a high…

How will a No Deal Brexit impact your European Travel?

author icon author icon 15 October 2019 author icon News

With October 31st the date on everyone’s lips and the UK’s withdrawal from the EU a hotter (and more confusing) topic than ever, WSA’s travel partner Traveleads have whittled down the key things you need to know about how your…

World Mental Health Day – Supporting the Sporting Workforce

author icon author icon 10 October 2019 author icon News

From protecting our elite athletes to supporting participants in grassroots clubs, the issue of mental health has never been higher on the sporting agenda. In collaboration with Sport Wales, Cardiff Met is in the process of rolling out a mental…

Can sports clubs share their marketing database with sponsors – Law in Sport

author icon author icon 11 September 2019 author icon News

A club’s marketing database is an asset that can potentially be leveraged not only by the club but also by the club’s sponsors. Since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) there has been a great deal of nervousness about…

Free Fundraising Coaching Support for Charities in Wales

author icon author icon 9 August 2019 author icon News

Richard Newton Consulting is delighted to support the Institute of Fundraising Cymru (IoF) to deliver the final stages of their Fundraising Health Check Project. Registered charities based in Wales with two or more members of staff and with a voluntary…

Does your sports organisation know its responsibilities when it comes to data protection?

author icon author icon 6 August 2019 author icon News

In May 2018, data protection laws changed, and if you run a sports club, association or a similar organisation you need to make sure you understand your responsibilities when it comes to the personal information of your members, staff and…

Sports Travel – 4 Key Areas for Traveller Well-being

author icon author icon 2 August 2019 author icon News

How healthy are your key players? In the world of sports it’s not just your athletes and top performing sports people that need to stay in peak condition, the well-being of ALL your people is crucial to the success of…

Orchard: The official AV Production partner for Cardiff City FC

author icon author icon 22 July 2019 author icon News

Multimedia creative agency Orchard have reinforced their commitment to supporting Welsh Sports with the recent announcement that they are Cardiff City FC’s new official AV Production Partner. Orchard are the go-to agency for the Welsh sports sector, with their experience of…

Welsh Sports Association Announces New Chair as PwC’s Lynn Pamment

author icon author icon 15 July 2019 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association, the umbrella body representing sport in Wales, is delighted to announce that its new independent Chair is Lynn Pamment. Lynn is a Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), a multinational professional services networks and one of the…

#getonboard Orchard’s ‘Media-Train’

author icon author icon 5 July 2019 author icon News

Does your job include the daunting act of standing in front of a camera and giving an interview? Do you envy the professionals who look flawless on camera every time? We guarantee they’ve had media training, and now, so can…

#getonboard Orchard’s ‘Media-Train’

author icon author icon 3 July 2019 author icon News

Does your job include the daunting act of standing in front of a camera and giving an interview? Do you envy the professionals who look flawless on camera every time? We guarantee they’ve had media training, and now, so can…

Sports Partnerships – Sport Wales Calls for Feedback

author icon author icon 2 July 2019 author icon News

Sport Wales recently held Stakeholder Engagement events outlining their ambitions to establish Sports Partnerships across Wales as part of their Strategic response to contributing to the Vision for Sport in Wales – ‘Creating an Active Nation where Everyone can have…

National Insurance Awareness Day – Are you covered?

author icon author icon 28 June 2019 author icon News

June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day – The annual reminder to ensure that your insurance cover is sufficient to protect your needs. We asked our insurance partner, Watkin Davies to give us some tips to make sure you’re getting…

Sports Travel For Less – Expert advice from Traveleads on how to keep your costs down when travelling

author icon author icon 17 June 2019 author icon News

When it comes to travel, trying to find the best options for your club or organisation can often be like trying to find the proverbial needle in the haystack.  With so many online and offline channels available – all claiming…

Are you the WSA’s next Board Member?

author icon author icon 31 May 2019 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) has seen considerable growth in recent years – both in terms of membership numbers and in the variety of services that we are able to provide for our members. As we look to continue our…

Watkin Davies: Proudly supporting Sport in Wales

author icon author icon 24 May 2019 author icon News

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants have teamed up with the Welsh Sports Association (WSA) to provide insurance and risk management advice to its members. The WSA is the independent umbrella body who support and represent the sport sector in Wales. Watkin…

Deputy Minister Launches Adventure Smart UK to Help People Stay Safe Outdoors

author icon author icon 17 May 2019 author icon News

People enjoying the coast and countryside across Wales and England are being encouraged to be ‘AdventureSmart’ with the launch of a new outdoor safety campaign – AdventureSmartUK. At a reception at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay this week, Deputy Minister…

Would you like to explore online fundraising, receive free training and unlock heaps of match funding? 

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon News

WSA has paired with Localgiving to offer our members the chance to explore online fundraising. Localgiving is a not-for-profit that supports 350 groups in Wales to raise money through online appeals and by encouraging fundraisers. They can help you to…

Orchard Teams Up with UEFA Again on Champions League Final

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon News

WSA media and events partner, Orchard, has won a competitive tender to manage the UEFA Champions Festival at this year’s UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid in June – a reflection of the firm’s international event capabilities, and a great…