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How Derbyshire's clubs and organisations can help stop child sexual exploitation

How Derbyshire's clubs and organisations can help stop child sexual exploitation

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:15

Clubs and organisations in Derbyshire working with young people are encouraged to help spot the early signs of child sexual exploitation – and report any concerns.

Child sexual exploitation (CSE)... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Sport system, clubs

Sole Mates raise £1400 for the Stroke Association

Sole Mates raise £1400 for the Stroke Association

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:54

With the wind howling and rain falling Jog Derbyshire's Jennie set off on Saturday morning to join Sole Mates for the Whitworth Thread – a 5k route which snakes its way around the Whitworth Park... Read More »

Tags: JOG Derbyshire

Sport England’s Small Grants fund is changing!

Sport England’s Small Grants fund is changing!

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:45

Sport England's Small Grants fund is changing. They want to make applying for funding as simple as possible and for the Small Grants programme to have the greatest possible impact, in line with their strategy.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Lead and Organise, NGBs

The Big Lottery Fund is to change its name

The Big Lottery Fund is to change its name

Posted: Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:18

The Big Lottery Fund, has announced that it will be changing its name in the New Year. The UK's largest community funder, which distributes 40% of the good cause money raised by National Lottery players,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Lead and Organise

The Big Lottery will be hot-desking at Links CVS on 31st October 2018

The Big Lottery will be hot-desking at Links CVS on 31st October 2018

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:25

The team from Big Lottery will be hot-desking at Links CVS on 31st October 2018 from 10am– 3.00pm. You can book a 45 minute slot to tell them more about your ideas for projects that you might like... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise

Interest-free loans for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces.

Interest-free loans for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces.

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:07

The Co-op Foundation is offering interest-free loans for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces.
Venues such as parks and community centres need regular income so they can continue to meet the needs... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Lead and Organise

The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?

The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?

Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:11

The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?

New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise

Almost half of disabled people (47%) fear losing their benefits... Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance, Activity trap

Funding to support activities for women and girls - deadline 5th November 2018

Funding to support activities for women and girls - deadline 5th November 2018

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:52

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.

The Community Foundation for Staffordshire is administering... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, This Girl Can, women and girls

30,000 pupils take part in Stand Up Derbyshire Day

30,000 pupils take part in Stand Up Derbyshire Day

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 15:20

Schools across Derbyshire have taken part in Stand Up Derbyshire Day, with more than 30,000 pupils getting active for at least 50 per cent of the school day.

Organised by the Derbyshire Active Schools Network,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Active Schools Network, Stand Up Derbyshire

Have you got a great idea?

Have you got a great idea?

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:54

Tell Sport England your idea - big or small - in four simple questions and they'll let you know if they can help.

Sport England is advising that you forget about the application process for now (but don't... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Developing Sport, Funding, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system, cycling