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May, 2015

The Generation Games comes to Derbyshire

The Generation Games comes to Derbyshire

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2015 14:47

A brand new programme is set to launch across Derbyshire encouraging older adults to become active and take part in regular exercise by getting involved in local, friendly sessions.

The Generation Games... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Community Sports Trust, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Sport system

County first award for Erewash Golf Club

County first award for Erewash Golf Club

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2015 10:52

Erewash Valley Golf Club is the first in Derbyshire to be awarded England Golf's new National GolfMark Award, for the continued development, management and sustainability of the game at their club.

They... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Lead and Organise

Variety’s Wheelchair Programme new source of funding

Variety’s Wheelchair Programme new source of funding

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00

The Variety's Wheelchair Programme has opened to consider applications from disabled children and young people up to and including the age of 18 years.

They will also consider applications from organisations... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Lead and Organise, funding

New world record for ICON ace Max leads latest round of successes

New world record for ICON ace Max leads latest round of successes

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015 17:12

ICON powerlifter Max Foord has shown he has lost none of his immense strength by setting a new world record.

The 19-year-old, from Swanwick, was named Disabled Sportsperson of the Year at the 2014 Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON

Fitness 'boot camps' prove a huge success

Fitness 'boot camps' prove a huge success

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015 15:19

'Boot camp' style fitness sessions in Ashover have proved hugely popular with local people, with another camp now underway in Clay Cross.

The district's Village Games Officer, Hayley Bramley said: "I had... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Community Sports Trust, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

Making great strides with Walk This May

Making great strides with Walk This May

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015 12:10

Around 100 people across Derbyshire have put their best foot forward and shown their support for National Walking Month in May, by taking part in the county's Workplace Challenge.

The programme invited... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, campaigns, walking

Walking football is top of the table across Derbyshire

Walking football is top of the table across Derbyshire

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015 12:04

Walking football sessions are scoring a hat-trick with participants across Derbyshire – keeping people fit, having fun and meeting new friends.

The game follows the same rules as regular football... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Sport system, walking football

Discover the county of Derbyshire with Xplorer

Discover the county of Derbyshire with Xplorer

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015 09:00

With the summer months fast approaching, families across Derbyshire may be thinking of ways to entertain the children during their school holidays whilst keeping them active and enjoying the county's beautiful... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Community Sports Trust, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

Late spring successes for DIS and ICON athletes

Late spring successes for DIS and ICON athletes

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2015 09:53

It's been a busy couple of weeks for the athletes on the ICON bursary and Derbyshire Institute (DIS) of Sport programmes, producing a lengthy roll of honour.

Derby College student and swimmer Sarah Vasey... Read More »

Tags: DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON

Upgrade your cycling skills for free with County Rider

Upgrade your cycling skills for free with County Rider

Posted: Tue, 19 May 2015 11:32

Derbyshire County Council is offering free one-to-one cycling training to people aged 18 or over in four areas.

You must live work or study in any of Amber Valley, Bolsover, Chesterfield or Erewash to be... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire, Cycling, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Get Active