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June, 2015

New Derbyshire Sport website is up and running!

New Derbyshire Sport website is up and running!

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:28

We'd like to invite you all to take a look at the new Derbyshire Sport website, which has been developed along with bespoke developers Cuttlefish.

The site has now brought together all the best that Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Get Active, ICON, Lead and Organise, Sport system

Shape the future of sport and physical activity in Derbyshire

Shape the future of sport and physical activity in Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:52

Derbyshire Sport is inviting partners to come together to reflect on the progress against our vision to be 'one of the most active and successful sporting counties by 2020'.

We will be considering the trends... Read More »

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

Carsington duo volunteer as part of RYA Team Sailability

Carsington duo volunteer as part of RYA Team Sailability

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:00

Two Carsington sailors are taking steps towards becoming 'professional' volunteers after signing up to help support local disability sailing.

Toby Woodings and Mark Gundry have become Carsington Sailability's... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Carsington Sailability, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Lead and Organise, Sport system, sailing, volunteering

Another Wood medal as Tupton Hall win nationals and Birch called up by England

Another Wood medal as Tupton Hall win nationals and Birch called up by England

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:35

Buxton swimmer Abbie Wood capped off a week to remember with another European Games medal.

The Derbyshire Institute of Sport gold programme swimmer, who is also on ICON, swam a personal best of 2.14.49... Read More »

Tags: Abbie Wood, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Joe Birch, Liam Pitchford, Sport system, Tupton Hall School

Lowe on a high after second place in under-23s event at Brits

Lowe on a high after second place in under-23s event at Brits

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:37

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) cyclist Sam Lowe has described his second place finish in the under-23 section of the National Road Race Championships as the 'best result of his career so far.'

The... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, James Shaw, Sam Lowe, Team Raleigh, Tour of Britain

Entries open for inaugural Sporting Futures Derby City Half Marathon

Entries open for inaugural Sporting Futures Derby City Half Marathon

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:20

Sunday 11 October will see runners take to the streets of Derby in the first ever Sporting Futures Half Marathon.

The charity has decided to add to its Events Series Due to the ever-increasing popularity... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Jog Derbyshire, Sport system, Sporting Futures, University of Derby, jogging, running

England call for Allestree golfer Bradley

England call for Allestree golfer Bradley

Posted: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:35

England Golf has named Derby golfer Bradley Moore in their boys' team seeking medals at next month's European Team Championships, which take place from July 7-11.

The 17-year-old, from Allestree, has been... Read More »

Tags: Bradley Moore, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, golf

Woolgar toughs it out, Morewood shines and Allen gets call-up

Woolgar toughs it out, Morewood shines and Allen gets call-up

Posted: Sat, 27 Jun 2015 08:00

An up-and-down few weeks have ended on a high for Derbyshire Institute of Sport and ICON golfer George Woolgar with a top-25 finish in a European Challenge Tour event.

The Chesterfield Golf Club professional,... Read More »

Tags: Adam Morewood, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, George Woolgar, ICON, Victoria Allen, cycling, golf, tennis

Sixth place finish for Shaw at Nationals

Sixth place finish for Shaw at Nationals

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:03

Derbyshire Institute of Sport(DIS) and ICON cyclist James Shaw claimed sixth place in the National Road Championships Under-23 Time Trial yesterday (Thursday).

The 19-year-old, from Heanor, finished the... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Cycling, Derbyshire Sport, James Shaw

Simpson stars on great day of Derbyshire Schools athletics

Simpson stars on great day of Derbyshire Schools athletics

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:49

Tilly Simpson led a raft of outstanding performances at the Derbyshire Schools Athletics Championships, held at Moorways Centre on Saturday June 13.

The 800m runner smashed her own previous Championship... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DSSA, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system, Tilly Simpson, athletics