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August, 2015

Women-only league ready for off at Derby Arena

Women-only league ready for off at Derby Arena

Posted: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:45

A new women-only track league is set to get under way at the Derby Arena next month.

The 10-week competition will run from Tuesday September 15 to Tuesday November 24, with no round on Tuesday November... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derby Arena Track League, Derbyshire Sport, cycling

DIS and ICON golfer Woolgar confident of change in fortunes

DIS and ICON golfer Woolgar confident of change in fortunes

Posted: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:45

Derbyshire Institute of Sport and ICON golfer George Woolgar is hopeful is fortune is about to turn for the better after a frustrating last few weeks.

The 30-year-old from Tapton, Chesterfield, has been... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, George Woolgar, ICON, golf

DIS and ICON's Ashley wins maiden open Grand Prix title

DIS and ICON's Ashley wins maiden open Grand Prix title

Posted: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:45

Derbyshire Institute of Sport and ICON starlet Isobel Ashley won the maiden Under-21 series event of the 2015-16 season at the Liverpool Grand Prix.

The 18-year-old from Chesterfield notched up her first... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Isobel Ashley, table tennis

New 2015-16 ICON bursary fund now open for applications

New 2015-16 ICON bursary fund now open for applications

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:56

The new 2015-16 ICON bursary programme is now open for applications!

The programme provides support to talented athletes from across Derbyshire by means of financial support, free leisure access and media... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Sport system

Generation Games are go in North East Derbyshire!

Generation Games are go in North East Derbyshire!

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:45

North East Derbyshire District Council have launched an exciting new three-year project for the older generation – Generation Games.

The project is aimed at developing opportunities for older adults... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Community Sports Trust, Derbyshire Sport, Generation Games, North East Derbyshire, Sport system

August e-newsletter out now!

August e-newsletter out now!

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:31

Keep in touch with what is going on across the work of Derbyshire Sport by reading our August e-newsletter.

You can find out how to get involved with Workplace Challenge's 'Shake Up September', as well... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, August e-newsletter, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Lead and Organise, Sport system, funding

Sprint star Cavendish lines up for Aviva Tour Of Britain

Sprint star Cavendish lines up for Aviva Tour Of Britain

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:34

Mark Cavendish, the man with the most modern Aviva Tour of Britain stage wins to his name will lead a strong Etixx Quick-Step team at the race this September, which will also include three-time World Cyclo-Cross... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Mark Cavendish, Sport system, Tour of Britain

Sportivate helping Inclusive Cycling Hubs to thrive

Sportivate helping Inclusive Cycling Hubs to thrive

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:30

The Chesterfield Inclusive Cycling Hub continues to go from strength to strength with more than 20 cyclists regularly taking part within Sportivate-funded sessions this summer.

Situated at Queen's Park,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Inclusive Derbyshire, Sportivate, Wheely Fun Wheels

Get expert advice of funding bids from Derbyshire Sport

Get expert advice of funding bids from Derbyshire Sport

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:40

Derbyshire Sport will be giving expert funding advice at four bespoke sessions across the county in the coming months.

The County Sports Partnership's Funding Officer, Edwina Archer, will be on hand to... Read More »

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

Recognise the county's top coaches - whether volunteers or elite

Recognise the county's top coaches - whether volunteers or elite

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:25

The chance is here to recognise excellent coaching in your sport or community across Derbyshire.

The UK Coaching Awards honour sports coaches and coaching organisations who have demonstrated outstanding... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Richard Ball, Sport system, UK Coaching Awards