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September, 2015

Midlands Para Sport Event opens opportunities for disability sports

Midlands Para Sport Event opens opportunities for disability sports

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:25

A new East Midlands event giving people the chance to try a range of disability sports is being launched next month.

The inaugural Para Sport Event has been inspired by the success of National Paralympic... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Moulton College, disability sport

Chance to access Sport England's Impovement Fund

Chance to access Sport England's Impovement Fund

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:30

Sport England are to reopen their Improvement Fund, a £54m programme which funds medium-sized projects which will improve the quality and experience of sport.

It is the fifth round of what is potentially... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Improvement Fund, Lead and Organise, Sport England, Sport system

Foundation Derbyshire help on how to write funding bids

Foundation Derbyshire help on how to write funding bids

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:02

The Foundation Derbyshire grants team will be out and about across the county throughout November to chat with all community groups and charities, big or small about current funding needs.

They are hosting... Read More »

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

Derbyshire sailors prove 'This Girl Can' at Carsington

Derbyshire sailors prove 'This Girl Can' at Carsington

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:45

The Derbyshire Federation of Women's Institutes proved 'This Girl Can' sail after enjoying a special taster day at Carsington Sailing Club.

No fewer than 21 ladies, from more than 50 who had applied, learned... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Carsington, Derbyshire Sport, RYA, This Girl Can, sailing

Take advantage of funding guidance

Take advantage of funding guidance

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 18:00

Derbyshire Sport will be giving expert funding advice at more 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, Edwina Archer, Funding opportunities, Lead and Organise, Sport system

DIS cyclist Katie sets three PBs in Manchester

DIS cyclist Katie sets three PBs in Manchester

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:37

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) and ICON athlete Katie Toft has set three new personal bests at the British National Track Championships in Manchester.

The Mossley CRT rider, from Chinley, was seventh... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Katie Toft, This Girl Can, paracycling

Opportunity for groundsmen to pick up new skills

Opportunity for groundsmen to pick up new skills

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:10

A free workshop for sports club groundsmen on dealing with winter weather has been organised by Derbyshire FA.

It will take place at South Normanton Athletic FC on Monday October 26 between 6.30pm and 9pm.... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Derbyshire FA, Derbyshire Sport, Groundsmen, Lead and Organise

VIDEO: Derby golfer Bradley Moore on becoming Sportsperson of the Year at the DSSA Awards

VIDEO: Derby golfer Bradley Moore on becoming Sportsperson of the Year at the DSSA Awards

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:06

Bradley Moore talks about retaining his Sportsperson of the Year title at the 2015 Derbyshire Schools' Sports Association (DSSA) Awards - held at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield - and his hopes of turning... Read More »

Tags: Bradley Moore, Compete, DSSA Awards, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Sport system, golf

‘Moore’ success for golfer Bradley at 2015 DSSA Awards

‘Moore’ success for golfer Bradley at 2015 DSSA Awards

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 21:30

Talented golfer Bradley Moore has tonight (Thursday) retained the title of Sportsperson of the Year at the 2015 Derbyshire Schools' Sport Association (DSSA) Awards, held at Chesterfield FC's Proact Stadium... Read More »

Tags: Bradley Moore, Compete, DSSA Awards, Derbyshire Sport, School Sport, Sport system

Join in women and girl cycling sessions at Derby Arena

Join in women and girl cycling sessions at Derby Arena

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:28

The latest in the series of Women and Girls Rider Cycling Development Sessions at Derby Arena will be held on Sunday.

The non-competitive rides provide coaching opportunities to various groups aged 14+... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire, Derby Arena, Derbyshire Sport, This Girl Can, cycling