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October, 2015

Welcome Tour break for DIS' Woolgar

Welcome Tour break for DIS' Woolgar

Posted: Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:30

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) golfer George Woolgar has taken advantage of a break from the European Challenge Tour by making a few tweaks to his game.

The 29-year-old Chesterfield player has encountered... Read More »

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

World Championship win for ICON powerlifter Max

World Championship win for ICON powerlifter Max

Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:30

ICON lifter Max Foord has won a gold medal in the World Powerlifting Union's World Championships held at Kilmurry Lodge, Limerick Ireland.

The 19-year-old, from Swanwick, competed within the Teen Raw Bench... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Max Foord, powerlifting

Chance for youngsters to improve triathlon skills

Chance for youngsters to improve triathlon skills

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 16:07

Are you 11 to 18 years of age and have shown potential in triathlon? Are you from a single discipline sport and want to try out something new?

East Midlands Regional Triathlon Skills Training Days are now... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, triathlon

Drop-in sessions offer chance to find out more about Club Matters

Drop-in sessions offer chance to find out more about Club Matters

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 15:40

Drop-in sessions for anyone looking for free support for their sports club or group are to be held at Springwood Leisure Centre in the next few weeks.

Run by Community Action Derby, the sessions will give... Read More »

Tags: Club Matters, Community Action Derby, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system

Do we delight you?

Do we delight you?

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:59

A number of Derbyshire Sport partners will soon receive a copy of the annual stakeholder survey to complete - a really useful way for us to collect feedback on how you think we are doing and make improvements.... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Sport system, enewsletter survey

New walking football league to launch in Derbyshire

New walking football league to launch in Derbyshire

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 08:30

Derbyshire County FA have announced a new competitive walking football league is to kick off in the area.

There is a strong foundation player base in the county within the the pay and play sessions across... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Alfreton Lesiure Centre, Derbyshire Sport, referees, walking football

University sports clubs look to improve with Club Matters

University sports clubs look to improve with Club Matters

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2015 12:33

More than 30 sports clubs from the University of Derby Athletic Union (AU) have begun to identify areas for improvement after registering with Club Matters, Sport England's one-stop-shop for sports clubs.... Read More »

Tags: Club Matters, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system, University of Derby

Derby Day for England as University marks formal sports centre opening

Derby Day for England as University marks formal sports centre opening

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:28

Football's Together for England Roadshow rolled into Derby to mark the formal opening of a multi-million pound sports facility.

The University of Derby was the destination as the Three Lions helped to celebrate... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Football Association, Sport system, University of Derby Sports Centre

Female-only course to train workplace champions

Female-only course to train workplace champions

Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 11:46

Derbyshire Sport is linking up with the national This Girl Can campaign to run a female-only course to train up workplace champions for the county's Workplace Challenge programme.

The session is being held... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Queen's Park Sports Centre, Workplace Challenge

Snowboard Centre opens doors as part of national campaign

Snowboard Centre opens doors as part of national campaign

Posted: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 08:04

Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre will open its doors to the public next Sunday (November 1) as part of a national roadshow aimed at inspiring people to take up snowsports ahead of the winter season.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre, skiing, snowboarding