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November, 2015

Check out the November Derbyshire Sport newsletter!

Check out the November Derbyshire Sport newsletter!

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:56

Make sure you don't miss out on what's going on in the county by reading the November edition of the Derbyshire Sport e-newsletter.

We review the 2015 Derby Telegraph Sports Awards and the latest male-only... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Coaching Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Lead and Organise, November e-newsletter, Sport system, jobs

North East Derbyshire sports stars share £3,075 of ICON backing

North East Derbyshire sports stars share £3,075 of ICON backing

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:52

Some of North East Derbyshire's most talented sports stars have shared £3,075 in funding support, thanks to Derbyshire Sport's business network ICON.

A total of 16 athletes have received a grant of... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Niamh Emerson, North East Derbyshire District Council

New undergraduate sports courses at UoD’s Buxton Campus

New undergraduate sports courses at UoD’s Buxton Campus

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:49

The University of Derby's Buxton Campus will play host to a range of new courses that are ready to challenge and stimulate the minds of sport enthusiasts.

It gives opportunities to gain professional qualifications,... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, University of Derby

40 men take part in Movember Challenge

40 men take part in Movember Challenge

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:23

40 men from across Derbyshire took part in the Movember Workplace Challenge, linking to the month of 'Movember' which raises awareness of men's health. A massive total of 179,000 activity points were achieved... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Workplace Challenge

Funding available through NDVA and Awards for All

Funding available through NDVA and Awards for All

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:32

North Derbyshire Voluntary Action (NDVA) are running a small grants scheme designed to offer funding to support health related voluntary or community groups that benefit residents in the north of the county.... Read More »

Tags: Awards for All, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Leading Organise, NDVA

Derbyshire pub-goers urged to nominate their local Sunday sports teams to win new kit

Derbyshire pub-goers urged to nominate their local Sunday sports teams to win new kit

Posted: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 09:00

Six Derbyshire pubs are getting behind a nationwide campaign to give away new match kit to local Sunday league sports sides.

The grassroots campaign, organised by Green Card – a free money-saving... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

Badminton champions Derby are coming home!

Badminton champions Derby are coming home!

Posted: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:30

The 2014-15 National Badminton League Champions are coming home!

Team Derby return to action against rivals Surrey Smashers in another night of fast-paced, game-changing NBL Action at the new University... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, NBL, Sport system, Team Derby, badminton

Workplace Challenge Female Champions ready to make an impact

Workplace Challenge Female Champions ready to make an impact

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:34

A female only Workplace Challenge Champion training course took place on Thursday 26th November at Queens Park Sport Centre. Inspired by the national 'This Girl Can' campaign, 24 women from 11 different... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, This Girl Can, Workplace Challenge

Get in the Christmas Spirit with festive trail runs

Get in the Christmas Spirit with festive trail runs

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:04

Jog Derbyshire members wanting to get in the festive spirit have just the ticket in the lead up to Christmas with special editions of monthly National Trust trail runs at Kedleston and Longshaw.

Hosted... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Christmas trail runs, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Kedleston Hall, Longshaw Estate

Superb performances from DIS' Toft and Woolgar

Superb performances from DIS' Toft and Woolgar

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:05

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) and ICON programme cyclist Katie Toft notched a six-second personal best in the female C3 3,000 race at the Manchester Paracycling Track International.

The Mossley CRT... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Cycling, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, George Woolgar, ICON, Katie Toft, golf