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December, 2015

Active New Year 2016

Active New Year 2016

Posted: Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:22

Is your New Year's resolution to get fit or be more active in 2016?

Have you taken up a new sport, started running again or dusted off that old bike that's been sitting in the garage?

Active Derbyshire wants... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

Badminton 4 Macmillan raises £20,000

Badminton 4 Macmillan raises £20,000

Posted: Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:20

Back in November, the Derbyshire Workplace Challenge ran a social badminton tournament as part of the national Badminton 4 Macmillan campaign. The event took place at Alfreton Leisure Centre and involved... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Workplace Challenge

Active Christmas

Active Christmas

Posted: Fri, 25 Dec 2015 15:57

Active Derbyshire wants to know how you are getting active this Christmas.

Did Santa bring you some new sporting equipment? Perhaps a new bike, skateboard, football, tennis racket or even a hula hoop?

Have... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

Merry Christmas from the Derbyshire Sport team

Merry Christmas from the Derbyshire Sport team

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:00

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year. Please note that the Derbyshire Sport office will be closed from Christmas Eve and will re-open on Monday 04 January.

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport

EFDS welcomes new sport strategy’s push for disabled people’s inclusion

EFDS welcomes new sport strategy’s push for disabled people’s inclusion

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2015 08:43

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) warmly welcomes "Sporting Future" the Government's "New Strategy for an Active Nation", which aims to increase the engagement of people who have been less... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Disability Sport, Inclusive Derbyshire

More success for DIS swimmer Vasey

More success for DIS swimmer Vasey

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:30

Sarah Vasey made it a medal treble for Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) swimmers at the ASA's National Winter Meet in Sheffield by taking gold in the 100m individual medley.

The Derby swimmer, who swims... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Imogen Clark, Sarah Vasey, swimming

British record for DIS swimmer Clark as Vasey takes silver

British record for DIS swimmer Clark as Vasey takes silver

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:28

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) swimmer Imogen Clark stole the headlines on day one of the ASA's National Winter Meet by breaking the longest-standing women's British short course record with a superb... Read More »

Tags: ASA National Winter Meet, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Imogen Clark, Sarah Vasey

Lowe and Boxall benefit from Derbyshire Institute of Sport bursaries

Lowe and Boxall benefit from Derbyshire Institute of Sport bursaries

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:30

Cyclist Sam Lowe (right) has used a Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) bursary to buy new equipment he hopes will help him continue his road to the top.

The Chellaston rider has been able to purchase Garmin... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Cycling, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, James Boxall, Sam Lowe, badminton

Derbyshire businesses urged to help revolutionise the lunch break by encouraging  their staff to get active

Derbyshire businesses urged to help revolutionise the lunch break by encouraging their staff to get active

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2015 10:00

Derbyshire businesses are being urged to help revolutionise the lunch break by encouraging their workforce to get active - and reap the business benefits as a result.

The Derbyshire Workplace Challenge... Read More »

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

DIS duo Clark and Ingram shine at Amsterdam Swim Cup

DIS duo Clark and Ingram shine at Amsterdam Swim Cup

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:26

Teenage Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) swimmers Imogen Clark and Jamie Ingram gained valuable experience when competing in their first senior international meet at the weekend.

Swimming for Derventio... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Imogen Clark, Jamie Ingram, swimming