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January, 2016

Sport England launches consultation on new strategy

Sport England launches consultation on new strategy

Posted: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:17

Sport England has launched a consultation on how it achieve the goals outlined in the government's new Sporting Future strategy.

The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) recently published 'Sporting... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Get Active, Lead and Organise, Sport system

Hayley McQueen backs £1.5m grassroots football fund

Hayley McQueen backs £1.5m grassroots football fund

Posted: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:52

Football Foundation Ambassador and Sky Sports News anchor, Hayley McQueen, has announced £1.5m of funding designed specifically for grassroots clubs to start new teams and qualify more coaches to... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Football Foundation, Hayley McQueen, Sport system

Gurney leads latest successful women-only session

Gurney leads latest successful women-only session

Posted: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 12:26

Up-and-coming rider Tilly Gurney was the star guest at the latest This Girl Can-inspired women-only track cycling session held at the Derby Arena.

Organised by Kate Samways of Samways Cycles, with the help... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, British Cycling, Cycle Derbyshire, Derby Arena, Derbyshire Sport, Samways Cycles, This Girl Can, cycling

Athletics event for people with physical impairments

Athletics event for people with physical impairments

Posted: Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:37

CP Sport are holding an Athletics day for people with a physical impairment that provides a great opportunity to try out some new activities and receive some help from coaches.

When: Saturday 6th February... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise

Last chance to win the Workplace Challenge spot prize

Last chance to win the Workplace Challenge spot prize

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:37

Last chance to win tickets for an NBL Team Derby match.

We are now approaching the halfway point in the latest Workplace Challenge, with more than 500 people already logging activity and almost 2.5million... Read More »

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

European Games winner Wood among talented ICON athletes to receive £2,900 of support

European Games winner Wood among talented ICON athletes to receive £2,900 of support

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:45

European Games swimming gold medallist Abbie Wood is among 15 talented sports performers from across the High Peak who have shared £2,900 in funding support, thanks to Derbyshire Sport's business... Read More »

Tags: Abbie Wood, Anthony Kappes MBE, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, High Peak Borough Council, ICON

Bookings open for Outdoor Recreation Insight Seminar

Bookings open for Outdoor Recreation Insight Seminar

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:30

Derbyshire Sport is hosting an Outdoor Recreation seminar that will bring to life Sport England's recent report 'Getting Active Outdoors'.

The seminar offers a unique opportunity to hear from expert Kelly... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Get Active, Sport system

Derby City athletes share £3,925 of ICON backing

Derby City athletes share £3,925 of ICON backing

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:30

Athletes from 18 different sports are among 23 talented sports stars from across Derby City who have shared £3,925 in funding support, thanks to Derbyshire Sport's business network ICON.

Those selected... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derby City Council, Derbyshire Sport, ICON

Nominate you Derbyshire Groundsman of the Year

Nominate you Derbyshire Groundsman of the Year

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:00

Nominations are being invited from football clubs in Derbyshire for the 2015-16 FA Groundsman of the Year Awards for clubs at step 7 level and below.

The majority of football in this country is played outside... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire FA, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Lee Watson, Sport system, football, groundsman

Have a go at a new martial art at the Bushido Academy

Have a go at a new martial art at the Bushido Academy

Posted: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 08:31

The North Wingfield-based Bushido Academy is on the look-out for new students to join its ranks at the start of 2016.

The martial arts organisation was formed in 1976 – originally as Derbyshire ju-jitsu... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bushido Academy, Derbyshire Sport, Robert Martin, martial arts