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February, 2016

ICON's James is British champion

ICON's James is British champion

Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:35

ICON skier James Rose has become male British Moguls Singles Champion, after the recent competition in Austria.

The 14-year-old, a student at Chellaston Academy, also finished ninth in the International... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, James rose skiing

Almost 600 people take part in eight-week Workplace Challenge

Almost 600 people take part in eight-week Workplace Challenge

Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:55

The eight-week Workplace Challenge has come to a close.

Almost 600 people logged activity during the eight-week challenge, earning more than five million activity points in total.

The final leaderboards... Read More »

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

Permission to Lunch: Manifesto calls for workplace lunch break revolution

Permission to Lunch: Manifesto calls for workplace lunch break revolution

Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:50

The UK's culture of not taking a lunch break is damaging the nation's health, according to a manifesto published today by frontline physical activity activators CSP Network.

It has been developed in conjunction... Read More »

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

Enjoy the fun at Derby's International Women's Day Festival

Enjoy the fun at Derby's International Women's Day Festival

Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:30

Derby celebrates International Women's Day with a free community festival on Saturday March 5 at the Market Place and QUAD in the city centre.

The festival showcases women and girls in sports, science,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Inclusive Derbyshire, International Women's Day, This Girl Can

Do something amazing and join in with the Sport Relief Mile

Do something amazing and join in with the Sport Relief Mile

Posted: Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:30

The Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile is coming to a place in Derbyshire near you – so why not bring along the family and join in?

Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, raise cash... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Sport Relief Mile

Free webinar on keeping children safe online

Free webinar on keeping children safe online

Posted: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:30

A free safeguarding webinar on the topic of keeping children safe online is being offered by the Child Protection in Sport Unit.

It will take place on Friday March 18, starting at 11am.

Among the things... Read More »

Tags: Child Protection in Sport Unit, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system

Last few days of eight-week Workplace Challenge

Last few days of eight-week Workplace Challenge

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 13:00

The eight-week Workplace Challenge is coming to a close - and to secure your place on the final leaderboard you must log all of your activity before midnight on Sunday 28th February.

On Monday February... Read More »

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

New Wheelchair Basketball sessions in Ilkeston

New Wheelchair Basketball sessions in Ilkeston

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 08:22

Ormiston Ilkeston enterprise Academy is the new location of Wheelchair Basketball sessions and is open for anyone to come and have a go.

The sport is fully inclusive and welcomes disabled and non-disabled... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire

Female football coaches invited to boost their personal development

Female football coaches invited to boost their personal development

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08:30

Female football coaches looking to continue their personal development are invited to attend a Derbyshire FA Coaching Workshop, run in partnership with Derbyshire Sport.

The workshop will focus on steering... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Derbyshire FA, Derbyshire Sport, University of Derby Sports Centre, football

Outdoor recreation seminar provides a valuable insight

Outdoor recreation seminar provides a valuable insight

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:27

The co-author of the Sport England-commissioned 'Getting Active Outdoors' research was the keynote speaker at Derbyshire Sport's Outdoor Recreation seminar, held at the University of Derby's new Sport... Read More »

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