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March, 2016

Coaches from across the county attend female-only FA course

Coaches from across the county attend female-only FA course

Posted: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:07

What makes a good coach and the fears and challenges facing women in football were among the topics under discussion at last night's (March 30) Derbyshire FA female coach mentoring event, supported by... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Derbyshire FA, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, University of Derby Sports Centre, courses

New Derby 10-Mile race launched

New Derby 10-Mile race launched

Posted: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:30

A brand new running event is being added to the race calendar for 2016 in Derbyshire. The Derby 10-Mile, founded by the organisers of the Ramathon – the Derby Half Marathon, is due to take place... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derby 10 mile, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Ramathon

Get out walking as part of National Forest's 25th anniversary celebrations

Get out walking as part of National Forest's 25th anniversary celebrations

Posted: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:26

Walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to explore some beautiful landscape as part of the National Forest Walking Festival, held between May 14 and 26.

As part of the project's 25th anniversary,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, National Forest, Sport system, walking

Support for Sports Wheelchairs available through the Lord's Taverners

Support for Sports Wheelchairs available through the Lord's Taverners

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:24

The Lord's Taverners sports wheelchairs are donated to disabled young people who require a multi-sports starter chair - and applications are currently being invited.

Clubs can also apply for up to five... Read More »

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

DIS cyclist Shaw ready for 'step up in intensity' after Spanish camp

DIS cyclist Shaw ready for 'step up in intensity' after Spanish camp

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:27

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) cyclist James Shaw is looking forward to a busy 2016 racing on the road after being supported by the programme to attend a pre-season training camp.

The Lotto Soudal... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, James Shaw, Lotto Soudal, cycling

DIS' Woolgar has up-and-down start to 2016 season

DIS' Woolgar has up-and-down start to 2016 season

Posted: Sat, 26 Mar 2016 08:30

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) George Woolgar has had a busy start to 2016.

Here, he shares his thoughts on the opening period of the season, which has seen him clock up plenty of air miles.

"After... Read More »

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

Age no boundary for Social Activity Hub

Age no boundary for Social Activity Hub

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:30

Over-50s across Bolsover District are showing age is no boundary to staying in shape and keeping fit and healthy as they have been taking part in the Council's Social Activity Hub.

Held every Friday morning... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bolsover Council, Derbyshire Sport, Social Activity Hub

Derbyshire School Games 2016 - Sports Hall Athletics image gallery

Derbyshire School Games 2016 - Sports Hall Athletics image gallery

Posted: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:06

Check out more than 130 images from the Derbyshire School Games primary schools sports hall athletics event, held at the University of Derby.

You can view them here.

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire School Games, Derbyshire Sport, sports hall athletics

Take a walk on the ‘wild side’ this Easter

Take a walk on the ‘wild side’ this Easter

Posted: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:54

Want to connect with nature and get active at the same time this Easter? If so, Sunday's barefoot walk along the Kedleston Trail could be just the ticket.

JOG Derbyshire Elvaston Castle and Borrowash leader... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Phil Rose, barefoot walking

New 'walk or roll' sessions

New 'walk or roll' sessions

Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:10

On the 9th May from 11.00am to 1.00pm the first of a series of new walks is taking place on the Monsal Trail. The Enable group are asking for you to join them for a 'roll or stroll', starting from Hassop... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire