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July, 2016

VIDEO: Watch DIS swimmer Abbie Wood win national gold

VIDEO: Watch DIS swimmer Abbie Wood win national gold

Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:00

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) ambassador and ICON bursary programme swimmer Abbie Wood struck gold at the British Swimming National Summer Championships - and you can watch her superb performance... Read More »

Tags: Abbie Wood, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, swimming, video

Michelle to leave 'brilliant' JOG Derbyshire

Michelle to leave 'brilliant' JOG Derbyshire

Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:14

JOG Derbyshire's popular Jog Co-ordinator for Northern Derbyshire, Michelle Simmons, is stepping down from her role after four-and-a-half years.

Michelle has helped to expand JOG across the county's nine... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Jog Co-ordinator, Jog Derbyshire, Michelle Simmons, Sport system

BBC Children in Need – Small Grants Programme

BBC Children in Need – Small Grants Programme

Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:10

Not for profit organisations such as such schools; registered charities; voluntary organisations; churches; and community interest groups; etc. can apply for grants of up to £10,000 through the BBC... Read More »

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

Funding to Promote Access to Sport and Physical Activities for Refugees

Funding to Promote Access to Sport and Physical Activities for Refugees

Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:07

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals to promote health-enhancing physical activity in EU and national policy.

A total of €600,000 is available and the specific objective of... Read More »

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

Terrific treble for DIS swimmers at Summer Nationals

Terrific treble for DIS swimmers at Summer Nationals

Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:24

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) swimmers notched a hat-trick of successes at the British Swimming National Summer Championships in Sheffield last night (July 26).

Programme ambassador Abbie Wood (pictured... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Sport system

Derbyshire CCGs are inviting applications for support services

Derbyshire CCGs are inviting applications for support services

Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:01

Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are inviting applications from voluntary and community sector organisations which are able to provide high quality supportive services to people who live... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Funding

The appliance of science at the University of Derby benefits DIS athletes

The appliance of science at the University of Derby benefits DIS athletes

Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:35

Four athletes on the Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) programme were given a helping hand in their search to find an extra competitive edge when they were the subjects of high-tech scientific analysis... Read More »

Tags: Alex Knibbs, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Emily Coope, Jamie Ingram, Katie Toft, VO2 testing, Vicon testing, metalyzer

Watch this Space - Kit and equipment for female team sports

Watch this Space - Kit and equipment for female team sports

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:29

Around this time last year, the Postcode Community Trust opened their Community Sports Programme. Although this fund is currently closed, it looks like it may be reopening soon for not for profit sports... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Funding, NGBs, basketball, cricket, football, netball

Oar-some job by Bolsover school children

Oar-some job by Bolsover school children

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:05

Thousands of school children have completed their very own Olympic challenge after rowing the distance from Bolsover to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

10,000 children from 44 schools from across the district... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bolsover, Derbyshire Sport, Row to Rio Challenge, Sport system

LEWIS WHITE PARALYMPIC BLOG: Gloves are packed for Brazil

LEWIS WHITE PARALYMPIC BLOG: Gloves are packed for Brazil

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:01

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) and ICON bursary programme swimmer Lewis White has qualified for September's Paralympics in Rio. Here, he details his early preparations...

"Training so far has been... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Lewis White Paralympic blog, Sport system