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August, 2016

New research finds demand for more disability sport news

New research finds demand for more disability sport news

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:01

With a week to go before the Rio Paralympics, new research from the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has shown the public's desire to see more disability sport in the media.

With many media... Read More »

Tags: Developing Sport, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, disability sport

Sport and exercise psychology courses with University of Derby

Sport and exercise psychology courses with University of Derby

Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:53

University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) have introduced three new online courses around sport and exercise psychology, including a University Certificate in Sport and Exercise Psychology.

If you already... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system, University of Derby, sport and exercise psychology courses

Get first-hand help to access funding in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire

Get first-hand help to access funding in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:55

Derbyshire Sport is to lead a funding workshop that is open to voluntary and community groups in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire.

Part of the area's Links training programme, it will help those in... Read More »

Tags: Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system, funding, funding workshops

Give your views on physical activity and sport provision for young people

Give your views on physical activity and sport provision for young people

Posted: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:30

Want to have a say in the future of physical activity and sport provision for young people in Derbyshire? Then please tell Derbyshire Sport your views in our online questionnaire.

We are preparing to launch... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Healthy – Towards an Active Derbyshire framework, Lead and Organise, Sport system, Young

ICON's Ashmore out to follow in footsteps of Olympic star Adams

ICON's Ashmore out to follow in footsteps of Olympic star Adams

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:00

ICON bursary programme's Jade Ashmore is hoping to follow in the footsteps of double Olympic champion Nicola Adams after being identified as one to watch by national scouts.

The 18-year-old, from Health,... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, England Boxing, ICON. Jade Ashmore, Nicola Adams, boxing

Free American football taster session with Derby Braves

Free American football taster session with Derby Braves

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:31

The Derby Braves Women's American Football team are holding their last taster session on Saturday September 3 - free to newcomers - ahead of regular training starting.

No kit or experience is required,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, American football, Derby Braves, Derbyshire Sport

Get Better with Nature Community Fund is open to organisations operating in the Peak District

Get Better with Nature Community Fund is open to organisations operating in the Peak District

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:59

The Nestle Waters Get Better with Nature Community Fund is now open for application from organisations delivering community based initiatives in the Peak District. This fund will award one-off grants of... Read More »

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

Veolia Environmental Trust Open for Grant Applications

Veolia Environmental Trust Open for Grant Applications

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:51

Veolia Environmental Trust Open for Grant Applications

Grants of between £5K and £50K are available for capital projects from Veolia Trust for registered organisations within a five mile radius... Read More »

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

LIAM PITCHFORD OLYMPIC BLOG: My Rio meeting with Andy Murray

LIAM PITCHFORD OLYMPIC BLOG: My Rio meeting with Andy Murray

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:30

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athlete and former ICON bursary recipient Liam Pitchford, from Brimington, Chesterfield, reflects on his Rio Olympics.

"It was amazing to be part of the best ever Team... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Liam Pitchford, Olympic blog, Sport system

Derby University’s Community Fund is open to Groups throughout Derby and Derbyshire

Derby University’s Community Fund is open to Groups throughout Derby and Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:11

Grants of up to £2,500 are available from the University of Derby for local projects.

The University's Community Fund will give priority to applications which promote the county's heritage; contribute... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derby University, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, This Girl Can