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November, 2016

Check your child protection policies meet the guidelines

Check your child protection policies meet the guidelines

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:48

Those working in the physical activity and sport industries are reminded of the importance of effective child protection procedures following recent revelations in the national news.

The Football Association... Read More »

Tags: CPSU, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system, child protection, safeguarding

DCB returns to 3aaa County Ground

DCB returns to 3aaa County Ground

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:07

The Derbyshire Cricket Board (DCB) has returned to the 3aaa County Ground in Derby after 18 months away.

Following the demolition of their previous offices, DCB staff had been working out of the Amber Valley... Read More »

Tags: Cricket, DCB, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system

10-minute activity challenge issued to Derbyshire’s workplaces

10-minute activity challenge issued to Derbyshire’s workplaces

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:00

A New Year campaign with a difference aims to spark hundreds more people across Derbyshire into taking up an active lifestyle in 2017.

The Active Lunch Challenge will help people to complete 'bite size'... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active, Workplace Challenge

Reasons to celebrate for ICON trio

Reasons to celebrate for ICON trio

Posted: Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:00

ICON bursary programme taekwondo duo Aaron Cobley and Jessica Lear (pictured right) have enjoyed a successful British Championships.

The two members of the Heart of England UITF Elite, who train in Alfreton,... Read More »

Tags: Aaron Cobley, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Gareth Griffiths, ICON, Jessica Lear, hockey, taekwondo

Derbyshire Mind release new walking programme

Derbyshire Mind release new walking programme

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:34

The winter edition of Derbyshire Mind's walking programme, 'Enjoying Derby' has been released with a great variety of walks that anyone can take part in.

Walks are divided into different lengths to suit... Read More »

Tags: Get Active, Walking, inclusive sport, mental health

County recognition delights JOG Derbyshire leader Tracy

County recognition delights JOG Derbyshire leader Tracy

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:48

Sharing a table with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Caroline Povey at the Derby Telegraph (Derbyshire) Sports Awards has capped a fantastic volunteering journey for JOG Derbyshire leader Tracy Parker.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Swad Joggers, Tracy Parker, volunteeting

Focus on: Sport England local delivery pilots

Focus on: Sport England local delivery pilots

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:23

Sport England have released information on their Active Nation funding, which is to support 10 local delivery pilots.

Read on to find out the crieria they will consider when selecting the projects they... Read More »

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

Sport England's Focus on Tackling Inactivity - some early insight into one of their new  funding programmes

Sport England's Focus on Tackling Inactivity - some early insight into one of their new funding programmes

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:27

Sport England is launching a series of short articles highlighting their new funds – starting with our major new investment to combat inactivity.

Each feature focuses on a specific fund, providing... Read More »

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

HRH The Princess Royal rewards Staunton Harold sailors' volunteer efforts

HRH The Princess Royal rewards Staunton Harold sailors' volunteer efforts

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:04

A Staunton Harold Sailing Club couple have had their contribution to grassroots sailing recognised by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the 2016 RYA Volunteer Awards.

Nigel and Diane Pepperdine received... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, RYA, Staunton Harold Sailing Club, sailing, volunteering

VIDEO: Derbyshire Sport Coaches' Conference 2016

VIDEO: Derbyshire Sport Coaches' Conference 2016

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:29

Watch how 'Liquid Thinker' Damian Hughes, Sports Coach UK's Jon Woodward and others inspired coaches from across the county at the Derbyshire Sport Coaches' Conference 2016.

To view the video, read more... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Damian Hughes, Derbyshire Sport, Derbyshire Sport Coaches' Conference 2016, Lead and Organise, Liquid Thinker