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November, 2016

Update on Sport England's Community Assets Fund

Update on Sport England's Community Assets Fund

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:52

Sport England has announced further details about their new Community Assets Fund which will be launched in December 2016. They detail:

The places where people play sport and get active really matter. Whether... Read More »

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

New clubhouse helping to make sailing more inclusive at Errwood

New clubhouse helping to make sailing more inclusive at Errwood

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:30

A new £79,500 clubhouse at Errwood Sailing Club promises to make getting out on the water more accessible for disabled people and families.

The club has heavily invested in providing sailing for all... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Disabled Sport, Errwood Sailing Club, Inclusive Derbyshire

New Code for Sports Governance for organisations seeking Sport England and UK Sport funding

New Code for Sports Governance for organisations seeking Sport England and UK Sport funding

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:09

Organisations seeking public funding for sport and physical activity must meet new gold standards of governance considered to be among the most advanced in the world.

A new Code for Sports Governance sets... Read More »

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

Tackling Inactivity - Sport England Insight Guides

Tackling Inactivity - Sport England Insight Guides

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:30

Tackling inactivity is one of the key areas of work that underpins Sport England's new strategy Towards an Active Nation. It follows on from the work they have already done with partners to explore the... Read More »

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

Foundation Derbyshire - Upcoming Funding Events

Foundation Derbyshire - Upcoming Funding Events

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:01

The following events allow local groups to access bespoke advice and support from the Foundation Derbyshire Grants Team.

Tuesday 29th November - Ripley

Friday 9th December - Swadlincote

Book now to avoid... Read More »

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

EWCT Small Grant Scheme 2017 supporting Get the Game On

EWCT Small Grant Scheme 2017 supporting Get the Game On

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:20

'EWCT Small Grant Scheme 2017 supporting Get the Game On' is now open for applications.

The scheme is in place to support cricket clubs to make small changes to improve their long term sustainability and... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cricket, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise

DIS' Grace enjoys World Junior Championship experience with England

DIS' Grace enjoys World Junior Championship experience with England

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:30

Grace King is eyeing more success at badminton's World Junior Championships after helping England clinch a seventh place finish in her first appearance at the event.

The Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS)... Read More »

Tags: DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Grace King, ICON, World Junior Championships, badminton

Staveley Juniors take district bowls title

Staveley Juniors take district bowls title

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:33

An exciting finish to the biggest schools bowls competition in the country finished with Staveley Junior School (pictured below) being crowned Bolsover District Primary Schools' Bowls Champions for the... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bolsover District Council, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Staveley Juniors, bowls

Amber Valley's talented young athletes awarded ICON bursaries

Amber Valley's talented young athletes awarded ICON bursaries

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:56

Some of the Amber Valley's most talented sports stars have been inducted onto the 2016-17 ICON programme that boasts summer Olympic and Paralympic medallists Adam Peaty and Lewis White as previous recipients.... Read More »

Tags: Amber Valley, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Grace King, ICON, Jessica Turner, Lauryn Jewkes

Successful comeback for Woolgar after six-month illness

Successful comeback for Woolgar after six-month illness

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:34

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) golfer George Woolgar has put the tropical infection that kept him out of action all summer firmly behind him by winning his first event back.

The Chesterfield player,... Read More »

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