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December, 2016

Merry Christmas from all at Derbyshire Sport

Merry Christmas from all at Derbyshire Sport

Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 12:26

The Derbyshire Sport team would like to wish all of our partners and the residents of Derbyshire a very merry Christmas and happy new year.

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 23 December and... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

Postcode Community Trust to Reopen January 2017

Postcode Community Trust to Reopen January 2017

Posted: Sun, 18 Dec 2016 19:36

The Postcode Community Trust 2017 programme will have two funding rounds and a two-stage application process. Round 1 will open for Expressions of Interest 23rd January 2017 and close 10th February 2017... Read More »

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

Sport England, New Active Ageing Fund – Now Open

Sport England, New Active Ageing Fund – Now Open

Posted: Sun, 18 Dec 2016 17:12

Sport England is looking to fund brilliant ideas to support inactive older people. They are investing up to £10 million into projects that help inactive older people get active through their Active... Read More »

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

Foundation Derbyshire - New Youth Social Action Fund - Now Open

Foundation Derbyshire - New Youth Social Action Fund - Now Open

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:13

The Social Action Fund available through Foundation Derbyshire has been developed as part of the #iwill campaign, which aims to increase youth volunteering by 50% by 2020.

The fund is looking to engage... Read More »

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

Round 2 - Futures Fund - Now Open

Round 2 - Futures Fund - Now Open

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:08

The Futures Fund (available through the Futures Housing Group) is available to help small, local voluntary groups operating in Amber Valley and Daventry. Round two of the Futures Fund is now open for applications... Read More »

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

Update on Derbyshire's YouthInc Sports Grant

Update on Derbyshire's YouthInc Sports Grant

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:59

More than £14,000 has been awarded to 10 community groups from Derbyshire County Council's new sports grant scheme.

The YouthInc Sports Grant has awarded grants of up to £1,500 to help communities... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Funding

Sport England to invest £88m into grassroots sport

Sport England to invest £88m into grassroots sport

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:34

Sport England will invest £88m in grassroots sport through Governing Bodies of Sport and a further £3m to help sports bid for major events over the next four years.

The investments will come... Read More »

Tags: Sport system, badminton, cricket, cycling, funding, gymanstics, hockey, sport england

Be part of a World Sporting event in Derby next summer…

Be part of a World Sporting event in Derby next summer…

Posted: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:00

Volunteers are set to be at the heart of the ICC Women's World Cup next summer when eight fixtures are held at Derby's County Ground – and you can be part of it.

Known as the Cricketeers, they will... Read More »

Tags: Event volunteering, cricket, volunteering, women's sport

Burbage Primary pupils embrace The Daily Mile

Burbage Primary pupils embrace The Daily Mile

Posted: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:50

Pupils from Burbage Primary School in Buxton are embracing The Daily Mile and walking, jogging or running for 15 minutes each day.

Around 85 pupils, parents and staff are taking part between 8.30 and 8.45... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, The Daily Mile

Women competing in sport at record high, according to APS10

Women competing in sport at record high, according to APS10

Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:32

Data from the Active People Survey 10 released today has shown great progress in the aim of getting the nation active.

The number of females (16+) competing in sport once a week has increased to a record... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bolsover, Derbyshire Sport, High Peak, Sport system

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