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January, 2017

ICON cyclo-cross rider George Cooper reviews his season so far

ICON cyclo-cross rider George Cooper reviews his season so far

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:44

"The cyclo-cross season has just finished and now seems a good time to review how my season has gone.

"I have again competed in two cyclo-cross leagues this season, Notts & Derby (http://www.ndcxl.org.uk/new... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, George Cooper, ICON, cyclo-cross

Sport England's Community Asset Fund is Now Open!

Sport England's Community Asset Fund is Now Open!

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:16

Sport England's new Community Asset Fund programme is now open!

The need to know facts are:

  • Bids from £1K to £150K
  • £1K to £15K for small scale project which will address emergency... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system, athletics, cycling, swimming

Exclusive chance for you and your colleagues to win team entry to Central Occupational Health Business Team Challenge

Exclusive chance for you and your colleagues to win team entry to Central Occupational Health Business Team Challenge

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 11:54

How would you and your colleagues like to take part in this year's Central Occupational Health Business Team Challenge, part of the Central Health Derby 10k, for free?!

The Derbyshire Workplace Challenge... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Central Health, Derby 10k, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Workplace Challenge

ICON trio's great start to 2017

ICON trio's great start to 2017

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:24

A trio of ICON athletes are celebrating great starts to 2017.

Tennis player Victoria Allen (right) has been selected to play for Great Britain in the 16 and under European Winter Cup.

The 15-year-old from... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, George Cooper, George Woolgar, ICON, Victoria Allen, cycling, golf, tennis

Active Lives Survey reveals figures on Derbyshire activity levels

Active Lives Survey reveals figures on Derbyshire activity levels

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:58

Sport England's new Active Lives survey has been released today, with Derbyshire Sport faring better than the national average on headlines figures.

The survey found that the number of people aged 16 or... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Lives Survey, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system

ICON siblings secure double golds

ICON siblings secure double golds

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:42

ICON recipients Matthew Lear and Jessica Lear from the Heart of England Taekwondo both secured double golds in their latest and first competition of 2017 at Alfreton Leisure Centre on Sunday.

The siblings... Read More »

Tags: Aaron Cobley, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Hope Collard, ICON, Jessica Lear, Matthew Lear, taekwondo

Live learning from the Big Lottery’s Funding Officers

Live learning from the Big Lottery’s Funding Officers

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:49

Webinars will provide you with LIVE information on the Big Lottery's funding and are presented by friendly and informative Funding Officers from the Big Lottery Fund. You can ask questions during the seminar... Read More »

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

Round 2 of South Derbyshire’s Health and Wellbeing Small Grants is now open

Round 2 of South Derbyshire’s Health and Wellbeing Small Grants is now open

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:39

Grants of £200 - £1,000 are available to voluntary and community groups, in South Derbyshire, for activities which have a positive effect on people's health and wellbeing and which address... Read More »

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

England Rugby and Comic Relief to launch ‘Try for Change’ fund on Monday, 6 February

England Rugby and Comic Relief to launch ‘Try for Change’ fund on Monday, 6 February

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:27

England Rugby and Comic Relief are launching a new Try for Change funding initiative which will open on Monday, 6 February. The fund will use rugby union and the rugby community to deliver social change... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, ICON, Lead and Organise, Rugby

How you can feel healthy, fit and ‘appy’ in 2017

How you can feel healthy, fit and ‘appy’ in 2017

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:00

Need a bit of help to get and stay active? Always fancied a personal trainer or coach? The latest technology could hold the answer!

A recent study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR)... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Coaching Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system