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March, 2017

Coalfields Regeneration Trust Event 27th April 2017

Coalfields Regeneration Trust Event 27th April 2017

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:32

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust reopens its funding programme in April and will be giving 2 presentations to introduce the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. There will be an opportunity to meet... Read More »

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

South Derbyshire Health & Wellbeing Small Grants

South Derbyshire Health & Wellbeing Small Grants

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:26

Grants of £200 - £1,000 are available from Derbyshire County Council for activities which improve health and wellbeing and which reduce health inequalities within families and young people... Read More »

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

New Healthy South Derbyshire Locality Funding 2017/18 - Closing date 21 April

New Healthy South Derbyshire Locality Funding 2017/18 - Closing date 21 April

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:19

Grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 are available (funded by Derbyshire County Council Public Health) for projects which address one or more of the Healthy South Derbyshire Plan priorities... Read More »

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

Funding For Social Entrepreneurs

Funding For Social Entrepreneurs

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:54

The Social Entrepreneurs Programme offers a free learning programme to support start up social enterprises or those who want to scale up their projects. To date, the programme has supported 1,300 social... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Lead and Organise, Sport system

New Clubhouse opens at Eckington Cricket Club

New Clubhouse opens at Eckington Cricket Club

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:56

Eckington Cricket club formally opened their new Clubhouse on Saturday 25th March 2017. The club received funding from Tarmac via the Landfill Communities Fund and Sport England through the Inspired Facilities... Read More »

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

Girls' football springs up across Derbyshire

Girls' football springs up across Derbyshire

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:30

Girls across Derbyshire will be provided with increased opportunities to play football after a new nationwide participation programme was announced, say the county's FA.

The programme will see 200 SSE Wildcats... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire FA, Derbyshire Sport, Girls' football. Wildcats, This Girl Can

Co-Leaders helping JOG Derbyshire groups to thrive

Co-Leaders helping JOG Derbyshire groups to thrive

Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00

Three JOG Derbyshire Co-Leader training sessions have been held across the county in Swadlincote (above), Derby (below) and Glossop, welcoming 35 new faces to the team!

All the newly-trained Co Leaders... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Co-Leaders, Derby, Derbyshire Sport, Glossop, JOG Derbyshire, Swadlincote

Do you think you have you got what it takes to be a Para-Swimmer?

Do you think you have you got what it takes to be a Para-Swimmer?

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:15

Do you think you have you got what it takes to be a Para-Swimmer?

City of Derby Swimming Club and ASA England Programmes are holding a free taster session for disabled swimmers at Queen's Leisure Centre,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Disability Sport, Para-swimming, swimming

From zero to Derby 10k in three months for Jog Middleton's Lindsey

From zero to Derby 10k in three months for Jog Middleton's Lindsey

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:50

A Jog Middleton group member who only started jogging in January is now preparing to tackle the Derby 10k in early April.

Lindsey Wilkinson, 38, from Wirksworth, started the #JogIntoJanuary programme as... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Jog Middleton, Lindsey Wilkinson

Why we should keep moving to reduce cancer risk - a healthcare professional's view

Why we should keep moving to reduce cancer risk - a healthcare professional's view

Posted: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:00

The newest JOG Derbyshire Leader, Karl Rex is the practice manager at Baslow Health Centre.

He hopes to bring the community together through his jogging group and is is looking forward to seeing his participants... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Baslow Joggers, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Karl Rex, health