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July, 2017

New Workplace Challenge coming soon

New Workplace Challenge coming soon

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:00

This September the Derbyshire Workplace Challenge will be supporting people to get back into activity following the summer break.

'Find Your 10 Minutes' is all about encouraging people to try to bring physical... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active, Workplace Challenge

Family Adventure Weekend this August

Family Adventure Weekend this August

Posted: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:29

During the August Bank Holiday weekend (26th to 28th August), Mount Cook Adventure Centre near Matlock are running their first even Family Adventure Weekend.

Enjoy an action packed weekend in the great... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active, families, young people

School Games results roundup

School Games results roundup

Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:03

The Derbyshire School Games competition finals were held at venues across Derbyshire on the final week before school holidays.

The competitions, which were postponed from the rained off final, saw children... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, School Games

Limbpower events coming up

Limbpower events coming up

Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:34

Limbpower are coordinating multi-sports events for adults and young people with a physical impairment over the next few months.

The Junior Games 2017 are open to young people aged 5-18 with a physical impairment:... Read More »

Tags: Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, disability sport

Derbyshire Sport workshop boosts practical social media skills

Derbyshire Sport workshop boosts practical social media skills

Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:02

Making the most of social media, managing it effectively and increasing likes, shares and followers were just some of the topics covered by a practical social media skills workshop organised by Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Sport system, social media

Does your sports club or organisation need up to £10,000?

Does your sports club or organisation need up to £10,000?

Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:30

Reminder about Sport England Small Grants!

Does your sports club or organisation need up to £10,000 to:

  • Get inactive people to become more active and / or
  • Develop more resilient sporting habits and... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Coaching Derbyshire, Compete, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, This Girl Can, athletics, cycling, swimming

Accessible Fishing Opportunity at Barlow Lakes

Accessible Fishing Opportunity at Barlow Lakes

Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:33

EMH Care & Support are putting on accessible fishing sessions this summer. Whether you are a regular fisher or want to find out more about fishing, there will be an opportunity to do so at Barlow Lakes... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, fishing

Middleton Top Visitor Centre is powering up with electric E bikes

Middleton Top Visitor Centre is powering up with electric E bikes

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:15

Middleton Top Visitor Centre will soon have even more to offer visitors as plans have been approved to hire out electric bikes and run a repair service for privately owned pedal bikes.

Three adult size... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

The Dream Fund

The Dream Fund

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:11

Supported by players of the People's Postcode Lottery, the next round of the Dream Fund is now open.

The Dream Fund offers charitable organisations to think big, be ambitious and collaborate with other... Read More »

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

Watch the best of British at the Wheelchair Tennis Championships

Watch the best of British at the Wheelchair Tennis Championships

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:30

The British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships are being held between 1st to 6th August at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

It is a great chance to watch the world's top wheelchair tennis players in action,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Tennis, disability sport