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November, 2017

Say a #BigThankYou to grassroots sports volunteers

Say a #BigThankYou to grassroots sports volunteers

Posted: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:11

The #BigThankYou campaign is back for 2017, helping to celebrate volunteers from across sport and physical activity in the United Kingdom. The campaign is led by Join In (a part of the Sport and Recreation... Read More »

Tags: Sport system, clubs, volunteering

Amy's jog story part 2 - building up to a marathon

Amy's jog story part 2 - building up to a marathon

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:22

Amy Bradley is a Jog leader with Alfreton Jog Club. Her inspiring story saw her go from a complete beginner to a marathon runner and now she's inspiring others in her own Jog Derbyshire group.

Here's the... Read More »

Tags: JOG Derbyshire

How novice Amy turned marathon runner and leader

How novice Amy turned marathon runner and leader

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:19

Amy Bradley is a Jog leader with Alfreton Jog Club. Her inspiring story saw her go from a complete beginner to a marathon runner and now she's inspiring others in her own Jog Derbyshire group.

In fact,... Read More »

Tags: JOG Derbyshire

Sport England – Update on the Community Asset Fund

Sport England – Update on the Community Asset Fund

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:59

Sport England's Community Asset Fund is a programme dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community that give people the opportunity to be active. The fund provides grants of between £1K... Read More »

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

New video educates schools on delivering inclusive opportunities for disabled children

New video educates schools on delivering inclusive opportunities for disabled children

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:47

Youth Sport Trust and National Disability Sports Organisations (NDSOs) have released a new video to improve the delivery of inclusive sports opportunities through the School Games. The new video highlights... Read More »

Tags: Get Active

Youth Hostel Association Grant Scheme to Re-open in January

Youth Hostel Association Grant Scheme to Re-open in January

Posted: Sun, 26 Nov 2017 14:53

The Youth Hostel Association's (YHA's) Educational Breaks Programme re-opens for applications on the 15th January 2018.

Grants of up to 50% of the costs of taking up to 10 students aged between 8 and 18... Read More »

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

The University of Derby’s Community Fund Re-opens: 1st December 2017

The University of Derby’s Community Fund Re-opens: 1st December 2017

Posted: Sun, 26 Nov 2017 11:20

Groups can apply for up to £2,500 for work that benefits the local community. This can include:

• Promotion of Derby City or Derbyshire County heritage

• Contribution to educational development... Read More »

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

Waitrose Community Matters

Waitrose Community Matters

Posted: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 16:50

Every month the Buxton store donates £1,000 between three local good causes.

Shoppers receive a token at the checkout, which they then place in the box of the good cause they most like to support.... Read More »

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

Awards success for Jog Derbyshire

Awards success for Jog Derbyshire

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:12

There was some great news for the Jog Derbyshire team last month as leaders and groups scooped regional awards in the Derbyshire Sports Awards.

Jog Duffield leader Julie Corne and Derby based Pride Joggers... Read More »

Tags: JOG Derbyshire

The friendliness of our jog groups

The friendliness of our jog groups

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:34

This blog tells the story of an experience with Jog Crich through the eyes of a first timer and her son. Do you remember the warm, excited feeling and the strong sense of achievement you felt the day you... Read More »

Tags: JOG Derbyshire