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February, 2018

Celebrate International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day

Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:19

It's International Women's Day on Thursday 8th March and we're inviting all women and girls to mark the occasion by doing a little something to get active. On a day when women around the world join together... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, This Girl Can

Get active with Run For All’s Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon 2018!

Get active with Run For All’s Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon 2018!

Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:18

This Sunday 3rd June 2018, get on your running shoes and support deserving local causes by attending Run For All's Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon.

Jane Tomlinson's Run For All are continuing the legacy... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active, Jane Tomlinson, Ramathon, Run for All

Premier League Primary Stars Kit & Equipment Scheme for Primary Schools – Now Open!

Premier League Primary Stars Kit & Equipment Scheme for Primary Schools – Now Open!

Posted: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:35

High quality football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools.

Delivered by the Football Foundation and run in partnership with Nike and Kitlocker, the Kit and Equipment scheme enables... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Football, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise, Primary Schools

Funding for Energy Efficiency Improvements (within 5 miles of Duckmanton, Chesterfield)

Funding for Energy Efficiency Improvements (within 5 miles of Duckmanton, Chesterfield)

Posted: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:17

The Four Winds Energy Co-operative has set up a community fund for projects within a 5 mile radius of their wind turbine at Duckmanton, Chesterfield.

Applications are invited which meet at least one of... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Energy efficiency, Funding, Lead and Organise

Funding for organisations and groups operating in the former coalfield areas

Funding for organisations and groups operating in the former coalfield areas

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:08

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme offers grants to organisations/groups including CASCs operating in the former coalfield areas. Click here to see the areas covered by the programme.

The Coalfields... Read More »

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

FREE Chance to Shine Resources for Primary Schools

FREE Chance to Shine Resources for Primary Schools

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:57

Chance to Shine has created a powerful bank of free resources for primary schools, so teachers can lead their own cricket sessions with confidence.

Chance to Shine has introduced the game and its educational... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise, cricket, schools

Postcode Community Trust – now open (deadline 28th February 2018)

Postcode Community Trust – now open (deadline 28th February 2018)

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:57

Postcode Community Trust funds new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects for up to 12 months. The Trust will consider projects which improve health and wellbeing through a number of... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire

The 2018 Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme is now open

The 2018 Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme is now open

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:35

Applications for the 2018 Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme are open.

The scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who go above and beyond to encourage people in their local community... Read More »

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

British Orienteering appoints new Chief Executive Officer

British Orienteering appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:25

Derbyshire-based British Orienteering has appointed Peter Hart as its new Chief Executive Officer.

He will take the strategic lead of the National Governing Body and will guide the sport of orienteering... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active

New strategy to improve sport and recreation across the Dales

New strategy to improve sport and recreation across the Dales

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:48

Derbyshire Dales District Council has adopted a new strategy which will help to ensure that there are enough quality indoor sports facilities, playing pitches and open space to help local people stay or... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active

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