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April, 2018

Melbourne sailor urges Derbyshire to Push the Boat Out

Melbourne sailor urges Derbyshire to Push the Boat Out

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:51

A Melbourne sailor insists "I was never convinced, now look at me!" as a month of Push The Boat Out 'try sailing' events launches across Derbyshire.

Anita Desai-Ewbank was happy staying on dry land when... Read More »

Tags: Get Active

Sports clubs urged to take part in volunteering survey

Sports clubs urged to take part in volunteering survey

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:15

Sport England is currently inviting sports clubs to take part in a survey to help them ensure that clubs have the right support to recruit and retain volunteers.

Sport England wants to understand more about... Read More »

Tags: Developing Sport, Sport system

Workplace Challenge sailing event to launch in Derbyshire

Workplace Challenge sailing event to launch in Derbyshire

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:10

A Workplace Challenge with a difference - giving people the chance to learn to sail alongside their colleagues – is to launch in Derbyshire.

The challenge will include a one-evening-a-week course... Read More »

Tags: Get Active, Workplace Challenge

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:07

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has today been renamed as the Activity Alliance.

A brand identity has been developed to support the organisation's new name and wider remit, which is being... Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance

Funding for sports kit, equipment and travel – deadline 31st May

Funding for sports kit, equipment and travel – deadline 31st May

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:23

GFORCE Grassroots Campaign is open for nominations for 2018 from sports clubs and teams across the Midlands. They have set aside a £5,000 pot of money which organisations can apply to for grants,... Read More »

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

'No better way to spend my 70th birthday than running Derby Half Marathon'

'No better way to spend my 70th birthday than running Derby Half Marathon'

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:46

Mel Beale, (69), is closing in on his 70th birthday and can't think of a better way to celebrate the occasion than by running the Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon on Sunday, June 3.

Running-mad Mel began... Read More »

Tags: Get Active

Finding friends who become family

Finding friends who become family

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:09

Joining a new social group is a nerve wracking experience for most people, but even more when you suffer from epilepsy. So for 42-year-old Jennifer Pitts from Hadfield, joining her local Jog Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: JOG Derbyshire

Capital Funding Available to Community Projects in South Derbyshire

Capital Funding Available to Community Projects in South Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:34

A new grant fund is to be launched by South Derbyshire District Council which will support capital projects. The fund, called the Community Partnership Scheme, is only be available for organisations in... Read More »

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

South Derbyshire Community Forum - Thursday 17 May, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

South Derbyshire Community Forum - Thursday 17 May, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:32

The next South Derbyshire Community Forum will be on Thursday 17 May, 1.30pm - 4.30pm.

This forum will be focusing on community buildings and includes a workshop, update on Community Hubs and an introduction... Read More »

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

Coalfields Regeneration Trust Funding Workshop

Coalfields Regeneration Trust Funding Workshop

Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:09

For Groups in Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire CRT eligible areas the Coalfields Regeneration Trust is holding a workshop on Thursday 24th May 2018 10:30am to 1:30pm at the Town Hall, Chesterfield... Read More »

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