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March, 2019

Disability Insight Conference shines light on barriers to physical activity

Disability Insight Conference shines light on barriers to physical activity

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:25

On Wednesday 20 March we were proud to host a Disability Insight Conference at the New Art Exchange in Nottingham. The primary aim of the event was to provide a networking opportunity for delegates that... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, disability, news

Earn up to £250 for your bowls club by attracting new members

Earn up to £250 for your bowls club by attracting new members

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:00

Bowls England and English Indoor Bowls Association (EIBA Ltd) have re-opened a successful "Play Bowls Package" scheme to encourage affiliated bowls clubs increase membership. Clubs are invited to run a... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, bowls, disability; older people, news

DM Thomas Foundation grants up to £30k for Childrens Health

DM Thomas Foundation grants up to £30k for Childrens Health

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:39

The DM Thomas Foundation offers grants of up to £30k per year for up to two years for projects run by registered charities addressing education and health needs of young people in three key areas:... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Schools, disability, women and girls, young people

Magic Little Grants Fund offers grants of £500 for Physical Activity

Magic Little Grants Fund offers grants of £500 for Physical Activity

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:13

Localgiving and the Postcode Community Trust have come together to offer grants of £500 to small charities and community groups through its Magic Little Grants Fund.

N.B. Groups need to register with... Read More »

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

Young people motivated to get active by enjoyment, according to Active Lives Survey: Children and Young People

Young people motivated to get active by enjoyment, according to Active Lives Survey: Children and Young People

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:42

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to take part in enough sport and physical activity to benefit their physical and mental health, according to new findings from a survey of... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Lives Survey Children and Young People

Foster Care Conference

Foster Care Conference

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:36

Today we were proud to be involved with the Derbyshire County Council Foster Care Conference, held at the Pro Act Stadium in Chesterfield.

Stuart, Suzanne and Martha from the team were invited to deliver... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire

Funding for Health and Wellbeing Projects in Former Coalfield Communities

Funding for Health and Wellbeing Projects in Former Coalfield Communities

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:07

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust's (CRT) Health and Wellbeing theme will support a range of projects including those which address mental health issues, social isolation or projects increasing participation... Read More »

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

Active Derbyshire support new Boogie Bounce School programme

Active Derbyshire support new Boogie Bounce School programme

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:34

Chesterfield dance & fitness studio owners, Daniel & Emma Harris, are helping improve the fitness level of local children with a new exciting school programme- exercising to music on mini trampolines.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire

Badminton England - Club Support Grants

Badminton England - Club Support Grants

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:10

Every affiliated club that make up England's diverse badminton community can tap into club support grants as they look to expand their court time provision, grow their membership, improve their local profile... Read More »

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

Children in Need - Small Grants Programme

Children in Need - Small Grants Programme

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:24

The BBC's Children in Need Small Grants programme is open to charities and not for profit organisations. Grants are up to £10K per year for up to 3 years. Grants over more than £10K per year... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Disability, Funding, Lead and Organise, NGBs