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ICON cyclist Will makes GB team for Euros in Sweden

ICON cyclist Will makes GB team for Euros in Sweden

Posted: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:00

ICON cyclist Will Gascoyne has been announced as one of six riders who will represent the Great Britain Cycling Team at the 2016 UEC Mountain Bike European Championships in Huskvana, Sweden.

The Wingerworth... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Cycling, Derbyshire Sport, European Championships, ICON, Will Gascoyne

Ladycross Infant School first in county to receive gold award for commitment to keeping pupils fit

Ladycross Infant School first in county to receive gold award for commitment to keeping pupils fit

Posted: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:10

Ladycross Infant School is the first school in Derbyshire to receive a Modeshift STARS Gold award for its commitment to keeping their children fit and reducing school run congestion.

The school has been... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycling, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

National silver for Derbyshire Institute of Sport's King on junior return

National silver for Derbyshire Institute of Sport's King on junior return

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:30

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) badminton player Grace King has completed a remarkable comeback from injury by claiming a silver medal at the Under-17 National Championships.

The 15-year-old, from Quarndon,... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Grace King, James Boxall, Sport system, badminton

Get ready to 'Dive In'

Get ready to 'Dive In'

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:03

'Dive In' - an innovative campaign designed to promote swimming to thousands of adults is coming to Derbyshire next month.

The campaign by Total Swimming, on behalf of Speedo will be taking place at Virgin... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Dive in, Get Active, Speedo, swimming

Still time to enter Ramathon 2016

Still time to enter Ramathon 2016

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:28

Ramathon, the Derby Half Marathon, is returning bigger and better for 2016 – and there is still time to set your next big goal and get signed up.

Taking place on Sunday June 5 with a start time of... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Ramathon 2016

Derbyshire Workplace Walking Challenge set to launch

Derbyshire Workplace Walking Challenge set to launch

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:46

The Derbyshire Workplace Challenge is launching a new Walking Challenge for May.

Business colleagues are invited to sign up for the online activity log challenge, which for the month of May is dedicated... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Workplace Challenge, walking

Corporate Support!

Corporate Support!

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:39

Some of the big companies provide support to local community projects. Therefore, if your club, group or project is based near a large company, it might be worth doing a Google search to see if they run... Read More »

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

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athletes given taste of media glare

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athletes given taste of media glare

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:33

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athletes were giving a valuable taste of what it's like to be under the glare of the world's media at a workshop staged at the University of Derby Sports Centre.

Around... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Imogen Clark, Josh Hong, Sport system, media workshop

Seniors Tennis GB Fund

Seniors Tennis GB Fund

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:10

Seniors Tennis GB has announced that there is increased funding in 2016 for a scheme that encourages more over-35s to play tennis more often.

This year £20,000 will be split between 40 successful... Read More »

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

Derbyshire Institute of Sport's Wood earns double Euros call-up

Derbyshire Institute of Sport's Wood earns double Euros call-up

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:58

ICON athlete and Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) ambassador Abbie Wood has had double cause for celebration with a brace of call-ups for international events.

The 17-year-old swimmer from Buxton has... Read More »

Tags: Abbie Wood, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Lewis White, swimming