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Healthy Heart Grants

Healthy Heart Grants

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:50

Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Grants of up to £5,000 and up to £10,000 are available across the UK each year.

HRUK are looking for new, original and innovative projects that actively promote... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Derbyshire Sport, Active Derbyshire, JOG Derbyshire

WheelPower launches #TalkAboutTakingPart survey

WheelPower launches #TalkAboutTakingPart survey

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:09

WheelPower, the national organisation for wheelchair sport in Britain, has launched its #TalkAboutTakingPart survey in a bid to find out what can be done to help more wheelchair users lead healthy, active... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Inclusive Derbyshire

Derby to be a host city for 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:37

Derbyshire County Cricket Club has been successful in its bid for Derby to be a host city at the 2017 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that Derby will... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire County Cricket Club, ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

South Derbyshire athletes share £2350 of ICON grants

South Derbyshire athletes share £2350 of ICON grants

Posted: Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:47

13 young athletes from South Derbyshire gathered in Swadlincote on Thursday night where they were awarded with busaries from Derbyshire Sport's business network ICON.

The athletes who include Gareth Griffiths,... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Compete, ICON, Developing Sport, Funding

World record attempt at Derby Half Marathon

Posted: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:16

An ambitious runner will attempt to set the world record for the fastest female to complete a half marathon whilst pushing a baby in a pram at the Ramathon, the Derby Half Marathon, which takes place on... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, Compete, Get Active

University experiment finds getting active in a group is key to maintaining motivation

University experiment finds getting active in a group is key to maintaining motivation

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:59

Getting active as part of a group can make it more enjoyable, helping to motivate you and stick to your fitness goals, an experiment at the University of Derby has found.

A group of 36 volunteers from the... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Active Derbyshire, Get Active, Workplace Challenge, University of Derby

Central Health supports the Derbyshire Workplace Challenge

Central Health supports the Derbyshire Workplace Challenge

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:30

Healthcare provider Central Health is supporting the Derbyshire Workplace Challenge with a range of prizes and special offers for participants.

This includes a £50 voucher for the winning individual,... Read More »

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

500 pupils compete at Derbyshire Schools' Cross Country Championships

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:54

Around 500 school pupils from across Derbyshire competed at this year's Derbyshire Schools' Cross Country Championships, which were held at Tupton Hall School in North East Derbyshire.

The winner in the... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Compete, school sport, DSSA, Athletics, Cross Country

Half-term activities for young disabled people

Half-term activities for young disabled people

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:00

Disability Direct's Just Fun project is providing free activities for young people with disabilities this February half-term. Young people aged between 11-18 years old can take part in the following:

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Active Derbyshire, Inclusive Derbyshire, Get Active

More world-class cycling coming to Derbyshire

More world-class cycling coming to Derbyshire

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 11:44

Derbyshire will welcome the Aviva Women's Tour for the first time this June, as the world's top racers head to the county for Stage Three on Friday 17 June 2016.

Building on the success of hosting the Tour... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Active Derbyshire, Cycling, Developing Sport, Cycle Derbyshire, Tour of Britain, Aviva Women’s Tour

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