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Three new funds to boost volunteering by the over 50s

Three new funds to boost volunteering by the over 50s

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:17

Three new grants are being made available by the Office for Civil Society and the innovation charity Nesta to help boost volunteering by the over 50s.

The Second Half Fund will provide grants of up... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Funding, Lead and Organise

The Postcode Community Trust's Community Sports Fund reopens in October

The Postcode Community Trust's Community Sports Fund reopens in October

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:51

The Postcode Community Trust will be opening a further round of their Community Sports programme in October 2016. The fund allows not-for-profit sports groups to apply for set packages of goods, which... Read More »

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

People's Health Trust funding will soon be opening in Derby and Derbyshire

People's Health Trust funding will soon be opening in Derby and Derbyshire

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:58

Local Groups and organisations with ideas to improve their communities will soon be able to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality through the People's Health Trust.

Active Communities is a... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, JOG Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, This Girl Can

ICON's Lear siblings claim English titles

ICON's Lear siblings claim English titles

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:38

ICON bursary programme siblings Matthew and Jessica Lear have added English titles to their list of successes.

Both taekwondo fighters were able to build on their successes at the European Championships... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Jessica Lear, Matthew Lear, Taekwondo

Overcome fears of cycling on road with Samways course

Overcome fears of cycling on road with Samways course

Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:47

A coach-led course designed to give people the skills to cycle safely on the road is coming to Derby on Sunday October 2.

The inclusive Samways event will be held between 10am and 11.30am in the off-road... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Samways, road cycling safety course

Derbyshire fell runner and climber running a marathon in each of UK’s 15 National Parks

Derbyshire fell runner and climber running a marathon in each of UK’s 15 National Parks

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:10

Derbyshire fell runner and climber Claire Aspinall is one half of a team which is currently attempting to run a marathon in each of the UK's 15 National Parks during September.

Claire, from Chinley, and... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, Peak District, This Girl Can

LEWIS WHITE POST-PARALYMPIC BLOG: 'My medal swim was the best I've ever done'

LEWIS WHITE POST-PARALYMPIC BLOG: 'My medal swim was the best I've ever done'

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:10

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) and ICON bursary swimmer Lewis White won a bronze medal at the recent Paralympics in Rio Brazil. Here, he blogs about the experience, which catapulted him onto the world... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Lewis White, Paralympic blog, Sport system

Western Power grant for energy saving measures – now open

Western Power grant for energy saving measures – now open

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:10

Energy saving grants are available once again for community buildings across the Western Power network area in the Midlands (ref. Western Power's website 12/09/16).

Their Community Chest is designed to... Read More »

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

High Peak Junior Football League launched

High Peak Junior Football League launched

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:27

The new High Peak Junior Football League (HPJFL) has launched opening fixtures played out on Sunday September 18 on the 3G pitch at Glossopdale Community College.

The league has been set up for local football... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, High Peak League, Tintwhistle Athletic, football

Update on Sporting Lives Funding

Update on Sporting Lives Funding

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:35

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) officially launched their Sporting Lives Funding programme at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground on 19th October.

HLF Funding programmes include:

Sharing Heritage £3K to £10K:... Read More »

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