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Successful weekend for Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athletes

Successful weekend for Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athletes

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:31

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athletes have enjoyed a big weekend of success – on land, in the water and out of the water.

The Northern Athletics Senior/Under-20 Indoor Championships in Sheffield... Read More »

Tags: Alex Knibbs, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Jethro McGraw

Derbyshire Dales leisure centres seek four more sport and leisure apprentices

Derbyshire Dales leisure centres seek four more sport and leisure apprentices

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:02

Personal trainer Jess Guest is the latest young person to land her ideal job thanks to a sports and leisure apprenticeship with Derbyshire Dales District Council.

Jess (pictured), who is 18 and from Morton,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system

New Mills Primary School pupils reaping benefits of Daily Mile

New Mills Primary School pupils reaping benefits of Daily Mile

Posted: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:45

Six months after the launch of the Daily Mile at New Mills Primary School, pupils are fitter, stronger, and have more stamina, according to staff.

School staff are also seeing an increase in the physical... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Daily Mile, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active

The appliance of science: weight loss and jogging gains

The appliance of science: weight loss and jogging gains

Posted: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:00

The truth behind how jogging affects your weight management and why weight doesn't always 'fall off'... read the first of Jog Derbyshire Jog Leader Becky Lyne's columns, which feature some great give exercise... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Becky Lyne, Derbyshire Sport, JOG Derbyshire, jogging tips

Hat-trick of wins for Erewash ICON athlete Abbie

Hat-trick of wins for Erewash ICON athlete Abbie

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:22

Erewash ICON athlete Abbie Breakwell is celebrating after winning a hat-trick of titles at the British National Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Gloucester.

The 13-year-old, who trains at Loughborough University,... Read More »

Tags: Abbie Breakwell, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Long Eaton School, Wheelchair Tennis

Have you joined the Active Lunch Challenge yet?

Have you joined the Active Lunch Challenge yet?

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:12

The Active Lunch Challenge is underway - but it's not too late to join so grab your colleagues and start today!

We all know those cold and dark winter nights can play havoc with our good intentions and... Read More »

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

Derbyshire Freemasons get on their bikes!

Derbyshire Freemasons get on their bikes!

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:10

The Derbyshire Freemasons Provincial Grand Charity, linking up with Cycle Derby, have made it possible for young disabled people to get active on adaptive bikes.

Ahead of another year of inclusive cycling,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, cycling

Community Asset Fund - more news from Sport England

Community Asset Fund - more news from Sport England

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:41

Sports clubs and community organisations will be able to apply for investment from Sport England's new Community Asset Fund from January 30.

The new capital fund is dedicated to enhancing the spaces in... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, JOG Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system, athletics, cycling, swimming

New £4m leisure facility set to open in Clowne

New £4m leisure facility set to open in Clowne

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:39

A new £4m leisure facility built by Bolsover District Council in partnership with Pulse is set to open on Saturday, January 28.

The Go! Active @The Arc leisure facility in Clowne will officially open... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bolsover District Council, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, swimming

Co-op Community Directplus – Customer Donation Fund

Co-op Community Directplus – Customer Donation Fund

Posted: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:40

All Co-op Bank, Community Directplus account holders can apply for between £500 and £1,000 from the Customer Donation Fund to support special projects and fundraising activities.

Applications... Read More »

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