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ICON's Ashmore out to follow in footsteps of Olympic star Adams

ICON's Ashmore out to follow in footsteps of Olympic star Adams

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:00

ICON bursary programme's Jade Ashmore is hoping to follow in the footsteps of double Olympic champion Nicola Adams after being identified as one to watch by national scouts.

The 18-year-old, from Health,... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, England Boxing, ICON. Jade Ashmore, Nicola Adams, boxing

Free American football taster session with Derby Braves

Free American football taster session with Derby Braves

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:31

The Derby Braves Women's American Football team are holding their last taster session on Saturday September 3 - free to newcomers - ahead of regular training starting.

No kit or experience is required,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, American football, Derby Braves, Derbyshire Sport

Get Better with Nature Community Fund is open to organisations operating in the Peak District

Get Better with Nature Community Fund is open to organisations operating in the Peak District

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:59

The Nestle Waters Get Better with Nature Community Fund is now open for application from organisations delivering community based initiatives in the Peak District. This fund will award one-off grants of... Read More »

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

Veolia Environmental Trust Open for Grant Applications

Veolia Environmental Trust Open for Grant Applications

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:51

Veolia Environmental Trust Open for Grant Applications

Grants of between £5K and £50K are available for capital projects from Veolia Trust for registered organisations within a five mile radius... Read More »

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

LIAM PITCHFORD OLYMPIC BLOG: My Rio meeting with Andy Murray

LIAM PITCHFORD OLYMPIC BLOG: My Rio meeting with Andy Murray

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:30

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) athlete and former ICON bursary recipient Liam Pitchford, from Brimington, Chesterfield, reflects on his Rio Olympics.

"It was amazing to be part of the best ever Team... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Liam Pitchford, Olympic blog, Sport system

Derby University’s Community Fund is open to Groups throughout Derby and Derbyshire

Derby University’s Community Fund is open to Groups throughout Derby and Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:11

Grants of up to £2,500 are available from the University of Derby for local projects.

The University's Community Fund will give priority to applications which promote the county's heritage; contribute... Read More »

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

Futures Housing Funding in Derbyshire

Futures Housing Funding in Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:25

Futures Housing are offering funding support to small local voluntary groups and projects that operate in the communities they serve.

Local groups can apply for up to £500 of funding or up to £1,000... Read More »

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

Aviva Community Fund Opening Soon

Aviva Community Fund Opening Soon

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:49

Aviva will soon be opening their community fund for 2016. The scheme supports a range of activities.

If your project will have positive effects on your community have a look at the guidelines on the Aviva... Read More »

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

FREE Volunteer Passport Training in South Derbyshire

FREE Volunteer Passport Training in South Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:21

The latest FREE Volunteer Passport training sessions at South Derbyshire CVS have been announced!

South Derbyshire CVS have two courses coming up - the first in September is the Children's Course - for... Read More »

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

This Girl Can Coach funding to help Derbyshire women

This Girl Can Coach funding to help Derbyshire women

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:00

Are you a woman who would like to coach but never had the opportunity? Do you help out already but want a formal qualification?

If yes, then you could benefit from a coach education package from the This... Read More »

Tags: Coaching Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Lead and Organise, Sport system, This Girl Can Coach