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Transport Minster helps to 'Push the Boat Out' at Carsington

Transport Minster helps to 'Push the Boat Out' at Carsington

Posted: Sun, 29 May 2016 07:30

Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin, MP for Derbyshire Dales, helped Carsington Sailing Club to 'Push The Boat Out' as more 100 local people seized the chance to try sailing for free on Carsington Water.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Carsington Sailing Club, Derbyshire Sport, NGBs, Push the Boat Out, Sport system, sailing

Free anti-bullying sessions for those in sports roles

Free anti-bullying sessions for those in sports roles

Posted: Sat, 28 May 2016 07:30

Two free 'bullying in sport' awareness training courses have been made available to those working across Derbyshire in sports development roles, as well as those working and volunteering at local clubs... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system, anti-bullying

Derbyshire ready to welcome defending champion in  Aviva Women's Tour

Derbyshire ready to welcome defending champion in Aviva Women's Tour

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 12:01

Defending champion Lisa Brennauer will return to the Aviva Women's Tour leading the CANYON//SRAM Racing team and donning the number one placard.

The race starts on Wednesday June 15 and will arrive in Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Aviva Women's Tour, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Lisa Brennauer, Sport system, cycling

Success for ICON duo Taylor-Tipton and Marklow

Success for ICON duo Taylor-Tipton and Marklow

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 11:03

Two ICON bursary programme athletes are celebrating recent sporting successes.

Erewash skier Justin Taylor-Tipton (right), from West Hallam, claimed first place in the Under-16s category at the Air Attack... Read More »

Tags: Compete, David Marklow, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Justin Taylor-Tipton, shooter, skiing

Derbyshire Sport's draft strategy for 2016-2021 released for consultation

Derbyshire Sport's draft strategy for 2016-2021 released for consultation

Posted: Thu, 26 May 2016 12:42

A new board for Derbyshire Sport, chaired by Kathryn Mitchell, Vice Chancellor of the University of Derby, met for the first time this week, as they prepared to launch the consultation on a new physical... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system, Towards an Active Derbyshire, draft strategy

Riding Derbyshire Aviva Women's Tour Stage to promote cycling to women and girls

Riding Derbyshire Aviva Women's Tour Stage to promote cycling to women and girls

Posted: Thu, 26 May 2016 09:33

Watch the video

A team of recreational cyclists have experienced the thrill of riding the Aviva Women's Tour Stage Three route through Derbyshire ahead of the professional race arriving on Friday June 17.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Aviva Women's Tour, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Sport system

Club support workshop

Club support workshop

Posted: Thu, 26 May 2016 07:30

Community Action Derby are running a free Club Matters navigation workshop that is open to any local club or group on Tuesday June 14 from 5.30pm to 7pm.

Club Matters is a free online resource that offers... Read More »

Tags: Clubs, Developing Sport, Lead and Organise, Volunteers

Take the stress out of funding applications with Derbyshire Sport's bid writing service

Take the stress out of funding applications with Derbyshire Sport's bid writing service

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016 11:08

Derbyshire Sport has launched a new bid writing service.

The exciting, new offer is designed to increase a club or organisation's chances of successfully securing funding for a project.

It can also ease... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system, This Girl Can, cycling, swimming

Derby Arena to host course to train new Breeze Champions

Derby Arena to host course to train new Breeze Champions

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016 10:53

A free course to train new Champions of the Breeze programme – which encourages women to get fit and have fun on their bikes – is being staged at Derby Arena on June 25.

Breeze was set up in... Read More »

Tags: Breeze, Coaching Derbyshire, Derby Arena, Derbyshire Cycling Plan, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, cycling

Sport England’s Small Grants programme is still open!

Sport England’s Small Grants programme is still open!

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016 09:29

Sport England's new strategy details that there will be big changes to their Small Grants programme. Therefore, if you have a project which is eligible under their current criteria for this fund –... Read More »

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