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Derbyshire County Council supporting foster carers to be active

Derbyshire County Council supporting foster carers to be active

Posted: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:23

As part of the Derbyshire County Council foster carer programme, a free leisure pass is provided to help keep foster carers and children in care physically active.

This is a service that Derbyshire County... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Inclusive Derbyshire

Spotlight on Gender - why more men are getting active than women

Spotlight on Gender - why more men are getting active than women

Posted: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:17

In the first of a series of reports, Sport England have uncovered the statistics that reveal why women are less active than men.

'Spotlight on Gender' unpicks the differences between how men and women engage... Read More »

Tags: Get Active, This Girl Can

The Big Lottery Launches new Place Based Social Action programme – closes 28th November

The Big Lottery Launches new Place Based Social Action programme – closes 28th November

Posted: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:53

Place Based Social Action (PBSA) is a £4.5m programme which aims to create positive change by enabling people, communities, local non statutory organisations and the statutory sector to work collaboratively... Read More »

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

Sporting success and work to engage more people in active and healthy lives is honoured at DSSA Sports Awards

Sporting success and work to engage more people in active and healthy lives is honoured at DSSA Sports Awards

Posted: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:53

Top badminton player Grace King and No.1 GB heptathlete and high jumper Niamh Emerson were among the big winners at the 2017 Derbyshire Schools' Sport Association (DSSA) Sports Awards, held at the Winding... Read More »

Tags: Compete, DSSA, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise

Derbyshire Action Grants

Derbyshire Action Grants

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:16

Derbyshire County Council is planning to make hundreds of grants available to help Derbyshire people take more control of their lives and play a bigger part in their communities.

Sports Action Grants for... Read More »

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

People’s Health Trust – Active Communities Funding coming soon to Derbyshire

People’s Health Trust – Active Communities Funding coming soon to Derbyshire

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:18

Active Communities is a funding programme for community groups and not-for-profit organisations, with an income of less than £350,000 a year or an average of £350,000 over two years, seeking... Read More »

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

This Girl Can Coach celebration

This Girl Can Coach celebration

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:49

To round off the This Girl Can Coach programme a celebration event was held at Lea Green recently, where workshops covering coaching and engaging young people, increasing motivation, making their sessions... Read More »

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

Persimmon’s Healthy Communities Sport Programme

Persimmon’s Healthy Communities Sport Programme

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:34

Persimmon Healthy Communities supports amateur sport for young people.

Until December 2017 Persimmon are giving away 30 monthly donations of £750 each to purchase sports kits and equipment for teams... Read More »

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

Ron Pickering Memorial Fund

Ron Pickering Memorial Fund

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:24

If you are a young, talented, able bodied or a disability Track and Field athlete, aged 15-23 years, in need of support then you can apply for support from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund.

The funds are... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Compete, DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, athletics, talent

Crowdfund Derby - Information Session 27th November

Crowdfund Derby - Information Session 27th November

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:24

Crowdfund Derby is a new Crowdfunding portal for groups operating in Derby. Not only that, Derby City Council has created a fund of £60,000 to provide match funding up to £5K to help make your... Read More »

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