Badminton Month is February across Wiltshire

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February is ‘Badminton Month’ in Wiltshire providing lots of opportunities for anyone to ‘give it a go’ and have some fun!

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  • Legacy 300

    Legacy 300 - Charity Fundraising

    Opportunity: Once in a lifetime, you have the opportunity to do something unique, for sports loving Individuals and Corporates who are looking to make a difference, Legacy 300 affords you that opportunity. Founding Principles: Legacy 300 was established by GB Olympians as a vehicle to enable Corporates and Individuals to directly support GB Athletes and Good Causes. The principle has not waivered and has enabled the participating athletes augment their existing support of their own chosen goo ...

    Monday, 26 January 2015
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    Wiltshire Swimming Association are running a Disability Pathway Workshop

    Date: Sunday 22nd February 2015 Venue: tbc Time: 10.00 -12.30 Cost:  £15 swim21 accredited club     £20 non-swim21 club Tutor: Lyndsey Hollands ASA Para-swimming Pathway Officer Further Information: Suitable for all swimming teachers and coaches this workshop aims to help you understand all elements of the disability swimming and Para-swimming pathway. You will learn about Talent Identification methods and be provided a toolkit to improve the identification, suppo ...

    Monday, 26 January 2015
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    Podium Partners Sports Funding for Athletes

    Podium Partners are a new charity who deliver crowd-funding to athletes. Anyone aged between 10-25 can apply at any time for funding and there is no age restriction on disabled athletes. All we ask is that athletes compete in one of the sports recognised by Sport England and that they are living in England and Wales. The greatest challenges facing athletes are money and time. We can’t give them more time, but we can give them more money. A staggering £6,022 (average) per year is needed acr ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
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    Wiltshire LTA - South West Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis Courses 2014-15

    This course is essential for all tennis people who come into contact with children, young people and/or adults at risk. To create a safe and inclusive game, it is important that all tennis people and venues know how to safeguard and protect children, young people, adults at risk and themselves in tennis. This course is now a requirement for all licensed and registered coaches as of January 2015. If you are a volunteer at your club, you can apply for a course refund by completing the  ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
  • British Blind Sport

    Overcoming Barriers to Visually Impaired Participation research study

    British Blind Sport are proud to launch an extensive study exploring the barriers that restrict visually impaired people from enjoying sport and how successful participants have overcome those challenges. We have worked for 40 years to help blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport. Sport and recreational activities can enhance the lives of people with visual impairments, by improving their health and increasing their social interaction. We are keen to work ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
  • Summer Stars

    Archery GB Summer Stars

    If you haven't already, it's time to sign up for Archery Summer Stars… Archery GB's school holiday archery programme. Ideal for Local Authorities, Leisure Trusts or any other local partnership looking to deliver archery as a standalone activity or as part of a multi-sports programme, Archery Summer Stars can be easily adapted to suit the needs of your participants. No experience of archery? No problem! A range of resources are ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
  • Disability Camp March 2014

    Tennis Foundation Learning Disability Tennis Development Camp at Delta Tennis Centre Swindon

    There is a Tennis Foundation Learning Disability Tennis Development Camp at Delta Tennis Centre Swindon on Saturday 28thFebruary and Sunday 1stMarch and I would be grateful if you could help promote to your groups.  Saturday’s session runs from 11am-5pm and Sunday’s session runs from 10am – 4pm and the camp costs £15 without accommodation. I attach a flyer and Players can book atwww.ldtennis.org.ukor by phone at  0845 872 0522.   Poster - LD_Tennis_Development_Camp_-_Swind ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
  • GBSport

    Business Essentials tax workshop 12th February

    The tax authorities are currently targeting those who work and volunteer in sport - clubs and coaches. Our four hour Business Essentials interactive training workshops will help you to pass a tax inspection and ensure that you won't end up paying significant sums in back tax, penalties and interest. We are running a Business Essentials tax workshop for sport in your area: Thursday 12th February from 10am-2pm at Wootton Bassett Rugby Club Ballards Ash Sports Ground Ma ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
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    School Games Level 3 Football Competition held at Stanley Park on 21 Jan 2015.

    The second of our level 3 county competitions was held this week at Stanley Park, Chippenham. The fantastic facilities gave a perfect back drop to a very competitive and hard fought competitions. Thanks to Wiltshire FA for running the competition on the day and organising the tournament and officials which made for such a successful day for all involved. Small School Competition The day started at 9.30am with 9 Small School ready and warmed up to start their tournament; Winners - Sout ...

    Friday, 23 January 2015
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    First School Games Level 3 County Competition of 2015 - New Age Kurling

    School Games Level 3 Winter Games - New Age Kurling Competition The New Age Kurling level 3 competition was held at Lavington School on 15 January and was the first Level 3 Winter Games of 2015. The competition was attended by competitors from Uplands, St Edmunds, Lavington, Devizes, Exeter House and Avon Valley secondary schools. All the athletes were from the SEN groups within each school as New Age Kurlingis one of the fastest growing sports in the country and specifically designed to be a ...

    Monday, 19 January 2015
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    CSPN - Appointment of Partnership Manager

    About the CSP Network  We are a charitable company, just over two years old, governed by a Board of Trustees including CSP Member representatives and independent members. The CSP Network currently employs 6 staff who are supported by CSP Officers (seconded) and external associates / agencies who lead and help coordinate national steering groups covering specific areas – see below.  The Core Team outline job roles can be seen in Appendix 2. In 2013-14 the annual turnover was circa £2 m ...

    Monday, 19 January 2015
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    Primary Sports Premium Brochure

    We are please to announce the publication of our new Primary Sport Premium brochure which has been distributed to all Primary Schools across Wiltshire and Swindon in early January and provide them with access to a wide variety of tools and information nationally as well as local support and advice. Please click on the picture of the front cover to access the complete on-line document and if you would like a hard copy sent to you please just let us know and we will be happy to drop one to you. ...

    Friday, 16 January 2015
  • Workplace Challenge January Newsletter

    Let the Challenge begin!! Be part of it #MyTeam2015 The leader boards are now live and kicking for the My Team 2015 national eight week challenge! With over 21,000 signed up to Workplace Challenge and many more signing up each day, together we can tackle inactivity in the workplace and get the nation moving. Getting Started With New Year and the festive celebrations drawing to a close it's time to focus on those resolutions. We know that it's easier (and much more fun) taking on ...

    Thursday, 15 January 2015
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    Badminton Month across Wiltshire in February

    February is ‘Badminton Month’ in Wiltshire providing lots of opportunities for anyone to ‘give it a go’ and have some fun! Have you ever fancied having a go or getting back into Badminton? If yes, we have dedicated the whole of February to ‘Badminton Month’ The Heart of Wiltshire Community Badminton Network have been working closely with Wiltshire & Swindon Sport and Wiltshire Council to offer a range of opportunities throughout the county to introduce participants to Badminton and of ...

    Tuesday, 13 January 2015
  • Archery

    Archery GB Survey

    Calling all young archers and those delivering archery to young people. In 2010 we undertook a review into current archery provision for young people. In response to that review we have since been developing products to support this area. We are now in a position to develop a young people strategy to provide us with the future direction for this area. We would like to hear from both young people taking part in archery (11 to 25 years), and anybody who delivers archery (including roles such as ...

    Tuesday, 13 January 2015
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'This Girl Can' breaking barriers

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Is a national campaign developed by Sport England and a wide range of partnership organisations, to inspire more women and girls to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome. 

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Join the Workplace Challenge on a mission to engage workplaces in sport and physical activity.

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Work together with colleagues and friends to get fit with 'My Team 2015' 

 

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RightCoach – Free coach database for coaches and employers of coaches in Wiltshire & Swindon.

 

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Primary Premium

 

Primary Premium – Funding to improve Primary School provision of PE and Sport

 

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Giving more young people the chance to discover sport

Applications for Year 5 must be submitted by the 23rd January 2015.

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Developing links between Schools and Clubs creating a pathway for a lifetime of sport

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 Sport England - Focuses on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life.

 Club matters coming soon

Club Matters will provide support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club ‘large, small, formal or informal’

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Volunteer Opportunities

 

Courses and Events

Tue Jan 27 @ 1:00PM -
Hockey Level 2 School Games Festival
Wed Jan 28 @12:30PM - 05:00PM
Basketball Level 3 Wiltshire School Games
Tue Feb 03 @ 9:30AM - 04:30PM
Badminton Level 3 Wiltshire School Games
Wed Feb 04 @12:30PM - 05:00PM
Basketball Level 3 Wiltshire School Games
Thu Feb 05 @12:00AM
Swimming Level 2 School Games
Thu Feb 05 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
A Guide to Mentoring Sports Coaches
Fri Feb 06 @12:00AM
Hockey Level 2 School Games Festival
Mon Feb 09 @ 3:30PM - 05:30PM
Hi 5 Netball Competition
Tue Feb 10 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Emergency 1st Responce (Primary Care)
Thu Feb 12 @ 2:00PM -
Gymnastics level 2 School Games Festival

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Wiltshire and Swindon Sport
48 New Park Street
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1DS

01380 725111

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