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  • About Trampolining

    Trampolining1Trampolining is a recreational activity, acrobatic training tool as well as a competitive Olympic sport in which athletes perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline.

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  • About Indoor Climbing

    Indoor ClimbingAn indoor rock climbing wall in the UK showing moulded features and coloured route markers. A climbing wall is an artificially constructed wall with grips for hands and feet, usually used for indoor climbing, but sometimes located outdoors. 

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  • About Gliding

    Gliding logoGliding is the ultimate adventure sport, a sport that requires the pilot to harness the power of nature to stay airborne whether they’re flying locally to their club, flying long distances cross country or soaring at high altitude.

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  • National Trust 10 Trails

    National Trust 10kFancy a morning run through the clifftop gardens of a 1920s villa? Or how about testing your fitness in the grounds of a medieval castle? Our free monthly 10k trail runs are a great way to blow away the cobwebs, get some exercise and take in spectacular scenery.

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  • Professional Workforce

    Professional Workforce 1Sport England are working closely with The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) in producing a number of Professional Standards related to Coaching in the UK.

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  • Age UK - Fitness & Friendship Clubs

    A social club for older people with an emphasis on keeping active. Activities include exercise for flexibility, strength and balance, Kurling (no ice required!), seated sports, Skittles, Quoits and gentle T’ai Chi.  


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  • Great Coaching News

    UK CoachingNominations for the UK Coaching Awards are now open!

    The awards honour great coaching from people and organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months at the grassroots and elite level of sport.  Nominating in the UK Coaching Awards is a great way of recognising your coach for the work they do. If you are a coach, nominating can raise your profile or recognise the work of a colleague. Make your nominations to recognise and reward the work of great coaching.    

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  • Activity Alliance News - July 2018

    Activity AllianceWelcome to July's newsletter. This edition features include the Typhoo Junior Athletics Championships and Get Out Get Active.

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  • Coaching is changing ....into Workforce

    Workforce 1New roles are emerging to suit participant needs. Whether you are a coach, activator, facilitator, instructor, leader, teacher, trainer, staff, volunteer or something similar we are now using the term Workforce to incorporate all roles involved in Sport and Physical Activity...

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  • Jessica Sprules local Ice Hockey talent needs your help !

    Jess 1Jessica is a very talented, well respected and admired athlete. Her chosen sport, Ice Hockey has provided her with some fantastic opportunities over the past couple of years and has seen her represent her country for the Women’s U18 Great Britain Ice Hockey Team in Poland, Hungary & Spain. Jess was also awarded Sports women of the year last year for united learning.

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    Learning Academy 2018-19

    Learning AcademyWASP will be running a number of courses taking place across the county starting again in September. If in the mean time you are interested in other courses, or would like to run a workshop for your club, please take a look at our additional coach education courses.  

    For further information, please email Joy Rickard or call 01225 781500.





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    Sport England

    Sport England

    Working in a number of different ways to get more people active through sport and exercise

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    This Girl Can

    This Girl Can

    A nationwide campaign to get women and girls moving, regardless of shape, size and ability.

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    Club Matters

    Club Matters

    One stop shop for sports clubs, helping you develop and run a sustainable club

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    Together We Will

    Together We Will

    Supports disabled people with their friends and family to become more active

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    School Hire

    School Hire

    Maximise the use of your facilities with Leading online rental portal SchoolHire

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    • Funding
    • Carriers for Causes project by One Stop One Stop


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    carrierbagsCarriers for Causes grants are available for good causes within two miles of a One Stop shop. Grants, of up to £2000 will be available to support projects that ‘benefit local communities - helping to improve lives and local places’.

    Key points

    The types of projects funded will be very broad and will cover the direct costs needed to deliver the project, this could be buying litter pickers and bags for a community cleanup days, plants, spades and forks to plant up a new community garden, the cost of a minibus for a day trip for a community group or the materials needed to paint a room at the local hospice. 

    One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland.

    Applying for a grant

    Carriers for Causes is a rolling programme, meaning that you can apply for funding all year round. Applications are shortlisted on a quarterly basis for panel decision which will take place every three months. Applicants will generally know the outcome of their application within 16 weeks of applying. 

    Apply - https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Pages/Category/carriers-for-causes-uk

    What types of projects are eligible?

    • One off community events such as community fun day expenses, summer youth camp, litter picking, sports events, expenses to pay for terminally ill cancer patients on visits to the seaside.
    • Purchasing items to run a project such as specialised medical equipment, football/cricket /netball kit for local junior club, arts and craft materials for a workshop, kitchen equipment for a healthy eating project, marketing materials for an event, fishing kit for youth project.
    • Improvements to community buildings such as painting, refurbishing buildings such as hospices, scout or guide huts, school building, community centres.
    • Improvements to external spaces such as park clean ups, community gardens, hospital/hospice gardens, disabled access projects, food growing projects, woodland walk.
    • Purchasing materials to undertake a place based improvement project such as buying paint, litter pickers, gravel, grass seed, plants, and benches.

    This list is not exhaustive, and consideration is given to any projects that meet the programme’s aims and objectives.

    Who can apply?

    Applications will be accepted from a wide range of organisations including:

    • Voluntary/community organisations
    • Registered charities
    • Schools
    • Health bodies
    • Hospices
    • Sports clubs
    • Community day centres
    • Parish/Town councils
    • Social enterprises
    • Community Interest Companies
    • Community councils (Scotland)
    • Local authorities
    • Social Housing providers
    • Other not-for-profit organisations might also be eligible

    Businesses and ‘for profit’ organisations are not eligible.

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