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  • Dame Kelly Holmes Trust Programme help with the Chippenham May Mile

    157669052 jpg galleryCHILDREN of all ages took part in this years May Mile, raising around £1,500 for Youth Action Wiltshire.

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  • Job Vacancy: Primary School PE Specialist

    Fortius logo proofFortius PE are currently seeking to employ a primary school PE specialist for peripatetic work in the Swindon and Wiltshire area.  Fortius PE is one of the country’s regional training centre for Primary Physical Education – so recognised national training could be available to employees

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  • TeamGreen Junior Cup 2018 Round 3 Cadwell Park

    31793417 1869585856406939 2701704630148005888 nAnother great weekend racing for Elliot, taking pole position and 3 race wins and unfortunately a DNF in the Team Green Junior Cup (TGJC), and for the third time this season he was awarded the Kawasaki TGJC rider of the day prize. Elliot has extended his lead to 86 points in the TGJC championship.

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  • OPEN for the British Shooting Schools Pistol Championships 2018/19

    British shooting2018-19 British Shooting Schools Pistol Championships returns bigger and better than ever!
    The 2018-19 Championships consists of seven qualifying events in England, Scotland and Wales in October & November 2018, where athletes and teams will have the opportunity to win quota places to compete at the National Final, to be held at Stoke Mandeville, Bucks. on Wednesday 16th January 2019. 

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  • Dwarf Sports Association 25th Anniversary National Games 2018

    Dwarf Sports Association LogoDwarf Sports Association UK are delighted to announce that the 25th Anniversary National Games will welcome 214 competitors from the UK and Europe, ranging in age from 2 to 68 years old, to make this their biggest ever national competitive event.

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  • MARS Milk Play Fund

    This year’s Mars® Milk Fund kicks-off on Monday, May 14 2018 and runs for 100 days until August 21 2018. As part of the campaign, we have 20 x  £250 awards to give away to sports clubs and would really appreciate it if you could help us spread the word.

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  • England Athletics - South West update May 2018

    england athleticsLatest information about the Athletics events and CPD opportunities and developments within the South West Region.

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  • British Fencing - School Contact Form

    British Fencing 1Get in touch! Using this Schools Contact Form - We have a number of partners who specialise in introductory fencing experiences in schools (eg Premier Sport in Primary Education) and a network of registered coaches and affiliated clubs who can help schools in the creation and delivery of a fencing experience that is right for the school and their pupils.

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  • Wiltshire Council Recruiting Gymnastics and Trampolining Coaches

    Wiltshire Council logo standardDo you have a qualification in gymnastics or trampolining and want to join a fun and lively team within our leisure campus at Five Rivers health and wellbeing centre? We could be the perfect opportunity for you to join our teams within a leisure centre environment and benefit from the range of training that we provide!

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  • School Games Cultural Competition Winners

    Singing Competition Poster page 0This year, there were 2 cultural competitions as part of the Wiltshire & Swindon School Games.Writing Comp 2018 page 0

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    Coach and Workforce Education Programme 2018

    Next Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course 7th June 

    Safeguarding course 7th June

    Next Emergency First Response  4th June 

    First Aid 4th june


    Your local Race for Life events

    Race for life 5k

    Swindon 5K & 10KKids Pretty MuddyPretty Muddy

    Salisbury * 5K * 10K *

    Volunteering opportunity 

    Active Workplaces

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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

    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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