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  • Walking Netball Comes to Christie Miller!

    netball14Walking netball sessions are coming to Christie Miller Leisure Centre on Thursday mornings!

    Walking Netball is a slowed down version of the game of netball, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supportive and friendly environment.  A game of Walking Netball is for all ages and abilities and every session contains a gentle warm-up.  It's a great way to meet people and socialise too!

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  • Loop Table tennis for Your Workplace!

    Loop at Work Christmas offer WPCGet your workplace in the loop!  Designed specifically for the workplace, Loop table tennis packages include everything you need to get people active, playing and enjoying table tennis.

    Order before 31st January and get £25 off!  Packages start from just £180.

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  • Netball England announce Core Inclusive Clubs

    NetballEngland Netball is delighted to announce the nine clubs invited to participate in our Core Inclusive Clubs Programme.

    Around 11 million people or 20% of the population in the UK have a disability. England Netball is committed to the inclusion of people of all abilities to enjoy the benefits of netball that include positive mental health and wellbeing, social and confidence outcomes.

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  • Liven up your lunch with Workplace Challenge

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    Start 2017 with our Active Lunch Challenge 

    Make 2017 your year to make a difference for the good of your health, you don't need to run a marathon or climb a mountain… making small changes to your daily routine can make all the difference.

    This year we are inviting you to add bite size activities into your working day, ten minutes is all you need to a healthier, happier you!

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  • Social Media training received with great feedback

    social media courseWhy should sports clubs embrace social media?

    There are some real tangible benefits to Sports Clubs, Organisations and Athletes if they can make the most of social media. Developing a network of followers helps to create awareness and improves your communications to members, parents and supporters alike. Social Media can help you increase your membership and even help with possible fund raising potential through Crowdfunding!

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  • FA England Talent Day for Disability Football - 30 March 2017

    football 023Wiltshire County FA are delivering an FA England Talent Day as part of the FA’s Talent Identification Programme (TIP) to support the development of young football players with a disability.  The England Talent Day will enable FA TIP staff to suitably identify and signpost players into the ‘right’ environment at that point in time.  For some players this will lead onto a 6 week assessment and signposting period.

    This opportunity is for players aged 12-16 with a disability.  The aim is to identify suitable playing opportunities from grassroots clubs to FA England Development Squads.

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  • Rugby League South West Universities Demolish South East!

    3 Brad Kislingbury on the chargeIn the end the South West secured an easy win over the South East 52 - 16, including no less than 14 players from the University of Gloucestershire after a comfortable half-time lead 30 - 6. The South West didn't have it all their own way after Craig Winfield went over for a try early on, converted by Joe Glover by the South East.  It was a tight opening quarter but second row Connor Jones managed to find a gap out wide, converted by half back Ben Stead.  Connor Jones almost got a second try after a good break by loose forward Danny Fallon but was taken out with a last ditch tackle a few metres from the line.

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  • Marathon Workshop with Mara Yamauchi

    Mara yamauchiHow do you prepare for a perfect Marathon?  Come to a workshop with Mara Yamauchi and find out!

    Mara Yamauchi, two-time Olympian and the UK's second-fastest female marathon runner of all time, will give a presentation on the marathon.  She will talk about all aspects of preparing for a marathon including training, race preparation, nutrition & hydration, rest & recovery and injury-prevention.  Since retiring in 2013, Mara has qualified as a coach and will also talk about her coaching experience.  There will be plenty of time for questions at the end of her talk.  

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  • Wiltshire Road Race League 2017

    running 015The Wiltshire Athletics Association have confirmed the schedule for the 2017 Wiltshire Road Race League.  The league features 10 races with the best 8 scoring to count. This is a reduction of two which was agreed at the last WAA meeting to try to reduce fixture congestion and to maximise participation and engagement with the league.

    Please see the fixtures below:

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    Weightlifting, or Powerlifting, is a strength sport which involves lifting specified weights, and both males and females can take part.

    In competitions, competitors are allowed three attempts on each lift, and the best attempt counts toward his competition total. If two or more lifters achieve the same total, the lifter that weighs the least ranks above the heavier opponent.

    Weightlifting, or Powerlifting, is a strength sport which involves lifting specified weights, and both males and females can take part.

    In competitions, competitors are allowed three attempts on each lift, and the best attempt counts toward his competition total. If two or more lifters achieve the same total, the lifter that weighs the least ranks above the heavier opponent.

    There are variations of weightlifting, such as Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift, and all involved different methods of lifting, lift requirements and causes for disqualification.

    The governing body for Weightlifting in Britain is the British Weightlifters Association,www.britishweightlifting.org

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