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  • Sport England Focus on: Tackling inactivity part two

    In the fourth of our series looking at our Active Nation funding, we take a closer look at the second round of our funding to tackle inactivity.

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  • Sport England Focus on: Children and Young People

    Sport England take a closer look at their investment in children and young people – and launch our new Families Fund. 

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  • Job Vacancy: EFDS Engagement Advisor

    EFDSThe English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is dedicated to getting more disabled people more active for life. They are currently recruiting an Engagement Advisor to work in the East / South East.

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  • LimbPower Multi-Sports Events Launch!

    Limb Power LogoLimbPower has announced a new series of have-a-go sport events for people with limb impairments in 2017.  Three new multi-sport events will take place in Twickenham, Birmingham and Sheffield offering amputees an opportunity to try out new sports and activities.

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  • Join forces against cancer - Race for Life

    5k 6The best way to have fun and raise money is to get together as a group. Lead the way by becoming a Group Leader and get family and friends involved, and show everyone THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

    As Group Leader, your job is to rally your team and get them to the start line. We even send you a special badge to show everyone you’re in charge. 

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  • Rugby 7’s players show great sportsmanship at the School Games

    Bishops Wordsworth WinnersIt was a good day for Rugby 7’s School Games Level 3 winter competition, sun was shining and despite the recent weather the pitches were in good condition at the Royal Wootton Bassett Rugby Club’s new ground which is a perfect venue for such a competitions.

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  • Podium Partners Launch NEW improved Crowdfunding webinar

    Square Crowdfunding LogoIt is time to prepare for the launch of the new Podium Partners website. We are looking to recruit new campaigns to kick start the launch of the new platform. Are you wanting to raise money but just don't know how ? then this could be for you !

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  • Swindon Tennis League - Friendly Competitive Tennis

    Tennis 122 MIf you would like to play some singles competition, why not give the Swindon Tennis League a go?  Open to men and women of all standards, it's a great way to improve and meet new people to play and the organisers (Local Tennis Leagues) are very hands-on if you need any help.

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  • Introduction to real PE

    Create Development logoIntroduction to real PE (New Staff) - Friday 28th April @ Taunton Vale Sports Club. For all teachers who are new to real PE schools and were not present at your original whole school training.

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  • Teaching Primary School Athletics Course - 4 May 2017

    england athleticsThis course is based on the Teaching Primary Schools Athletics – Run, Jump, Throw resource and demonstrates teaching progression across Primary School age groups in both generic and athletics specific running, jumping and throwing activities. The course is mainly practical in nature and is being delivered over 6 hours with a 30 minute break.

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    Facebook Courses ideal for Clubs, Athletes and Organisations.

    Date: 11th April WASP Offices and 18th April Oasis

    Facebook is a great free tool to communicate with existing club members as well as promoting your club to increase awareness and enabling you to attract new customers.

    Crowdfunding campaigns need your support !

    Elliot Pinson

    Elliot Pinson - http://bit.ly/2lRHGYL

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    Marlborough Tennis Club - http://bit.ly/2mI9iE1

    Cancer Research Race for Life Events

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    Find a race near you in Swindon and Salisbury !
    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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    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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    Relay Front Cover Edition - 7 Nov 2016

    WASP's Annual Report 2015-16

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