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  • English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

    Activity Alliance   disability inclusionThe English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is delighted to announce our new name. A first of many milestones in the charity’s 20th anniversary year, from Thursday 26 April 2018 EFDS will be operating as Activity Alliance.

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  • World Maternal Mental Health day is 4th May

    mentalhealthinfographics v7 04 07 17carouselSport and physical activity has a powerful and positive effect on mental health. That's why we're investing heavily in national and local projects that are changing lives. 

    Sport England are on the lookout for stories of mothers who have experienced a mental disorder either during pregnancy or during motherhood, and have found that physical activity has benefited their mental wellbeing and are willing to share their story.

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  • Running in Wiltshire

    Park Run 1Wiltshire has a thriving running community, there are numerous groups across the county which are organised by trained leaders. These groups are very welcoming and are a great social environment in which people of any fitness level can participate in running.

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  • Cycling in Wiltshire

    Bike ride SustransDid you know? 55% of car journeys are under 5 miles. It only takes up to 25 minutes to cycle that far.

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  • Walking in Wiltshire

    Walking 1Get Wiltshire Walking" is a Public Health funded project which aims to ensure every community within the county has access to a FREE weekly led walk. 

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  • Wiltshire's Big Pledge Challenge 2018

    d18122ld big pledge 2018 beat the clockThe 2018 Big Pledge Challenge is back and this year every second counts. In celebration of the home nations success at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, the Big Pledge: Beat the Clock 8 week activity challenge is back from 14 May – 8 July.

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  • Local Tennis League start 10th May

    Local Tennis Leagues Players 300x200Fancy some competitive tennis matches in Swindon? Flexible tennis is available in your local area!

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  • Sporting Capital

    Sporting Capital 1Sporting Assets will soon launch Sporting Capital, the first social investment fund that focuses specifically on organisations and projects that help to develop people and communities through sport and physical activity.

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  • Walking Netball session in Devizes

    Walking NetballWalking Netball is a slower version of the game; it is netball, but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so that anyone can play it regardless of age or fitness level - from those who have dropped out of the sport they love due to serious injury, to those who believed they had hung up their netball trainers many years ago, it really is for everyone.

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  • Primary Schools Teachers’ swimming course

    ASAThis is an ideal opportunity for schools to up-skill  / offer CPD to a member of staff using funding from the Primary Sports Premium Grant. Additionally, with the new reporting conditions relating to swimming coming into force this year, Schools may want to consider the long term benefits of this offer.

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    Coach and Workforce Education Programme 2018

    Next Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course 1 May

    Present Safeguarding course

    Next Emergency First Response  

    Present Safeguarding course 2

     

    Your local Race for Life events

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    Swindon 5K & 10KKids Pretty MuddyPretty Muddy

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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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    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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    Wiltshire and Swindon Sport,
    White Horse Business Park, Richmond House,
    1 Goodwood Close, Epsom Road,
    Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0XE

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    30 Apr 2018n09:35AM - 12:45PMnSchool Games Primary Gymnastics
    01 May 2018n06:30PM - 09:30PMnSafeguarding & Protecting Children in Salisbury
    02 May 2018n09:30AM - 02:00PMnSchool Games Secondary Gymnastics & Trampolining
    11 May 2018n01:00PM - 04:30PMnRacket Pack Workshop

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