Step into Sport Conference introduces students to inclusive sport

28 young leaders from Chesterfield, Bolsover and North East School Sport Partnerships took part in our North Derbyshire Step into Sport Conference. The young leaders, joined by Sports Leaders from Chesterfield College, learned a great deal about social inclusion and how to take their skills back to school and run events of their own. Chesterfield was represented by Springwell Community College, St Mary’s Catholic High School and Chesterfield College.  Continue reading

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NHS launch One You campaign

The National Health Service have launched the One You campaign to help people make healthier lifestyle choices in the modern world. They recognise that modern life can be hectic and people often have little time to exercise or choose the healthy option. This new campaign aims to educate and encourage people to be healthier by making small changes to daily life. Continue reading

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Derbyshire to host 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

Derbyshire County Cricket Club has been successful in its bid for Derby to be a host city at the 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Derby will be one of five venues across England to host fixtures at next summer’s world cup.

The Club hopes the global sporting event will inspire young women across the county.  Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy Sport Easter sessions

Cerebral Palsy Sport is the country’s leading national disability sports organisation supporting people with cerebral palsy to reach their sporting potential.

They aim to increase sporting participation among people who suffer with Cerebral Palsy. Exercise and physical activity are important for everyone’s health and those with illnesses should not have to miss out.  Continue reading

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Change 4 Life Champions promote healthy and active lifestyle

Over 65 Key Stage 2 children from 18 schools across Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire and Bolsover took part in today’s Change 4 Life Champions Conference.

It was the second of our two Change 4 Life Conferences this academic year and was held in collaboration with the Bolsover and North East Derbyshire School Sport Partnerships.

The event began with an introduction from Change 4 Life Athlete Mentor and former Team GB Volleyball captain, Ben Pipes.  Continue reading

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British Blind Sport launches new educational resource

British Blind Sport, the National Disability Sport Organisation committed to enhancing and improving sport and physical activity for people living with sight loss, has announced the publication of its fifth Educational Resource. British Blind Sport (BBS) supports and provides people with a visual impairment (VI) with the opportunity to participate in sport.  Continue reading

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