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  • Funding Fair for Dales Groups

    Funding Fair for Dales Groups

    A Funding Fair will be held for groups in the Derbyshire Dales on Friday 14th June 2024, between 10:00am – 12:00pm. The event will be held at the Imperial Rooms, Matlock. A range of organisations will be at the event where you can talk to them about the funding needs of your not-for-profit organisation. The…

  • Arnold Clark – Communities Fund

    Arnold Clark – Communities Fund

    Arnold Clark’s “Communities Support” is available to organisations who provide services in the following areas including: Applications are also only eligible if they’re made by an organisation that is based/operates solely in the UK and is located within 50 miles of an Arnold Clark branch. Most areas of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire should be within this…

  • New film shows how pupils are being supported to move more

    New film shows how pupils are being supported to move more

    A new film is now available which shows how Brackenfield SEND School in Long Eaton has been using Opening School Facilities (OSF) funding to support its pupils to move more in ways that work for them. The film includes interviews with the school’s Headteacher Trish Turner and Pathway Lead Peter Csizmadia, as well as pupils,…

  • Introduction to Netwalking session- Chesterfield Walking Festival.

    Introduction to Netwalking session- Chesterfield Walking Festival.

    Walk Derbyshire and Healthy Workplaces Derbyshire hosted an ‘Introduction to Netwalking’ session as part of the Chesterfield Walking Festival. The circular walk on Tuesday 14 May started at The Hub @ Low Pavement in Chesterfield with the route taking in Queen’s Park and part of the Chesterfield Art Trail. Those attending were given details of…

  • The Gemini Fund in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

    The Gemini Fund in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

    The Gemini Fund supports people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve community welfare. The fund is open to applications from a variety of voluntary and community groups, including locally registered charities, community interest companies, and social enterprises. Grants are available to qualifying projects under the…

  • Sport England’s New Movement Fund

    Sport England’s New Movement Fund

    Sport England’s new Movement Fund, launched 29th April, simplifies funding applications and will help those projects which support people to live active, healthy, lives.   The fund, which is worth £160 million over the next four years, replaces Sport England’s existing Small Grants Programme and Active Together fund, and will offer crowdfunding pledges, grants and resources…

  • Young carers achieve their personal best at inspirational School Games event

    Young carers achieve their personal best at inspirational School Games event

    A group of young carers from The Elizabethan Academy in Retford have taken part in an adventure day at Walesby Forest Activity Centre. The School Games event, organised by Active Notts together with Bassetlaw School Games Organiser Kate Voice, was designed to be an inspirational day for the young people. It followed a consultation with…

  • Club Welfare Officer feedback survey

    Club Welfare Officer feedback survey

    Cath Cooke and Franky Boyland have recently been appointed as the Sports Welfare Leads for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and Derby and Derbyshire, to support the work of the Club Welfare Officers. The roles are part of a national network of Sport Welfare Officers funded by Sport England to support National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs)…

  • Foundation Derbyshire, Funding Surgery, 7th May

    Foundation Derbyshire, Funding Surgery, 7th May

    On Tuesday 7 May, Foundation Derbyshire will be hosting their first 2024 Funding Surgery at their offices in Belper. They have a bank of one to one, face to face, sessions available to book. Each session is a 30-minute slot. These slots will give you the chance to discuss your particular project with one of…

  • Derbyshire and Notts Schools selected for Summer’s Active Lives Young People Survey

    Derbyshire and Notts Schools selected for Summer’s Active Lives Young People Survey

    A total of 93 schools from across Derbyshire and Notts have been selected by Sport England to complete the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey for the summer term. The survey is the biggest of its kind, gathering insight into young people’s activity levels, physical literacy, swimming proficiency, wellbeing, self-efficacy and levels of social…