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July 2014

  • Disability football
    30.07.2014

    Funding for Disability Tennis Equipment

    Individuals, disability groups, clubs and special schools can apply for funding to the Dan Maskell Tennis Trust for the purchase of specialist wheelchairs and tennis equipment. Groups, clubs and special schools may apply for one or more tennis wheelchairs designed for general use at grass roots level. A deposit of £250 per chair is...
  • Running
    28.07.2014

    Inaugural festival of running proving a big hit

    With six weeks still to go until the inaugural Suffolk Festival of Running organisers, 8.2 events have revealed that interest has been so high planning has already started on the 2015 event. Dig Deep is a weekend festival of races and all things running in some of the most beautiful and challenging trails in the UK.The festival will take place...
  • parkrun
    24.07.2014

    New junior parkrun for Ipswich

    A new initiative to help motivate, get and keep young people fit and active has been unveiled. A free Ipswich junior parkrun will take place in Ipswich's Christchurch Park every Sunday from 14th September.The junior parkrun, a 2km run for children aged between 4 and 14 years, follows the phenomenal success of the Saturday 5km Ipswich...

In brief

  • 23.07.2014

    Rob Gillan Wins Stonham FootGolf UK Ranking Tournament

    Rob Gillan won the July FootGolf UK Ranking Tournament at Stonham Barns on Sunday 20th July with an excellent score of 56. Rob won on count back as Alex Sutton also scored a 56 and the title had to be decided on the last 9 hole score and Rob scored 27 to Alex’s 28. This was Rob Gillan’s first win at Stonham Barns and his score of 2 under par...
  • 22.07.2014

    Supporting businesses to improve their employees health

    Suffolk County Council Public Health is keen to find out how they can support businesses to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees. Many people spend a large part of their lives working, hence maintaining good health during the working years is crucial in order to allow us to enjoy the retired years in good health.Improving health and...
  • 21.07.2014

    Funding now available for young people to lead more active lives

    Suffolk Sport has funding available for coaches and organisations who would like to offer teenagers and young adults in Suffolk the opportunity to discover a new sport, encouraging them to lead healthier and more active lives. Sportivate is targeted at 14-25 year olds and is designed to be easy for anyone and everyone to access, wishing to aid the...
  • 18.07.2014

    Workplace Challenge launches its alternative Commonwealth Games

    Workplace Challenge is getting behind the momentum of the Commonwealth Games 2014 and kicking off its own #TeamEngland Workplace Challenge on 23rd July, encouraging deskbound workers in Suffolk to make a half year resolution to rise up from their swivel chairs and compete against fellow workplaces to gain a top position on the Workplace Challenge...
  • 17.07.2014

    HAM AND ALE Festival a Great Success

    Mendham and Withersdale Community Council held the ‘MendHAM’ and WithersdALE Festival’ on Sunday 13th July, at the playing field, during which five Suffolk Village Teams took part in an Inter Village Rounders Competition. Stradbroke, Fressingfield, Mendham and Withersdale, Laxfield and F.O.M.S.A (Friends of Mendham School Association) all entered...
  • 15.07.2014

    Train to be a BOX instructor

    BOX is England Boxing’s new recognised fitness boxing course. BOX Instructors are qualified to deliver fitness sessions incorporating Olympic-style boxing techniques to individuals in fitness centres, colleges, universities, schools and community centres. The BOX Instructor course is suitable for fitness instructors, teachers, community leaders...
  • 14.07.2014

    Great Run Local comes to Southwold

    ‘Great Run Local Southwold’ is a, free, weekly running opportunity for social runners and joggers. It is particularly aimed at beginners and non-runners who could jog or walk the 1 mile course and progress to the 3 mile course if they wish over time. The aim is to provide residents in Southwold and the surrounding communities with an opportunity...