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August 2014

  • Running
    30.08.2014

    Triathlon England Coaching Courses

    Coaching Courses filling up fast If you would like an application form please email  carolmacdonald@triathlonengland.org Level 1 – Luton 4, 5 & 25 Oct 2014Level 1 – Newmarket 1,2 &29 Nov 2014Level 2 – St Neots 11 & 12 Oct 2014 22 & 23 Nov 2014 28 Feb 2015Level 2 - Newmarket 25 & 26 Oct 2014 22 &...
  • Protecting Playing Fields
    27.08.2014

    Funding to maximise playing field land

    Sport England has announced that round seven of their 'Protecting Playing Fields Programme' will open for applications towards the end of 2014. Protecting Playing Fields supports projects that help communities maximise the sporting benefits of playing field land. In the previous funding rounds, grants of between £10,000 and £65,000 were...
  • Special Olympics
    27.08.2014

    Special Olympics comes to Suffolk

    A newly formed sports charity ‘Special Olympics Suffolk’ stages its first event, an athletics competition, on Wednesday 17th September at Northgate Athletics Track, Ipswich with a 6.30 pm start. Special Olympics are a world-wide organisation, which in this country is governed by Special Olympics Great Britain. Among the aims of Special Olympics is...

In brief

  • 26.08.2014

    Cash 4 your club!

    A funding scheme to help improve sport clubs across the UK is to re-open for applications. Cash 4 Clubs, a sports funding scheme which gives clubs a chance to apply for grants to improve their facilities has announced that it will re-open for applications on the 1st September 2014!Sport clubs who are registered with their sport's National...
  • 26.08.2014

    Mildenhall Cycling Rally review

    Despite the very best and worst of the English weather over the Bank-Holiday weekend, the Mildenhall Cycling Rally is being hailed as another fantastic success by the organisers, Mildenhall Cycling Club. The club’s chairman Mark Burchett said “The attendances on Saturday and Sunday were the best we’ve ever seen at the Rally, with...
  • 21.08.2014

    Mildenhall gearing up for the visit of thousands of cyclists

    Mildenhall is gearing up for the visit of thousands of cyclists this weekend when the Mildenhall Cycling Rally takes place. The festival of just about everything cycling will, as usual, take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday 23rd  – Monday 25th August 2014) at Mildenhall College’s Sheldrick Way Site, whose...
  • 20.08.2014

    Abbeycroft Leisure to Reinvest £114,000 into Leisure Centres to Meet Growing Fitness Demand

    Abbeycroft Leisure is to reinvest £114,000 into Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill Leisure Centres to meet growing demand for fitness activities. Charitable leisure trust Abbeycroft, which manages the centres in partnership with St Edmundsbury Borough Council, will reinvest £73,000 at Haverhill to expand its gym and power room and £41,000 at Bury St...
  • 20.08.2014

    Leisure Centre Partnership with College to Enhance Sport Courses Offer

    Abbeycroft Leisure, which manages Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre, has formed a strategic partnership with West Suffolk College to provide an 18 station fitness studio to help enhance the offer the College provides to their sports students. The new fitness studio, which is situated opposite the College, will be available for sports students to use...
  • 18.08.2014

    Most active workplaces in Suffolk rise to the challenge

    Altogether more than 70 people took part from over 10 workplaces across Suffolk, and topping the table as the most active workplace for the challenge in Suffolk is Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority. The workplace that has completed the most active travel during the challenge and topping the CO2 saved leaderboard is also Suffolk Coastal Port...
  • 15.08.2014

    Waveney Valley AC achieve Clubmark Accreditation

    Waveney Valley AC have recently been successful in gaining clubmark accreditation and were presented with their clubmark award at the clubs training venue at Eastpoint Academy, Lowestoft. Clubmark has provided an excellent basis for developing the club infrastructure to ensure that the club offers a safe and enjoyable environment for junior...