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December 2014

  • Daniel

    Using the power of sport to grow job opportunities in Suffolk

    Suffolk Sport, the County Sports partnership for Suffolk, are one of eight new projects that target the most disadvantaged people in Norfolk and Suffolk which have secured funding for a full year after being selected by New Anglia LEP’s Community Challenge Fund. The eight voluntary and social enterprise schemes will each receive £20,000 with...
  • Bowls

    Bowls Development Alliance's National Participation Survey

    The Bowls Development Alliance are delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural National Participation Survey which allows current and former players, alongside those who have not played the sport of bowls before, to tell the BDA why they do, what they do. Understanding the key motivating factors which influence how, why and where people...
  • Rounders

    Local lad helps to shape Rounders nationally

    Rounders England Youth Voice group met for the very first time on the 29th and 30th of November in which local lad, James Swanson, from Kennett in Suffolk was at the heart of the conversation. James represented the Youth Voice of Suffolk, helping to contribute to all parts of Rounders England’s work with his views and opinions. James is...

In brief

  • 15.12.2014

    Suffolk Sport calls for workplaces in Suffolk to get social in sticking to their New Year’s resolutions

    Workplaces across Suffolk are getting on their starting blocks ready to compete in the new ‘My Team 2015’ workplace health campaign, starting with an eight week physical activity themed challenge on 5th January 2015. ‘My Team 2015’, an initiative masterminded by Workplace Challenge, will run throughout the year but will start with an...
  • 12.12.2014

    Job Vacancy - Football Services Manager with Suffolk FA

    SUFFOLK FA is seeking to recruit a full-time football services manager. The position has a starting salary of £23,000 and will be based at the county FA office in Stowmarket. Suffolk FA is the governing body for football and leads the implementation of The FA National Game Strategy in the county. As the county’s governing body Suffolk FA...
  • 11.12.2014

    Job Vacancy - Coaching HQ Coordinator, Living Sport

    Cambridgeshire sports charity Living Sport works to raise the profile of sport, get more people active and playing sport, in quality environments, throughout Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. There is a great new opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the team. From £19 858 with performance related paymentsFull time...
  • 10.12.2014

    Paralympian visits College students at West Suffolk College

    Andy Barrow, Paralympian and Sporting Champion, visited West Suffolk College last week after College Sport Maker Sue Wells and the students were rewarded with the visit for winning a competition. The visit formed part of the colleges Inclusive Sport week and celebrated the arrival of new Health and Sports Activator Liam Purton.Andy delivered a...
  • 10.12.2014

    Grants still available for grassroots football facilities

    The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund is still available to football clubs, schools, councils and local sports associations. Focused on supporting the development of new or refurbished local football facilities, the funding pot is open for applications from Suffolk.The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund provides grants for building...
  • 09.12.2014

    Sports Personality of the Year finishes 2014 in style

    Suffolk’s Sports Personality of the Year 2014 (SPOTY) Jack Somers (pictured on the left) closes out 2014 with becoming the 2014 Senior European Men’s Team Kata Champion alongside his two other team members, Hisham Saif and Stuart Amos at the ESKA European Shotokan Karate Championships in Switzerland. The event took place from Friday the 28th to...
  • 04.12.2014

    Walking Football starting to gather pace

    AS YOU get older there is a tendency to want to slow down a little, but there is a new sport on the scene and so it’s not surprising that the enthusiasm for Walking Football is slowly gathering pace. Suffolk FA marketing and public relations officer Nick Garnham joined in. “I couldn’t go away until after playing,” admitted Alan...