News

November 2014

  • Gymnastics
    20.11.2014

    Gymnasts help to launch Special Olympics Suffolk

    Gymnasts from Suffolk and Norfolk took centre stage at the launch of Special Olympics Suffolk on Sunday at Waveney Gymnasts Club, Lowestoft. Having hosted international gymnastics teams in the lead up-to the London 2012 Olympic Games, offered a superb venue for this historic occasion. The Deputy Mayor and the Mayoress of Lowestoft, as principal...
  • County Council
    20.11.2014

    Suffolk County Council Community Consultation

    Suffolk County Council has launched a community consultation on the authority’s spending plans for the coming year The organisation needs to make savings totalling £42million and as part of the budget setting process is asking the people of Suffolk tell the Council about their priorities. Included within the budget consultation...
  • Football2
    18.11.2014

    Have your say on Suffolk Football

    Suffolk FA is passionate about developing, growing and supporting football locally and would like you to have your say about its development in the County. In partnership with the various Youth and Adult leagues across Suffolk, Suffolk FA will be developing a new strategy for Suffolk Football for 2015-2019. As part of this process they have put...

In brief

  • 14.11.2014

    £70,000 funding ready to motivate young people to get active

    £70,000 of Sportivate funding is set to encourage at least 1,200 young people to become more physically active in Suffolk by March 2016, fully funded by Suffolk Sport and Sport England. Targeted at 14-25 year olds Sportivate is a Sport England Olympic Legacy fund designed to be easy for anyone to access, to aid the increase of sports participation...
  • 12.11.2014

    Hockey Junior Academy Centre competition dates and fixtures announced for the East

    U17 Boys Junior Academy Centre (JAC) Competition dates and fixtures for the East Region have been announced. The 2014-2015 competitions are to take place at Rushmere on the 8th and 15th of March 2015.On March the 8th 2015 the county matches to unfold are Cambridgeshire vs. Lincolnshire and Essex vs. Suffolk at 12.30pm, Lincolnshire will then face...
  • 11.11.2014

    Walking Football set to kick off

    Older adults with a love of football are being encouraged to relive their younger years by playing the new walking football sessions which have kicked off at Brackenbury Sports Centre. Working in partnership with Live Well Suffolk the first six sessions are free and will take place every Thursday 6-7.30pm which started November 6th 2014 on the new...
  • 10.11.2014

    British Gymnastics announce a date for East Club Development Day 2015

    British Gymnastics are pleased to announce that bookings for the East Club Development Day 2015 are now open. If you’re a Club Manager, Leader, Committee Member, or Administrative volunteer, then this is a fantastic development opportunity not to be missed! The Club Development Day introduces practices, toolkits and business support...
  • 06.11.2014

    Special Olympics launches in Suffolk

    After months of hard work, the Special Olympics Suffolk Action Group, a team of dedicated volunteers, announce the Launch of Special Olympics, a first for Suffolk. This will bring new coaching and competition opportunities for people with an intellectual (learning) disability across the county. The occasion will be marked with an Official...
  • 06.11.2014

    Awards keep coming for Joe Strike

    Joe Strike from Suffolk Spartans Powerlifiting Club has won top awards on the performance stage and also on the sports personality arena Today saw Joe Strike collect the Tendring male sports personality award at a ceremony held in Clacton. He was the runner up last year and with his continued improvement and success in competition managed to go...
  • 04.11.2014

    International expert to speak on physical activity in the early years

    International expert on children’s physical activity Dr Esther van Sluijs will be in Suffolk on Monday 1st December to deliver a talk on physical activity in the early years. Physical activity during childhood is important for both contemporary and future health. Evidence suggests that young people’s levels of physical activity are...