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November 2015

  • NatWest Cricket Force

    NatWest CricketForce 2016 initiative launched and registration site open

    NatWest CricketForce is a nationwide initiative aimed at cricket clubs. The programme is designed to bring clubs and local community closer together, and ensure they’re ready for the new season. In previous years, club projects have ranged from simple paint jobs, sight screen scrubbing, and renewed boundary fencing, to brand new changing rooms,...
  • SPSSC2015

    Primary School Sport on the Agenda in Suffolk

    The Suffolk Primary School Sport Conference at Trinity Park, organised by Suffolk Sport, recently delivered key note addresses, topical presentations along, help and support to Primary Schools in introducing effective sports activities for their pupils. The conference was opened by John Clough, Director of Suffolk Sport, in front of a captive...
  • British Judo Logo

    Local team wins big at British Judo’s 9th Annual Awards Dinner

    British Judo’s 9th Annual Awards Dinner recognised the outstanding achievements of all of their players, coaches, volunteers and referees in 2015 on Saturday 7th November at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham. Club of the Year gold was awarded to Black Dog Judo Club, Bungay Suffolk, silver to Irfon Judo Club and bronze awards going...

In brief

  • 19.11.2015

    £70,000 funding available for youth sports projects with Sportivate

    Sportivate, a project from County Sports Partnership, Suffolk Sport, is in its final year, providing funding for sports projects for 14-25yr olds in the county.To date 786 projects have been delivered over a six year period, with over 9,100 young adults taking part in 6 week activities and taster sessions delivered by a range of sport and...
  • 19.11.2015

    Part-Time Football Service Administrator - Suffolk FA

    SUFFOLK FA have a vacancy for a part-time Football Services Administrator. The role, based at the county FA’s headquarters in Stowmarket, is 20 hours per week over five days.The successful applicant will undertake the day-to-day administration of grassroots football discipline within the county’s Football Services department.Applicants...
  • 18.11.2015

    England Squash making a new kind of racket

    England Squash launch new name and announce rebrand in a bid to boost popularity and membership within the sport   The sporting organisation - formerly known as England Squash & Racketball - today unveiled a new name: England Squash, in a bid to be more representative of its membership and drive new fans to the sports. ...
  • 18.11.2015

    Volunteer Allan Wins Unsung Hero Award

    Pictured at the Suffolk Sports Awards 2015 are, left to right, Lowestoft Town Ladies' manager Dave Eastwood, Stephen Foster of BBC Radio Suffolk presenting the Unsung Hero Award to Allan Loveday and Danny Hills of Sporting 87 FC ALLAN Loveday of Thurlow Youth Football Club won the Unsung Hero Award at the Suffolk Sports Awards 2015.The...
  • 17.11.2015

    Suffolk Sports Awards 2015

    Suffolk Sports Awards took place at Trinity Park recently celebrating sporting success throughout the county. The annual event celebrated heroes, volunteers, clubs, coaches, teams and individuals from across the county and different sports activities.Amongst the winners were Sports Personality of the Year award and Lifetime Achievement Awards...
  • 13.11.2015

    Great Run Local Needham Lake hailed a great success

    Runners of all ages took part in the first ever Great Run Local at Needham Lakes in Needham Market last weekend. Volunteers and Great Run Local organisers were amazed by the 69 runners who participated in either the 2km or 5km run in the beautiful setting at Needham Lake, which is run by Mid Suffolk District Council, receiving great feedback...
  • 13.11.2015

    Businesses urged to take up the Workplace Challenge

    • 140 million working days lost to sickness, costing businesses an estimated £29 billion. • Average cost in employee sickness per year is estimated at £595 per employee• Coupled with low productivity levels for staff who attend work whilst sick costs businesses a further £605 per employee yearThe Workplace...