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PRO-ACTIVE North London E-Newsletter Issue 5 - August 2011

 

 Welcome to the July issue of the PRO-ACTIVE North London e-newsletter. With excitement in the Capital at an all time high one year before the Olympics we bring you the best news and views from North London! 

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What's in this issue:
News
Diary Dates & Training
Courses for Coaches, Clubs & Volunteers
Funding
Case Studies

News
Community Sports Coach Scheme_02   25.08.2011 | North London Club & Coach Development Programme September - December 2011

The NEW North London Club and Coaching Development programme contains a wide range of nationally recognised qualifications and courses for sports coaches, leaders, volunteers, officials and participants from all levels of involvement in sport and physical activity.

North London Club & Coach Development Programme September - December 2011

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parkrun logo   03.08.2011 | Volunteer with parkrun in North London

parkrun is a national initiative growing from strength to strength which offers people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to take part in a free timed 5k event on a weekly basis.
 

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WSFF logo   02.08.2011 | Sports charity launches ultimate toolkit for women

The Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) is pleased to have launched a unique digital toolkit for sports organisers and deliverers looking to target women.

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ASA   01.08.2011 | British Gas Swimming Championships (Selection Trials)

 Missed out on Olympics tickets? It doesn’t have to mean you miss out on cheering your favourite GB swimmers in an Olympic setting.

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UK Sport   31.07.2011 | Power2Podium Olympic Talent Search

Olympic gold medallists Christine Ohuruogu and Amy Williams helped launch a call to unearth future Olympians with an aptitude for speed and power.

 

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Sport england Lottery Funded   28.07.2011 | 50million for Inspired Facilities

Sport England has launched a £50million programme refurbish and improve up to 1000 community sports clubs.

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Coach   25.07.2011 | World Sports Coaching Conference

 Are you a coach or someone interested in becoming a coach? Do you want to learn about what it takes to create a winning culture whatever the environment you coach in? Do you want to see some world class presenters?

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ASA   21.07.2011 | Make a Splash with Swimming Offers this Summer

 As part of the BBC / British Swimming Big Splash campaign to get the UK in the pool more often and to help people learn to swim ahead of 2012; in May 2011 London Swimming launched www.swimmingoffers.org with the aim of getting 20,000 more Londoners swimming more regularly.

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D2D   18.07.2011 | Barnet Body Pops its way to the top!

Young street dancers from the Borough of Barnet fended off competion from 6 other London boroughs to win the 2011 Dare2Dance battle of the boroughs.

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DOH_logo   17.07.2011 | New UK Physical Activity Guidelines available

New physical activity guidelines for all four UK home countries, covering early years; children and young people; adults; and older adults are now available.

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Diary Dates & Training
Major Sporting Events  Triathlon ITU World Championship Series London
Date: 06.08.2011
Region: Central London
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Meeting  North London Sports Volunteering Network Meeting
Date: 06.09.2011
Time: 9:30am-1pm
Region: North London
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Courses for Coaches, Clubs & Volunteers
UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball
Region: North London
Type: NGB Accredited
Level: 1
Date: 03/09/2011
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BG Teachers Trampoline Award Level 1 & Part 2
Region: North London
Type: NGB Accredited
Level: 2
Date: 20/09/2011
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Funding
Revenue and Capital  Children in Need Grants (Revenue and Capital)
Applications Deadline: 15.10.2011
£ Available (Up to £10000)

Apply by the 15th October 2010 for projects that focus on the differences made to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people. Small grants of 10,000 or less per year are available for periods of one to three years

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Revenue and Capital  Inspired Facilities Fund (Revenue and Capital)
£ Available (Up to £150000)

Inspired Facilities is focused on making it easier for local community and volunteer groups to improve and refurbish sports clubs or transform non-sporting venues into modern grassroots sport facilities.

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Capital  Iconic Facilities (Capital)
Applications Deadline: 19.12.2011
£ Available (Up to £0)

Round 2 Opening on 10th October 2011

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Case Study
Performance Circus Empowerment Day
Project Focus: Adults, Black and minority ethnic groups
Setting: Increasing Participation, Partnership working
Focus Group: Further Education

The two colleges combined to organise one project Performance Circus based on a previous project Dare to Dance Empowerment Day which involved taster sessions in a variety of dance alongside a couple of new activities including bellydancing,urban dance,streetcheer,pole dance,circus skills and hula hooping

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P-AWL Promoting Activity Toolkit and Play Sport London Funding
Project Focus: Adults, Black and minority ethnic groups, Disabled People, Disadvantaged Groups, Elderly, Women and Girls
Setting: Capacity building, Increasing Participation, Promotion & Marketing
Focus Group: Community

The aim of the project was to give interested parties the skills necessary to use the tools found on the www.promotingactivitytoolkit.com website. PRO-ACTIVE West London then worked with the sport development teams to develop project, utilising the toolkit, for Play Sport London Funding. The result was that projects could better target and communicate their projects.

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