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York Teenager Is North East Region’s Youth Sailing Champion

York Teenager Is North East Region’s Youth Sailing Champion

Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:10

15 year old Ellie Clark from York is the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) North East Youth Champion and was presented with her award at a ceremony in London last weekend.

The RYA Youth Champion Award is... Read More »

Tags: Awards, News, York

Schools to receive £415 million to transform facilities and help pupils get healthy start to life

Schools to receive £415 million to transform facilities and help pupils get healthy start to life

Posted: Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:56

Schools to receive £415 million to transform facilities and help pupils get healthy start to life.

Schools are to receive £415 million to help pupils benefit from healthier, more active lifestyles,... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Insight, News, School Sport, Schools, Sport England

Funding for volunteering

Funding for volunteering

Posted: Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:20

Every month, 5.6 million people in England give up their time to enable others to take part in sport and physical activity.

Our new strategy for volunteering, Volunteering in an Active Nation, sets out... Read More »

Tags: Funding, News, Volunteering

Pickering Hockey Club

Pickering Hockey Club

Posted: Thu, 02 Mar 2017 11:17

A number of years ago Pickering Hockey Club's junior section disbanded. North Yorkshire Sport wanted to re-establish it with hopefully enough numbers to have a team.

Robin Lavin, Coaching Development Manager... Read More »

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Sportshall Athletics winners crowned

Sportshall Athletics winners crowned

Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:19

There will be celebrations in Scarborough tonight as Seamer School (pictured top) took first place and became champions in the North Yorkshire School Games Sportshall Athletics.

Catterick Leisure centre... Read More »

Tags: Competition, News, School Games, School Sport, Schools

Long Jump success for Harrogate Athlete

Long Jump success for Harrogate Athlete

Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:02

Harrogate athlete Jacob Fincham-Dukes in in flying form competing recently in New Mexico at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, jumping a personal best of 7m 86cm taking 2nd place.

Currently studying on an... Read More »

Tags: Harrogate, Long Jump, News

Heart transplant patient walks the Yorkshire coastline as part of a nation-wide trek for British Heart Foundation

Heart transplant patient walks the Yorkshire coastline as part of a nation-wide trek for British Heart Foundation

Posted: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:57

A heart transplant patient is walking the coast of Yorkshire as part of a 5,000-mile trek around Britain to help raise £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation's (BHF) life saving research.

Kieran... Read More »

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SportsSpecial SSP Congratulates Mowbray Primary & The Forest

Posted: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:02

Val French from SportSpecial SSP sent us her report from the recent North East Primary Panathlon Champions 2017:

Congratulations to Mowbray Primary who won and are now North East Primary Panathlon Champions... Read More »

Tags: Competition, Disability, News, School Games, School Sport

Case Study: Creating Better Futures/Get on Track

Case Study: Creating Better Futures/Get on Track

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:16

Read about how our Creating Better Futures programme enhanced the lives of young people through sport in North Yorkshire:

In 2014 North Yorkshire Sport compiled a report to identify the underlying inequalities... Read More »

Tags: Case Study, Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, Employability, Get on Track, News, Selby

Get Inspired to Be Active – sharing the learning from Get Set to Go

Get Inspired to Be Active – sharing the learning from Get Set to Go

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:38

On the 8th February, Mind staff who deliver the Get Set to Go sport and mental health programme will be running a free half-day workshop at the Friargate Quaker Meeting House in York to share insight and... Read More »

Tags: News, York