Man on Track

100 days until London 2012 celebrated by launch of coaching bursary

By NickiBlake on April 23rd, 2012 - comments

Coaches can apply for up to £150 thanks to a new coaching bursary being launched to celebrate 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The coaching bursary will allow coaches to apply for up to 50% of the National Governing Body Coach Education course costs, with a maximum of £50 […]

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Local Leaders spruce up Jubilee Halls

By NickiBlake on April 23rd, 2012 - comments

Volunteers and Local Leaders have come together to tidy up the community gardens of the Jubilee Halls in St Giles. The event was organised by Active Lincolnshires Partnership as part of the Local Leaders programme, set up by the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG). Local Leaders are individuals who bring their friends, family and communities […]

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Support the Lincoln Grand Prix by becoming a Sport Maker

By NickiBlake on April 23rd, 2012 - comments

People in Lincolnshire can support the Lincoln Cycle Grand Prix this year by becoming Sport Makers. Sport Makers will be the official volunteering programme of the Cycle Grand Prix in 2012. 160 of the country’s best cyclists, plus a large number from outside Britain, will be taking part in the 57th annual race, cycling 102 […]

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Sportivate

Sportivate engages young people with learning disabilities

By NickiBlake on April 23rd, 2012 - comments

A group of young people with learning disabilities attended a series of Sportivate sessions at Boston College. Pete Evans, Programme Leader for Sport, Leisure and Travel at Boston College wanted the sessions to engage the young people, aged 14 – 21, in different sports. He said: “I wanted to get them interested in taking part […]

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The University of Lincoln

£135k given to cricket clubs in Lincoln

By Webmaster on March 29th, 2012 - comments

Two cricket grounds in Lincoln have been awarded a total of £135,000 in Olympic legacy funding through the Inspired Facilities Fund. The University of Lincoln secured £85,000 to build new changing room facilities at the Sobraon Cricket Ground, off Burton Road, and Hartsholme Cricket Club secured £50,000 to install 21st Century facilities. Robin Wright, Director […]

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Bike4life Group

Family Bike Hire during Easter Holidays

By Webmaster on March 27th, 2012 - comments

Families can hire bikes during the Easter holidays from as little as £22.00 per family. Bike hire is available at four venues across Lincolnshire with safe cycle routes nearby and equipment available to hire. Families can bring their own bikes or hire them from the Bike 4 Life venues in Bourne, Lincoln, Bardney and Louth. […]

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Rugby Union

Kings School Take 7s Titles at U15 & U18

By Webmaster on March 26th, 2012 - comments

Kings School, Grantham, recently won the U15 and U18 titles in the Lincolnshire Rugby 7s competitions. The 7s competitions have proven hugely popular, with a record number of 33 teams competing across the two age groups, with schools coming from every corner of Lincolnshire to the events held at Sleaford Rugby Club. The U15 competition […]

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Become a Sport Maker and secure Olympic tickets

By Webmaster on March 26th, 2012 - comments

There are just two more opportunities for people in Lincolnshire to join Sport Makers in time to qualify for the Sport England Olympic Ticketshare draw. Anyone aged 16 years plus can become a Sport Maker; a national volunteering programme inspired by the London 2012 Games, by attending one of several workshops across Lincolnshire. Two workshops […]

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Basketball

Sleaford basketball club wants more adult members

By Webmaster on March 26th, 2012 - comments

A social basketball club in Sleaford is looking for more adult members. Men and women are being encouraged to join a new basketball session, which started in January, but because sessions have been so popular, the group has been split into separate adult and junior sessions. And new players are needed to join the adult […]

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