Basketball

Ladies Basketball Session wants more members

By NickiBlake on May 9th, 2012 - comments

Ladies are encouraged to come along to a basketball session taking place in Lincoln this week. Lincoln Lightning Basketball Club wants women and girls, aged 14 plus, to come along and take part in a fun, exciting sport. Lucy Willets, Basketball Development Officer at Active Lincolnshires Partnership, said: “Before these sessions started, there were no […]

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School Games (2012)

50 days to Lincolnshire School Games

By NickiBlake on May 8th, 2012 - comments

With only 50 days to go, schoolchildren from across the county will be taking part in the Lincolnshire School Games as part of a number of celebrations for the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. On Wednesday 27th June, the day the Olympic Torch comes to Lincoln, 1,500 young athletes will be competing in 21 different […]

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gym

Learn how to lose weight in Lincoln

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

Adults in Lincoln are being encouraged to take part in a 10-week weight management course to learn how to lose weight and keep it off for good. Lincolnshire County Council is funding the Drop a Dress Size course as part of GROW, a scheme to improve lifelong learning among individuals aged 19 plus in Lincolnshire. […]

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Sportivate

Over 2000 young people take part in Sportivate sessions

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

More than 2,000 young people in Lincolnshire have been inspired to do sport in their own time in the first year of Sport England’s Sportivate Olympic and Paralympic legacy initiative. Responding to the legacy pledge made by Lord Coe in Singapore in 2005, Sportivate is aimed at 14 to 25-year-olds who currently aren’t playing sport […]

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Ben Dave Sportmakers

Call for clubs in Lincoln to become Sport Makers

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

Sports clubs in Lincoln are being offered expert advice if they sign up to become Sport Makers. Lincoln Young Professionals have linked up with Sport Makers and hope to get involved with the Olympic and Paralympic Games by volunteering their time and offering their areas of expertise to local sport clubs. Set up in August […]

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Darbi Murphy

Osgodby Primary School gets in Olympic mood

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

Pupils at Osgodby Primary School were treated to a visit from British Eventing rider Darbi Murphy last week. Darbi was there to present awards after the whole school completed the Lincolnshire Active Community Network 2012 School Sports Challenge. The children took part in a variety of sports, including Wheelchair sprints, Boccia, Handball, Badminton and Hurdles. […]

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Family Golf

Get into Golf in Cleethorpes

By NickiBlake on May 2nd, 2012 - comments

People in Cleethorpes are being encouraged to attend a free Golf Taster Day on Sunday 27th May. Run by the England Golf Partnership (EGP) through its network of County Golf Partnerships, the national Get Into Golf campaign will help to achieve the EGP’s vision of making England the world’s leading golf nation by 2020. The […]

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Sportivate

Two week deadline to apply for Sportivate funding

By NickiBlake on April 30th, 2012 - comments

Sports clubs, leisure centres and sports organisations have two weeks to apply for Sportivate funding in Lincolnshire. Sportivate is a national programme managed by Sport England and delivered through Active Lincolnshires Partnership. Since July 2011, over 116 projects have received over £80,000 funding, allowing clubs and organisations to offer sports sessions for children and young […]

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Sport Makers Holbeach Scouts

Scouts from Holbeach become Sport Makers

By NickiBlake on April 30th, 2012 - comments

23 scouts from Holbeach have made a pledge to get people playing sport. The scouts attended a Sport Makers workshop held last week at their scout hut, which inspired them to give something back to the community and volunteer at local sports sessions and events. For the scouts completing their Duke of Edinburgh Awards, being […]

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Sport Makers Bennington Carriages

Bennington Carriages become Sport Makers

By NickiBlake on April 27th, 2012 - comments

22 horse enthusiasts from the Newark area have made a pledge to get people playing sport. A Sport Makers workshop was held last week at Bennington Carriages, which inspired them to give something back to the community and volunteer at local sports sessions and events. The adults were all part of the ‘Driving Back to […]

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