Wiltshire and Swindon

News and information from Wiltshire and Swindon Activity and Sports Partnership


Bradford on Avon Swimming Club and West Wiltshire Diving Club scoop Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Awards

Two swim21 accredited clubs celebrated their success at receiving awards at the recent Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Awards 2010.

Children’s Coach of the Year was presented to Sharon Carling, who co-ordinates and teaches the learn to swim programme at Bradford on Avon Swimming Club.

Sharon Carling

Sharon Carling

Photo: Phil de Glanville, former England Rugby International, Sharon Carling of Bradford on Avon Swimming Club and Maggie Rae - Joint Director Public health and Well Being NHS Wiltshire & Wiltshire Council

It was a double celebration for the club when they were also announced joint winners of Most Inclusive Club of the year in recognition of their achievements in implementing a specific disability session into their training programmes, giving access to the sport for young people with physical and learning disabilities.

West Wiltshire Diving Club were presented with a Highly Commended award for Sports Club / Team of the Year in recognition of the excellent quality training, competitive and development opportunities provided to local divers at all levels.

Wiltshire and Swindon Activity and Sports Partnership Volunteering Forum

Tuesday 8 June 2010 (6.30pm to 9.30pm) - Devizes Sports Club, Devizes

Do you want to know how to recruit, retain and reward your club volunteers? Then you need to attend!

Cost £5 per person

There will be presentations from Running Sports, V base, Volunteer centres, Clubmark, Step into Sport, Relays (re 2012 opportunities) as well as interactive stands, and workshop based sessions around various NGB and Club case studies. A similar event in February 2010 for clubs around funding had over 100 clubs attending, so reserve your place today by downloading the flyer below and completing and returning the slip together with your payment to: Jo Lane, WASP, Browfort, Bath Road, Devizes SN10 2AT

Light refreshments will be provided

The form is also available to download on www.wscsp.org under the 'Clubs section' .

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Wiltshire and Swindon Activity and Sports Partnership Funding Forum

Tuesday 9 February 2010 (7pm – 9pm) - Devizes Sports Club, London Road, Devizes, SN10 2DL

Do you want the opportunity to meet and discuss your club’s needs with key funders? You need to attend the Funding Forum

Cost £5 per person

The evening will include presentations, case studies and an exhibition from:

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