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4th Commonwealth Sports Development Conference Announced

4th Commonwealth Sports Development Conference Announced

The 4th Commonwealth Sports Development Conference will be held in the Mitchell Library Glasgow on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 August 2013. The theme of this inspiring and interactive event is 'Empowering the Youth of the Commonwealth' and the 2013 programme puts Youth centre stage.

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£3m Fund To Support Disabled Scots

£3m Fund To Support Disabled Scots

A £3 million fund to help strengthen and make grassroots organisations for disabled people more sustainable has been extended to Scotland and Wales.

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Support Children 1st's AmazeBalls Week 2013

Support Children 1st's AmazeBalls Week 2013

You may already be aware of the local CHILDREN 1ST services working in communities across Scotland to support children to recover from abuse. Of the services provided, the waiting list for their abuse and trauma recovery work is one of the longest. If CHILDREN 1ST are to support more children, they need to raise more funds. You can help to do that by encouraging your member clubs to take part in AmazeBalls Week 2013.

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Raise Awareness Using Volunteer Scotland

Raise Awareness Using Volunteer Scotland

Volunteer Scotland is the biggest volunteering recruitment website in Scotland, receiving around 35,000 hits per month. It is now looking for case studies for its front page.

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Get Involved & Be A frontrunner!

Get Involved & Be A frontrunner!

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be the biggest sporting and cultural event ever held in Scotland and we need your help to make it a success.

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Is Your Club Ready For The Tax Authorities?

Is Your Club Ready For The Tax Authorities?

HM Revenue and Customs announced in 2011 that they were embarking on an investigation into those who work (full-time or part-time) as an instructor/tutor/coach in the sport and leisure industry.

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VDS Announce Launch of Volunteering Zone

VDS Announce Launch of Volunteering Zone

Volunteer Development Scoltand (VDS) are delighted to announce the launch of the Volunteering Zone, which is an on-line method of registering volunteer roles across more than one local authority area to appear on the Volunteer Scotland website. In other words, you can now post your volunteering opportunities directly online and keep them up-to-date yourself.

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2014 Communities Fund Gets Cash Injection

2014 Communities Fund Gets Cash Injection

One of the BIG Lottery's sport focussed programmes '2014 Communities' has had an extra injection of cash £500,000 which is enabling them to make an additional 250 awards up to April 2013.

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sportsmatch Could Double Your Sponsorship!

sportsmatch Could Double Your Sponsorship!

sportsmatch is an award scheme that supports grassroots sport projects that increase participation, capacity and performance in grassroots community sport at community level. The Award programme aims to match commercial business sponsorship on a pound for pound basis with Awards starting at £500 and going up to £10,000 per project.

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VDS Launch 100 Words Campaign

VDS Launch 100 Words Campaign

Volunteer Development Scotland (VDS) has launched a campaign to take a snapshot of volunteering as it exists at grass roots level in Scotland today.

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World Congress on Active Ageing at SECC

World Congress on Active Ageing at SECC

The 8th Annual World Congress on Active Ageing will take place over 5 days in the prestigious Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. It will present a unique opportunity to bring together scientists and practitioners, experts and enthusiasts from a range of professional interests and disciplines involved in the promotion of Active Ageing.

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New £20 Million Fund for Third Sector

New £20 Million Fund for Third Sector

A new £20 million early intervention fund will be developed over the next two years to support voluntary groups working with children, young people and their families, Minister for Children and Young People Aileen Campbell announced on 29th June 2012.

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'Knowledge Olympics' Coming to Glasgow

'Knowledge Olympics' Coming to Glasgow

The International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) will take place at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow this summer in a massive coup for Scotland’s sports science community.

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Glasgow 2014 Launches Pre Games Volunteers

Glasgow 2014 Launches Pre Games Volunteers

Previous Games Volunteers have described their experience as life changing - now's your chance to be part of something special as Glasgow 2014 launch their Pre Games Volunteer roles and invite you to sign up.

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VAF Extends Community Grant Programme

VAF Extends Community Grant Programme

The Voluntary Action Fund (VAF) is delighted to announce that its popular small community grant programme is being extended for a further year - so small community groups and voluntary organisations can apply for up to £1,000 and receive free training if their annual income is under £25,000.

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Funding 4 Sport Launches New Website

Funding 4 Sport Launches New Website

Funding 4 Sport has spent the last year consulting with a whole range of partners to produce a new and improved website to ensure it provides the right information to help organisations obtain sports funding.

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EuroVolNet Project Wants Your Good Examples

EuroVolNet Project Wants Your Good Examples

The EuroVolNet project is developing the Voluntary Services Tutorial which will be a resource of good examples collected in the project. It is looking for your good practice examples but the closing date is 15th April 2012 so don't delay!

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SPORTVISION2012 Presents Findings

SPORTVISION2012 Presents Findings

The SPORTVISION2012 conference, organised by the Danish Presidency of the Council of the EU together with partners from the sports movement and held in Copenhagen on 19-20 March 2012, gathered 375 international participants with diverse backgrounds to discuss challenges and solutions in sport for all in Europe. Among the many important messages and recommendations presented at the conference, the following can be highlighted.

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New Young People's Sport Panel Needs You

New Young People's Sport Panel Needs You

There is a new and exciting opportunity for young people and we need your support to promote it - Young Scot and sportscotland are working together to look for young people aged between 14-25 who are passionate about sport and want to make a difference.

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Gold Rush - Inspiring Success In Us All

Gold Rush - Inspiring Success In Us All

Gold Rush is a programme of inspirational workshops and seminars developed by Paralympian Karen Lewis-Archer to bring the excitement of being a World Class Sports Performer alive in the classroom, work place or community setting.

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Mars Re-Launches Refuel Fund

Mars Re-Launches Refuel Fund

To help encourage clubs and individuals to stay in sport and to progress further, the Mars Refuel Fund is giving away £5000 each month from 02 April until September.

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MOVE Project Calls For Your Good Practice

MOVE Project Calls For Your Good Practice

The MOVE project is asking your organization to help find good examples of how to promote sport and physical activity among disadvantaged groups. You are encouraged to share the MOVE call for project experiences with your members, partners, stakeholders and any other contacts that you consider relevant, so that they will also have a chance to submit their project experiences.

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Sport and the Referendum for Independence

Sport and the Referendum for Independence

On 25th January the First Minister launched the Scottish Government's consultation paper on the Independence Referendum, "Your Scotland, Your Referendum" setting out the options for taking forward the democratic future of our country.

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Sideline Bad Behaviour Campaign Launched

Sideline Bad Behaviour Campaign Launched

Children and young people say they are often subjected to intimidating and abusive behaviour from adults as they take part in sport, leading children’s charity CHILDREN 1ST reveals today (Monday 20 February).

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Register Now for SPORTVISION2012

Register Now for SPORTVISION2012

The incoming Danish Presidency of the European Union is delighted to invite you to its ambitious and wide-ranging conference addressing the most pressing challenges in Sport for All.

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clubsportnl Hosts Sports Summit

clubsportnl Hosts Sports Summit

The Sport Summit is designed to serve the needs of the volunteers/coaches to use within the setting of their own sports, clubs and organisations.

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