Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Free support for local sport clubs

12:03 18 October 2012

Goal!

Goal!

Archant

Help being offered to help clubs satisfy the Olympic effect.

SPORT clubs in the North Devon and Torridge are being offered free support to help them cope with the increased level of demand following the greatest Olympic and Paralympic Games in history.

Active Devon say web visits to their sports clubs directory increased by 95 per cent during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The county-wide sport partnership is holding a club support evening on Monday night at Barnstaple Rugby Club.

The workshop will give clubs information about the latest programmes and help to manage and grow membership levels. It will also focus on developing school links and identifying and applying for funding.

Active Devon spokesperson Stuart Dudley said: “There is such a wealth of support available out there to help clubs manage this increase in demand, and sustain and expand membership levels.

“Most club representatives are extremely busy and we have found in the past that this ‘one-stop-shop’ format has enabled many of them to go on and make successful funding applications to improve facilities, increase membership or develop provision.”

Sport Clubs interested in attending should visit www.activedevon.org/clubsupport for further details or call 01392 263674 to reserve a place.

0 comments

Other News Stories

17 minutes ago

Motorist is the victim of odd theft after his VW alloys were taken when his car broke down near Braunton

Read more
Yesterday, 18:27

Police believe the same man could be responsible for four alleged assaults in King Street, Combe Martin

Read more
Yesterday, 16:03

Three vehicles were involved in the collision on the A361 Link Road at the Lake Roundabout in Barnstaple.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00

It’s Pancake Day on Tuesday, February 28, and we want to know what Devon’s favourite pancake topping is. Sweet, savoury or both? Decide in our poll here...

Read more
Yesterday, 14:57

Reprieve for Barnstaple charity after grant funding found to continue its work until the end of this year

Read more
Yesterday, 14:01

Enhanced bus service for Roundswell starts on April 10

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

Jason Massos is running the Brighton Marathon for Care for Kids North Devon

Read more
Yesterday, 09:51

Photographed something special? Send it to our newsroom via our relaunched image sharing website

Read more
Yesterday, 09:47

Colorseum in Bideford is supporting cancer patients with a new line of treatments, as well as offering free head shaves and donating to local charity, ChemoHero.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:39

Total bill will rise by 4.4 per cent in 2017/18

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications