Active Cheshire helped deliver a hugely successful family sports programme at Lyme Park, with 400 adults and children lacing up their trainers each week for fun activities and games based around cricket, rounders, volleyball and traditional sports day games.
The ‘Get Sporty’ project, a collaboration between The National Trust, Greater Sport and Active Cheshire, ran throughout the...More information
Sports Coaching North West are looking to add to their current crop of coaches a confident, punctual and qualified individual who can work any time between the hours of 8:30am-4:30pm. The range of hours available are between 10-20 hours per week coaching in primary schools in Cheshire and Staffordshire. Experience in coaching a range of different sports including gymnastics is...More information
MMU Sport have a number of coaching opportunities available at their Crewe campus to help to effectively and efficiently work in partnership to develop their teams, clubs and individual athletes and to create a positive, responsive and productive relationship with the club.
Salary: £1400 - £2000 pa (dependent on experience and including competition attendance)
Closing Date: 01st...More information
If you're looking for volunteering opportunities in athletics, this one's for you.
Handforth Wilmslow Alderley Athletics Club is a well-established junior club catering for young athletes aged 8-18. They train year-round in Wilmslow and compete in regional indoor and outdoor leagues, and are now looking to expand their pool of volunteer coaches. .
An athletics coaching qualification...More information
We are looking for an organised and enthusiastic individual to provide administrative support to our management team and business support team. This role is full time at 37 hours a week (although part time applicants will be considered) with a competitive salary of £21,000 - £23,000.
Please find further details of the role, and the type of person we are looking for, below.
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Over 80 people got active on the first day of the Northwich Festival, thanks to Active Cheshire’s pioneering Tennis Havoc zone.
The area gave people the chance to have fun with swingball, short tennis and bat and ball skill games, providing an informal introduction to the game. The inflatable serve speed machine went down a storm, appealing to people's competitive sides as they...More information
Communities United Project is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced, motivated and confident person to help deliver and develop their activity programmes for young people. The registered charity utilises the popularity of sport and other recreation as a means of engaging young people in positive activities and training.
The successful candidate will have:
Although our mission is to get Cheshire moving, we’re also passionate about physical activity in every part of the country – and even the world.
That’s why we have chosen to donate the Sport Cheshire branded kit we no longer need to help a football project in Malawi, spreading the word to the other side of the world.
Goals to Excel, set up by Davy Chilakalaka, wants to give young...More information
Active Cheshire has welcomed a new face to the team, and although he looks a little different, we’re sure he’s going to fit in just fine.
Active Archie hasn’t always been sporty; in fact, he used to break into a sweat just thinking about exercise. But as an overweight, lethargic lion, Archie got tired of being called a ‘big cat’ – so he decided to make some changes.
He now wears a...More information
An exciting oportunity is now available at Active Cheshire, for a Strategic Lead - Operations and Special Projects.
Full time (37 hours per week): £30,000 - £35,000
To hold accountability for:
Sportivate investment distributed by Active Cheshire has enabled the sustainability of a number of inclusive cycling centres across the county
The Wheels for All initiative is a nationally recognised programme that embraces all children and adults with impairments and learning difficulties, to engage in a inclusive cycling activity. By using specially adapted cycles, the activities are...More information
Warrington Summer Cycle Event
This is a large event taking place on Saturday 30th August at Orford Park in Warrington. Lots of cycling activities for families with some great competitions on the day along with a cyclist breakfast and lots of "goodies" and rides for all.
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Rolling out events across the Country and Pink Pong will be at Whitby High School, Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port CH66 2NU at 7 - 9 pm on the 15th August. This will be the first session of the new season.
Introducing Aerobic pong and an exhibition to the masses. It starts at 7 pm and it's the day before the Liverpool Open Grand Prix.
PINK PONG Founded by Liz May is a great way promote...
Sport Cheshire is supporting an orienteering programme designed to help children explore the great outdoors.
Xplorer events will take place throughout the summer at Delamere Forest, delivered by Delamere Outdoor Fitness in association with Sport Cheshire.
Xplorer is a fun family challenge aimed at primary and pre-school children and their parents, grandparents and guardians. It is an...More information
Sport Cheshire Trustee Neil Kelly is lacing up his trainers to take on the UK Ultimate Triathlon 2014.
Neil, the Director of Warrington Wolves Foundation, will complete the gruelling event on 17th August in Whitchurch, raising money for Sport Cheshire.
The 'iron distance' event is the ultimate test of fitness and endurance, comprising of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle and 26.2 mile...More information
A Community Games swimming gala was held on 19th July at Crewe swimming pool for people with disabilities.
Dozens took part and the participants had fun with swimming aids and on the giant inflatable structure, some competed in races and others enjoyed 'aqua dancing' with music playing on the pool-side.
After the pool session, the swimmers joined their friends at a disco and buffet at...More information
970 kids get moving at Summer School Games
The Olympic Legacy lived on this month in Warrington, when children from 80 schools across the county got active during the annual inter-school competition.
Active Cheshire worked in partnership with School Games Organisers, teachers and volunteers, to hold the event at the Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, Beaumont Collegiate Academy and...More information
There are more chances than ever to get active this summer thanks to the launch of new family friendly sports sessions at Lyme Park.
This summer holiday, the National Trust at Lyme Park is extending the range of family activities in the garden to include sports activity sessions on Thursday afternoons.
For the first time, visitors are invited to 'Get Sporty' and take part in fun...More information
A pioneering programme to encourage more youngsters into tennis is rolling out this summer, and now is your chance to get involved.
Tennis Havoc will take the form of fun and informal led sessions in outdoor spaces across Cheshire West, using 'back to basics' activities like swing ball, short tennis and even inflatable training aids to break down barriers and provide a soft...More information
Book now to guarantee your place on the 2014 Merseyside County Angling Championship taking place on Saturday 26th July 2014 at Newbridge Farm, Stopgate Lane, Simmonwood Liverpool L33 4YB.
Taking place on the main lake the event is limited to 5 teams of 6 six anglers under 18 years of age on the day of the event. Entry fee is £60 per team and should be booked in...More information
The Sport Development Unit at MMU, Cheshire Campus, is offering a portfolio of National Governing Body (NGB) levels 1-3 and Sports Coach UK (SCUK) Coach Education Courses, and the dates have now been set for 2014/15 term. To view the upcoming courses and dates see below.
To book onto the courses please visit the Cheshire and Warrington Coach Web
For more details please contact Course...More information
The Cheshire & Warrington Sport awards evening was held on Friday 4th July at Tenant’s Hall, Tatton Park, Cheshire celebrating Sport Cheshire’s 25th Anniversary and the sub-regional sports awards.
The evening was a celebration of all the work that goes on behind the scenes to make sport and physical activity accessible to as many residents of Cheshire and Warrington as possible,...More information
Blacon High School are working with the local community to offer women and girls a fun and informal chance to get involved in Rounders.
Every Thursday evening women and girls from Blacon are welcome to go along to Blacon High School and take part in a fun rounders session with friends and family.
Blacon High School Head Teacher, Mrs Susan Yates, said: ‘We are committed to making sure...More information
Sport Cheshire 1st Cheshire and Warrington Primary PE and School Sport event took place yesterday on 2nd July 2014 at Mid Cheshire College, Hartford Campus.
This unique event was aimed at supporting primary schools to maximise the impact of Primary Sport Premium and ensuring schools are aware of the range of opportunities, providers, and partnerships that can be invested in to benefit...More information
On the 5th July the Lee Westwood Golf School in Tarporley are running a bursary day looking for talented young (15-16 yrs old) players interested in a career in golf.
Students travel far and wide to attend the Lee Westwood Golf School, who offer succesful players a 2 year, full time golf education programme. A number of bursaries are available to young people that take part in the...More information
The Open returns to Royal Liverpool Golf Club from July 17-21 for the first time since Tiger Woods won the coveted Claret Jug in 2006.
The Road to the Open campaign seeks to encourage potential players to give the sport a try with roadshows and events across the region.
Craig Thomas, development officer for the Cheshire County Golf Partnership, says: "The Road to the Open provides a...More information
Do you run to get away from it all? Do you enjoy being outdoors and closer to nature? Would you like to swap 'pounding the streets' for 'hitting the trail'?
If you would like to introduce a new element to your running, and increase your knowledge and confidence at running off road, this course is for you!
The National Trust at Lyme Park are hosting an Introduction to Trail Running...More information
£18m of National Lottery funding has this week been awarded to primary schools across England to help more children get active.
Over 600 schools were successful nationally in their applications with 5 successful recipients coming from schools based in Cheshire and Warrington. This invesment will allow schools to improve their outdoor facilities and create spaces that will inspire and...More information
Fitness equipment manufacturers and suppliers Matrix have been announced as silver sponsors of the 2014 Cheshire & Warrington Sports Awards.
Matrix Fitness Systems is the commercial division of Johnson Health Tech UK Ltd, with its Head Office based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. They work closely with the Lotus F1 team and Infiniti Red Bull Racing, and their ambassadors include...More information
The Leadership in Running Fitness course is designed for the enthusiastic runner who wants to take their passion to the next level and share their knowledge skills and experience with others.
Once qualified, you will have the skills and insurance needed to deliver fun and safe sessions to groups of runners with different abilities, including new runners and those who already run but...More information
Live Life the Wolves Way, from the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation, encourages children aged between 7 and 11 who are above a healthy weight to initiate and sustain positive choices alongside their parents and guardians.
The programme will help families improve their eating and exercise choices, thereby improving children's fitness, physical activity levels, nutrition and...More information
Leisure and Partnerships Development are looking to recruit a Community Sports Coordinator and Coach to plan and deliver a coordinated multi-sport activity programme. You will provide quality coaching and activity sessions to a range of people of all ages and abilities and be responsible for supervising and guiding casual sports coaches, leaders and volunteers. We are looking to appoint...More information
Wheels for All Activity Support Opportunities
Due to an expansion in a number of programme areas across the North West of England Cycling Projects is looking to recruit a number of sessional workers who will support existing and new Wheels for All activities.
We will also be looking for individuals to support one off events promoting inclusive cycling opportunities through its Wheels...
Crewe-based resin flooring manufacturers Flowcrete have been announced as silver sponsors at the 2014 Cheshire & Warrington sports awards.
Flowcrete Group Ltd are world leaders in seamless resin flooring technology, with 30 years of experience and a rich and colourful history.
They provide quality flooring and screeds for educational and sporting environments and since the company's...More information
New figures from Sport England, released on 12th June 2014, confirm that participation in sport and physical activity across Cheshire and Warrington has stabilised over the past six months.
The latest Active People Survey results which cover April 2013 - April 2014 show approximately 38.7% adults aged 16 or over are playing sport at least once a week, which shows an increase of 0.2%...More information
Sport Cheshire will host this year's prestigious Cheshire & Warrington Sports Awards at Tatton Park, Knutsford.
This beautiful venue will provide a wonderful backdrop for the black tie celebration which will not only recognise and celebrate those who make sport happen at a grass roots level but also mark the 25th anniversary of Sport Cheshire as a charity.
As part of the anniversary...More information
Give Archery a Go at Archery GB's Big Weekend
Budding bowmen and aspiring archers are invited to try out archery at their local club on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend of the 24-26 May - even if they have never picked up a bow and arrow before.
Archery GB's Big Weekend, in association with Foresters Friendly Society, will see more than 60 clubs across the country open their doors to...More information
The RFL has announced a momentous change to junior Rugby League with the introduction of a new format of the game specifically developed for children.
This weekend sees all under 7s teams in Yorkshire play under new rules for the first time which have been designed to give children more 'on pitch' time to help increase the number of juniors playing the sport. Plans are in place for...
Added on: 25th March 2014
Get into Archery
Archery is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. It captures the imagination of over 34,000 Archery GB members and many more at 'have a go' events at activity centres, holiday parks, fairs, outdoor shows and tourist attractions across the UK.
There are many ways you can get involved and progress in the sport as an archer, leader,...
Cheshire West athletes and those that support making sport happen in the local area had an opportunity to celebrate their achievements at the 5th annual Cheshire West and Chester Sports Awards on Thursday 27th March.
Sponsored by leading housing and care provider Sanctuary Group, the awards ceremony, which took place at the Macdonald Portal Hotel Tarporley, was the biggest to date...More information