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Twenty four Waterford groups receive Go For Life Grants
The Go for Life Grant Scheme is a joint initiative between Age & Opportunity's Go for Life programme and the Irish Sports Council. The scheme is aimed at encouraging older people to get involved in sport and physical activity and is used by groups to buy equipment, run sports events or to try new activities. Now in its fourteenth year, it has so far awarded over 4.5 million in almost 10,000 grants during its lifetime.
Caman Abu Blitz for Older Adults
Twenty-three older adults from Dolmen Active Retirement and Respond Housing Services proved that Waterford people are never too old to pick up a hurl by participating in a Caman Abu Blitz hosted by Waterford Sports Partnership and Waterford GAA on Friday 5th December in Rainbow Hall, Kilmacthomas.
Pride of Place Award for Waterford Sports Partnership
Waterford Sports Partnership was proud and honoured to be awarded top prize in the Community Health - Physical Activity Category for Cities at last week's Pride of Place Awards ceremony held in Ennis, Co. Clare.
Irish Sports Council issues 2013 SPEAK Monitoring & Evaluation Report on Local Sports Partnerships
The Irish Sports Council recently published the seventh SPEAK Report, which provides an overview of the operations of the national network of 31 Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in 2013. The LSPs, an initiative of the Irish Sports Council, aim to increase participation in sport and to ensure that local resources are used to best effect.
Pumped Schools' Video Awards Focusing on Heart Health
Come on Waterford teenagers! Let's get involved in the Pumped Schools' Video Awards, a great opportunity to create a mini-movie and perhaps win 3,000 euro for your school in the process. Waterford Sports Partnership encourages Waterford schools and students to get involved against a backdrop of 274 people dying from cardiovascular disease in Waterford in 2013.