News - South East


Oxfordshire Sports Awards: nomination deadline 9th October

With just a few days remaining, Oxfordshire Sport Physical Activity needs your help to identity deserving, clubs, coaches, schools, youngsters, volunteers, workplaces and more to be put forward for nomination for the 10th Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

Movement Skills workshops: have you booked your free place?

Have you booked your free place? Only a few days to go until the first in a series of Movement Skills workshops launch in the South. Coaches and leaders are advised to ensure they book their place ahead of the event they wish to attend:Peterborough (3rd October), Eastleigh (3rd October) and Ashford (4th October).

Registration now open for Southern Officials' conference

The 2015 South of England Athletics Officials' Association (SEAOA) conference will take place on 15th November at Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, London. It is open to anyone who wishes to attend - entry is free for pre-registered SEAOA members and costs £5 for anyone else on the day.

Focus on sport for disabled people on board Wightlink’s flagship St Clare

A former member of staff at Wightlink Ferries and a member of City of Portsmouth Athletics Club is returning on board later this month to spread the word about how disabled people can get involved in sport. Jude Caunter, who uses a wheelchair, will be notching up the miles on a stationary racing wheelchair on the ferry between Portsmouth and Fishbourne.

Nominations now open for Oxfordshire Sports Awards 2015

Oxfordshire Sport Physical Activity is proud to announce the launch of the 10th Oxfordshire Sports Awards designed to showcase the best that Oxfordshire has to offer in Sport Physical Activity. They need your help to identify local sporting heroes who you believe should receive nominations for their excellent work over the year.

Upcoming Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshops

We have three Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshops coming up shortly. The 2-hour workshops are for leaders, coaches and volunteers from Run England groups and England Athletics affiliated clubs wanting to attract and support more visually impaired people.

First 2-4-6 designed track opened by Dame Kelly Holmes

Paddock Wood Athletic Club is now the proud owner of a newborn athletics training facility, the first bespoke training track in Britain with a 2-4-6 lane design, built to save on construction costs, while still providing the full range of facilities for sprints, hurdles, middle-distance running, jumps and throws.