2015 April

SSP and DCCT Scoop League Award

April 20, 2015
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Derby County Community Trust took away the ‘Johnstone’s Paint Community Club of the Year’ Award at the 10th Football League Awards on Sunday night.

The Trust, which hosts and manages Derby City School Sport Partnership, took the national title ahead of the other 72 Football League clubs.

The School Sport Partnership was put forward as this year’s ‘flagship project’ in the application that won the award.

Simon Carnall, Head of Community for Derby County Community Trust, said, ‘This award recognises the innovation, breadth and quality of work we deliver as a Trust in and for our local community […]

Tournament Shows a Spike in Schools’ Volleyball

April 7, 2015
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 The first ever Derbyshire Schools Volleyball Tournament has been hailed a great success with organisers delighted at the number of pupils turning out to play.

Eight school teams entered the tournament, held on Thursday 26 March at Derby Moor Community College in Littleover. The teams were mixed with the players ranging from school years 7 – 11.

The event was organised by Helen Britten and Suzy Stevenson from Darkstar, Derby’s volleyball club, who were delighted to see so many young people enjoying volleyball and the success of the afternoon meant that there will be more competitions to follow […]