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  • Female Coach Bursary Launched!

    By Zara Morris on April 26, 2017
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    Energize STW are excited to announce that applications for the 2017 female coach bursary are now open! Applications are open now and will close at 5pm on Monday 5th June 2017. Linking with our Women Make Coaching project, Energize STW are aiming to address the imbalance of women in sport and physical activity and raise the profile of female coaches. We […]
  • Women Make Coaching: April Profile

    By Zara Morris on April 11, 2017
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    Flames Netball Club coach Nicky Fuller has told us about her experience as a coach! Click the image to enlarge. Women Make Coaching supports new and existing female coaches by offering advice, development opportunities and networking events. For more information click here, or contact Coaching Manager Gemma Britton.
  • #ThisGirlCan Go Back to Netball Event 15/03/17

    By Helen White on March 16, 2017
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    On Wednesday 15th March, over 40 ladies from local workplaces got back into netball together, as part of a local workplace health initiative; Workplace Challenge. The two hour netball event was a reintroduction to the sport, with many of the participants not having played netball for many years. Taking place at Phoenix Sports & Leisure Centre, the evening was organised […]
  • Women Make Coaching: March Profile

    By Zara Morris on March 16, 2017
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    Athletics coach Grace Hough has spoken to us about her coaching experiences! Click the image to enlarge. Our Women Make Coaching Project assists female coaches by offering chances for networking, advice and support through mentoring and development opportunities and potential funding through our female coach bursary. For more information, contact Coaching Manager Gemma Britton or sign-up to the project here!
  • Urgent appeal for more volunteers at award-winning activity centre

    By Elliot.Pottinger@energizestw.org.uk on March 10, 2017
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    An award-winning Shropshire activity centre has issued an urgent appeal for more volunteers to help meet a growing demand for its services. Perry Group, which offers riding programmes for the disabled, is in the process of raising funds to move into a new purpose-built centre in Much Wenlock, including an indoor arena and all-weather track. But the group, which has […]
  • International Women’s Day 2017- Coach Profiles

    By Zara Morris on March 7, 2017
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    To celebrate International Women’s Day, we wanted to look back at some of our female coach profiles! These coaches celebrate women in sport and get participants of all ages and abilities active through fun and engaging sessions! For more information about our Women Make Coaching Project and to sign-up click here or contact coaching manager Gemma Britton. Click the images to enlarge.
  • Shropshire companies invited to ‘Swing for Bling’ again

    By Helen White on March 2, 2017
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    Shropshire companies are being challenged to ‘Swing For Bling’ in the return of a golf competition for enthusiastic beginners. The third annual Swing For Bling Open will be held at The Shropshire Golf Centre in Telford on May 26, with teams of four invited to take part. It is organised by county sports partnership Energize Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, with […]
  • 100 Women Make Coaching Members!

    By Zara Morris on February 28, 2017
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    This month, the Energize STW Women Make Coaching project reached 100 members! Gemma Britton, coaching manager, is delighted with the programme’s success: “It is fantastic that within STW we have managed to attract so many females to come on board with the programme, these range from 16 to 60 years old with varied experience of coaching. If you are new […]