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CRB: Volunteers welcome criminal record checks

From the Criminal Records Bureau where you can read the full report: ‘The myth that volunteers are put off by Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks has been destroyed by research which shows nine out of ten people are in favour of them. […]

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Sport England: clubs urged to take up CASC scheme

From Sport England on the benefits of becoming a CASC club:  Sports Minister, Gerry Sutcliffe MP, and Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Timms MP, have said that over 40,000 amateur sports clubs are missing out on a collective £100 million a year […]

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CCPR: Sports Visitor Visas

From the CCPR, visit their website www.ccpr.org.uk New visitor visa and managed migration legislation is in force for 2009 and sports people entering the UK from certain countries will have new procedures to follow. CCPR are advising that this will be particularly […]

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Youth Sport Trust Development Camp

Fourteen promising young rowers have been selected to attend a Youth Sport Trust talent development camp, which aims to provide skills and knowledge to youngsters who are just starting on the path to possible future success. The National Talent Orientation […]

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Water Safety

Water Safety Audits The Club Water Safety Audit is a recognised part of each club’s affiliation and as such it must be completed and submitted no later than Wednesday 31st December 2008. Although the audit is intended to help clubs […]

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Rowing to receive £9.1 million from Sport England

Sport England has announced that Rowing is to receive funding of £9.1 million, its share of the ‘£480 million investment in 46 sports to deliver grassroots sporting opportunities and a lasting Olympic legacy of one million people playing more sport.’ The […]

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Community Adaptive Rowing Coach – Devon

The ARA wishes to recruit a full time rowing coach who will work with young people with special needs in schools and rowing clubs in South. For further information the job advert can be found here

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Chair of UK Sport takes her place in House of Lords

Alistair McKean, Bronze medallist 2008 Paralympics, with Baroness Campbell earlier this year.  From the UK Sport website ‘Baroness Campbell has served sport with high distinction over several decades in a number of high profile and influential roles. She lectured at Loughborough University […]

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Sport England: stats show more people playing sport

The number of adults in England who regularly play sport has risen by more than half a million over the past two years, according to new research. The results of the Active People Survey 2 show that the number of […]

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Can you help shape the future of rowing?

  The ARA’s Whole Sport Plan 2009 – 2013 sets the scene for the exciting and challenging task of developing rowing  for a new and growing participant base. With the publicity and profile that’s being generated for sport through the […]

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