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European Funding in the West of England (WoECSP) June 2015 sees the launch of £5.8m funding across the West of England (WoE) aimed at supporting projects that tackle poverty and improve social inclusion. In particular funding the work of ‘removing barriers to employment’ for those furthest from the labour market. This money will be allocated through a competitive grants process.

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Ben Shephard announces £1.5m to create new grassroots football teams amongst target groups Grassroots football clubs across the country are set to benefit from £1.5m of funding to start new teams that cater for under-represented and targeted groups, after the opening of the application window for the 2015 Grow the Game scheme was announced.

Wesport Community Games - Canoeing

Student Back into Sport Because of Community Games! Bath based student Corin Le Huray gets back into sport after attending the Wesport Community Games.

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More than 6400 young people benefit from Olympic legacy programme in the West of England A year on from winning two Olympic gold medals at London 2012, cyclist Jason Kenny was today celebrating a national legacy programme that’s helped more than 6400 young people to get involved in sport in the West of England. The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport) are leading the delivery of Sportivate in the West of England area and have seen some fantastic projects take place inspiring young people to take part in sport.

Great Weston Ride

It’s a Breeze for the Great Weston Ride British Cycling’s Breeze, the biggest programme ever to get more women riding their bikes for fun, has joined forces with this year’s Great Weston Ride ( to encourage even more women to get out on their bikes and experience the enjoyment and sense of achievement that this West Country challenge ride offers.


Face Britain Young people aged between 4 and 16 across the UK are being invited to create a self-portrait and upload it onto the Face Britain online gallery before 31st March.


Local Leaders London 2012 want to encourage as many people as possible to sign up to become Local Leaders. The Local Leaders initiative is an invitation to people across the UK who 'get stuff done' and are excited about the Games. It encourages them to bring the Games into their community, creating celebrations for the Olympic Torch Relay and other key moments during the Games.

Become a Coach

Talent Coaches Breakfast Clubs - Further Details Wesport are pleased to offer this great opportunity to improve your coaching skills and strengthen your knowledge. Join fellow UKCC Level 3 coaches (or those working towards it) to listen to recognised experts and share your coaching insights. Coaches should be working with athletes/players/teams of county/regional standard of performance

Wellsway Plan Your 2012 Event

Wellsway Inspire Other Schools to 'Plan Your 2012' Having been awarded a grant from LOCOG to be an advocate school for 'Plan Your 2012', Wellsway School in Keynsham hosted a Conference on the evening of Wednesday 23rd November for teachers from local schools to support them in their plans to celebrate the upcoming Games and to use the Values within their schools.

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Paralympic Champion Chris to talk about his challenges London 2012 Director of Paralympic Integration Chris Holmes has a busy schedule when he visits Oasis Academy, Brightstowe, Bristol, this afternoon (23 September).

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