Macmillan Cancer Project Honoured at Sport NI Awards

A Macmillan Cancer Support initiative helping hundreds of local people living with cancer through sport has been named Project of the Year Sport Northern Ireland’s 2018 SportMaker Awards. Move More Northern Ireland, working in partnership with physical activity providers, local councils and health and social care trusts all over Northern Ireland, supports people with cancer…Continue reading this article →

Lisburn Taekwondo Coach Lands Prestigious Sport NI Award

Lisburn Taekwondo Club coach Peter Stewart has been announced as the winner of the Children’s Coach of the Year prize at Sport NI’s 2018 SportMaker Awards. Peter is chief instructor at Lisburn Taekwondo Club and was recognised for his continued work to develop the club and engage children from as young as six in the…Continue reading this article →

Investment leads to development of two Powerchair football clubs

Investment through funding made possible by the Active Living: No Limits 2021 has helped Northern Ireland’s two newest power chair football clubs Hot Wheels PFC (Co Tyrone) and Devenish Warriors (Co Fermanagh) to develop. Sport Northern Ireland, through Department for Communities invested over £1m in accessible capital sports equipment during 2016/17 and 2017/18 to support…Continue reading this article →

Belfast Netball Coach Scores Win at Sport NI SportMaker Awards

Belfast Ladies Netball Club Coach Clare Winning has lived up to her name by collecting a prize at the 2018 Sport NI SportMaker Awards. Clare was named Club Performance Coach of the Year in recognition of her achievements with the club’s Firsts, Seconds and Thirds, whom she led to multiple successes in the 2017/18 season.…Continue reading this article →

Double Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Paddy Barnes becomes Sport NI’s first ambassador for Wellbeing in Sport

Two time Commonwealth Games boxing gold medallist Paddy Barnes has vowed to use his position as Sport Northern Ireland’s first ambassador for Wellbeing in Sport to help those struggling in society with mental health issues. The Belfast fighter also won bronze medals at the Olympic Games in Beijing and London recently lost in his bid…Continue reading this article →

Darkley Forest’s brand new walking trails are officially launched

A £220,000 project to design and create 4.6km of beautiful walking trails in Darkley Forest for all of the community to enjoy is now complete – and open for everyone to enjoy! Work began on site earlier this year following extensive consultation with the community who decided that a walking trail was a priority project…Continue reading this article →

Defibrillators for Sport – Awareness Sessions

Following on from the highly successful roll-out of 1,200 AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) through our ‘Defibrillators for Sport’ Programme; we are offering the opportunity to provide any holders of AEDs, within Sports Clubs or Community Voluntary organisations; to undergo a free awareness session. This session will cover the basic maintenance, and usage information that is…Continue reading this article →