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University of Gloucestershire Thrilled to Secure EU Project to Improve Employability of Graduates in Sports across the EU

A University of Gloucestershire led project has been given the approval of the European Commission in Brussels.The project titled EGS ‘Employability of Graduates in Sport' is funded to the total of €360k by the European Union's (EU) Erasmus Lifelong Learning programme.

Get trim in the trees: The health and well-being benefits of walking your dog in the arboretum

Make a resolution to get fit that you and your dog can stick to this New Year with the help of the Forestry Commission at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. 

Winter Motorcyclists - Be seen, be safe and not sorry Courtesy of Bloodbikes

Winter motorcycle riding presents its fair share of dangers, but with the right kit, a little common sense, and some minor changes to your riding style, you can carry on riding safely through all but the worst of the winter weather. Severn Freewheelers, the local branch of the Nationwide Association of Bloodbikes have put together a bit of advice to keep you safe on the roads this winter.

Help people manage their diabetes over the festive season

If you are one of the 3 million people in the UK living with diabetes, following a healthy lifestyle at Christmas can be hard work, but it doesn't mean traditional festive foods should be forbidden. As with everyone else, people with diabetes can include the occasional high fat or high sugar food like mince pies or Christmas pudding as part of a healthy diet.

Severn Freewheelers Bloodbikes

Gloucestershire, Hereford & Worcester give the gift of life this Christmas. Blood Bikes - groups of volunteer motor cyclists who provide an out-of-hours medical essentials courier service to hospitals and other health institutions within their area - will be working as usual during the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Future county stars go free as Gloucestershire announces new membership packages

Gloucestershire's cricket stars of tomorrow will be able to watch the current team for free next summer after it was agreed that all junior county players will receive complimentary membership.

Historic Wiltshire sporting venue returns to its former glory!

Inglesham Polo Centre, based at Inglesham, just outside Lechlade, has a rich history as one of the leading polo clubs in the UK and it is unusual in that it can host polo all year round due to its state-of-the-art arenas that allow play in all weathers.

Ashes winners inspire Gloucestershire girls

More than 200 girls from Gloucestershire were given the cricketing lesson of a lifetime last week with a visit from Ashes-winning England players Lydia Greenway and Beth Morgan.
The pair visited North Cotswold Young Cricketers CC, Chipping Camden School and Frampton-On-Severn CC during a two-day trip to inspire the next generation of female players in the county.

Ashes cricket hero on a mission to boost Gloucestershire girls numbers

England Ashes cricket hero Lydia Greenway is coming to Gloucestershire on a mission to boost the number of girls playing the game. The batsman - who scored her country's highest-ever T20 score of 80 not out to clinch victory over Australia - will be visiting two clubs next week.

Sodbury Sportive wins again!

On Sunday 18 August almost 600 cyclists took part in this years' Sodbury Sportive, a 50% increase on the 2012 event.

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