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Sport England Return to Play Fund launched

October 21, 2020
Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to give additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This is targeted at sports clubs who have suffered owing to the impact of restrictions brought in to control the disease. There are three seperate pots within this fund targetting different aspects

British Rowing Sprint Festival – Enter now.

October 21, 2020
British Rowing Sprint Festival will take place on the weekend of 31st October and 1st November at the National Water Sports Centre. This is an ideal opportunity to get back into side by side racing for small boats and competitors of all ages. Juniors and Students will race on the Saturday with Seniors and Masters

Andy Johnson RIP

October 13, 2020
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Andy Johnson. Andy was a colossal contributor to the sport nationally, regionally and locally. Nationally he served on the Council of the ARA from 2008 and then on the Board of British Rowing. Andy was Chairman of British Rowing’s Facilities Panel and sat on

15th October – Junior Coaches and Coordinators meeting

October 8, 2020
There will be a zoom meeting on Thursday 15th October at 7.30pm for junior coaches and coordinators. Topics for discussion to include competition opportunities for juniors;  JIRR selection process and developing the regional team;  and looking toward the next regatta season. An opportunity to share ideas and issues. Please register your interest in attending with

UK Coaching Week 2020

September 16, 2020
British Rowing is supporting UK Coaching Week’s campaign ‘Support Your Coach’ – an opportunity to recognise and support the work our coaches do in support of rowers, clubs and the entire sport. The Chair of National Coaching Committee, Vicky Parry, has written a piece for British Rowing Plus on creating a positive coaching culture which

Sport & Recreation event, Birmingham

September 4, 2020
The Sport and Recreation Alliance is running a virtual learning event hosted by Sport Birmingham which is open to all clubs and organisations. “Sport Birmingham would like to invite sports organisations, local sports clubs and community groups to join us for Part 3 of our Virtual Learning & Networking event series: ‘Planning for the future: building

Time to Listen

September 2, 2020
Time to Listen  is a course for Club Welfare Officers to help them understand their role and be more effective. A virtual classroom version is now available through Living Sport, the Active Partnership for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The course is interactive and is an opportunity to share experiences with Club Welfare Officers from other sports. The

BR August Report

August 29, 2020
The British Rowing report to the Region has been published and is available to download here. Topics covered include: • British Rowing Club Emergency Fund• BRIC 2020• British Rowing Plus• British Rowing club affiliation• Back to rowing / competition• Challenge Hub• Sport England / Government support for clubs• Keeping your club going• Tell us #YourStories•

Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Champs – save the date

August 17, 2020
British Rowing is currently reviewing the format of this year’s Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Championships, subject to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 and regular updates to government guidance. “At this stage, we’re keeping all options on the table including postponement and possible changes to location and competition format, but we encourage all potential competitors to

Broxbourne RC – Coach to the Mens squad

August 11, 2020
Broxbourne Rowing Club is looking to recruit a motivated individual for the role of Men’s Coach, with the overall aim of improving rowing throughout the wider Men’s Squads (Senior/Inter Men, Masters Men). The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the coaching of the Men’s Squad. This role is will be contracted on a self-employed