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Alford Climbing Kids £200 Starter Grant

published: 17 February, 2017

The club current holds two sessions a week on a Wednesday night at Alford Community Campus. We are limited currently to twelve children primary age in the first session and 12 young adults academy age in the second session. We currently have the basic harnesses for twelve climbers. Currently we are concentrating on getting everyone climbing happily and comfortable with the wall. Eventually we would like to get our climbers onto the certification program where they can be graded on their climbing abilities. It’s also our long term aim for our climbers to experience climbing outdoors but that's a good way down the line.
Awards Evening Nominations Closing Date

published: 13 February, 2017

Clubs are reminded that the closing date for awards nominations is this Friday the 17th February. To date we have received (45) nominations on track to hopefully exceed the (58) total nominations from 2016.
2017 Awards Nominations

published: 24 January, 2017

Nominations are invited for the 2017 Awards to be held at Garioch Sports Centre Inverurie on the 17th March.the closing date is the 17th February. https://online.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/sport-nominations/
Susan Egelstaff 2012 Olympian as Speaker

published: 17 January, 2017

The sports council committee are delighted to have Susan Egelstaff as our invited speaker at the Awards Evening on the 17th March 2017 at Garioch Sports Centre Inverurie.
Susan Egelstaff to Speak at Awards Evening 17th March

published: 17 January, 2017

Susan Egelstaff is a BBC Radio Scotland live-guesting broadcaster and media sports journalist who writes a weekly topical sports column for Friday’s Herald Scotland Sport in addition to regular contributions to The Herald, the Sunday Herald and The National. Susan’s editorial content includes sporting-celebrity interviews, reportage, responses to high-profile sporting events and comment with regard to topical sporting issues. A graduate of Stirling University, Susan is a former Scottish International ladies singles elite badminton player who competed in three consecutive Commonwealth Games, medalling in Manchester in 2002 and Melbourne in 2006. She has secured 7 international singles titles in addition to 7 national championship titles. Susan retired from elite sport following her participation as a member of Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics, where she became the first Scottish badminton player to win a match at an Olympic Games. Susan Egelstaff gives regular talks to adult leisure groups and school-children on topical issues such as diet, fitness and motivation based on her experiences as an Olympic badminton player.

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