Trampolinist of the Month for Charlie

Trampolinist of the Month for Charlie

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 21st June 2024

A young trampolinist has been recognised as the Trampolinist of the Month by the leisure centre where he attends. Charlie has been announced as the Trampolinist of the Month for May at Alfreton Leisure Centre, which is situated in Church S [...]
Read More
Summer camps are back at leisure centre

Summer camps are back at leisure centre

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 20th June 2024

The Amber Valley School Sport Partnership has announced that their holiday camps will be back at three leisure centres across the borough this Summer. There is a whole host of activities which are on offer at the centres – including Alfret [...]
Read More
Students take a walk on the wild side

Students take a walk on the wild side

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 19th June 2024

Students from the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton have been embarking on a Welsh ‘wild adventure this Summer. The school’s Year 8 Outward Bound 2024 trip saw youngsters take part in a multitude of activities including scrambling, an overn [...]
Read More
Academy students gain insight into uni life

Academy students gain insight into uni life

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 14th June 2024

Students from the David Nieper Academy have been gaining an insight into university life. Young people from the Alfreton academy have taken day trips to both Oxford and Cambridge universities recently. Miss Cantrill at the academy said of [...]
Read More
Battle of the Bands for academy students

Battle of the Bands for academy students

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 4th June 2024

Music students at the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton have been taking part in a ‘battle of the bands’ style contest. Mr Cakar at the academy said: “The half-term ended on a high with our first ever Battle of the Bands competition. “Each [...]
Read More
Best running feet forward for air cadets

Best running feet forward for air cadets

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 3rd June 2024

Air cadets from Derbyshire have been competing in a regional athletics competition. Representatives from the Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets competed in the recent 2024 Trent Wing Athletics Competition. A spokesman for the squadron said: [...]
Read More
Two day march for air cadets

Two day march for air cadets

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 30th May 2024

Air cadets from Alfreton have been joining in on a regional two day marching event Members of Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets recently took part in the 2024 WARMA RAF at RAF Cosford in Shropshire. A spokesman for the Alfreton & Riple [...]
Read More
Open day for new young band members

Open day for new young band members

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 20th May 2024

A community brass band is on the look out for new members for its training band. Shirland Welfare Brass Band will be hosting an open day in June for potential new young members to attend to find out more about their organisation. Shirland [...]
Read More
PICTURE GALLERY - Top accolades for young dancers

PICTURE GALLERY - Top accolades for young dancers

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 17th May 2024

Members of a dance school in Alfreton have come out tops at a recent dancing festival. The Harlequin School of Dance & Performing Arts took part in the recent Symphony Festival 2024 with lots of dancers coming away with medals. Harleq [...]
Read More
Swimmer of the Month for Isabelle

Swimmer of the Month for Isabelle

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 15th May 2024

A young swimmer has been recognised as the Swimmer of the Month by the leisure centre where she attends. Isabelle has been announced as the Swimmer of the Month for April at Alfreton Leisure Centre, which is situated in Church Street. A s [...]
Read More