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News in Brief from the ARA Council

In a meeting that ran for five hours a number of ‘big issues’ for the Association were tackled. Name Change After an excellent and very upbeat presentation Council members were unanimous in agreeing to drop the word ‘Amateur’ and become […]

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Sport England Case Study

[swf file=”../upload/flash/video_player.swf” flashvars=”file=/news/SECaseStudy-24Feb09.flv” params=”height=303&&width=485″] Sport England have produced a case study of Doncaster Rowing Club Video courtesy of Sport England/DCMS/Cranbrook Films

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ARA to be rebranded ‘British Rowing’

Association Council members have approved a change of name to ‘British Rowing’ in principle at their quarterly meeting on Saturday 7 February. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote from members present.  The necessary rule changes for the new […]

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New ‘Enjoying Water’ plan unveiled

The Environment Agency in the South West is encouraging organizations it works with to help people to take to the waters with the launch of a new water recreation strategy called ‘Enjoying Water.’ The new strategy comes as result of […]

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CRB: Volunteers welcome criminal record checks

From the Criminal Records Bureau where you can read the full report: ‘The myth that volunteers are put off by Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks has been destroyed by research which shows nine out of ten people are in favour of them. […]

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Sport England: clubs urged to take up CASC scheme

From Sport England on the benefits of becoming a CASC club:  Sports Minister, Gerry Sutcliffe MP, and Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Timms MP, have said that over 40,000 amateur sports clubs are missing out on a collective £100 million a year […]

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CCPR: Sports Visitor Visas

From the CCPR, visit their website www.ccpr.org.uk New visitor visa and managed migration legislation is in force for 2009 and sports people entering the UK from certain countries will have new procedures to follow. CCPR are advising that this will be particularly […]

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Youth Sport Trust Development Camp

Fourteen promising young rowers have been selected to attend a Youth Sport Trust talent development camp, which aims to provide skills and knowledge to youngsters who are just starting on the path to possible future success. The National Talent Orientation […]

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Water Safety

Water Safety Audits The Club Water Safety Audit is a recognised part of each club’s affiliation and as such it must be completed and submitted no later than Wednesday 31st December 2008. Although the audit is intended to help clubs […]

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Rowing to receive £9.1 million from Sport England

Sport England has announced that Rowing is to receive funding of £9.1 million, its share of the ‘£480 million investment in 46 sports to deliver grassroots sporting opportunities and a lasting Olympic legacy of one million people playing more sport.’ The […]

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