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New Strategic Plan Launched

Last Updated: 5/19/2017

Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) has launched a new strategic plan which will direct the work of the Association through to 2021 and beyond. The plan, entitled “Inspiring Through Inclusion 2017-2021“, has been developed following a comprehensive consultation process with key partners and strategic bodies across Scotland. This Association’s vision is to lead inclusive sport in Scotland for participants and athletes with a physical, sensory or learning disability. Read more:

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UK eyes up Commonwealth Games 2022 bid

Last Updated: 5/19/2017

The Government is calling on UK cities interested in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games to work up plans for how they would stage the event. The UK Government will work with interested cities and the relevant Commonwealth Games Associations on a detailed assessment of whether Britain can step in to host the event in 2022 after it was announced last month that Durban in South Africa can no longer hold the games. This will include looking at important factors such as the economic benefits the Games could deliver to the UK - and to the host city or cities - through international trade, investment and tourism opportunities, and how potential host cities could benefit, as well as the necessary infrastructure and major event delivery experience that potential host cities have. Read more:

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Sustrans launches new five year strategy

Last Updated: 5/19/2017

Sustrans has launched a new five-year strategy addressing the challenges of today and setting out a concrete pledge to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. The strategy has three areas of focus: 1. connecting people and places through routes and networks for leisure and everyday utility trips 2. creating liveable neighbourhoods, by working with communities to turn their streets into lively, people friendly neighbourhoods, and ensuring that new developments have walking and cycling at their core 3. transforming the school run and commutes by working with schools and employers to make it easier for people to walk or cycle for regular journeys. Read more:

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Walking route from Inverness to John O’Groats to be established

Last Updated: 7/19/2016

A new walking route from Inverness to John O’Groats could be established by 2018.

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Council Announces Plans to Charge for Parkrun

Last Updated: 4/15/2016

Stoke Gifford Parish Council has voted to become the first in the world to charge Parkrun a fee for the use of its grounds.

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Cycle-In Office

Last Updated: 9/8/2015

A new "cycle-friendly" office is opening in London.

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Green Light for Cyclists in Paris

Last Updated: 8/26/2015

Cyclists in Paris no longer have to stop at every red traffic light - new rules mean that in certain circumstances they can ignore the signals and keep going. The aim is to make the city's roads much safer.

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Work begins on Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

The Minister for Sport, Jamie Hepburn MSP, has performed the ground breaking ceremony for Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, at Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh Campus.

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Scotland's path network extension plan unveiled

Last Updated: 3/19/2015

Scotland's walking and cycling paths are to be extended by 500 miles over the next five years in a bid to get people more active.

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Commemorative Cycle Stands Launched

Last Updated: 3/19/2015

Securing Scotland’s Commonwealth Games Legacy with Cycle Stand launches in Aberdeenshire and Stirlingshire.

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Potential Funding Support for Scottish Students

Last Updated: 3/19/2015

Sporting students at colleges and universities in Scotland can apply before 31 March for financial support.

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Canadian 'freezeway' could let residents skate to work

Last Updated: 3/17/2015

Edmonton, Alberta is no stranger to the cold with an average temperature of -12C (9.5F) in the heart of winter and now the city considering flooding an 11km route for residents to commute through the city on skates.

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Murray and Campbell Complete Epic Trek across Namib Desert

Last Updated: 2/20/2015

UK runners have successfully completed a World first – running from Luderitz to Walvis Bay across the Namib desert.

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Celebrating Scotland’s Commonwealth Games Athletes with Gold, Silver and Bronze Cycle Stands in East Lothian

Last Updated: 1/22/2015

The lasting legacy of the Commonwealth Games has a permanent fixture in East Lothian with the unveiling of nine commemorative cycle stands across the region.

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Glasgow successfully hosts Sports Personality of the Year

Last Updated: 1/22/2015

Scotland was once again in the sporting spotlight as the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards came to Glasgow.

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Follow the Nice Way Code

Last Updated: 8/15/2013

Transport Minister Keith Brown was joined by representatives from Cycling Scotland and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) to officially launch a ground-breaking new campaign aimed at all road users.

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