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south west water backs Planet Earth Games to promote health and hydration

Posted by south west Youth Games on 24th June 2019 in Blogging | south west water,water,hydration,planet earth games,sustainability,no single use,partnership

south west water has teamed up with the world’s first environment themed multi-sports event to help promote the benefits of health and hydration. The groundbreaking Planet Earth Games is taking place in Exeter on 6 July at Exwick Sports Hub and Flowerpot Playing Fields.   The organisers have a vision of inspiring a generation of environmentally-sustainable young people through physical activity. The Planet Earth Games is committed to:   zero usage of avoidable single use oil-based plastics leaving no trace by achieving zero waste usage of recycled materials wherever possible being at the forefront of sustainability in sport in the UK   The part...
 

south west water BACKS GAMES

Posted by Chris Broadbent on 20th June 2018 in Blogging | matt jess,south west youth games,south west water,rotary,alan hyde

south west water have become official supporters of the region’s largest youth community sports event. The south west Rotary Youth Games is helping create a happier and healthier future by delivering inspiring, innovative and accessible sports and physical activity events across Devon and Cornwall.   Around 10,000 young people across the south west take part in the Games journey every year and the 2018 season climaxes with the Summer Finals set to take place at Dawlish Leisure Centre on Saturday 7 July.     Alan Hyde, Head of Public and Community Relations, south west water said: “We are delighted to have teamed up with the south west Rotary Youth Gam...
 

PLYMOUTH WIN ROWING GOLD

Posted by Chris Broadbent on 20th April 2018 in Blogging | south west youth games,rowing,indoor rowing,cornwall,devon

Young Plymouth rowers became regional champions as they won the south west Rotary Youth Games Indoor Rowing Finals at Marjons University on Wednesday 18 April, but there was also plenty of medal success for Cornish and south Hams participants. The combined team of Plymouth High School for Girls and Devonport High School for Boys took the overall title after a day of high intensity, high energy rowing from schools across Devon and Cornwall and participants aged 11-18. Falmouth School and Wadebridge School were second and third overall respectively. Working in partnership with British Rowing, this was the first year Indoor Rowing has been part of the region’s ...
 

NEW CHIEF FOR TRUST

Posted by Chris Broadbent on 14th November 2017 in Blogging |

Sports charity the south west Youth Games Trust has appointed its first ever Chief Executive. Chris Broadbent, who has previously worked for Team GB and for the London Olympics has joined the Trust with an aim to increase activity levels among young people across Devon and Cornwall.   The charity was created in 2015 to save the Devon Youth Games and has since grown its main event into the south west Rotary Youth Games, expanding into Cornwall as well as every Devon district.   It is now the region’s biggest youth multi-sport community event with around 10,000 taking part in the journey towards its finals events.   43 year old Broadbent work...
 

Showcase your organisation at Planet Earth Games

Posted by south west Youth Games on 25th June 2019 in Blogging | sustainability,business,exeter,trade,exhibitor

Book your place on Village Green - July 6th!     Do you share our vision of inspiring a generation of environmentally sustainable young people through sport and physical activity?Then book your place at Planet Earth Games, the world's first environment themed multi-sport event in Exeter on 6 July. Planet Earth Games provides a unique Olympic and Paralympic-style experience for up to 3000 young people and their families whilst sharing the best in sustainability in sport and beyond.There is limited places in the Village Green, BOOK NOW. Or, to find out more, contact Jo Wood via email or on 07809 144260.   We are pleased to announce that we will be ...
 

PLASTIC RESOLUTION

Posted by Chris Broadbent on 02nd January 2019 in Blogging | planet earth games,chris broadbent,environment,devon,sustainability,exeter

Only last July, we ordered crates and crates of bottled water for the 2018 south west Youth Games finals and thought very little of it. writes CEO Chris Broadbent. Hundreds of single-use plastic for one day and then discarded. Six months on and it is something we - as an organisation - will never contemplate again. We surveyed our participants after last year's events and found that the environment is an issue they cared deeply about. Our charity, like many of our participants and their parents, is also on a journey of enlightenment and a stronger sense of responsibility to environmental sustainability. The link between the environment and children's health an...
 
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