Sports bursary

RISING Derbyshire sports stars are being encouraged to apply for a bursary to help them meeting training related costs.

Applications for cash help of up to £500 from Podium – formerly known as the Derbyshire Talented Athlete Fund – are now being accepted. Athletes who compete in any sport recognised by Sport England and live in Derbyshire or compete for a Derbyshire-based club can apply online at For athletes under 18, application details will need to be confirmed by a parent or guardian. Applications must be received by Friday, October 21.