Category Archives: Volunteering

Foundation Bio’s

Looking for something different to read – The Volleyball England Foundation have been adding a number of Bio’s from across the volleyball family. Highlighted below is our very own Roy Pankhurst (SWVA Vice Chairman) 1. When were you first introduced … Continue reading

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Club Guidance Across the Region

This week we have seen new guidance for the sport of volleyball across the SWVA Region. With clubs and players located in four different countries and hence four different set of guidelines, it’s not always straight forward – Select as … Continue reading

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2020 SWVA Awards

The South West Volleyball Association appreciates the importance of volunteers in our sport and the huge contribution they make. The Annual Awards go a little way to recognise their contribution and we hope that clubs and members will nominate those … Continue reading

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Find the perfect volunteer to keep your club moving

The Covid-19 pandemic has reaffirmed volunteering as a way of strengthening communities, tackling feelings of isolation and spreading acts of kindness. Volunteers’ Week, which takes place from June 1-7, is an ideal time for clubs and organisations to take advantage … Continue reading

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A framework for the re-opening of leisure centre

Sport England has published the following frame work document for re-opening of Leisure Centres. sport england framework for re-opening gym and fitness industry.pdf However the paragraph we are interested in… Courts/Sports Halls (Page 4) •If social distancing can take place, … Continue reading

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Recreational Sport during COVID-19

My name is Anna Martin and I am a postgraduate student at Manchester Metropolitan University. Along with my supervisor, Dr Zoe Franklin, I am conducting a research project investigating the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic and government implemented restrictions on … Continue reading

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Make a difference, become a university volleyball ambassador

Volleyball England is seeking a new cohort of students to join its Higher Education Volleyball Officer (HEVO) programme – one of the biggest university ambassador schemes of its kind in this country. For the 2019/20 academic year, 70 HEVOs spearheaded … Continue reading

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SWVA@50 Part Two Photo’s

Back in November we held Part One of our SWVA@50 events, one of the highlights of the evening was the SWVA@50 slide show. With a 1000 photos documenting the sport in our region through the five decades, following the event … Continue reading

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Online Meeting Tools now Available

With the lockdown continuing and people starting to make arrangements for a possible restart of the sport, plus the approaching tournament and AGM season. The SWVA has taken out an online conference call business account with one of the major … Continue reading

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SW Awards 2019-20 Volunteer Nomination Forms

The South West Volleyball Association appreciates the importance of volunteers in our sport and the huge contribution they make. The Annual Awards go a little way to recognise their contribution and we hope that clubs and members will nominate those … Continue reading

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