News Flash: Sporting Sunday 26th Feb

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What are you doing on Sunday 26th February? Why not take part in the Gunnersbury Museum Sporting Sunday.

Pop into the museum and put your face on the cover of a sports magazine,
create your own sports medal to take home, and find out if you know your
carbs from your cholesterol in our healthy eating challenge!

Or take part in the free multi-sports activities provided by ‘Brentford FC
Community Sports Trust’ in the park, which include:
No advance bookings, places allocated on a first come first served basis.
For more information please contact 020 8992 2247 or 1612
Sunday 26 February, 11am–4pm. Admission: FREE on arrival to the museum
Nearest tube: Acton Town (District/Piccadilly Lines) Bus: E3

Lets Get Arty! HOTS at Feb Half Term

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Are you aged 8-13? Do you enjoy taking photos, working on computers, being creative?

The HOTS 2012 is offering a small number of FREE places on our Digital Art Half Term Workshops taking place over February Half Term.

We are offering two 2 day workshops which will take place on:
Monday 13th February & Tuesday 14th February
and
Wednesday 15th February & Thursday 16th February

The workshops will start at 10am finishing at 2pm

The workshops take place at
Griffin Park Learning Zone (Brentford Football Club)
Braemar Road
TW8 0NT

If you would like to book a place on either of these workshops please contact chris.barrett@hounslow.gov.uk. If you would like to know more about The HOTS project check out the Together We Create website www.togetherwecreate.org.uk

Olympic Torch Coming to Hounslow!

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We at TWC Command love maps and so are very excited with the Olympic Torch Relay map announced today.

Olympic Torch Relay Route

The Team at TWC are working closely with the London Borough of Hounslow, Griffin Park Learning Zone (Brentford Football Club), Gunnersbury Museum and Sports Impact Hounslow to create a series of innovative and exciting projects for Hounslow linked into the Olympics. More details to follow!

Hounslow’s official London 2012 Olympics Project is back!

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Hounslow Hold-onto-Sports (The HOTS) is back for its final year as part of the run up to the London 2012 Olympics.

The HOTS has been designed as a fun and educational way for children who may not be sporty to engage in sport and at the same time enhance their literacy and communication skills.

The HOTS focuses on what it is like to be a sports professional, either a Trainer, Dietician, Physio or PR Manger and asks the young people involved in the project to create films, animations, powerpoints and podcasts to demonstrate what they know about the different sports professionals. The HOTS is a competition with prizes awarded at the big HOTS celebration in July as part of the London 2012 Olympic Celebrations.

The HOTS is open to all schools across the London Borough of Hounslow. As part of the project, the HOTS Team can support sessions in your schools and provide free training for your staff. We are also working closely with LOCOG, Sports Partnerships and Fushion and hope to provide a calendar of free additional events throughout the school year.

For more information please contact Sarah Hoyle at sarah@togetherwecreate.org.uk

To learn more about the project head to the HOTS Website www.thehots.co.uk

The HOTS Final is nearly here !

On Saturday 2nd July Children from Schools and Youth Centres across Hounslow will converge on the Civic Centre to battle it out to become the HOTS Wii Champion 2011!

The HOTS – (Hold On To Sports) was set up in September 2009. Officially recognised as the London Borough of Hounslow’s London 2012 Olympics Project, The HOTS is designed provide a chance for non-sporty young people to get involved in sports. The project encourages children who enjoy playing computer games to learn more about sports and have a go at a ‘real’ non virtual sport

The project also gives the students a chance to learn about Physio, Dietitians, PR Managers and Trainers – key people who support a world class athelete. For Each role (Physio, Dietitians, PR Managers and Trainers) the children have to complete small tasks. The children submit their work online which is then judged by an expert panel. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals are awarded for the best work created.

The HOTS final on the 2nd July will be a chance for all the children involved in the project to get together, receive their awards and certificates and see who is the best Wii Athlete in the Borough in a super play off!

Sunday 3rd April is the HOTS Big Sports Day!

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Ever fancied trying a new sport for free?

Hounslow’s Sports Clubs will be running free taster sessions for young people aged between 9-13. Sports on offer may include volleyball, athletics and judo and all abilities will be catered for.

The event takes place at Osterley Leisure Centre, 120 Wood Lane,
 Isleworth, TW7 5FF between 10am- 2pm.

Spaces will be limited. Early Booking is advised. Please email Sarah on sarah@togetherwecreate.org.uk if you are interested in booking a place. Parental permission will be needed for all children who take part in the event.

The HOTS Project is Hounslow’s Olympics event to celebrate London 2012.  The project is running in schools and community centres across Hounslow.