Sports Minister Tracey Crouch praises governing bodies for reforms that will ‘collectively strengthen sport’

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has praised the way national governing bodies have responded in working to become compliant with the new Code for Sports Governance by the end of October. Tracey Crouch announced her plan for the new code in the government’s sport strategy ‘Sporting Future’ in December 2015 in a move to ensure that sports … Read more

Nominate your local sporting hero before it’s too late!

Now is the time to reward and recognise grassroots sport in Wigan Borough, with the deadline fast approaching to nominate sporting heroes for the 2017 Believe Sports Awards. The borough has plenty of sporting talent and dedication to shout about and your nominations deservedly put the spotlight on volunteers, coaches and clubs who put their … Read more

Golfers get into the swing of things to support St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme

Golfers from all over the North West swung into action at an annual golf day held at Houghwood Golf Club to raise funds for the St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme and the Steve Prescott Foundation. Now in its third year, the St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme Golf Day – in partnership … Read more

Get up and running in 2017 with the award-winning Couch to 5k project

Burn off that Christmas excess by taking part in St Helens Sports Development’s award-winning community sport project which gets people off their couch, to running a full 5k in just 10 weeks. The Sport England funded ‘Couch to 5k’ initiative, which was awarded Community Project of the Year at the Merseyside Sporting Champions Dinner 2016, … Read more

Premier League and BT team up to create disability sport initiative

Three-year programme to inspire disabled people through sport The Premier League and BT Disability Programmeto engage millions through local community collaborations and TV programming Partnership deepens both organisations’ commitment to inclusion and sport-for-change projects The Premier League and BT have launched a three-year programme that aims to create opportunities and inspire disabled people through sport. This … Read more

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Heroes to be celebrated in Manchester and London on 17 and 18 of October

The incredible performances of Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes at the Rio 2016 Games will be celebrated on October 17 and October 18 in Manchester and London respectively, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has announced. Parade for Team GB and ParalympicsGB stars to be held in Manchester on Monday October 17 Event in London follows on … Read more