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Men’s Social Football with Leigh Genesis FC

If you’re looking to play social football, without the ties of joining a club then Leigh Genesis FC have the perfect session for you. The sessions are organised and delivered by fully qualified coaches from the football club and give adults the opportunity to play regular football in a fun, friendly environment.

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B2S Participant of the month – January 2015

We are pleased to announce that Catherine Blake is the winner of January’s Back to Sport Participant of the Month award. Catherine contacted the Back to Sport team in the summer of 2014 after gathering a group of ladies keen to get ‘Back to Netball’. The ladies were beginners, many of whom hadn’t played since school. Catherine asked if Sports […]

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Sports Development’s 30 Hour Challenge

On March 20/21 the WLCT Sports Development team in Wigan will be walking/running from Leeds to Liverpool, covering a total distance of 127.25 miles in a target of 30 hours. Each member of the 9 strong team will complete approximately 40 miles with all the money raised from the challenge donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. This […]

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New Wigan Volunteering Website Launched

WLCT Sports Development are proud to announce the launch of a brand new, one stop shop for volunteering across Wigan & Leigh. is very simple – it matches volunteers to volunteer opportunities. Therefore, if you have a few hours a week spare and are looking to do something active & rewarding then you would register […]

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Haigh Mountain Bike Challange – Volunteers Required!

This is just a quick reminder that WLCT Sports Development Unit and Outdoor Education team are hosting a Mountain Bike event at the end of February at Haigh Country Park. Planning for the event is well underway with over 100 entries expected across the various age groups.   In order for the event to run successfully and […]

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Coach Education Weekend – Feb 2015

WLCT Sports Development – Coach Education Weekend Saturday 21st February 2015 Safeguarding & Protecting Children 9.30am – 12.30pm Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UH. Equity in your Coaching 1.00pm – 4.00pm Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UH. Sunday 22nd February 2015 Emergency First Aid 10am – 4pm Leigh Indoor Sports Centre, […]

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Satellite Clubs

WLCT Sports Development are looking for community sports clubs to deliver satellite clubs as part of our year 3 satellite clubs programme – satellites must commence between April 2015 and March 2016. Satellite clubs are designed to help bridge the gap between school and community sport; the Sport England vision is that by March 2017 […]

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SpecFit Funding – Last Opportunity to Apply

Wigan Borough Sports Council in partnership with Wigan Council have secured funding to support local sports clubs to help build capacity and capability to deliver initiatives aimed at improving the long term health and social well-being and reducing health inequalities within the Wigan Borough. The funding is now in its second year and up to […]

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