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SDU Staff complete 30 hour, 127 Mile Challenge

On Friday 20th March at 11:30am, 9 members of the WLCT Sports Development team set out to run/walk the full length of the Leeds –Liverpool canal within 30 hours. The Challenge was planned back in December 2014 and was done primarily to raise money for macmillan cancer (The WLCT Trust charity), but also as a […]

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Nominations Open For The Believe Sports Awards 2015

Do you know a fantastic coach, athlete, club, volunteer or a participant whose life has been changed through sport and physical activity? This is your opportunity to reward and recognise them for all their hard work and achievements at the Believe Sports Awards 2015. The Awards are the most prestigious event in the sporting calendar and have […]

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Free Health Champion Training

Wigan Council’s Health Improvement Team are offering a number of different courses free of charge which clubs and local organisations can access. Heart Start Training HeartStart is a British Heart Foundation initiative which teaches people what to do in a life threatening emergency – simple skills saves lives. The course consists of practical skills using […]

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B2S Participant Of The Month – February

We are pleased to announce that Radley Haynes is this month’s winner of the Back to Sport Participant Of The Month Award for March. Radley has the accolade of being the very first person to attend a Back to Badminton session after the programme was introduced in August 2008 and continues to attend the session at Howe Bridge Sports Centre on a Saturday morning. He has […]

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Apprentice Sports Coach Vacancy

WLCT Sports Development are currently recruiting a highly motivated individual who wants to gain some valuable working experience whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The successful candidate will be flexible, have some knowledge of sport and physical activity and have a positive attitude! If this sounds like you then sign up to the National Apprenticeship […]

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Wigan ‘Back to Netball’ League

Saturday 14th March saw the completion of another ‘season’ in the Wigan ‘Back to Netball’ League. Division 1 Champions – B2N Barracudas Relegated – Saints Division 2 Promoted – Golborne Gulls Relegated – Castle Hill Crusaders Division 3 Promoted – Westleigh Wolves Congratulations to all the teams that took part, in particular Golborne Gulls and […]

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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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