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Hindsford AFC – Volunteers needed

Hindsford AFC are looking for new volunteers. The club has the following roles available: 1) Marking the pitch and putting up nets on a Saturday morning. 2) Cutting the pitch, which can be anyday any time subject to pitch conditions, (the club have a sit-on mower). 3) Help with tidying the dressing rooms/clubhouse. 4) A fixtures secretary as maternity […]

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2014 Wigan Borough Sports Awards – Nominations

NOMINATIONS are now open for the prestigious 14th annual Wigan Borough Sports Awards. The event, organised by WLCT, rewards and recognises the work of voluntary sector coaches, clubs and volunteers, as well as celebrating the achievements of local athletes. This year the ceremony will take place at the DW Stadium on Friday 12th September. Adam […]

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Wigan Workplace Games

Join WLCT Sports Development and the Active@Work teams for a day of fun and friendly sporting competitions on Saturday 17th May 2014 at Robin Park Arena and Sports Centre. Choose your sport and recruit your team – mixed badminton, mixed rounders, men’s 5-a-side football or women’s netball. Only £5 per person entry fee for all sports (£4 […]

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Back to Sport statistics 2013

WLCT Sports Development’s ‘Back to Sport’ team have built on the successes of previous years and have grown the programme again throughout 2013. The ‘Back to Sport’ programme, funded by Public Health is targeted at increasing the physical activity levels of adults within Wigan/Leigh through the delivery of sports sessions such as Back to Badminton, Return to […]

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Sports Club Workshops

  FREE Sports Club Workshop hosted by Wigan Borough Healthy Stadia and Sports Club Network. For more information and to register click here. The workshops will include networking opportunities between sports clubs and a chance to learn more about the free support available throughout the Borough to improve your sports club and local community. Please […]

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Badminton – Social Doubles Tournament

The Back to Sport team will be hosting a Social Doubles Tournament on March 2nd 2014. The tournament is targeted at social players, not currently playing league badminton. The only exception to this are players that have attended the Back to Badminton programme since 2008. Their will be separate events for Mens, Ladies & Mixed Doubles. […]

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Wigan Back to Netball League Results

This month’s round of fixtures in the Wigan Back to Netball League took place on Saturday 8th February at Leigh Indoor Sports Centre. As usual it was a closely fought contest with 5 teams vying for promotion from Division 2 and B2N aiming to defend their title as Division 1 champions from January’s competition. Wigan Back to […]

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Wigan Council – Sports Club Survey

The value of outdoor sports facilities in supporting the health, fitness and well-being of the local population is undisputed.  But do we have an appropriate range of clubs with good facilities to support the needs of the population of Wigan Borough in the twenty-first century?  To find out Wigan Council and Wigan Leisure and Culture […]

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Squash Court Challenge – Hindley LC

On Saturday 18th January a group of local squash players took to the court at Hindley Leisure Centre in the first ‘Squash Court Challenge’ to be held at the Centre. The event organised by WLCT Sports Development’s Back to Sport Team provides an opportunity for social squash players to compete against new players and test themselves […]

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