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WLCT Sports Development – Coach Education Workshops

WLCT Sports Development will be hosting the next Coach Education weekend over 16th & 17th August 2014. Coaches have the opportunity to access workshops in First Aid, Safeguarding & Protecting Children & Equity in Coaching over a single weekend. For full information follow the link below to be taken to our Coach Education page.

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Job Vacancy – Wigan Sports Development Unit

Wigan Sports Development Unit is seeking a motivated Community Sports Coach to join its highly successful team of Coaches, Officers and Managers. To deliver multi-skills and sport specific coaching sessions in line with the national curriculum in schools. This will involve the delivery of high quality multi-skill and sport specific coaching sessions that connect school, […]

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Fred Longworth High School Celebrity Football Match

Fred Longworth High School have organised a charity football match at Atherton Collieries FC, Alder St, Atherton on 12th July 2014, Kick off 2pm. Proceeds from gate receipts will be donated to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to support the development of a ‘Teen-Zone’ for patients. The ‘All Stars’ team will be made up of […]

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Adults Badminton Coaching Course

WLCT Sports Development and Hindley Leisure Centre have teamed up, to offer an 8 week adult badminton coaching course starting on Wednesday 2nd July 8pm-9:30pm for just £32. The course named ‘Badminton Essentials’ is an 8 session course aimed at adult beginners keen to improve their playing confidence by learning the ‘essential’ badminton skills – all […]

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2014 Wigan Borough Sports Awards – NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON 4TH JULY!

DON’T miss the chance to shout about your local sporting heroes in the run up to this year’s Wigan Borough Sports Awards. Nominations for the awards – which reward and recognise the work of voluntary sector coaches, clubs and volunteers, as well as celebrating the achievements of local athletes – close on 4 July. Nominations […]

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Sportivate funding

The latest application window for Sportivate funding is now open. This window is for Phase 8 projects, to be delivered between October 2014 and March 2015. ‘Sportivate is a key part of Sport England’s London 2012 participation legacy plan which brings additional funding into grassroots sport. Sportivate offers young people aged 11-25, who are not […]

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National Volunteer Week – WLCT Celebration : Thank You Event

Dear Volunteer WLCT would like to personally thank you for your commitment to the Borough of Wigan. During National Volunteers Week, WLCT will be recognising the difference that the Borough’s Volunteer Workforce has on encouraging everybody to be active, creative and healthy. Running from 1st to 7th June 2014, WLCT will celebrate your contribution by […]

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Wigan ‘Back to Netball’ League – Fixtures, Results & League Tables

Next Date: July 26th Fixtures – Round 3 of 3 Division 1 11am-12noon Division 2 9-10am Division 3 10-11am August-October Fixtures & Dates We have also booked the dates for season 2 in the Wigan ‘Back to Netball’ League which will run August-October. Click on the link below for fixture dates and times. Season 2 […]

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