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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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Annual Street Dance Festival 2015

Rehearsals have started for the Dance Festival 2015. The Dance Festival 2014 was a huge success with over 150 dancers and 300 spectators celebrating the success of community street dance across Wigan and Leigh. Dancers performed twice throughout the night with themes from musicals and Street Dance hits. With special appearences from a professional Street Dance crew. […]

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B2S Participant of the Month – November 2014

We are pleased to announce the winner for November’s Back to Sport Participant of the Month award. Colin Slowe first attended a Back to Sport session over 2 years ago, when he visited our Walking Football session at Westleigh High School. Colin has been an every present since then attending the session almost every week. Not only […]

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Back to Netball League 2015

Saturday 19th January saw the return of the Wigan ‘Back to Netball’ League. Great to see a couple of new teams in the competition. Westleigh had 2 teams in the league for the first time and Lightning LNC made their debut. Follow all the fixtures, results and league standings using #B2SNetball February 7th March 14th Division […]

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Sportivate funding

The latest application window for Sportivate funding is now open. This window is for Phase 9 projects, to be delivered between April and September 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 participating […]

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