Helping sporting clubs and individuals to help themselves!
Deadline for acquiring or retaining "Year 2" status is 30th June. Any 2017-2018 members who renew after the deadline will stay on or drop to "Year 1". To renew membership, follow the link.
The Sports Council endeavours to encourage the people of St Helens, particularly the young, to fulfil and develop their potential which will improve their health, well-being and enhance their quality of life.
It will do this by;
Improving the quality of opportunity.
Encouraging lifelong learning.
Giving information and advice.
Providing sporting opportunity.
Encouraging health and social inclusion.
Anybody requiring Defibrillator training could get this for free from Jenny Leyland of Sutton JFA - email email@example.com - and defibrillators could be obtained for £750 from the Oliver King Foundation (details from Jenny)
Seneley & Garwsood JFC & West Park Rugby Club offer similar training
Pilkington Rounders Club: Following their draw with Haydock at the Cricket Club, Crusaders faced them at Ruskin Drive last week and won 14 1/2 : 8. Vikings also had a double success over fellow club team, Eagles, beating them 11 : 5 1/2 & 12 1/2 : 7 1/2.
Prescot Hockey Club started their pre season preparations by winning the Golborne mixed hockey tournament at the weekend. Teams from all over the North West converged for the annual event which was of a very high standard. Prescot fielded five under 18s and a blend of youth and experience saw them win the tournament for the first time.
The previous week saw Prescot reach the Final of the North West Summer League for the fourth time in a row were they just lost out to a very strong Warrington side.
Prescot Hockey Club run junior hockey sessions every Wednesday at Sutton Academy 7pm - 8pm and senior training from 8pm onwards at the same venue. New players of any ability always welcome.
MSP’s 6 month Active Learning programme is now available.
In order for the DSC to progress, we desperately need volunteers to come forward for the positions of Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. As you should know we haven't had a Treasurer since August 2017, when John Cox retired and financial affairs have been undertaken by the Secretary, Fred Crawford.
Two bursary windows will be open this year the first from 1st June to 31st October.
Report from the AGM/Open Meeting:
"The Officers/Trustees were disappointed in the turnout for this year's meeting; especially as there were important matters on the agenda. It was also an opportunity for members to renew their membership.