St.Helens District Sports Council

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.


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Registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales

Registered Charity No 1106373


Honorary President of St.Helens District Sports Council

The Mayor of St.Helens   

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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.


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Defibrillator Training


Anybody requiring Defibrillator training could get this for free from Jenny Leyland of Sutton JFA - email jeni12physio@hotmail.co.uk - 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

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The week in brief

St Helens Tri: Callum Bishop continues to impress, finishing fourth in the Ormskirk Parkrun in 19:11  Lynette Houghton was the first lady home in the Uventure 12k Obstacle Race while her son George won the Junior event. Myka & CHe Heard performed brilliantly at the Oulton Park Duathlon putting them both in contention for a Team GB place in the World Championships later in the year.  Emma Austin had a double celebration, winning the junior ladies race in the Mold Triathlon and her performance in Loughborough led to a place in the ITU race in Leeds in June.


Updated 20-05-18

Sutton Badminton Club - "Give badminton a try. Badminton is recorded as the fastest racquet sport in the world with shuttles being smashed in excess of 200 miles an hour!  It is a combination of speed and endurance, strength, power, agility and flexibility.  It also involves tactical and technical elements which are key to the game.  It is also cheap to play!  Coaching is available for all ages and all abilities.  If you have never played before but would like to give it a try then come to our Badminton For All session at The Beacon Centre, College Street, St Helens, WA10 1TF on Saturday, 21st April 2018 between 2-4pm at just £3 for the session.


Ladies Social Badminton starting Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 10am-12pm at Broadway Badminton Centre, Broadway, Grange Park, St Helens, WA10 3RY.  Fun and friendly badminton sessions, no experience needed. Beginners very welcome!  All equipment provided.  Stay for an hour or stay for 2, it's up to you! £3/£6 respectively, including tea/coffee.


For more information contact Linda Pilkington at lindapilkington7@gmail.com or visit www.sthelensbadminton.co.uk

Judith Hughes the Chairman of the St Helens District Sports Council is raising funds for the RAF Charities if you can help in any way please donate.

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MSP’s  6 month Active Learning programme is now available.

Bursary News


Two bursary windows will be open this year the first from 1st June to 31st October.


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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.


The minutes of both meetings will appear in the Members' Area in due course as will our new Privacy Policy; written to comply with the new GDPR - something I'm sure you are aware of.  In the mean-time, please advise the secretary if you have any concerns about the data we collect from you."