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Believe Sport Talent Fund

TALENTED young athletes are benefiting from Wigan Council funding to help them reach their potential. The first round of the Believe Talent Fund has seen five young people each receive up to £500 from the Deal for Communities Investment Fund to help them pay for travel, accommodation, competitions or training fees and equipment. The first […]

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Wigan ‘Volunteer Inspired Project’ Website

Are you someone who would like to develop your CV, meet new people or just give something back to your local community? Are you involved in an organisation that needs volunteer support in order to reach it’s full potential? If so then look no further. The Wigan ‘Volunteer Inspired Project’ website offers both volunteers and […]

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Believe Sports Awards

SPORTS stars of the future have been applauded at the 15th annual Believe Sports Awards. The event, which welcomed more than 300 people to the DW Stadium, also celebrated those dedicated volunteers who support grassroots sports in the borough. Amongst this year’s winners were Sports Achiever of the Year Jennie Myler who, aged just 15, […]

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Dame Kelly Holmes – Get on Track

Are you aged 16-24 and currently not in education or training? Do you know some one who fits this criteria? Then look no further.. Inspiring healthy lifestyles in partnership with the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust are launching a 6 week personal development & employability programme starting next week. The ‘Get on Track’ programme uses […]

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Walking Football League…coming soon

The first Walking Football League is coming soon to Wigan. If you thought your footballing days were over…then think again! Walking Football is a slower paced version of ‘the beautiful game’ which has encouraged thousands of men up and down the country to rediscover the joys of playing football again. Set up on the back of our very […]

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Back to Sport ‘Footgolf’ competition

Inspiring healthy lifestyles Sports Development’s Back to Sport team will be holding their first ever FootGolf competition at Haigh Golf Complex on the new 9 hole FootGolf course. The event will take place on Saturday 5th September from 11am with all Back to Sport participants welcome to join the fun. The competition will cost just […]

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Believe Sport Talent Fund

Inspiring healthy lifestyles Sports Development in partnership with Wigan Council are pleased to announce the launch of a Wigan Borough talented athletes fund. The ‘Believe Sport Talent Fund’, a 3 year programme, will offer young people aged 11-24* grants of up to £500**. Funding can help with travel, accommodation, competition/training fees and equipment. To be […]

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