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Cameron Foster Awarded Young Citizen Award

Wigan Sports Development’s young volunteer extraordinaire has been awarded the prestigious Rotary International Britain and Ireland Young Citizen Award in Bournemouth on Saturday. The ceremony was televised live on BBC news 24 and can be viewed by following the link below: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01gkfj5/Rotary_Young_Citizen_Awards_2012/ Cameron is continuing to be pro-active regarding his Olympic Torch bearing. He has planned a […]

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Wigan/Leigh ‘Gold Challenge in a Gym’

Wigan Sports Development are pleased to announce the launch of  ‘Gold Challenge in a Gym’. The 6 challenges will take place monthly, within Inspiring healthy lifestyles gyms across the borough . This is a great opportunity to embrace the Olympic spirit, raise money for your chosen charity and get fit.  Teams of four adults will be able […]

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Olympic Grants Still Available

GRANTS of up to £2,000 are available to help Wigan and Leigh folk organise their own community events celebrating the 2012 London Olympics.   But the deadline for applications is fast approaching!   Wigan’s Cultural Partnership is supporting the cultural element of London 2012 by running a one-off grant scheme for cultural community organisations including […]

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Midnight Football Leagues are back!

The ever popular Midnight Football Leagues are back from Friday 13th January bigger and better than before.   As well as the usual inter-community rivalries this year there are:- leagues running for U/14s, U/16s and 16-19s.    we welcome back Commonwealth Gold Medal winning boxing Champion Courtney Fry free tickets for Wigan Athletic FC & Blackburn Rovers Reserves matches […]

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Wigan Athletic Victorious in Fred Perry Table Tennis Urban Cup

Young table tennis stars representing Wigan Athletic  narrowly clinched the title of Fred Perry Table Tennis Urban Cup 2011 Champions, with the Gunners finishing a close second in the event at London’s Business Design Centre today. Wigan’s two boys and two girls – Annabelle Rowlands, Hannah Burrow, Ross Byron and Michael O’Donnell – finished the […]

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Rebound Therapy improving health for young people with autism

Young people with autism in Wigan Borough can now benefit from an innovative sports therapy. Rebound Therapy uses gentle trampolining to allow young people with autism to build muscle tone and strengthen their core stability. The sessions are run by Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust’s Sports Development Unit every Thursday from 4.30 – 6.30pm for […]

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