Welcome to Havering Sports Council, our aim is to promote and encourage sporting activity throughout the borough by representing all our affiliated members. All sporting organisations and individuals are welcome to become members and attend our monthly meetings held at Romford Town Hall on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except for Aug & Dec).

Tuesday 24th January 2017 - 8.00 p.m.
Romford Town Hall


Happy Christmas and a successful 2017 to all our members


Club Reports from the November Meeting

 Information on forthcoming events and results of past events from November meeting

SYM Sailing Club  - Main racing series completed with the Walter Chignell Trophy over the last 3 Sundays.  The last sailing day is 27th November.  Maintenance days will take place during the winter.

Upminster Bowling Club  - Season finished with an enjoyable dinner, presentation of awards and AGM.

- During the closed season, many members are playing short mat bowls at Cranham Community Centre.  Other activities included Ladies’ social afternoons and Club walks           

Upminster Hockey Club  - The season is underway with 10 teams - 5 men’s and 5 ladies’ -  competing in Essex leagues - 1st team was promoted last season to East League Div. 1 and are about 5th in the league.  The remaining teams have made a fair start to the season.

- The Minis/Colts continue to thrive with about 150 signed up for the training sessions and games and have been successful in the competitions organised so far  - Social events include a successful Quiz Night and Cocktail evening.

Havering 90J and Parkrun -  Parkrun -  thanks were given for the donation from HSC for the mandatory defibrillator with other possible funding avenues under investigation.  Runners are also giving contributions. Junior Parkrun will go ahead on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. -  Havering 90J - School gates run at 9am takes place each Friday with 8-10 parents taking part with  more schools joining from January.

 Havering Tri- 3 members have GB status for Tri from next year - Membership at 130. - AGM on the following Thursdays with a James Bond themed awards night on the following Saturday        

HDSA & Broxhill Archers - The Broxhill Centre will be renamed the Noak Hill Sports Centre in January.-  Both clubs lost their first matches of the season. 

-  Clubs are due to move back into the centre in January.

2016 Havering Sports Council Sports Awards

Supported by McDonalds Restaurant's Romford

£200 cheque for winners of the Junior, Sports Competitor and Disability awards

The hunt is on again to reward Havering's top sporting achievers and behind-the-scenes helpers, as nomination forms are now available for the Annual Sports Awards.

The main presentation is for the "The Doug Riden Lifetime Achievement Award" (Sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants of Romford) which goes to a person who has dedidated himself/herself to local sport.  

All category other awards have both a winner and 2 runners-up :

JUNIOR SPORTS COMPETITOR-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by West & Coe Funeral Directors)
SPORTS VOLUNTEER-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by Cllr.John Mylod)
SENIOR SCHOOL TEAM-0F-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by Brentwood M & E Services Ltd)
PRIMARY SCHOOL TEAM OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by Cllr.Melvin Wallace)
SPORTS CLUB-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by DMS Fencing)

Winner of the Junior Sports category, Sports Competitor and Disability awards will receive a  £200 cash awards (sponsored by Lodge Farm Tennis Club) 

Nominations close January 9th.

All finalists are to be invited to a Presentation Buffet (Sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants) at Upminster Golf Club, on Monday 6th February where awards will be be presented by local dignataries and sponsors' representatives.

Nomination forms are widely avaiable in libraries, sports centres and public buildings.

Nomination forms and more information are now available here for the 2016 Sports Awards.

An online form is available here





The next round of sports bursaries will finish at the end of Feb 2017 download the forms on this website.


Everyone Active

Are looking for talented young athletes to sponsor for ‘Sporting Champions’ campaign

Talented young sports men and women in Havering have a unique opportunity to gain sponsorship from Everyone Active as part of its ‘Sporting Champions’ talented young athlete scheme. Everyone Active operates Central Park Leisure Centre, Hornchurch Sports Centre and Chafford Sports Complex in partnership with Havering Council, and is reaching out to potential local sports stars in the run up to the Olympics.

 More information in this document


Welcome to another new member of Havering Sports Council:

Havering Gymnastics - Sec. Mike Murphy