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).
Supported by McDonalds Restaurant's Romford
£200 cheque for winners of the Junior, Sports Competitor and Disability awards
(cheques donated by Lodge Farm Tennis Club)
JUNIOR SPORTS COMPETITOR-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by West & Coe Funeral Directors)
Winner: Matt Luff
SPORTS COMPETITOR-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by MDS Printers)
Winner: Lauren Deadman
DISABILITY SPORTS COMPETITOR-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by the Beadle Family)
Winners: Oliver Beadle and Amy Marren
SPORTS VOLUNTEER-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by Cllr.John Mylod)
Winner: John Duncan
SENIOR SCHOOL TEAM-0F-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by Brentwood M & E Services Ltd)
Winner: Coopers' Company & Coborn Boys U16 Gymnastic Team
PRIMARY SCHOOL TEAM OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by Cllr.Melvin Wallace)
Winner: St. Edwards C of E Water Polo Team
SPORTS CLUB-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by DMS Fencing)
Winner: Havering Athletic Club
DOUG RIDEN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Information on forthcoming events and results of past events from January meeting
Havering Athletics Club - The club has had a very successful Essex Cross Championships, winning 13 medals in total. The Essex Cross Country season has also been successful with one fixture remaining The club are already guaranteed league titles in two age groups, with individual league titles for Alex Ford (U13 boys), Molly Sweetman (U15 Girls) and Rob Warner (Senior Men). - Lauren Deadman has won three further senior cross country international vests, competing for Great Britain in the recent televised Edinburgh International, and representing England in competitions in Belgium & Spain. -The indoor season is now underway, medals have been won in the South of England Indoor Championships by U15s Kester Tomy & John Ryan at long jump and shot respectively. Eleven club youngsters have been selected to represent Essex in the Eastern Regional Sportshall Final at Hatfield next month
Romford Rifle and Pistol Club - Romford Rifle and Pistol Club held their annual prize giving and charity shoot on Sunday, 15th January. As air rifles were used this year instead of rimfire rifles it was felt appropriate to reduce charges, £175 was raised for St Francis Hospice. - Winter competitions are nearing completion and summer competitions will be starting soon.
HDSA & Noak Hill Archers - The new venue is almost complete and the clubs hope to start using the facilities in the 2nd week in February. The football pitch has been used for the first time. - It was noted that the official opening has been postponed due to power issues. Floor for the sports hall is being laid and will be completed by the weekend. - Everyone Active looking to consolidate all bookings at the venue onto one system. - The new snooker table is now in place and has been turned at a cost of £250.
Sports Development - Mini marathon trials take place on 5th February. - The Easter programme is being put together and staff will be working with sports clubs to include their activities for young people. Contact Gaynor Spong with info for inclusion - LYG cricket competition taking place this weekend. - A database and app under construction to ensure all information is easily available
Havering Tri - Club member came first in the Kent marathon. - The club was an Ironman Division winner. - Club members are taking part in ‘Ironman Dubai’ this week.
Havering 90 Joggers & Parkrun - Only 10 people signed up for the latest ‘Learn to Run’ course. - The £700 needed for a defibrillator at the Parkrun start has been raised. - Parkrun has an average of 100 runners a week with 150 taking part last week. - Junior Parkrun has around 40 young people taking part with 33 running on Christmas Day. - School gate run has 10-12 people on average every Friday.
Havering Active - New contract for Havering starts from 1st October with improvements to Central Park and Chafford being planned. The proposed changes at Harrow Lodge are under discussion. - A site visit to the new Romford Leisure centre will be arranged in the next few months. - The provision of coach parking at the Romford Centre for event days will be investigated.
Havering Tennis Club - The club has just moved back to the Noak Hill site with the first lessons going well. - 1st club event to be held under floodlights on the following night, - The club is looking forward to hosting summer league matches using the new facilities.
Havering-atte-Bower Cricket Club - Had some fly tipping over the previous weekend which is being investigated by the police. Damage to a gate post and a security chain took place and the club had to pay for removal of the rubbish.
The club has had a very successful Essex Cross Championships, winning 13 medals in total - 4 gold, 5 silver & 4 bronze. The Essex Cross Country season has also been successful and with one fixture remaining the club are already guaranteed league titles in two age groups, the Under 13 girls & Under 17/20 Women, with individual league titles for Alex Ford (Under 13 boys), Molly Sweetman (under 15 Girls) and Rob Warner (Senior Men).
Lauren Deadman has won three further senior cross country international vests, competing for Great Britain in the recent televised Edinburgh International, and representing England in competitions in Belgium & Spain.
The indoor season is now underway and the first medals have been won in the South of England Indoor Championships by Under 15s Kester Tomy & John Ryan at long jump and shot respectively. Eleven club youngsters have been selected to represent Essex in the Eastern Regional Sportshall Final at Hatfield next month.