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).

At Tuesday's evening's Havering Sports Council Annual General Meeting, held in the Town Hall Chamber, attendees showed full satisfaction by re-electing all the Organisation's officers to their posts.    The 2017/18 line-up is :
 
Chairman Derek Drew.
Vice Chairman Barry Dent.
Hon.Secretary Ann Drew.
Hon.Treasurer Barry Dent,
Membership Secretary Ann Drew,
Minutes' Secretary Georgina Pooley.
Handbook Editior Clive Pooley.
Press officer Dave Ainsworth.
Wed Site Administrator Dave Keeley.
 
President Peter Bruce was not subject to re-election as his post is a 3 years' term, ending in 2019.
 
The AGM guest speaker, Magdalene Royer, Havering Council's Interim Head of Health & Sports Development, gave an information presentation with visual aids, featuring all the Borough's major sports and leisure locations.  After delivering her talk, the speaker answered questions from the floor on all aspects of the Council's involvement in local sport, leisure and recreation.
 
 
 
 
 Club Reports from the March Meeting
 

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

 Havering Athletics Club  - The club league cross country season ended with two team titles for U17 Women & U13 Girls and four individual league titles.           -  The highlights of the Indoor season were the outstanding performances of Michelle Hughes competing for Harvard University in USA which saw her break club Under 20 records for 60m hurdles, long jump, shot and pentathlon. She won the Ivy League Pentathlon title to qualify for the US Universities Championships. Finishing 10th. In the British Universities equivalent Joshua Olawore won long jump silver and also improved the club indoor 60m record set earlier in the season.  Six club young athletes were part of the winning Essex Under 11s Sportshall teams at the Eastern Region Championships.- The outdoor season starts with the club's annual Spring Open meeting at Hornchurch on 9th April  

Havering 90J/Parkrun   - We are organising our annual five mile race in Raphael Park for Tuesday 6th June.  The proceeds will be donated to charity in honour of one of our runners Paul Freedman MBE who died recently at the age of 92.- On Saturday, 1st April, the parkrun course will be run in reverse to mark April Fools Day             

  - We are organising our annual five mile race in Raphael Park for Tuesday 6th June.  The proceeds will be donated to charity in honour of one of our runners Paul Freedman MBE who died recently at the age of 92.- On Saturday, 1st April, the parkrun course will be run in reverse to mark April Fools Day   

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next round of sports bursaries will finish at the end of June 2017 download the forms from here.

 

 

Welcome to more new member of Havering Sports Council:

Havering Gymnastics - Sec. Mike Murphy

Everyone Active Sports Centres at Harrow Lodge/Central Park/Chaffords/ Noak Hill

 

 

 

 

 Try www.runtogether.co.uk to see if there's a local running group. Most will cater for beginners.

 

 

 

 

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

Jean Tierney