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 27th - 7.30 p.m.
Romford Town Hall - Council Chamber
Presentation by Joe Thompson, Senior Grants Officer London Marathon Charitable Trust
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 COMPETITOR-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by MDS Printers)
DISABILITY SPORTS COMPETITOR-OF-THE-YEAR (Sponsored by the Beadle Family)
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
Runners from Havering Tri, Havering AC and Havering '90 Joggers took part in the Spitfire Scramble in Hornchurch Country Park. The Spitfire Scramble is a 24-hour multi-terrain relay or solo race and our clubs had teams in both categories. Runners ran through the night to test their speed, endurance, torch batteries and teamwork.
A female duo from Havering '90 won the female pairs race, completing 18 laps of the 6 miles course, one ahead of the second pair. Havering AC's team of 6-8 runners won their category with a massive 36 laps, which was 4 laps ahead of their nearest rivals. Havering Tri managed three teams in the top ten in the mixed team competition, completing 33,30 and 29 laps respectively.
Information on forthcoming events and results of past events from July meeting
Havering 90s Joggers and Parkrun- Record turnouts recently for Parkrun and Junior Parkrun with 75 juniors taking part on the previous Sunday. Havering 90 members are looking forward to the Spitfire Scramble on 14th August and the Havering Aquathon the following week. There will be a flyover at Hornchurch Country park on 13th August.
Romford and District Table Tennis League- 2 table tennis sessions a week are being facilitated at MyPlace with part-funding from Tapestry. The Tuesday session is supported by members of MIND and is enjoyed by all attending.
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
New Clubs Affiliating to the Sports Council
We welcome another clubs to be affiliated to the Sports Council:
Tweedway 50+ Sport Club
Eagles Badminton Club
Elite Colts Football Club
Catleaps Gymnastics Club