Bassetlaw Games

Bassetlaw Sports Awards

The Recognition Award Winners

Sports Awards 206 Winners


Colin Gwilym. Colin was instrumental in setting up Bassetlaw’s first Walking Football Club. The club was set up to run every Monday at Worksop Leisure Centre, Colin gets an average turnout of 20 players and has already set up some friendly fixtures.

Jane McGowan. Jane is the instructor at the Beckingham gentle exercise class for the older person. It is Jane’s friendly nature and patience and obvious experience that has allowed the weekly Monday afternoon sessions to thrive with weekly attendances averaging over 12 people every week.

Terry Gilham & Glyn Williams. These two gents worked as a pair to ensure that the multi sports festival at Worksop Leisure Centre under the Bassetlaw Games branding was delivered so professionally and successfully and although their interests remain with Badminton & Table Tennis respectively their enthusiasm to stage a multi sports festival was a joy to be involved with.

Helen Clark & Clare McKinder from Ranby Primary School. With Helen as PE Coordinator and Clare as Head Teacher these two, along with all the other staff, have transformed Ranby Primary School setting up the daily mile challenge, healthy eating via Target Nutrition and a mental well-being project called Each Amazing Breath. They have created a project called “Amazing Me” which is a real trailblazer in Bassetlaw and beyond.

Master Andrew Blinston. Lynx Black Belt Leadership Academy used Bassetlaw Games 2016 to support numerous events in places like Kings Park & Clumber Park to showcase the activities they have to offer. They extended the offer to allow school visits to the academy for free instruction.

The Lynx Black Belt Leadership Academy is the most proactive and supportive club regarding links to The Bassetlaw Games Project.

Lee Campion from Hayton Castle Clay Shoot. As part of Bassetlaw Games 2016, Lee set aside two full days of clay shooting in August whilst the Rio Olympic Games were taking place. He divided the days into half hour slots giving people a chance to experience this more unusual sport, and as a GB Clay Shooter himself, Lee was on hand to offer expert coaching to the 30 different people who took up the opportunity.

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