My Journey… FA Level 1 Coaching Football

As a youngster I used to play football with the children around the area. I used to go home after school grab a snack and meet outside and play football on the streets until it got dark. At the age of 14 my parents didn’t think it was it right for me to be playing …

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Fabulous February: Top 5 General events for you and the family this half term

It’s time to make the most of your holidays, February is the perfect time to get active and prepare yourself for the summer. We’ve got a wide range of activities available to help you to get out and get active, or sit back and enjoy one of our shows, the choice is yours! This is …

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Could more women Bend it like Beckham? 15 inspirational Asian women achieve FA level 1 coaching award

Women’s football in Redbridge and surrounding boroughs should shortly start reaping the benefits of having fifteen newly qualified Asian women coaches in the borough. In a bid to help tackle low levels of sporting participation among female minority ethnic groups in the London Borough of Redbridge, 2017 saw Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure work with …

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Physical Fun and Friendly Furious: my intro to Handball

I’ve heard of Handball’s popularity in other parts of Europe with my Swedish and Hungarian friend very keen on the sport. I had never seen it or played it before myself. I’m always looking to take on a new challenge so thought I would give it a go. I found it hard to grasp the …

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Smash & Grab A Great Day Out Prize Draw!

Win a ‘Red Letter Day’ experience each week for 10 weeks when you get on court! It’s that time of year again where we bring you the latest No Strings Badminton promotional offer! Between 1 February 2014 and 18 April 2014, BADMINTON England will be supporting No Strings Badminton with a series of 10 incredible …

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Win an amazing prizes with our Sport & Health Team!!!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED! The hustle and bustle of Christmas Day is all over and all you’re left with is empty boxes, wisps of wrapping paper and distant memories of long awaited presents and some soon to be forgotten ones (that jumper that Aunt Mable knitted you). Fear not! The Sport and Health Team …

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Olympic star comes to Wanstead!

Court set, volleyball enthusiasts at the ready, all that was missing was the sand to make GB Beach Volleyball star Chris Gregory feel completely at home! Raeesa Mukhtar went down to see Chris continue to inspire young people to try new sports at Wanstead Leisure Centre on Wednesday (11 December). Before the court flooded with …

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GB Volleyball Star comes to Wanstead

GB Olympic Beach Volleyball star Chris Gregory popped down to Wanstead Leisure Centre yesterday to teach a group of excited youngsters to play volleyball! As part of the Sportivate project Chris will be returning to Wanstead in December to inspire more young people. Find out more about our Sportivate events here. Chris Tweeted after the event: …

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Help Us Re-brand our Sports Projects!!

Hello from your Sport and Health Team! We are looking to re-brand some of our projects, this includes giving them suitable new names… and that’s where you come in. We would like you to choose from a list of suggested names below for each project. Simply select the one that most appeals to you, or alternatively comment below …

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