Thurrock Sports Council give backing to coaching courses

THURROCK Sports Council now meets quarterly. At the October meeting money was given to four groups/individuals.

Two applicants were sponsored for the year: Charlotte O’Shea, who plays football for Arsenal Ladies, received £480 and talented young fencer, Steven Macpherson, received £625.

The Thurrock Gymnastics Academy, which meets at Ormiston Park Academy, received a grant of £315 to pay for coaching courses.

Thurrock Hockey Club received a grant of £300 to pay for 6 players to take an umpiring course.

Information about Thurrock Sports Council can be found on the Thurrock CVS website:

Clubs should register with the Sports Council in order to apply for grants. Registration and grant forms, the constitution and minutes of the meetings can be obtained from the website. Contact email

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