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2020 Sports Awards Winners...

Dear Members and Secretaries This year our Sport Awards took on a different approach to allow for the current restrictions we are under. The Awards were targeted towards the activities that you all were able to achieve within the sports criteria and the support you were able to give to the sports community. I have to thank Emma Eaton and the Leisure Services for initiating these awards and driving forward the nomination process by e-mail only, which proved to be very successful. As a... Read More

Dani Christmas - Update...

Many of you may know one of our local athletes Danielle Christmas, whom we have supported from an early age with her athletic career. ‘Dani’ attended our 2018 Sport Awards and gave a presentation. She went on to attend one of the first Sport Camps hosted by Dame Kelly Holmes. In 2018, Dani took her enthusiasm toward the sport of Cycling and joined a professional Belgian Cycling Team, Lotto-Soudal. She has now joined the British UCI women’s team Drops-Le Col which is sponsored by... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 - Senior...

Sylvia Collingwood, Redhill Bowling Club Sylvia was introduced to Redhill Bowling Club by her late husband and she first became a Social Member in 1977.  Having enjoyed watching the bowls that year, she decided she would like to join in and learnt to play in 1978. Since then she has been a very active Member in the Club for many years becoming a Committee Member for the Ladies Section, following which she was voted in as Ladies Captain and held this post... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Coach...

Kate Holah, Earlswood Running Club After gaining an athletics qualification in 2018 Kate guided a small group of family and friends through a beginners' running programme. Buoyed by their weekly improvement and enthusiasm she established a running club and offered an open structured Couch to 5k schedule designed for new runners to gradually increase their running time and reduce their walking time over 9 weeks to prepare them to run 5k non-stop. Upon graduation she awards them certificates recording their achievement... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Club...

Merstham Cricket Club 2019 has seen this club reach new heights having nearly collapsed at the end of the 1990. The effort put into encouraging local people to get involved has seen it field 5 Saturday sides, 3 Sunday sides, over 250 juniors, including two girls’ sides and a disability squad all playing competitive cricket within the Surrey leagues. The club also works hard with the Greenspaces section of the Council to keep cricket alive on Earlswood Common, where cricket has been... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Team...

Reigate Rhinos, Reigate Lawn Tennis Club Team Tennis is a national league event with county, regional and national level tiers and this team has won through from the regional tier to the national level of the LTA Team Tennis Competition.  This is equivalent to a football club who has won promotion to the Premier League. The team included home grown players, Andrew Watson, Adam Skalsky and Josh Wilson, all of whom have grown up and learnt their tennis at Reigate LTC and... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Club...

Sam Cates, Redhill Bowling Club Sam started bowling at the age of 13 and began to play Club matches and competitions in his second season. He reached his first final in 2012 and in 2014 joined the Committee as Junior Representative.  He remains a Committee Member to date.  Also in 2014 he became a Green Steward which involves opening and closing the club, preparing the green equipment and helping to run the bar. In 2016 whilst studying for his degree, he became Vice-Captain... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Young...

Alleke Allum, Basketball Alleke has been playing Basketball since she decided she wanted to play ball aged 5. She started with after school basketball club at her primary school and was quickly picked by her school club to start playing in the Surrey CVL local league when she was just 8 playing in a mixed team. She has always worked tirelessly to better herself as a player and was then picked to play for her county (U13 girls) team aged just... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Volunteer...

Arthur Cumings, Reigate Squash Club The membership at Reigate Squash Club is so thankful for the key role that Arthur has played over so many years in inspiring so many young players through his high energy, positivity and kindness. He is 85 years young, and has been a member of the Club for some 50 years. His daughter Alison was a national squash champion and one of the highest ranked players in the world. Over the last 15 years he has selflessly given... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 – Inclusive Sport Award...

Matthew Labbett, Surrey Choices Matthew has made a significant impact on disability sport in Reigate and Banstead. He has completely changed the lives of disabled people through his commitment, determination and perseverance to the people that he supports. He works with disabled adults to help them to improve their fitness, health and wellbeing, He works with each disabled person and designs a fitness plan with them and then supports them to put this plan in place with the end goal being for... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 - Young...

Benjamin Turrington, Reigate Football Club Benjamin has been one of the U6 coaches for Reigate Football Club for the past 4 seasons.  The Club’s 32 U6s train every Saturday in Priory Park and he is there every week in all weathers.  The children love his enthusiasm and he makes even the coldest or wettest days fun.  We are seeing record attendances and a large part of this is due to the children wanting to see their Coach. The Club uses the U6s... Read More

Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council Awards 2020 - Young...

Reigate Priory Cricket Club u14 Surrey Junior Invitation League Team Playing at the highest level for their age of club cricket in Surrey, this team went through the entire season unbeaten, finishing top of their league with 30 points, 6 points clear of second place. This was a true team effort by a group of talented players capable of making big scores and with a string of excellent bowlers to call upon. All players were given the chance to participate and the... Read More