Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 13:30
Sport England are investing £10.1 million of government money to help more schools open their facilities to the public once the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is over. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 08:56
On 4th January 2021, the government announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.
With this, there will be changes to what is allowed in relation to Sport & Physical Activity. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:49
The UK's sport and physical activity sector has joined forces to launch a new campaign called Save Our Sports, urging the Government to save grassroots sport, fitness and leisure facilities from permanent closure due to COVID-19. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:05
Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport – Updated Coronavirus Statement
After reviewing the government advice issued on 16 March 2020, Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport has made the decision to cancel activities it is responsible for delivering for the next six weeks.
The health and safety of our participants, volunteers, instructors and wider sporting community is our main priority and to avoid the spread of Coronavirus we will follow the government advice to move away from organising mass gatherings and for the public to avoid all non-essential contact.
This means cancelling forthcoming school sport competitions, workplace health programmes and other events for the next six weeks. LRS is aware of the rapidly changing environment and will keep this decision under constant review as we continue monitor the latest advice from government and Public Health England.
Finally, please continue to follow the government's guidance on how to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, by reviewing the advice provided here
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 14:45
The 2020/21 GO GOLD Funding Programme is now open for applications until 31st December 2019. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:08
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and its partners are once again pleased to support talented individuals through the GO GOLD Funding Programme. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:30
The Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation will make its first major donations under its new name this spring, to coincide with the late Leicester City Chairman's forthcoming birthday. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:13
50 promising young athletes from 14 sports from Judo through to Sailing, have been successful in receiving grants as part of our GO GOLD Funding Programme 2018/19. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:25
If you are a young, talented, able bodied or disability Track and Field athlete, aged 15-23 yrs, in need of support then you can apply for support from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund. Read More »