This award is the most prestigious award that any club or association can achieve.
It is similar to the charter mark or kite mark.
It is awarded by SPORT ENGLAND and the National Governing Body for the sport.
We are currently only the eighth angling club in the country to gain this award.
Reports of the club receiving the award were reported in the local press and
national angling press.
It not only opens the door for funding but it proves to the whole of the UK. that our society is run at the very peak of good practice and that parents can trust us with their children beyond any doubt.
WHAT GAINING THE AWARD ENTAILED
Compiling a 7 year development plan for
All of this had to be proven and documented.
Two club officials had to attend Child Protection, Sports Equity, First Aid, Fisheries Management and Running a Sports Club courses, again all documented.
THOSE THAT MADE IT POSSIBLE
Walter Bilinkewycz - for the Web Site
Kieran Goldsbrough - for the Legal Representation
Tommy Dargue - the Welfare Officer
The Coaching Staff - Roy Greenwood, Charles Wilson, Gordon Buckley, Kim Crockford, Dennis Crockford,
Kirk Crockford, Colin Kettle, Henry Bolger, Colin Ashby, Alan Bigg
A good committee
But mainly two members who are really un-sung heroes, and whose efforts and
dedication made it all possible - Shaun Miller and
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