Focus on... local clubs

Broddy Pit Top Runners

Broddy Pit Top Runners

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 13:48

David Duffy began running for his own mental health and now has full running club running along with him.

David started running after a friend (Richard Wood) advised that it would be good for his mental health. He began running alone and as he was running he would share photos on local social media pages. Somebody commented on one of his photos asking if they could join him, following this he opened up the invite and that was the start of Broddy Pitt Top Runners in September 2018. Read More »

Focus on... Sands United FC

Focus on... Sands United FC

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:08

Sands United FC comes to Doncaster, using the power of sport to support men and families suffering from baby loss. Read More »

Focus on....Thornensians RUFC

Focus on....Thornensians RUFC

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:13

Thornensians Girls RUFC are a newly formed rugby team in Doncaster specifically for girls and women aged 11 and over. Read More »

Focus on.......Hatfield Town Cricket Club

Focus on.......Hatfield Town Cricket Club

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 16:30

4/5 years ago Hatfield Town Cricket Club was failing. They had two senior sides watched by one man and his dog and a social evening league side using facilities that was barely adequate. Hear how they have turned things around... Read More »

Focus on… Vivienne Dales, Walking for Health walk leader

Focus on… Vivienne Dales, Walking for Health walk leader

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:14

Vivienne is one of the walk leaders for the Doncaster Walking for Health programme. She leads weekly short walks of up to one mile - perfect for those who would like to be more active or perhaps lack the confidence and knowledge about where to walk. Read More »

Focus on... Ann Staton, Go-Ride Cycle Coach

Focus on... Ann Staton, Go-Ride Cycle Coach

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:56

Ann is a Level 1 coach for Go-Ride cycle training, organised by the Doncaster Wheelers Cycling Club. Read More »

Focus on... Dave Binnington, Doncaster Ramblers

Focus on... Dave Binnington, Doncaster Ramblers

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:41

Dave is a committee member and Tuesday walk co-ordinator for the Doncaster Ramblers. He's been involved in the ramblers group for eight years since he retired in 2010. Read More »

Focus on... Jonathan Frary, Curly’s Athletes

Focus on... Jonathan Frary, Curly’s Athletes

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:57

Curly's Athletes is a local sports event company that organises local runs (including the Donaster 10k and the Yorkshire Wildlife 5k) and supports local communities to become more active. Read More »

FOCUS ON... MYLES COLLETT, WHEATLEY HILLS TENNIS CLUB

FOCUS ON... MYLES COLLETT, WHEATLEY HILLS TENNIS CLUB

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:01

Myles is the Head Coach at Wheatley Hills Tennis Club, one of two local clubs based in Doncaster.

He qualified as a coach in 2005 and has been based at the club for 10 years now. His love of the sport grew from picking up a racket at 40 years-old. As Head Coach Myles holds the only paid post at the club, everyone else involved is a volunteer and takes part for their love of the sport and supporting their local community. Read More »