Sport and Leisure Policy Statement

To ensure that everyone who lives and works in the Parish has access to appropriate local sport and leisure facilities.



Proposed Actions


 Current Status

 Last Review

Provide play facilities for 12-16 year olds

Need to establish a venue and draw up specification.


Years 1-3




Explore provision of a paid professional youth leader or form a committed adult support group to re-activate the village youth club.

Set up youth action group to coordinate youth activities


Years 1-2





Other Youth Groups

Demand needs to be confirmed for Scouting and other such groups to be established in the village.

Years 1-3



Sports Fields and Outdoor Games

Provisionof Parish owned sports fields to include:-

A cricket oval, football pitches, tennis courts,

adventure play area and multi use games area.

Ensure continuity of existing playing fields until new are provided.

Years 1-7



Sports Hall

Provision of a new sports and community hall incorporating :-

Sports – Badminton, 5 a side, Football, Keep fit/aerobics, Short Bowls, Trampolining, Gymnastics, Indoor/outdoor changing rooms.

Functions – weddings, parties, concerts, exhibitions and corporate events.

Years 5-6



Sports and Social Forum

Set up Sports and Social forum to coordinate parish wide activities with a wide cross section of villagers

Years 1-2