In March 2020 grassroots sport came to a standstill as the global pandemic hit Wales, but it’s at this toughest of times our grassroots clubs, coaches and volunteers became heroes and made Welsh sport really proud.
Local clubs, groups and organisations quickly came together at the beginning of the national lockdown to help care for people in their community. You raised money for charities, delivered food parcels to NHS workers, distributed sports equipment to people’s homes and set up online quizzes to help people keep in touch with each other.
That’s why, on the 15th December, we will be supporting the National Lottery in dedicating a whole campaign to you! We will dedicate our channels to your inspirational stories to thank you for your kindness and commitment to keeping the nation going, mentally and physically!
Click to read the inspirational of local Carmarthenshire clubs whose volunteers have gone above and beyond to support their community throughout the pandemic;
If you know someone at your club or project who deserves a whole load of recognition on the 15th December – post your story to your social platform - Facebook / Twittter, tag us in the post and use the hashtags #ThanksToYou and #NationalLottery
We will keep our eyes peeled and be sure to share your post. We can’t wait to hear how you’ve played your part.
Following last week’s announcement, Welsh Government have confirmed that outdoor sports facilities will be allowed to open. Organised outdoor activity for young people (18 and under) can restart from Saturday the 27 March.
Actif Sport and Leisure have been allocated funding to deliver a specific 60+ programme for 2021-22.
Llandovery swimming pool is going to become a leisure centre and more exciting developments at St Clears and Newcastle Emlyn