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Wigtownshire Sports Council

Wigtownshire Sports Council is a voluntary organisation which supports the development of sport and physical activity in Wigtownshire.

The Sports Council offers its members financial assistance to support training, purchase of equipment, entry fees or travel to competitions and training.

The Sports Council organises the annual Sports Personality Awards recognising the sporting achievements of Wigtownshire sports people.

Our work is supported by Dumfries and Galloway Council, who are represented on the executive committee.

Wigtownshire Sports Council aims to:

  • support sporting individuals and clubs in Wigtownshire;
  • encourage interest and participation in sport for all inhabitants of Wigtownshire;
  • enable participants to raise their own standards of performance by improving and developing the local coaching structure and assisting access at a national level where appropriate;
  • provide a forum for discussion, advice and support for local clubs and organisations