Lewis & Harris Sports Council is an association of local sports clubs
and organisations, which works together with Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar and Western Isles Health Board to foster and develop sport
in Lewis & Harris.
The Sports Council operates through an Executive Committee, which is elected
at the Annual General Meeting in September.
The Executive Committee of the Sports Council is made up of a truly representative
cross-section of the wide variety of sporting interests in Lewis & Harris.
These volunteers, alongside elected members and officers of Comhairle Nan
Eilean Siar, Western Isles Enterprise and other bodies assist in the decision
making process and disburse available funds in a prudent manner.
Executive Committee 2016-2017
Donald E Macleod
Steven Munro (ex-officio member)
Angus Bubble Mackay
Stornoway Rugby Club
Stornoway Golf Club
Swim Western Isles
Stornoway Bowling Club
Donald "Dano" MacDonald:
L & H Football Assoc
Primary Schools Rep
Secondary Schools Rep
Calum Iain MacMillan:
Further Education Rep
Nicolson S6 pupils:
Kaye Anne Afrin
PC Louise Henderson:
Sports Facility Manager
Western Isles Health Board
Iain GG Campbell:
Active School/Sports Development Manager
Dates of Executive Committee
(Venue: CNES Committee Room 1, 2 or 3, Sandwick Rd, Stornoway)
Dates of Executive Committee
AGM to be held in October 2017.
Meeting dates are open for discussion at the meetings.
The main objectives of the Sports Council are-
° To encourage co-operation
co-ordination between sports groups
° To assist in the
formation of sports clubs
° To encourage school
pupils and school leavers to participate in sport
° To promote or support
competitions and sports events
° To promote sports
coaching courses for young people
° To promote coach
° To promote and encourage
sporting links with the Uist & Barra Sports Council and other neighbouring
All sports clubs and organisations who have a constitution and a democratically
elected Committee are invited to affiliate to the Sports Council.
The annual fee for membership to the Sports Council is:
Benefits of Affiliation to the Lewis &
Harris Sports Council
Voice of Local Sport
As the voice of local sport in Lewis & Harris, the Sports Council provides
advisory role to clubs, organisations, individuals, and public bodies such
as Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar and Western Isles Health
Board. As a member of the Scottish Association of Local Sports Councils (SALSC),
the Sports Council has the opportunity to voice and protect local interests
at a national level.
The Sports Council provides information on other sources of funding for
sport, including National Lottery and Sportsmatch initiatives. Advice and
support can also be given in applying for funding from other agencies.
The Sports Council seeks to support the development of locally based sport
development projects and initiatives, which may attract funding from agencies
such as the Scottish Sports Council. The Sports Council can provide advice
and guidance on how to go about accessing such funds and setting up joint
sports development initiatives.
The Sports Council recognises the importance of quality coaching in the
development of sport and promotes Coach education at all levels, in conjunction
with appropriate agencies.
Lewis & Harris
Ionad Spors Leodhais
Lewis Sport Centre
Spring Field Road