Leicester Rutland Sport

Leicester Rutland Sport

SiD’s award of £4,470 from Leicester Rutland Sport to provide acoustic boards in the recently built Scout Hall. This award was made by Seb Coe to the SiD Chair, Sue Houghon in April 2013.         Seb Coe...
Inspired facilities grant

Inspired facilities grant

In 2012 SiD was awarded an Inspired Facilities grant of £50,000 from Sport England largely towards the building of the 3rd Tennis Court. The cheque was presented to SiD by our local MP, David Tredinnick.  
Solar panels

Solar panels

In 2012 SiD secured a loan from Pure Leapfrog of £15,000 to purchase the first array of 92 panels (23KWp). This loan was set at 4% interest was repayable over 5 years. In 2016 SiD was able to repay this loan a year early.
Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) Award

Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) Award

Jim and Sue Houghton were awarded the national Unsung Hero award at the Sports Personality of the Year Show in December 2012, representing all the work done by the many volunteers that support SiD.         Jim and Sue On the BBC...
Our Harry wins award

Our Harry wins award

A truly inspirational evening, the only of its kind anywhere in the UK, the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) Oldest Athlete Celebration Event was held on UK Older Persons Day October 1st 2012 to celebrate the achievements of senior sports people, volunteers...