Search

Fairlop centre receives award from Royal Yachting Association

15:25 03 June 2014

Cllr Joyce Ryan receives the award from Tim Anderton of the RYA

Cllr Joyce Ryan receives the award from Tim Anderton of the RYA

Archant

A centre which provides outdoor sports has received an award.

Cllr Joyce Ryan receives the award from Tim Anderton of the RYACllr Joyce Ryan receives the award from Tim Anderton of the RYA

The Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre was given a plaque by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) for the provision it provides to young people.

The award was presented by Tim Anderton, from the association, to Cllr Joyce Ryan, who accepted it on behalf of the centre.

Also in attendance were two Team GB sailors and the sailing team from the London Youth Games.

The RYA has a scheme called On Board which encourages young people to get involved in the sport.

Sailing school principal Steve Richards with the awardSailing school principal Steve Richards with the award

The Fairlop centre is one of the leading sites in the country, completing over 7,500 introductory sailing sessions last year.

Latest Ilford News Stories

Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour Party  (Picture: PA)

Redbridge’s Jewish community has “serious concerns” about the Labour party’s handling of anti-Semitism, according to one of its MPs.

An accident on the A406 saw two people thrown from the vehicle. Photo: Google Maps

A man has died after being “thrown from a car” following a crash on the A406 yesterday.

12:00
Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

A person was hit by a train this morning at Romford station

There are severe delays on TfL Rail between Romford and Ilford after a person was hit by a train at Romford station this morning.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Yummy traditional afternoon teas for two

MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Traditional Afternoon Teas for two at a location of your choice! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe