Who Can Help



Contact Details

What They Do


Charlotte Whitwell

Barrow Sports Council Secretary

Barrow Borough Sports Council

e: charlotte.whitwell@cumbria.gov.uk

Charlotte is our secretary.  Charlotte sends out a free email full of local sports news and info.  Sign up from our home page. Charlotte also deals with grant applications and does communications/ marketing/events managements etc as well as updating our Facebook page.

Charlotte works for us on Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.


Derek Brook

Barrow Sports Council development worker

Barrow Borough Sports Council

c/o Area Support Team 
Nan Tait Centre
Abbey Road
m  07514221517
e: barrowsportscouncil@hotmail.com

Derek helps to manage the Sports Council.  This includes overseeing our holiday sports and equity projects and maintaining our website.   

Michelle McAveeney              Sports Equity Officer

Cumbria County Council

Area Support Team
Nan Tait Centre
Abbey Road
t: 01229 407312

Michelle deals with holiday bookings for Children with Disabilities and the Parent & Carers Support Group.  Please contact Michelle if you would like adding to the mailing list.

Tony Callister      

Football Development Officer

Lancashire F.A.

t: 07789773122
e: tony.callister@lancashirefa.com

Tony provides support with coaching courses, funding advice and other football development issues. 

Tony is also chair of the Sports Council.

Garry Holmes
Rugby Union Development Officer


Cumbria RFU

m 07545 921 474

e: GarryHolmes@RFU.com






Marc McAloone

Barrow AFC Community Sports and our Holiday Sports Organiser


Barrow AFC Community Sports

t 870458

m  07955693462


Marc is the Manager of Barrow AFC Community Sports.  As part of that, he is in charge of the Sports Council's free Holiday Sports programme.

Al Goodings
Barrow Raiders Community Foundation Rugby League Coach

Barrow Raiders Community Foundation

 t  07794914938

e admin@kidssportz.co.uk

Al's role is to engage and increase male and female participation of Rugby League at all ages and levels of skill, talent and involvement


Ross Liddicott

College Sport Maker

Furness College/Barrow Sixth Form College

Furness College
LA14 2PJ
t: 01229 844734
e: ross.liddicott@furness.ac.uk

My role as College Sport Maker is to increase regular participation in Sport and Physical Activity amongst students aged 16-19, creating links with NGB's, local clubs and teams to support their continued involvement. 

Stephen Boyd

Cricket Development Officer

Cumbria Cricket Board

e: stephen@cumbriacricket.co.uk


Stephen supports the development of cricket in the Furness area.