Newark and Sherwood District Council volunteering scheme recruits 300th member

A volunteering scheme which helps young people gain skills and experience in organising sport and physical activity has recruited its 300th member.

VISPA (Volunteering in Sport and Physical Activity), run by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s sports development team, is dedicated to sports volunteering and enables volunteers to earn points, rewards and recognition for volunteering in Newark and Sherwood.

John Wood (18), of Arnold Avenue, Southwell, is the 300th person to sign up to the VISPA scheme.

To sign up to VISPA you can complete a short online registration form or contact James Wheat on 01636 655715 or email