Time to Listen Workshops

EH are running the following Time to Listen Workshops:

  • Monday 16 September – Lord Williams’s School (Etherege Block), Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2AQ
  • Monday 30 September - Old Bristolians Sports Club, Longwood Lane, Failand, Bristol BS8 3TQ 
    Monday 30 September - Trojans Sports Club, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9HT
  • Monday 14 October - Royal Wootton Bassett Sports Association, Gerald Buxton Sports Ground, Brinkworth Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon SN4 8DS

Time to Listen (TTL) is a three hour interactive workshop, developed by the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) which has been adapted to be specific to hockey.  ALL Welfare Officers should attend this workshop to update their skills and knowledge of Safeguarding in regards to hockey.  The certificate should be updated every three years in order to keep up with current legislation.


Time to Listen attendance by the CWO is a compulsory element of ClubMark accreditation

The workshop is aimed at Club Welfare Officers (CWO) and people who have a designated welfare role in their County or Region .  It is good practice for the CWO, or someone from the club/association, to attend this workshop especially if you have U18 players.  It is recommended that a second Club Official is also trained as a deputy.

The workshop is designed to give confidence and support in the CWO role and there will be plenty of opportunities to talk to other Welfare Officers to share experiences and good practice.  For further details please use this link to the EH website.  The cost is £20 per delegate.

Booking a Workshop place is now online through the HockeyHub (as with coaching and umpiring courses/workshops).  Places are limited to 16 for each Workshop and we advise early booking to avoid disappointment.  As this is a new system for Time to Listen Workshops, if you experience difficulty with the booking process please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the first instance.

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South News

Pat Welford We are sorry to have to announce the sad passing of Pat Welford, League Secretary for the SCWHL for many years. Our condolences to her family at this sad time. RIP Patsy.

EH Structure Review The proposals from EH are presented at roadshows in July and September. Feedback from clubs and individuals is due by 23 October. For more details from EH email them to register. Ongoing progress is on the EH site. More details.

Time to Listen Workshops EH is running several TTL workshops in September and October. Click here for details.