The Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport Board provides leadership, takes account of partner's interests and is accountable both for its own decisions and the actions of the organisation as a whole.

The collective overarching role of the LRS Board shall be:

  • To establish the strategic direction of the Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport
  • To ensure the work of the Partnership is planned, developed and implemented in order to pursue the Partnership's vision, outcomes, ambitions and foundations as defined by the sub-regional physical activity and sport strategy documents 2017-21.
  • Oversee the role and core functions of the LRS team and ensure they are aligned with local and national targets.
  • Advocate LRS's long term commitment to: widening; increasing; sustaining and extending participation in sport and physical activity.
  • Oversee the establishment and approve the annual budgets and 4 year financial projections. Monitor and evaluate financial performance.
  • To ensure that LRS is a forward facing, dynamic organisation that is able to respond to anticipated future priorities and changes in the policy environment.


  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Rutland
    Active Leicester
  • Harborough LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Oadby and Wigston
    Melton LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Blaby LSA
    Equality Standard


  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Sport England
    Blaby LSA