December 2019 saw a very important vote – whether Helgin would continue skating on a Sunday evening, or whether we’d move our sessions to Mondays in 2020. With a 72% turnout of those registered to vote, we’re delighted to announce that with a majority of 6 votes, Mondays will be the day we train from … More Make Mondays Great!
We’re absolutely DELIGHTED to announce that we’ve secured a new training location in the BRAND SPANKING NEW Moray Sports Centre in Elgin. We moved all of our kit across town today, and are looking forward to our first training session in the new Games Hall on Sunday 3rd November, 6pm – 8pm. It’s a HUGE … More We’re Moving to MSC
2016 has been a whirlwind of a year for Helgin Roller Derby, taking us from a bunch of skaters looking for a home, to over halfway towards a bouting team, ever closer to being self-sustaining. … More Another Year Over… A New One Soon To Come!
Moray is perceived locally as poorly served in terms of sports facilities. Scotland’s average has a multi-sports centre for every 33,000 people. Moray has a population of 95,500 and no sports facilities of the calibre that the new Moray Sports Centre promises to provide. Helgin Roller Derby has been struggling for halls to train in for … More Our Only Hope For Home Bouts
It’s fast approaching that time of year, and we’ll unfortunately have to stop skating for two weeks, as Moray Council close their games halls. And, well… our sessions would fall on Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, Hogmanay and the 2nd of January… so it’s unlikely we’d have that many skaters anyway! Our last skate of 2015 … More Festive Festivities
After trying out a lot of different halls recently, we’ve finally settled on our second home being Forres House Community Centre. We’ll now be training there every Thursday at 6:30pm – 8pm and hope that some more people from the Forres area might come along and try the wonderful sport of Roller Derby. For all … More We’re now training in Forres
Hello, and welcome to our blog! We’re Scotland’s newest Roller Derby team, and have just started skating in Elgin in Bishopmill Hall on Sunday evenings! Watch this space for more news and for details of a Fresh Meat event that we hope to put on soon!