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Sports groups scoop grant support

Created on 20/09/2011 @ 16:53
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Sports groups have scooped thousands of pounds in grant in the latest round of Sportlot Community Chest.

The scheme, which is administered by Powys County Council, has allocated over £21,000 to sports groups in the county including:

Caersws FC, £1,029 for coach education and equipment;

Montgomery Tennis Club, £300 for junior equipment;

Berriew Junior FC, £990 for coach education and equipment;

Llanidloes Cricket Club, £1,330 to set up a new junior section and equipment;

Llanfair Ladies Hockey Club, £860 for coach education;

Mid Wales Basketball Club, £600 for coach education.

Community Chest grant funding is open to sports clubs, physical activity groups and businesses for projects which help build a fitter, healthier county. Since April this year, £55,670 has already been allocated to clubs and organisations in Powys for physical activity and sport initiatives. The next closing date for applications is 10th November 2011.

For further information or an application form contact Powys County Council Sports Development Officer, Katie Hamer (Montgomeryshire) - 01686 614060.


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