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Sports clubs’ relief from Appeal Court decision

Amateur sports clubs throughout the country, especially those sharing pitches, should be sleeping easier at night thanks to a recent Court of Appeal decision. Clubs had been facing an onerous and costly pre-match pitch inspection regime arising out of an … Continue reading

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£10 million for iconic sporting facilities

With just under 300 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sport England is making £10million of National Lottery funding available for the next round of Iconic Facilities. Opening on the 10th October, … Continue reading

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48 playing fields protected and improved by 2012 legacy fund

48 sports playing fields across England are to be protected and improved in the first wave of National Lottery investment by Sport England’s Protecting Playing Fields legacy fund. The announcement comes as communities across the country are invited to bring … Continue reading

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Sport Makers: be a sporting hero

Five-time Olympic Gold medalist, Sir Steve Redgrave, today unveiled a new way for people to become sporting heroes in their local community. Sir Steve, our greatest Olympian, has joined forces with Sport England to launch Sport Makers, a programme for … Continue reading

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24 hours of Touch Rugby League

Over 800 people took part in the RFL organised 24 hour Touch Rugby League World Record attempt which was played from 8am on June 29 to 8am June 30 at Salford City College to raise money for the Christie Charity. … Continue reading

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Be part of the 2012 legacy by improving and protecting your local playing fields

Hundreds of sports playing fields across the country will be protected and improved thanks to a £10 million National Lottery fund launched yesterday by Sport England and the Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP. Through Protecting Playing … Continue reading

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National honour for Sport England backed archery club

An archery club in Gloucestershire – Deer Park Archers – which has trebled in size in four years has been named the 2011 Sports Club of the Year. The club, which is backed by Sport England funding through Archery GB, … Continue reading

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