Sports clubs can get cash

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SPORTS clubs in the area are being urged to apply for cash grants.

Amounts from £1,000 to £100,000 are available in matched sponsorship from Sport England’s Sportsmatch programme.

Clubs, voluntary organisations, councils, schools and universities can get their applications in now, with the first awards made in early April.

The programme funds not-for-profit organisations that have secured sponsorship for new projects to get people playing and enjoying sport.

Sport England’s John Cove said: ‘We’re determined to get public funding right down to sport’s grassroots – so get your applications in early and start making an even bigger difference in your community.’

To apply visit