While Team GB achieved historic success at Rio 2016, there has been growing concern that grassroots sport is under threat in the UK. Local authority spending on open spaces – essential for engaging new sportspeople – fell by 14 per cent between 2010 – 2014. The temptation to auction off assets is also significant, and […]
Local authorities have been at the forefront of creating a “transformative” participation legacy following London 2012, according to the Local Government Association (LGA). A snapshot survey of 16 councils undertaken by the organisation found that councils had “seen a spike in sport such as diving and other watersports” since the flagship event four years ago, […]
Speak to any coach and they will say you cannot buy success, but proper funding can make a big difference. The extraordinary success of Team GB in Rio, which has placed the UK among the sporting superpowers, came because money has been targeted at the sports where medal chances were deemed high. Given the Rio medals rush […]
Warning that medal obsession is harming grassroots sport: Critics say officials have done little to improve chances for ordinary people since London 2012. Despite promises of a ‘legacy’ and a million people being inspired to take up sport after 2012, there was a decrease in participation. Labour politician Lee Waters said sports clubs had been ‘brought […]
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Methley Cricket Club
Methlet CC required additional changing rooms as the current changing facilities didn’t meet the recommended ECB standards in terms of both quality and safety, as well as a new pavilion floor - Funding4Sport helped make this happen.
Snainton Cricket Club
Snainton Cricket Club: Double Bay Cricket Net Practice Facility Snainton Cricket Club wanted to install a new Double Bay Cricket Net Practice Facility with security fence. They wished to install this to replace the clubs old net practice facility which was in disrepair and has been condemned due to being unsafe. Why was it needed? […]