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How Sport England are protecting playing fields

New figures show that Sport England protected or improved sports provision in 94% of planning applications affecting playing fields. They are a statutory consultee for local councils on any planning application that would affect or lead to the loss of a sports playing field. Sport England object to any application unless it improves or protects […]

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FA told streaming deal with gambling groups threatens sports funding

British sports bodies are at risk of losing taxpayer funding after the UK government called on them to review commercial arrangements that allow gambling companies to stream sports events on their websites. Nigel Adams, sports minister, said on Thursday that the government had asked the Football Association, English football’s governing body, “in no uncertain terms” […]

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