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  • Grassroots game boosted as fellow Canaries unveil new £700,000 football hub! Boost for grassroots game as fellow Canaries unveil new £700,000 football hub!Former pupil and now Norwich City FC defender, Ryan Bennett, returned to Flegg High School today to open Norfolk FA's 'theFDC@Flegg' a state-of-the-art £700,000 football hub that boasts a third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) and new changing facilities. 06/10/2016
  • Charlwood Parish Council unveil new £600,000 sports hub Charlwood Parish Council unveil new £600,000 sports hubCharlwood Parish Council officially unveiled their £600,000 sports hub recently (Sunday 2 October 2016), thanks to a £39,509 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. Cllr Helyn Clack, Cabinet Member for Wellbeing and Health, Surrey County Council and Alison Martin, Chair, the John Bristow and Thomas Mason Trust, formally opened proceedings. 04/10/2016
  • The FA’s CEO Martin Glenn unveils Dorset’s new £640,000 3G football pitch The FA's CEO Martin Glenn unveils Dorset's new £640,000 3G football pitchThe FA's CEO, Martin Glenn, was joined by Dorset FA's President, Spencer Miles and CEO, Sue Hough, to officially open the local county association's state-of-the-art £647,271 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) recently (Friday 30 September 2016). The development was made possible thanks to a £467,271 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. 03/10/2016
  • Oxford City Council unveil £809,000 changing room pavilion Oxford City Council unveil £809,000 changing room pavilionOxford City Council officially unveiled their state-of-the-art £809,000 changing room pavilion at Cuttleslowe Park recently (Saturday 24 September 2016), thanks to a £348,828 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. Cllr Linda Smith, Board Member for Leisure, Parks and Sport, Oxford City Council, helped open the new facility. 26/09/2016
  • Emma Reynolds MP unveils new £3m grassroots sports facilities Emma Reynolds MP unveils new £3m grassroots sports facilitiesEmma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, unveiled the City of Wolverhampton Council's new £3m grassroots sports facilities, including new natural grass pitches and a third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) recently (Tuesday 20 September 2016). 26/09/2016
  • Former Premier League referee Chris Foy joins Everton Ladies stars to unveil £1m football hub Former Premier League referee Chris Foy unveils £1m football hubToday, former Premier League referee, Chris Foy joined Michelle Hinnigan, captain of Everton Ladies FC and her first team coach, Andy Spence to officially open St John Bosco Arts College's new £1m third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) and changing room pavilion. Ian Hussin, a local Select Group assistant referee, also joined in proceedings as did Stacey McMahon, a sports tutor from the Liverpool FC Foundation College. 23/09/2016
  • Cycling hero Victoria Pendleton returns to former school to unveil £2.5m sports hub Cycling hero Victoria Pendleton returns to former school to unveil £2.5m sports hubToday, two-time Olympic gold medallist, Victoria Pendleton CBE, returned to her former school, Etonbury Academy to open a new £2.5m sports hub, which will be known as the Pendleton Centre. The Rt Hon. Alistair Burt, MP for North East Bedfordshire also joined proceedings. 23/09/2016
  • South Derbyshire Council and Melbourne Sporting Partnership unveil £1.8m sports hub South Derbyshire Council and Melbourne Sporting Partnership unveil £1.8m football hubSouth Derbyshire District Council (DC) and Melbourne Sporting Partnership Ltd (MSP) opened their new state-of-the-art £1.8m football hub recently (Sunday 11 September 2016). The project was made possible thanks to a £600,000 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. Cllr Pat Murray, Chairman of South Derbyshire DC and John Harrison, Chairman of MSP, helped open the new facility at Cockshut Lane. 22/09/2016
  • Saints legend McMenemy MBE unveils £532,000 changing room pavilion Saints legend McMenemy unveils £532,000 changing room pavilionLawrie McMenemy MBE, Southampton FC's 1976 FA Cup-winning Manager, officially opened South Wonston Parish Council's state-of-the-art £532,000 changing room pavilion recently (Sunday 18 September 2016). The Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund contributed £100,000 to the project, with further funding received from South Wonston Parish Council, Hampshire County Council, the Armed Forces Community Covenant and the M&S Community Energy Fund. 19/09/2016
  • Actor Robert Webb and Victoria Atkins MP unveil £364,000 changing pavilion Actor Robert Webb and Victoria Atkins MP unveil £364,000 changing pavilionRobert Webb, star of Channel 4's Peep Show, and Victoria Atkins, MP for Louth and Horncastle, officially opened Woodhall Spa United JFC's new £363,951 changing pavilion in Lincolnshire recently (Saturday 10 September 2016). The project was made possible thanks to a £235,183 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. Sport England also contributed £70,090 to the works through its Inspired Facilities Fund. 16/09/2016
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