Deadline looms for sports funding

THE deadline to apply for funding for children and young people’s sports projects in our region is next Friday.

Nearly £400,000 is up for grabs for local sports groups and projects through the national initiative ‘Sportivate’.

Lucy Blakey, Children and Young People’s Officer at Lincolnshire Sports Partnership, said: “Sportivate not only provides a great opportunity to encourage young people to get involved in sport; it provides a huge financial incentive for sports clubs, schools, leisure facilities and others, to deliver more sport across Lincolnshire.

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All applications must be sent to Lucy Blakey at the Lincolnshire Sports Partnership by Friday, August 19.