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Lottery funds for sport clubs in Penryn, Redruth, St Agnes and Perranporth

By WBNews  |  Posted: January 24, 2013

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SPORTS clubs across Cornwall scored a share of £2.4 million funding from the National Lottery.

Sport England is handing out the cash to help improve local facilities.

Recipients and amounts include:

-Penryn Rugby Football Club, £50,000

-Redruth Tennis Club, £50,000

-Perran Tennis, Perranporth, £49,023

-St Agnes Sports Club, £50,000

-St Agnes Tennis Club, £50,000

-Launceston cricket club, £50,000

-Lostwithiel Town Council, £50,000

-Stratton Churchway Bowls Club, £50,000

-Torpoint Mosquito Sailing Club, £44,332

-Penzance Gymnastics, £50,000

-Bude-Stratton Town Council, £50,000

-Wadebridge Bowling Club, £36,689.

The fund is part of Sport England's Places People Play Olympic and Paralympic legacy programme and all improved facilities carry the London 2012 Inspire mark, celebrating the link to the Games.

Sport England chairman Richard Lewis said: "This National Lottery investment is helping us deliver a lasting sporting legacy in the area from last year's successful Olympic and Paralympic Games.

"With so many clubs in the South West having benefitted from this fund already and building on the success of last summer, this is the legacy people want for their local community."

Bids to the next round will be accepted between March 4 and April 29. Full details of the fund and how to apply can be found at www.sportengland.org/inspired

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