Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 13493)           
UK only International

Grassroots football facilities get £30m boost during the first half of 2016

By Matthew Campelli    02 Sep 2016
Facilities in Dudley, Plymouth and Havant benefited from funding in 2016 / Football Foundation

Almost £30m has been ploughed into grassroots football facilities over the last six months, courtesy of the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League.

According to the Football Foundation – which distributes the money on behalf of the organisations and Sport England – 128 facilities benefited from a £28.3m (US$37.7m, €33.8m) investment between January and June 2016.

The grants helped raise a further £25.1m (US$33.5m, €30m) from other sources as new 3G pitches were laid and changing room pavilions were refurbished.

Projects in Dudley, Plymouth and Havant received grants worth close to £1m.

Dudley’s Metropolitan Borough Council was awarded £833,030 (US$1.1m, €994,089) to convert an existing artificial grass pitch to a new floodlit surface, while Havant Borough Council gained £831,807 (US$1.1m, €992,629) to lay a new pitch, extend its changing pavilion and enlarge road access and its car park.

The largest single grant was the £900,000 (US$1.2m, €1.1m) awarded to YMCA Plymouth and Plymouth Council, who used the money to refurbish its existing pitch and build a new changing pavilion.

Martin Glenn, chief executive of the FA, said that the governing body’s “commitment to improve grassroots football continues at pace”, and highlighted the new multi-pitch football hubs in Sheffield which have just been established.

“Thanks to this investment, more people across the country will have access to better facilities,” said Charles Johnston, Sport England director of property. “The 128 projects have a fantastic opportunity to reach out to people who might not think that sport is for them and I would urge clubs to do all they can to help get more people active.”

Football Foundation  FA  Premier League  football  facilities  grassroots 
Sign up for FREE ezines
Related news
Sports jobs
énergie Fitness
featured job

Club Manager - new gym opening

énergie Fitness
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Ashford, Surrey, UK
Coram’s Fields
featured job

Community Sports Coach

Coram’s Fields
Salary: £18,046 pro rata (£23,000 FTE)
Job location: Kings Cross, London, UK
University of Liverpool
featured job

Sports Development Officer

University of Liverpool
Salary: £29,615 - £34,304 pa
Job location: Liverpool, UK
Coram’s Fields
featured job

Community Sports Coach

Coram’s Fields
Salary: £18,046 pro rata (£23,000 FTE)
Job location: Kings Cross, London, UK
University of Leeds
featured job

Assistant Head of Sport (Development)

University of Leeds
Salary: £42,149 - £50,296 p.a + benefits
Job location: Leeds, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Customer Service Co-ordinator

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £28,672 - £32,910pa
Job location: Carmarthen, UK
Impulse Leisure
featured job

Fitness Manager

Impulse Leisure
Salary: up to £25,000pa + benefits + relocation package may be considered
Job location: Thurrock, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Operations Co-ordinator

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £22,183 - £25,991pa
Job location: Ammanford, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Senior Swimming Teachers

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £20,092* - £23,080* *Pro-rata)
Job location: Llanelli, UK
Horizon Leisure Centres
featured job

Chief Executive Officer

Horizon Leisure Centres
Salary:
Job location: Havant, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Senior Swimming Teachers

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £20,092* - £23,080* *(Pro-rata)
Job location: Carmarthen, UK
Wells Cathedral School
featured job

Pool Manager and Head of Swimming

Wells Cathedral School
Salary: £25,174 - £28,831pa
Job location: Wells, UK
Middlesex Badminton Dome
featured job

Sports Club Manager

Middlesex Badminton Dome
Salary: c£30,000 - £32,000+ pa
Job location: Southall, UK
Lancaster University
featured job

Sport Operations Manager

Lancaster University
Salary: £35,326 to £40,927
Job location: Lancaster, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Sales and Marketing Officer (Maternity Cover)

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £25,481 - £29,577pa
Job location: Carmarthen, UK

Sports Centre Duty Manager

Plymouth Marjon University
Salary: £22,847 - £26,341pa
Location: Plymouth, UK

Sports Coach/Activator

Everyone Active
Salary: £10.00 - £10.50 per hour
Location: Stowmarket

National Sports Centres Manager

Sport England
Salary: £26,605pa (pro rata)
Location: Marlow, UK

Operations Manager

Everyone Active
Salary:
Location: Daventry

Swim & Operations Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Moulton

Contract Swim Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, UK

Duty Manager Golf

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hanwell, London, UK

Kickstart - Operations Assistant

Everyone Active
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Location: Whitby, UK

Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Gainsborough, UK
recruiting with sports management

Fitness Memberships Advisor

SnowDome
Salary:
Location: Tamworth, UK

Operations Assistant (Dry Site)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Market Rasen, UK

Cleaner

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive pay rates
Location: Gainsborough, UK

Team Leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Location: Westminster, London, UK

Operations Manager

Everyone Active
Salary:
Location: Moulton, Northampton, UK

Cleaner

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive pay rates
Location: Westminster, London, UK

Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK
recruiting with sports management

Swim Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK

Team Leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Location: Wembley, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: £22,000 to £24,000
Location: Yateley, UK

Maintenance Engineer

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Bracknell, UK

Operations Assistant - KGPF

Everyone Active
Salary:
Location: Whitby, UK

Business Co-ordinator - Dryside

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £22,183* - £25,991* (*pro rata)
Location: Ammanford, UK

Leisure Operations Manager

Torridge District Council
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000pa
Location: Bideford, UK
training with sports management

Assistant Manager (Facilities)

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £28,672 - £32,910pa
Location: Newcastle Emlyn, UK

Casual Swimming Teacher

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £19,312* Fixed Point (*Pro-rata)
Location: Carmarthenshire, UK

Customer Service Officer

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £19,312 - £20,092pa
Location: Carmarthen, UK

Maintenance Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Bracknell

Customer Service Assistant

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £18,198* - £18,562* (*Pro rata)
Location: Ammanford, UK

Fitness Instructor

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £19,312* - £20,092* (*pro rata)
Location: Llandovery, UK

Receptionist

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK
Swimming Teacher jobs  Operations Assistant (NPLQ required) jobs  membership consultant jobs  duty manager jobs  Team Leader jobs  Operations Manager jobs 
More jobs

Company profile

Company profile: fibodo Limited
fibodo is the digital solution helping people lead healthier and happier lives. From grassroots individual businesses to enterprise, fibodo simplifies organisation, management and operations, so you can spend more time on what you do best, delivering great experiences online or in person.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Shipping gym equipment from Europe to the UK
Despite the Prime Minister’s claims that trade with the EU would be tariff-free post-Brexit, the reality has become very different when importing gym equipment from the EU.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: Welwyn Garden City
Company: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Location: Newport, Shropshire
Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
Location: Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
More diary dates