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Chasewater Outdoor Education Centre is Active Again

An outdoor education centre is to reopen its doors after a long-term deal has been agreed with a new tenant.

Staffordshire-based, national operator Peak is adding the Chasewater Outdoor Centre to its national portfolio of activity centres after agreeing a deal with Staffordshire County Council.

Darryl Eyers, Staffordshire County Council’s Director for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills, said: “The outdoor education centre at Chasewater is a great facility for young people to experience new adventures and I’m pleased it’s going to return to regular use.

Football Foundation - Small Grants

Applications may be made at any time, preferably not more than once per football season.

Grants are available for purchasing equipment and items to enable grassroots football organisations in England to restart activities after the period of COVID-19 restrictions.

Grants of up to £25,000 can be awarded.

The grant size available depends on the type of investment that the club is applying for. Details on the grant sizes are available in the guidance notes that can be accessed at the website of the Football Foundation.

Sport England - Return to Play Fund for Flood Damaged Facilities

Emergency flood relief funding is available for community sports clubs and not-for-profit organisations to help them restore flood-damaged sport and physical activity facilities in the areas worst affected by the recent flooding caused by Storm Christoph.

There are two levels of funding:

Grants of up to £10,000

Grants for £10,001 or more.

Sport England is providing special funding for local authorities, leisure operators and other not-for-profit organisations needing funding to repair flood damage facilities.

Cheslyn Hay Table Tennis Club nominated for “Club of the Year”

Great News - TABLE TENNIS ENGLAND announce: Cheslyn Hay Table Tennis Club have been nominated for “Club of the Year” in their Pride of Table Tennis Awards 2020. 

The awards celebrates and honours the immense efforts of volunteers, officials, coaches and personalities for their incredible contributions to table tennis in the last 12 months. Their nomination will now be considered in the Regional/National stages of the Pride of Table Tennis Awards.

John Quinn said: “I’m so proud to be a part of this fantastic club”

Dan Maskell Tennis Trust Grants

Application deadlines:  23 March 2021, 29 June 2021, and 12 October 2021.


The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust is a tennis charity raising funds for people with disabilities.

The Trust provides funding for groups and clubs within the UK to purchase wheelchairs and tennis equipment to support disabled people play tennis.

Grants are available to help disabled people in the UK to play tennis through the purchase of wheelchairs, tennis equipment and grants for coaching.

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