Council awards Covid-19 funding for local sports groups

Community sport and physical activity groups in Havant borough are being encouraged to apply for funding to help them recover from financial hardship caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Local sports clubs, voluntary and community organisations that provide sports or other physical activity and local level leagues and associations can apply for a grant of up to £500 from Havant Borough Council.

The funding is for those groups that haven’t been able to claim other recovery grants and could use a small financial boost to get them back on their feet.

“Our community sports groups in the borough play such a huge role in the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents. Now government guidance allows for more scope in providing sports activities, we want to help kickstart groups that might be struggling financially,” said Councillor Alex Rennie, cabinet lead for communications.

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