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Win a share of £250k for your club

8 months ago By Pitch Hero

Grassroots sports clubs can now apply for a share of £250,000 through Jewson Building Better Communities.

The builders’ merchant is giving away £250,000 in building materials, including a top prize of up to £50,000 for one community project, to help good causes improve their facilities.

Whether clubs need a new roof for their changing rooms, a pitch transformation or want to improve their clubhouse or dugouts, they have until Wednesday 9th May to submit their application via buildingbettercommunities.co.uk.

Jewson is encouraging grassroots clubs to put forward their applications understanding the importance they play in local communities: “Clubs bring whole communities together and help people of all ages develop key skills,” said Thierry Dufour, Managing Director of Jewson. “To keep these clubs, which are often the lifeblood of their area, going, they need support to improve their facilities and make sure as many people as possible can play and enjoy sport. That’s why we’re asking people to nominate their sports club for our Building Better Communities prize.”

After a shortlisting process and a public vote, the winning projects will be announced on 3rd July at a ceremony hosted by celebrity architect, George Clarke.

George Clarke, who is involved in Building Better Communities for the second year running, said: “The funds donated as part of the Building Better Communities competition are already making a huge difference to local charities and community groups across the UK and can do the same for many others. We know there are groups doing great work on a daily basis, so it’s an honour to be supporting them and I’m really looking forward to learning about this year’s entries.”

Projects have until Wednesday 9th May to submit their entry via buildingbettercommunities.co.uk. The competition is being supported by Jewson supplier brands: Velux; Marshalls, Polypipe; British Gypsum; Tarmac; Recticel and Norbord.

Fixtures
Tue 22 Jan
a
Ladies 2s Ladies 2s
Friendly 19:00
h
Ladies 1s Lewes Ladies 2
Friendly 19:15
Sat 26 Jan
h
Lionesses (U16 Girls) South Downs Skylarks
League 10:15
h
League 10:30
a
Lions (U16 Boys) South Saxons Arrows
League 10:30
a
Mens 1s Holcombe 1a
League 11:30
h
League 11:45
a
Mens 5s Horsham Mens 4s
League 12:30
h
League 13:30
a
League 14:30
a
League 15:00
a
League 15:00
h
Ladies 4s Penguin Ladies 1's
League 15:00
h
League 16:30
Sun 27 Jan
a
League TBC
a
League TBC
h
League 10:30
h
U10 Girls Lewes U10G-Lynxes
League 10:30
h
League 10:30
Sat 2 Feb
a
Lionesses (U16 Girls) Eastbourne Owlets
League 10:15
h
Ladies 4s Horsham Ladies 5's
League 10:15
a
League 10:30
a
League 10:30
h
Ladies 2s Crawley Ladies 1's
League 11:45
a
Ladies 1s Horsham Ladies 2's
League 12:00
h
League 12:30
h
Mens 1s Sevenoaks 2
League 13:30
a
League 13:30
h
Lions (U16 Boys) Crowborough Crows
League 14:00
h
League 15:00
h
League 16:30

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