FLOOD RELIEF FUND

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Sport England have announced today that £5 million of National Lottery funding will be made available for damaged facilities.

Sport England has announced it will provide a £5m flood relief 

Sport England has announced it will provide a £5m flood relief to grassroots sports facilities
Read more at http://www.thefa.com/news/2014/feb/sport-england-offers-flood-relief-fund#fp8kAOtYq7WqODso.99

The country has endured the wettest winter since records began in 1910 and the grassroots game bore the brunt of the disruption with numerous postponements, travel disruptions and training sessions cancelled.
Early indicators suggest that the biggest impact of the bad weather has been on sports such as hockey, rugby and football because of flooded and waterlogged pitches, and water sports where many clubs are on riverbanks or in coastal areas.
Jennie Price, Chief Executive of Sport England, said: “The storms and floods have devastated many sports facilities across England. 

“We want to play our part in helping communities get back to normal, and we will consult both locally and with the affected sports about the best way to achieve that.” 

To hear how The FA’s Director of National Game and Women’s Football, Kelly Simmons reacted click here.

Flood Relief - Sport England

To access the funding each organisation must complete the Interest Registration form and submit it to Sport England at floodrelief@sportengland.org.

Once you have submitted this form, Sport England will contact you to advise you how to progress your application. This could be in one of three ways. Please click here to find out the three ways and Sport Englands article which includes more information.

Cornwall FA

The Cornwall FA recognizes the importance and need of high quality facilities for the football within our County. The Cornwall FA understand the demand for facilities, proctecting playing grounds and working as one team to address any issues with the loss of facilities. For general enquiries please look at our page Facilities and Funding where you will find more information and conrtact details.

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