Town council’s grants to Bridlington sports clubs

The mayor Coun Michael Charlesworth and town crier David Hinde welcome sports clubs representatives to the town council office.
The mayor Coun Michael Charlesworth and town crier David Hinde welcome sports clubs representatives to the town council office.

BRIDLINGTON Town Council has awarded £2,300 in grants to seven local sports clubs.

Representatives from the successful organisations went to the council’s office in Quay Road on Monday, to collect their donations from mayor Coun Michael Charlesworth.

Bridlington Martial Arts and Fitness Centre were given £300 to buy new equipment and the town’s Club for Young People were given the same amount for new boxing kit.

In football, Bridlington Town Reserves received £250 for footballs, bibs and a first aid kit, Bridlington Sports and Community Club were handed £200 towards the cost of building dugouts, which are required by the Humber Premier League, and Bridlington Rangers JFC will be able to buy a new kit and training equipment with £250.

There was also £500 for Bridlington Skate Club towards the cost of hiring indoor venues and visiting another skate park, as well as its bid to develop a safe skating programme, while Bridlington Special Pool Team were given £500 to update the team’s uniforms, to repair their table at Swanhouse and to help with travel costs.