is set for big developments in sports for Burngreave with new facilities
at Firs Hill Primary School and an important sports planning event
held at Verdon Street recently.
by New Deal and facilitated by Sports and Community Recreation the
event highlighted the need for existing facilities, green spaces
and play areas to be upgraded and the need to support healthier
lifestyles and empower local people. Volunteers need to gain the
qualifications and training that will lead to jobs in the sporting
field. Others called for links with primary schools to help create
Burngreave’s own junior basketball, netball and cricket teams.
Find out more about the Burngreave Sports Plan from Kate Burnett,
Burngreave Sports Development Team on 249 1626.
Launch – 2.00pm, 10th April
This new Lottery
and Sport England funded facility includes an all-weather pitch
with floodlights, changing facilities, a wildlife area, a sculpture
trail and has full disabled access.
will be used by the school children for games and science lessons,
and will be available for community use with development officers
Firs Hill Community
Primary School will be holding the official launch of their new
sports facility as part of the school’s spring fair on 10th