A school has applied to build an artificial-grass pitch in its grounds. St Wilfrid’s Catholic High school, on Cutsyke Road in Featherstone, wants to improve its sporting facilities for the school and permit use for community sports teams.If approved, it would include ﬂoodlighting and a 4.5 metre-high fence around the perimeter.The playing surface would be a 3G pitch, which fits with the Football Association’s requirements.A decision on the plans is expected in the coming months. Railway upgrade blamed for last summer's trains chaos has just finished nine months late … [Read more...] about Featherstone school’s plan for modern 3G pitch
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PUBLISHED: 14:00 07 February 2019 George Sessions Aveley's Parkside Stadium opened ahead of the 2017/18 season Archant Romford remain hopeful of returning to the Borough at Westlands some time soon and it would be massive for the club Romford manager Paul Martin (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)There would have been some mixed emotions for Romford manager Paul Martin and their supporters when watching the team lose 2-0 away to Aveley on Monday night.It was another defeat in the Bostik North – a result which keeps them bottom – but the encounter also provided a small, potential glimpse into what the future could hold for the club, who continue to play home games out of the Borough.The hope of a return to Romford continues and project Westlands is underway so to speak, but while Boro have battled for years to try and get back home, Aveley are in their plush, new stadium and reaping the rewards.Millers’ 3G pitch is among the best in this part of … [Read more...] about Martin envious of Aveley and their 3G pitch
PUBLISHED: 12:25 15 January 2019 James Carr Work is under way on the new Beccles Town Football Club's new 3G pitch. Photo: BTFC. Archant A state-of-the-art 3G pitch which will inspire a new generation of footballers is nearing completion. Before work began. Picture: Nick ButcherNew pictures of Beccles Town Football Club’s facility at The Nest, off Common Lane South, show how the pitch is shaping up. Contractors moved into the site on October 15 and have been working tirelessly to build the all-weather pitch. This year marks the club’s centenary year and work on the pitch is expected to be completed by the end of next month. The new pitch will allow footballers to train all year round in a safe environment. Work is under way on the new Beccles Town Football Club's new 3G pitch. Photo: BTFC.Chairman David Leech said the pitch will be installed next week as work enters the final phase. He said: “It’s coming on well, the progress has … [Read more...] about New pictures reveal progress of club’s £770,000 3G pitch
The community of Knaresborough has rallied behind the town’s high school, following its appeal to secure grant funding for a new £450,000 3G pitch. King James’s School has managed to raise £90,000, out of the £100,000 needed to apply for support from the Football Foundation, in order to pay for the project. While further donations will be needed to cover the remaining amount, the support shown by Knaresborough residents could soon make construction of the floodlit 3G pitch, replacing the all-weather Astroturf pitch on the school grounds, possible. Justin Waters, Director of Business Service at King James’s School, said that with the help of its partners, Knaresborough Celtic F.C. and Scotton Scorchers J.F.C. and other community groups, the school is nearing its target. A decision on the application by the FF is expected later this year. He said: “The two Partner Clubs have been instrumental to the application, and we look forward to working with … [Read more...] about Knaresborough rallies behind King James’s School plans for £450,000 3G pitch
One of Harrogate's most successful secondary schools may be about to get a new 3G pitch with floodlighting. A planning notice has gone up at St Aidan's Church of England High School on Oatlands Drive in Harrogate. This academy status school with approximately 2,500 students and a sixth form has applied for 'change of use' for an existing grassed football pitch. If passed by Harrogate Borough Council's planning committee, St Aidan's would be in line to build a new 3G artifical grass pitch with perimeter fencing, floodlighting and a new access path. The deadline for any residents wishing to comment on the school's new pitch at Harrogate Borough Council's planning portal on its website is Wednesday, January 9.New Harrogate shop by world record man Huge book boost for fire hit school library … [Read more...] about Harrogate school to get new 3G pitch?