Football funding to improve facilities

Four grassroot facilities in Pocklington and the surrounding area have received funding from a pot of £3.5 million.

The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund has awarded 38 grants worth over £3.5 million to projects across Yorkshire and the North East.

The East Riding has benefited from the fund with Dunnington Playing Fields Association receiving £6,672 towards grounds and maintenance equipment.

Three other facilities in the area have also been giving funding to assist in the replacement of unsafe goalposts. Stamford Bridge AFC have received £750, Stamford Bridge Junior FC received £500 and Wilberfoss Mavericks JFC has received £614.