Mansfield and Ashfield groups apply for Nottinghamshire County Council sports funding

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GROUPS from Mansfield and Ashfield have applied for sports funding from Nottinghamshire County Council’s £1m Sports Legacy fund.

Seven groups from Mansfield and two groups from Ashfield have applied for the funding as part of the council’s bid to build on the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Across the county, groups have made bids totalling more than £430,000 .

Coun John Cottee said: “There has been a fantastic response and we are delighted that we have received bids from every district across Nottinghamshire.”

The deadline for bids is 31st December. For details visit