£10,000 boost announced for Burnham-On-Sea's BASC sports
at a Burnham-On-Sea sports ground are celebrating this week after
a £10,000 windfall was announced.
The Burnham Association of Sports Clubs (BASC) has secured funding
from Viridor Credits Environmental Company through its Landfill
Communities Fund for new grass cutting equipment.
Gaylard, the BASC Treasurer, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
were in desperate need of equipment to help cut the 32 acres of
grass at the BASC sports ground."
particular, the cricket outfield requires a shorter length of
grass than the rugby pitches."
new equipment gives us the flexibility to produce better playing
surfaces for all the various sports played at BASC."
Leisure Park has also agreed to be third party funders and have
contributed 10% to unlock the funding from Viridor Credits.
added: "We would like to thank Viridor Credits for believing
in our project and also Richard and Alan House at Brean Leisure
for their generous support."
would also like to thank Andy Goodall of A&D 4x4 Ltd at Shute
Shelf who have kindly donated a second-hand Land Rover Discovery
which will be used as the tow vehicle on site."
hope to take delivery of the new equipment before the end of June.
BASC are working hard to develop the Stoddens Road sports ground
and believe it is a valuable asset to our community in providing
sporting facilities for young and old."
Credits Environmental Company distributes funding through its
Landfill Communities Fund. Funding is available for community
and environmental projects within 10 miles of an active Viridor
landfill site. Viridor Credits has allocated over £80million
to almost 5,000 projects across the UK.