Great news as Shropshire and Worcestershire sports arenas get £3m grant

Worcester sports arena Two new community sports centres in Shropshire and Worcestershire have been given £3m of Sport England funding.

The Worcester Community Arena, to be built on the site of a derelict fruit market, has been given £1.5m.

A project building new sports facilities at Dawley near Telford has also been given a £1.5m grant.

Sport England’s Jennie Price said: “It will improve lives in these communities for generations after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.”

The University of Worcester is spending £15m building the Worcester Community Arena on a derelict site on the banks of the River Severn.  Full story here

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