Norwich receives £150,000 physical activity grant
- Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015
Norwich City Council has successfully bid for a £150,000 physical activity grant.
Norwich is one of 32 projects chosen to receive the fund, which aims to promote physical activity while helping tackle other issues in the community.
The National Lottery money has been granted by Sport England in support of a collaborative project called Active Hours.
Chris Herries, cabinet members for safer, stronger neighbourhoods, said: 'We want residents to feel a sense of pride in where they live and a desire to be a positive force in their neighbourhood.
'By working in partnership with other voluntary and community groups, we can make sure this grant benefits the maximum number of organisations and creates a truly lasting legacy in Norwich communities.'
You may also want to watch:
The project will begin in April 2018 and will target communities in West Earlham, Lakenham, Mile Cross and Heartsease.
- 1 Revealed: How much to rent former high street store
- 2 Man put hidden camera in bedroom to spy on wife
- 3 Community shock after teenager knocked unconscious as robbers steal trainers
- 4 Elderly man took his clothes off at Norwich park
- 5 Robbers knock out boy, 14, and steal trainers from his feet
- 6 No more action against teenager arrested after fatal Thorpe stabbing
- 7 Driver taken to hospital after four-car crash on key road into Norwich
- 8 Suspect identified in search for elderly man who undressed in park
- 9 Ghosts of business past: Empty shop units for rent for £100,000
- 10 Revealed: New Anglia Square talks take place