Community sporting initiatives across Wrexham are urged to take advantage of a fund which could help them in their roles before the closing date for applications.

Sport Wales, which encourages and supports sports participation throughout Wales, is offering up to £1500 for groups via its Community Chest.

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Applications for the last round of funding is open until Wednesday, January 16, with the panel meeting to discuss applications on Wednesday, January 30.

Cllr Andrew Atkinson, Lead Member for Youth Services and Anti-Poverty, with responsibility for Leisure, said: “There are a lot of good sports and athletics groups out there which do excellent work in their community.

“The Community Chest is there to help those clubs get the extra resources they need. Those involved should make sure they don’t miss out.”

For more information, contact Louise Brady, Sports Development Assistant Manager at Wrexham Council, on 01978 297359 or by e-mail at louise.brady@wrexham.gov.uk.

Information is also available on our website.

To apply online, visit the Sports Wales website.

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