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Portobello sailing club shores up funding with sportscotland grant

Portobello Sailing and Kayak Club (PSKC) are paddling towards a £155,000 fundraising target to create a permanent water sports hub after being awarded £77,625 from sportscotland.The new facility will allow the club to offer...

Funding approved for capital sports facilities

sportscotland's Sport Facilities Fund has awarded £240,000 to community projects in Edinburgh. Two projects in particular will benefit from the funding from National Lottery.City of Edinburgh Gymnastics Club will receive £100,000 to create...

Active Schools programme has positive results

sportscotland says their latest data shows that the national Active Schools programme continues to have a positive impact on children’s physical activity levels. There were 7.3 million visits made to activities across Scotland...
New Meadowbank

‘New Meadowbank build’ contractor close to being appointed

Next week councillors are set to appoint a contractor to deliver a new state-of-art Meadowbank Sports Centre for Edinburgh. It has been designed to meet the current and future needs of the local community...

‘Mass Serve’ launches Craiglockhart’s Festival of Tennis

New courts welcomed in with Exhibition tennis and drop-in taster sessionsEdinburgh Leisure’s flagship tennis facility at Craiglockhart has been set up with six new outdoor tennis courts, having secured funding from Tennis Scotland and...

Top Level Coaching Session for Broomhouse Primary School

Pupils score coaching session with Edinburgh Rugby StarsEdinburgh Rugby's Ross Ford and Tom Brown delivered a coaching session to pupils from Broomhouse Primary School in Edinburgh in a new initiative led by sportscotland, the...

Government increasing support for sportscotland

Sports in Scotland to receive additional support for grassroots through to performanceThe Scottish Government will increase sportscotland’s core funding by £2 million in 2018-19, from £29.7 million to £31.7 million, to prioritise the development...

Kaimes School sets the gold standard

Kaimes School has won a prestigious award from sportscotland for its involvement in sport at the school. The Gold School Sport Award is designed to encourage schools to improve sports education and encourage sporting...

Sheila Swan appointed Curling’s Wheelchair Head Coach

Sheila Swan has been appointed as Curling’s Wheelchair Head Coach for the Scottish and British Wheelchair Curling programme.It has also been announced that two Performance Coaches, Nancy Smith and Viktor Kjell, have been appointed...

Rugby – Scottish Rugby’s Club Sustainability Fund

 Scottish Rugby’s Ian Rankin (President) and Nick Rennie (Head of Club Services) are joined by Steven Anderson (sportscotland) Ken Richardson and players from Linlithgow RFC to launch the Club Sustainability Fund Scottish Rugby Union President,...

VIDEO – New tennis courts opened today on Leith Links

The first public tennis courts to be built in the East of Edinburgh were officially opened this morning.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgC5kxIDulE?list=UUpyjaNvEF_ryiKTJ6QxCkIA]Pupils from Leith Primary and St Mary's RC Primary schools enjoyed some coaching on the new £80,000 courts just after they...

Project team established to draw up options for Meadowbank’s future

The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed a multi-disciplinary project team to start work on drawing up a range of options for Meadowbank Sports Centre and Stadium that will be put out to public...


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