SPORTS clubs in the area are being urged to apply for funding to boost their facilities.
Sport England is encouraging clubs to benefit from the Sportsmatch programme.
Already this year Northumberland Cricket Board Ltd has be awarded £4,000 to match the investment it has received from Warmseal Windows (Newcastle) Ltd for its community cricket project.
Sport England chairman Richard Lewis said: “This funding is helping more people get involved in grassroots sport and this project is a great example of that.”
Go to www.sportengland.org/funding/sportsmatch or call 08458 508508.