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Open day at Parkwood Lawn Tennis Club this weekend
18 June 2014

An open day is being held at Parkwood Lawn Tennis Club in Lancashire to allow members of the public to find out more about this local facility and to encourage the community to take up the sport as part of a countrywide initiative led by the Lawn Tennis Association.

 

On Sunday the 22nd June from 12 noon until 4pm the club on Mayfield Avenue, Haslingden, Lancashire, BB4 4DF will open its doors to the local community and sporting enthusiasts. The day will include refreshments and sessions with a qualified Coach – who will be on hand to encourage new members to take up the sport.

 

Earlier this year the club, which was established in 1921, secured a £25,000 grant from Biffa Award, a multi-million pound fund that helps to build communities and transform lives through awarding grants to community and environmental projects across the UK.

 

The new clubhouse project, which was awarded funding under Biffa Award’s Recreation theme, is currently underway and will include the installation of new UPVC doors and windows with mechanical shutters, electrical works, internal refurbishment, fixtures and fittings and external works.

 

Richard Johnson, Chairman, Parkwood Lawn Tennis Club, said:

 

“The new clubhouse will be a much needed improvement on our existing facilities and will benefit existing members as well as attracting new members to the club.”

 

Gillian French, Biffa Award Programme Manager, said:

 

Projects like this are incredibly important for local communities, which is why we look to invest in them. The project to fit out the new clubhouse at Parkwood Lawn Tennis Club will mean the club is better equipped to serve the local community for many more years to come.”