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5 sports clubs amongst winners in the Jewson Building Better Communities competition.

By Pitch Hero

After winning the hearts of judges and voters five grassroots sports clubs have been named as winners in the Jewson Building Better Communities competition.

Following thousands of entries being submitted from across Great Britain, the following have been awarded a share of £250,000 in materials from the builders’ merchant.

  • Coventry Welsh RFC - £5,000
  • Norton Sports Charity - £3,000
  • Tadcaster Albion - £4,000
  • Howick Cricket Club - £3,000
  • Denham United Ladies Football Club - £1,500

Using their winnings, these clubs will make improvements to their facilities to encourage greater participation and more welcoming conditions for existing members.

This year’s Building Better Communities competition was launched in April 2018 and more than 2,400 entries – made up of good causes from up and down Great Britain – were submitted. These were later narrowed down to a shortlist and put to a public vote, with the winners announced at an awards ceremony held in Coventry on 3rd July.

At the event, a total of 37 good causes were presented with prizes by renowned architect and TV personality, George Clarke.

George Clarke commented: “It’s community projects like these which help bring people closer together and Jewson does great work in supporting them with Building Better Communities. This competition is a fantastic idea and it’s always great to see so many happy faces at the awards presentation.”

Jewson Managing Director, Thierry Dufour, added: “At Jewson, we believe in the positive power of community spirit and it is local causes such as this one that really bring this to life. By lending a helping hand to those who need it, we can help build better communities across Britain.”

Building Better Communities is being supported by Jewson supplier brands: Velux; Marshalls, Polypipe; British Gypsum; Tarmac; Recticel and Norbord. To see the full list of winners, visit: www.buildingbettercommunities.co.uk

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Tue 19 Feb
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EH U10 girls Cheshire Cup training
Training 19:00
Sat 23 Feb
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Mens 1st XI Wakefield Men's 1s
League TBC
h
League TBC
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Mens 3rd XI Bangor City Men's 1s
League TBC
a
Mens 4th XI Neston Men's 4s
League TBC
a
Mens 5th XI Sandbach Men's 2s
League 12:00
h
League 12:00
a
Mens 6th XI Sale Men's 2s
League 12:30
h
Friendly 12:30
h
Ladies 1st XI Leeds
League 14:15
h
Ladies 5th XI Golborne
League 14:15
a
Badgers Winnington Park
Friendly 15:00
h
Friendly 16:00
a
Friendly 16:30
Sun 24 Feb
a
Ladies Over 35 TBC
Friendly TBC
h
Timperley Mini Under 10s various
Tournament 13:30
Tue 26 Feb
h
EH U10 girls Cheshire Cup training
Training 19:00
Fri 1 Mar
h
EH U10 girls Cheshire Cup training
Training 18:00
h
EH Under 16 Boys Chester HC
Cup 19:30
Sat 2 Mar
h
League TBC
a
League 12:00
h
League 12:30
a
League 12:30
a
Ladies 2nd Xi Oldham Ladies 1s
League 12:30
a
Ladies 1st XI Ben Rhydding
League 13:00
a
Mens 3rd XI Bebington Men's 2s
League 13:30
a
Ladies 5th XI Alderley Edge Ladies 4's
League 13:30
h
Mens 5th XI Wilmslow Men's 4s
League 14:15
h
Ladies 3rd XI Bowdon Ladies 4s
League 14:15
a
Beavers Brooklands A
Friendly 15:15
h
League 16:00

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