VOLUNTARY sports clubs in Barnsley have been invited to apply for a £250 grant by the council.

Not-for-profit clubs can take advantage of the funding scheme which is available to purchase equipment, coaching courses or volunteer development.

Coun Roy Miller, cabinet spokesperson for place, said: "This is an opportunity for clubs to get a bit of a cash boost. I'm sure that there are lots of eligible organisations that will benefit, so please fill out the application and return it as soon as possible."

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The closing date for this round of funding is February 13 at 12pm.

Completed application forms need to be returned to sport&activerecreation@barnsley.gov.uk or Sport and Active Recreation, Barnsley Council, PO Box 597, Barnsley, S70 9EW.