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New football facility dedicated in honour of former councillor

Isobel's husband Richard Taylor receives engraved spade at ground-breaking ceremony

Friday 3 March 2017 It’s the third “Parklife” football facility to be created in Sheffield, as part of a national partnership with The FA. And today a groundbreaking ceremony took place at the new football hub and community fitness facility on the site of the former Westfield school in Westfield Crescent, Mosborough, which will be officially named the Isobel Bowler ...

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England’s second FA football hub opens at Sheffield sports centre

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3 December 2016 Our city is known as the birthplace of football. And that sporting heritage was built upon again today (Saturday, 3 December) with the opening of England’s second Parklife grassroots football hub. New facilities at St George’s Park Thorncliffe, in High Green, are part of The FA’s scheme to address poor facilities in grassroots football and an example ...

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Sheffield kicks off grassroots hub programme

New FA grassroots football hub at Graves in Sheffield

Wednesday 26 October 2016 Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and Sport England Chairman, Nick Bitel have joined FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn and Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox to officially open the country’s first Parklife grassroots football hub at Graves in Sheffield. The Parklife Football Hubs Programme is part of The FA’s bold plan to address poor facilities in ...

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Pioneering football scheme set to grow

The FA chairman Greg Dyke and Cllr Isobel Bowler at the Thorncliffe site where one of the first Parklife football hubs will open

24 November 2015 A national Football Association (FA) grassroots scheme, in which Sheffield is leading the way nationally, is set to take a further step forward. In what is the first of such partnerships in the country, Sheffield City Council has teamed up with The FA to invest in a number of new football hubs across the city, in a ...

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Planning permission granted for FA football hub in north Sheffield

North Active FA artists impression resized

A multi-million pound grassroots football project is moving forwards after planning permission was granted for new pitches this afternoon (Tuesday 16 June). In what is the first scheme of its kind in the country, The FA is investing around £9.6m in a new wave of football hubs, with financial support from Sheffield City Council Today, planning consent was granted for ...

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Planning permission granted for first of city’s new football hubs

Tuesday 14 April 2015 A multi-million pound grassroots football project is set to get underway in Sheffield, after planning permission was granted for the first of the new pitches this afternoon. In what is the first scheme of its kind in the country, Sheffield City Council and The FA are set to invest around £9.6m in a new wave of ...

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