Bids to open for £100m leisure fund

By Dan Peters | 15 December 2020

Sport England has finally launched the £100m biddable fund to support English councils with outsourced public leisure centre provision.

Well-placed Local Government Association sources said the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) had admitted the fund was not large enough and about £400m may be needed.

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