Nottinghamshire County Council awarding annual sports grants

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Nottinghamshire County Council are in the decision making stage for their annual sporting grants given out throughThe Talented Athletes Fund.

Grants of up to £400 will be given to you prospective Olympians and Paralympians from across Nottinghamshire who have represented their country in the past year.

One of the winners from last year was Martha Lubczynskyj, 17, from Kimberley, who represented Team GB for climbing and is working towards the 2020 Olympics where climbing will make its debut Martha trains four times a week a centres across the East Midlands.

In the last two years, she has recorded some excellent results in several competitions – 5th in the junior British Bouldering Championships 2017, 4th in the British Bouldering Championships 2018, 3rd in the Scottish Bouldering Championships and 6th in the 2017 Junior British lead championships.

The Talented Athletes Fund is part of the County Council’s Local Improvement Scheme which offers financial help and support to local communities.

The grants are available to pay for travel, training, accommodation, competition and coaching fees and kit costs. The county council awarded 65 grants totalling more than £23,000 in grants last year.