onsıde| ISSUE 39 PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS 4 GROUND OUT ON THE Guisborough-based Laurence Jackson School’s new all-weather pitch was officially unveiled by Middlesbrough FC defender Ben Gibson. The upgraded surface will increase football participation on the pitch by a massive 84%. BORO’S BEN OPENS NEW ALL-WEATHER PITCH £335,283 Grant: NEW STAND IS RIGHT UP JAMES’ STREET! York Central MP, Rachael Maskell, opened the brand new changing pavilion at Hamilton Panthers FC’s site next to York Racecourse. The new facility replaces the previous building, which had seen better days after 70 years of use! PURR-FECT PAVILION FOR THE PANTHERS Former pupil and ex-Norwich City FC defender, Ryan Bennett, returned to Flegg High School to open their new state-of-the-art football hub. Bennett was joined by fellow former Canary John Ruddy and Millwall Lionesses FC goalkeeper, Sarah Quantrill. RYAN ROLLS BACK THE YEARS £405,446 Grant: James Heappey, MP for Wells, was on hand to present a £23,827 cheque from the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF) to Street FC. Funded by the Premier League, the FSIF is the largest funder of non-league football in the country. The grant is helping fund Street FC’s new covered 50-seater stand and stadium improvement works, including new spectator toilets, fencing and overall ground improvement works. £322,000 Grant: Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, opened Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy’s new 3G pitch and the upgraded grass pitches at Barnhurst Playing Fields. £578,000 Grant: EMMA’S OUR LADY! £23,827 Grant: