Amateur Rugby League club Cadishead Rhinos are set for a major transformation after landing £150,000 of National Lottery cash. The money will be used to build a new base for the club.
The Rhinos' current facilities lack sufficient changing, shower and toilet space to meet league requirements and the future needs of the club.
Now, thanks to the funding boost, a fit-for-purpose modern facility will be built to keep the club thriving for future generations.
Councillor David Lancaster, Lead Member for Environment and Community Safety at Salford City Council, said: “This funding announcement is fantastic news for the club and the community.
“The new facilities and flexible changing rooms will also make it possible to establish female-only teams and get more young people interested in local Rugby League.
“Nearly 12,000 people used the facility in the past 12 months and we expect nearly 42,000 people to visit in the next three years now the future is secure.”
Paul Elliott, Club Secretary of Cadishead Rhinos, said: “The award is a dream come true for the club and will give us and the local community in general a massive boost. I would like to publicly thank everyone involved in the partnership and look forward to seeing the new building in its full glory.”
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