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Olympic legacy funding for sailing club

One of the region's sailing clubs will receive £50,000 of Olympic legacy funding.

Tynemouth Sailing Club Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Tynemouth sailing club is one of 1300 sports projects in England that have been given money to improve facilities.

Tynemouth Club House Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The projects will receive the funding through the National Lottery's _"Inspired Facilities" _which is part of its Olympic and Paralympic legacy programme.

On the water Tynemouth Sailing Club Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

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