Almost two million pounds worth of National Lottery funding is being awarded to sports groups across the North East and Cumbria.
50 thousand pounds is going to Derwenthaugh Boat Station to improve facilities at the station.
Almost 47 thousands pounds will also go to Keswick Rugby Club.
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