Spruce up for athletic ground

(l-r) James Clark, Junior Cricket Manager, Natasha Carlton, Womens football team player/manager, Linda Carlton, Chairman of the football clubs, Steve Poole, Mens football team manager, and Bob Lamb, project manager stand infront of the pavilion at the Mexborough athletic facility, where they have just been given a grant to improve the facilities. Picture: Andrew Roe
(l-r) James Clark, Junior Cricket Manager, Natasha Carlton, Womens football team player/manager, Linda Carlton, Chairman of the football clubs, Steve Poole, Mens football team manager, and Bob Lamb, project manager stand infront of the pavilion at the Mexborough athletic facility, where they have just been given a grant to improve the facilities. Picture: Andrew Roe

A Doncaster sports ground is set for a refurbishment thanks to a £48,000 grant from Sport England.

The money will be used to spruce up Mexborough’s Hampden Road Miners’ Welfare Ground. Volunteers celebrated by holding an open day for the community.

Pictured above are James Clark, junior cricket manager, Natasha Carlton, women’s football team player/manager, Steve Poole, men’s football team manager, Bob Lamb, project manager, and Linda Carlton, chairman.