Bosham get spruce-up thanks to county cash

Bosham welcomed Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council, and Cllr Nigel Hogben of Bosham Parish Council to their match on Saturday.

Monday, 26th September 2016, 9:00 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:27 am
Alan Price receives a certificate from Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council and Nigel Hogben, of Bosham Parish Council / Picture by Kate Shemilt

The duo presented chairman Alan Price with certificates in recognition of their successful bid for a West Sussex County Council ‘Big Society Fund’ grant.

The £10,400 windfall enabled them to give the pitch a full summer renovation of scarification, over-seeding and top-dressing. They purchased their own sit-on mower, spray-on line marker and pitch perimeter barrier.

In the bar, a new security shutter was also purchased – in the club’s red colours, just like the barrier.

The club were one of 53 community projects to have their applications approved.

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