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Advantage Scotland as £15million fund opens

Tennis in Scotland has been riding on the crest of a wave with Andy Murray, Jamie Murray... communities, local authorities, tennis clubs and businesses now able to register their interest to benefit from the LTA, Tennis Scotland and sportscotland’s £15million joint fund Transforming Scottish Indoor Tennis. Communities who express interest should then collaborate with local partners to put together strong, joined up bids which demonstrate their plans to bring tennis to a wider local audience

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Serving their community

the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, outdoor tennis courts have been re-opening across the country... wellbeing, we take a closer look at two community tennis clubs whose courts have re-opened to allow the safe return of play. Giffnock Tennis, Squash & Hockey Club The reopening of the courts at Giffnock... for participants was paramount for the return of tennis at Giffnock and we have made significant investment..., as well as two external units at the tennis court area Fire-door holders fitted to all common surface

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Net gain

As if 2016 hadn't already given enough, tennis in Scotland has yet another reason to celebrate... ‎joint-funding agreement has been reached between the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and sportscotland, in partnership with Tennis Scotland, to capitalise on the success of Andy, his brother Jamie and wheelchair tennis superstar Gordon Reid. The £7.5 million sportscotland contribution comes from National Lottery funding. Starting in 2017, the ambition is to transform tennis in Scotland by doubling

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Double the fun

to the launch of a new tennis programme, there has also been a noticeable increase in academic performance... concern for the staff. However, since the launch of the school and community tennis programme, Blairhall has seen a transformation.  Partnership in action The tennis programme is a product of a unique... to the funding from the Coalfield Regeneration Trust, the school was able not only to acquire new tennis... to provide a former pupil, David Lovelock, with the opportunity to attain the UKCC Level 1 tennis coaching

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Playing my part Martin Perry

Martin Perry is a 22-year-old table tennis player who is ranked in the world’s top 20 for his class... of the summer camp that I was introduced to table tennis, and that was where I met Terry McLernon and some players from the Drumchapel Table Tennis Club.” Finding a pathway The SDS summer camp... Table Tennis Club to liaising with hospital prosthetists who designed bespoke leg and arm extensions that enabled Martin to develop his game. Drumchapel Table Tennis Club, one of the best-performing

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