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Club Closures

Requested on
Fri 4th November, 2011
Reference
FOI 1516
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1. What estimate does Charnwood Council make of the total number of:
(a) youth clubs;
(b) sports clubs; and
(c) after school clubs
in the area of Charnwood which have closed in the period since 11 May 2010?

2. How many:
(a) youth clubs;
(b) sports clubs; and
(c) after school clubs
have had (i) their funding reduced by Charnwood Council, or
(ii) been closed by Charnwood Council, in the period since 11 May 2010?

Answer

1. What estimate does Charnwood Council make of the total number of:
(a) youth clubs;                  

(b) sports clubs; and 
(c) after school clubs 

in the area of Charnwood which have closed in the period since 11 May 2010?

(a) Youth clubs – Information not held
(b) Sports clubs – Information not held 

(c) After School clubs – Since government funding for the Community Sports Coaches Scheme ended in August 2011, Charnwood Borough Council no longer run any after school clubs.  Six clubs have ceased to run following the end of this government funding.

2. How many:
(a) youth clubs;  
(b) sports clubs; and  
(c) after school clubs  
have had:    (i) their funding reduced by Charnwood Council, or 
                  (ii) been closed by Charnwood Council, in the period since 11 May 2010?

Charnwood Borough Council do not directly fund and youth clubs, sports clubs or after school clubs.  They are all eligible to apply for Charnwood community grants, but these are awarded as one off payments.

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