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Thursday, 12 December, 2002, 13:25 GMT
Full list of grants
Swimming
Sportscotland aims to increase participation
Dozens of projects across Scotland are to benefit from major investment by the Sportscotland Lottery Fund.

The organisation has announced awards totalling more than 5m.

The full list of facilities ranges from sports centres and indoor climbing to all weather football pitches:

The Nicolson Lewis Sports Centre, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Award of 1.5m to construct a new sports centre with six badminton courts, games hall, six-lane swimming pool with moveable floor, fitness suite, multi-sports ancillary hall, creche, soft play area and squash court.

Carbon Bunker Development 'The Ice Factory', Kinlochleven Land Development Trust, Kinlochleven
Award of 275,000 to develop a former carbon bunker to create an indoor mountaineering centre with 1000 square metres of climbing on rock ice. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland has designated it as a regional centre.

Annan Drive Integrated Community Facility, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Award of 500,000 for development of a facility providing swimming, indoor fitness and outdoor all weather sports facilities with a day care unit supporting learning disabled users.

Bendarroch Park Changing Facilities, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute
Award of 23,238 to provide a two team changing facility and associated works to serve an existing grass pitch and future multi-court. Suitable for use by school and the community.

St Columbas High School Fitness Suite, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire
Award of 177,326 to build a new fence and gate to control and direct access. To build a new entrance with two ramps and stairs, a new fitness suite, two changing rooms, staff base and disabled toilet.

Muirend Sports Pitches, East Renfrewshire
Award of 200,000 to upgrade and reinstate grass sports pitches, further to remediation of the site due to contamination. The site will encompass two full size and four seven-a-side pitches.

Changing Accommodation, Jocks Loaning Playing Fields, Dumfries and Galloway
Award of 100,000 for provision of changing accommodation for four sports teams and two sets of officials with a small kitchen and meeting room area. The project also includes parking provision.

Livingston Cricket Club, Livingston, West Lothian
Award of 56,344 for provision of a permanent pavilion facility comprising of changing and showering facilities for players, meeting and social rooms and food preparation and serving facilities.

Muirkirk Community All-weather Sports Area, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
Award of 54,224 for provision of a floodlit fenced all weather multi-court facility providing a safe play area in the centre of the village next to the existing games hall.

Fitness Suite at Sanquhar FUN Pool, Dumfries and Galloway
Award of 123,750 to build onto the existing swimming pool to provide an 18-station fitness suite and adjacent training room as a base for GP referral consultations and staff development activities. Provision of a minimum of two private shower units.

Multi-sports Courts in Annbank and Tarbolton, Annbank, South Ayrshire
Award of 46,835 for multi-sport outdoor courts in the villages of Annbank and Tarbolton and skateboarding facilities in Tarbolton.

Croy One Stop Shop, Croy Miners Welfare Charitable Society, Croy, North Lanarkshire
Award of 75,000 for a multi-faceted community facility meeting the heritage, social, economic and health needs of this ex-coalfield community. Part of the design is a dedicated sports wing for multi-purpose community use.

Profiles Plus Fitness Suite Ryan Centre, Dumfries and Galloway
Award of 77,200 for upgrading existing fitness provision to provide a club atmosphere and a greater range of equipment and a larger circulation area.

Fernieside Boys Club, Gilmerton, City of Edinburgh
Award of 10,000 for changing facilities comprising of two changing rooms one referees room, toilets and showers, additional fencing and security lighting.

Campbeltown & District Juvenile Football Association, CAKE Trust, Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute
Award of 150,000 to construct a single storey pitched roof building incorporating changing rooms, toilets, showers, storage space and associated facilities.

Glengowan Bowling Club, Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire
Award of 5,726 to increase the size of the bowling green on two adjacent sides and build up the two remaining sides.

The Bishopbriggs Golf Club, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire
Award of 146,750 to provide a golf development and practice area on the existing 14th and 15th holes, encompassing six short holes, a driving and short game area with three new holes built on an area adjacent to the course, replacing and upgrading the above.

Blair Atholl & Struan Initiative, Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross
Award of 52,297 for floodlit multi-use games area with a sand filled artificial grass surface suitable for football, tennis basketball and netball.

Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association, Aberdeen
Award of 32,154 to purchase international standard rowing boats and blades to support the top end of the association who are competing for Scottish and British selection. To purchase a larger boat trailer for transporting all required equipment.

Clyde Cruising Club, Bardowie Loch, East Dunbartonshire
Award of 175,000 for new clubhouse and improved access.

Cove Sailing Club, Argyll and Bute
Award of 24,510 for the extension to the existing slipway, improvement of sea protection of jetty and its upgrade with the addition of safety features such as steps and handrails.

Health Under Total Sport, Clovenstone Education Centre, Edinburgh
Award of 147,000 for boxing, football, fencing, karate and archery.

Cowal Indoor Bowling Club, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute
Award of 33,500 for provision of male and female and disabled changing areas. Improved disabled access including stair lift. Re-cladding of the outer walls and roof and installing a new heating system and laying a new playing floor and surface.

The Factory Limited, Dundee
Award of 196,170 to create a 22,000 ft purpose built indoor facilities for skateboarding, BMXing and aggressive inline skating.

Extreme Wheels, Dingwall, Ross-shire
Award of 13,680 to lay a blacktop surface and fix already procured ramps to allow participation in skateboarding, inline skating and BMX biking.

Cumnock Rugby Football Club, Cumnock
Award of 158,960 to convert and extend existing clubhouse to provide additional changing rooms and improved facilities.

Dalgety Bay Bowling Club, Fife
Award of 200,000 to lay a bowling green and construct a clubhouse. To lay a car park and landscape the surrounding area.

Warrender Swim Centre, Edinburgh
Award of 700,000 for major refurbishment addressing technical issues, access, the provision of accommodation for special needs users, families and to maximise space with a view to creating an area for supplementary activities.

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12 Dec 02 | Scotland
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