Sutton seek to get Skipton in their step

Flying the flag: Sutton Juniors are keen to secure your vote.

Flying the flag: Sutton Juniors are keen to secure your vote.

Sutton are seeking votes after being short-listed for the chance to win a share of more than £80,000 of community funding from the Skipton Building Society
They are among 304 community groups, 102 in Yorkshire and the Humber, bidding for 161 pots of £500.
A Skipton BS spokesman said: “You can vote for which of our shortlisted community and voluntary groups you would like to see receive a share of our funding pot.
Voting closes on October 15 with the winners announced in November. To vote for Sutton, click here.
Screen Shot 2014-09-18 at 16.35.35The building society is also offering help to all community groups with a series of free resources, which are full of tips and advice to help them flourish. These are available to download, here. 
Sutton Juniors were formed in 1998 by a mother and father who realised there was unfair growing negativity towards young people in the area and wanted to give the opportunity for children and young people to be involved in sport.
The club provides structured activity or players from six to adult open age and the club have been run by committed volunteers since then.
The club run more than 15 teams competing in three local leagues an introduced an under 7s and 8s girls team for this season.
Sutton new logoA club spokesman said: “We are desperately trying to build our resources to realise our dream. We do make best use of the fantastic facilities in and around Sutton, using the park, playing fields and school grounds.
“We can provide basic amenities to ensure comfortable activities but we are desperately wanting to improve our own facilities but without losing the ‘family’ feel and organisation that allows us to promote wider social circles.”
If Sutton are successful with their bid, they plan to use the funds to replace equipment and buy a pop-up turf shelter/gazebo
For more information visit: www.suttonjuniors.co.uk or the club’s Facebook page, here.
The Sutton vote page is here.

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