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Alexandria Park Tennis Courts Project Delayed – Alexandria Echo Press

ALEXANDRIA — An idea to apply for a state grant to build four new tennis courts at Dean Melton/Fillmore Park in Alexandria was filed Monday due to parking issues. Parks Superintendent Bill Thoennes, with the support of the city’s parks board, petitioned the Alexandria City Council for approval to apply for an outdoor recreation grant […]

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Gering tennis courts should be ready for fall | News

A city employee blows snow off the tennis courts for his co-worker to rip out during demolition Thursday. The courts should be finished just in time for the boys’ tennis season this fall. OLIVIA WIESELER/Star-Herald After nearly two years of work, the negative weather was no longer going to hinder the renovation project of the […]

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Last minute deal to save ‘vital’ tennis courts and golf course

A last-ditch effort to save a much-loved golf course and “vital” tennis courts once used by Emma Raducanu has been made. Wirral Council must agree to a budget that saves £20m tonight. The council’s plan calls for a 12-month closure of the Wirral Tennis Center and a permanent reduction in the number of indoor tennis […]

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Gering tennis courts should be ready for fall | Education

A city employee blows snow off the tennis courts for his co-worker to rip out during demolition Thursday. The courts should be finished just in time for the boys’ tennis season this fall. OLIVIA WIESELER/Star-Herald After nearly two years of work, the negative weather was no longer going to hinder the renovation project of the […]

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Bendigo residents mourn the impending loss of the town’s last grass tennis courts

Bendigo’s last remaining lawn tennis courts will soon be no more as the council begins work to repurpose the site. Key points: The work of removing the fences and pulling up the grass will begin in the coming weeks. Local tennis players fear getting rid of grass courts will see Bendigo lose players and tournaments […]

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Needham Elementary parking lot overhaul spells death for school’s tennis courts – The Durango Herald

Bond project dealing with safety leaves athletes worried about lack of facilities Children run past the tennis courts Tuesday at Needham Elementary School. Durango School District 9-R plans to remove tennis courts to make more room for parents to pick up their children and access for emergency vehicles. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) A planned revamp of […]

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Fury over plans to close three tennis courts in £20m cuts package

A keen tennis player has set up a campaign to fight the plans which he says would be a ‘devastating blow’ to the sport in Wirral. Wirral Council needs to save £20million to escape its budget black hole, with two damning government reports published last November saying the authority needs to spend less on leisure […]

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Fears over ‘pay to play’ plans for tennis courts in Gloucester

Charging people to play tennis on a Gloucester court would be “robbing the poor to pay the rich”, according to locals. Neighbors at The Oval fear that plans to improve facilities will lead to charges being imposed to play tennis. Resident Sarah Matheou has asked Gloucester City Council why plans are being considered which would […]

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ML Parks and Recreation Department upgrading tennis courts, trash cans

This is the second year of the city’s three-year trash can replacement project, and next year the downtown units will be replaced to complete the project. Beck said while the investment may not seem large, the impact of the improvements will speak for itself. “It doesn’t necessarily seem like a big upgrade, but it makes […]

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Council backs donation for proposed tennis courts | News

OTTUMWA – Ottumwa Town Council approved matching funding for new tennis courts during Tuesday’s meeting at Town Hall. Instead of contributing $750,000 to match what the Ottumwa Community School District approved earlier this month, the board changed the wording of its original motion, declaring a contribution “up to” that amount. The city’s source of funding […]

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£150,000 funding is set to improve tennis courts at three parks in Preston

Tennis courts at Moor Park Avenue Pic: Google Tennis courts at Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park are set to be upgraded with £150,000 funding. Advertising Preston City Council’s Parks and Street Scenes Department has been working with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to improve access and facilities in the city for several years. […]

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Tennis courts at three Preston parks could be upgraded for free by the sport’s governing body

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is proposing to seek funding on behalf of City Council to improve facilities at Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park. All three sites are in need of refurbishment and town hall bosses have been told the works, costing around £ 150,000, could be paid for from an LTA fund […]

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Tennis courts at three parks in Preston could be refurbished for free by the sport’s governing body

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is offering to apply for funding on behalf of the City Council to improve facilities at Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park. All three sites are in need of refurbishment and town hall bosses have been told the work, costing around £150,000, could be paid for by an LTA […]

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Council considers donation for tennis courts

January 5 – As a boys tennis coach at Ottumwa High School, Mark Hanson has visited many different towns across the state for meetings, and he usually returns with the same discouragement. “I walk away from these places, shaking my head. I’m like ‘Wow’,” he told Ottumwa city council at the first meeting of the […]

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City council considers donation for tennis courts | News

As a boys’ tennis coach at Ottumwa High School, Mark Hanson has visited many different towns across the state for meetings, and he usually returns with the same discouragement. “I walk away from these places, shaking my head. I’m like ‘Wow’,” he told Ottumwa city council at the first meeting of the year on Tuesday […]

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Grand reopening of Lake Tomahawk tennis courts

Black Mountain hosted a grand reopening of the Lake Tomahawk tennis courts on December 4 after completing the first court renovation since the 1980s. “Because of the scenery here, being close to the water, they had to go in and completely tear off the old grounds,” said Josh Henderson, director of the recreation and parks […]

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£ 163,000 plan to transform Newcastle tennis courts

Newcastle could serve as the next Emma Raducanu or Andy Murray – if a £ 163,000 tennis court upgrade continues. The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has identified the borough as a priority area to increase participation in the sport, which could see major improvements at two venues. Research suggests that there are 2,213 adults in […]

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Online tennis courts will be a great investment opportunity – Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

The Westlands Sports Center and Wolstanton Park tennis courts have been selected to receive grants from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) as well as capital funding from the Borough Council. The Westlands Sports Center and Wolstanton Park tennis courts have been selected to receive grants from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) as well as capital […]

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Laredo inaugurates new equipment for United Day tennis courts

The town of Laredo and District VI Council member Dr Marte Martinez held a groundbreaking ceremony for the United Day School tennis courts on Monday, November 22. This project was an agreement between United Day School and the city of Laredo with the aim of providing residents of District VI and all tennis fans with […]

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“King Richard” tennis courts

In the movie “King Richard”, Will Smith plays one of the most complicated figures in professional tennis. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN The story of Richard Williams, father of the most successful fraternity duo in tennis history and arguably the history of the sport, is arguably one of the most compelling stories […]

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Share your thoughts on the refurbishment of the Armley Park tennis courts

Words: John Baron Armley Park’s dilapidated tennis courts could be renovated and users would benefit from free tennis practice, if the proposals are supported by the public. Leeds City Council, The Armley Park Friends Group and Armley’s advisers have been approached by the Lawn Tennis Association and the Fred Perry Tennis Trust. Fred Perry began […]

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£ 30million to renovate 4,500 public tennis courts in disadvantaged areas of the UK

The government and the Lawn Tennis Association have announced a £ 30million package to renovate more than 4,500 public tennis courts in the UK’s most disadvantaged areas and help a new generation of players get started in the sport . The package, which will see £ 21.9million pledged by the government and £ 8.4million by […]

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Tennis: Judy Murray offers support to help local Scottish tennis courts get a makeover

Tennis coach and mother of popular tennis stars Andy and Jamie Murray shared her joy at the fundraising on Saturday saying it was “great news for tennis.” Ms Murray returned to Twitter on Monday morning to urge Scotland not to miss the opportunity to renovate its tired tennis courts. Register now to our daily newsletter […]

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Boris Johnson to launch £ 30million campaign to renovate 4,500 public tennis courts after Emma Raducanu’s US Open win

BORIS Johnson will today launch a £ 30million campaign to boost tennis and create more champions like Emma Raducanu. UK parks will receive a share of the money to renovate 4,500 public courts. 1 Emma Raducanu, 18, won the US Open last monthCredit: Reuters An additional £ 30million per year will go to schools to […]

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Britain to spend £ 30million on tennis courts to find next Emma Raducanu | Politics | New

The funding is the first announcement from new Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries since joining the firm with £ 22million from the taxpayer and £ 8.5million from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). An additional £ 30million per year has been announced by new Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi to beautify and build new sports facilities in schools […]

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A £ 30million package to renovate 4,500 public tennis courts in disadvantaged areas of the UK has been announced

£ 22million committed by the government, with an additional £ 8.4million provided by the Lawn Tennis Association Funding to support the government’s commitment to level sporting offer across the country and Chief Medical Officer advice on physical activity for children and adults The government and the Lawn Tennis Association have announced a £ 30million package […]

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Minneapolis Park & ​​Recreation Board: Morgan Ave tennis courts rebuilt and open for play

2021-09-28 The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), Love Morgan Courts, Support the Courts, US Tennis Association, elected officials from the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, and tennis players from Minneapolis met on September 12 2021 to celebrate the reconstruction and reopening of the Morgan Avenue tennis courts. The reconstruction included fencing, netting posts […]

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Tennis courts in public schools in shambles in Chandigarh: La Tribune Inde

Deepankar Sharda Tribune press service Chandigarh, September 23 At a time when private associations are filing requests to seize the land of public schools, the facilities already allocated are in ruins. In 2013, UT’s education department signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) to train students at Government Model Senior […]

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Application for padel courts in Warrington filed

A request to bring padel courts to Warrington has been filed. The sport, which is a mixture of tennis and squash, has grown in popularity in recent years. The Grappenhall Sports Club made the request to the council in the hope that behind their one tennis court they can have two padel courts, which are […]

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Residents lend a hand to cash-strapped Minneapolis parks

The new Logan Park pavilion in Minneapolis was erected on a summer morning by a dozen Edison High School football players lifting an old-fashioned ropes and pulley system as spectators cheered from the sidewalk. The boys needed a community service project to earn their college letters. The Logan Park Neighborhood Association – which had raised […]

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Hollingbury Park tennis courts in Brighton receive £ 20,000 from Fred Perry

COMMUNITY tennis club gets £ 20,000 refurbishment of its Fred Perry courts after years of struggling to save them. The future of the Hollingbury Park tennis courts was uncertain after the council decided to cut funding for sports clubs in 2017. Fiona Hayes, president of the Ditchling Road Community Club, decided to seek help from […]

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Wimbledon star opens new state-of-the-art tennis courts in Alexandria

Wimbledon star Jonny O’Mara was joined by schoolchildren as new state-of-the-art tennis courts were officially opened in Alexandria. Pupils at nearby Levenvale Primary School enjoyed a short masterclass at the Argyll Park tennis courts, which were developed with a £ 200,000 investment from the West Dunbartonshire Council, the Lawn Tennis Association and of sportscotland. Australian […]

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Fundraiser for new Kelly Walsh and Natrona County tennis courts will take place on Thursday

CASPER, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – Neither Kelly Walsh nor Natrona County High School have their own tennis courts. A fact that Casper Community Tennis Association secretary Angela Emery said was “unusual” for a town the size of Casper in Wyoming. This is the motivation of the Casper Community Tennis Association to organize Thursday a […]

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City discusses future of tennis courts

By Meg DickensEditor-in-chief Locals have heard a lot about Cunningham Park and the tennis courts there in recent years. Courts have closed due to poor conditions and are currently being turned into something the public can use. Despite this development, the tennis court revitalization project is still ongoing. This means that the new pickleball courts […]

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Call for inquiry into Norwich Park tennis courts decision

Posted: 8:17 a.m. July 21, 2021 The controversy over the plans for three all-weather lit tennis courts in a Norwich park has sparked a call for further consideration of the process surrounding the program. Work is due to begin to replace 10 grass courts in Heigham Park, near Jessopp Road, with three hard courts. The […]

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Three new tennis courts open in Victoria Park, Deal, in time or Wimbledon

With Wimbledon underway, three new paid outdoor tennis courts have opened. They are in Victoria Park, Deal, thanks to investment from Dover District Council and a £5,500 grant from the Lawn Tennis Association, the sport’s governing body in Britain. One of the new tennis courts in Victoria Park. Photo: Dover District Council All three courts […]

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Senior pickleball players look to use Marine Park tennis courts

A group of former Brooklyn pickleball players are looking to add markings to the tennis courts in Marine Park, saying the new lines would support the game which is growing in popularity among older borough residents. “I would like the marine park to mark their tennis courts, ”said Michael Chaiet, a senior at Marine Park. […]

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Park Rapids Council OKs Grant Requests Tennis Courts – Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids City Council agreed Tuesday, March 23, to submit a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The request is for up to $250,000 from the Land and Water Conservation Outdoor Recreation program, to replace the city’s aging tennis courts at Depot Park. The resolution states that the city “has the financial […]

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Park Rapids Council awards demand subsidy for tennis courts

The application seeks the maximum amount of $ 250,000 from the Land and Water Conservation Outdoor Recreation Program, to replace the city’s aging tennis courts at Depot Park. The resolution states that the city “has the financial capacity to meet the match requirement (if any) and to ensure adequate construction, operation, maintenance and replacement of […]

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Green Knoll and Colonial Park tennis courts to reopen

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will open the tennis courts at Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park for personal, league and instructional use for the 2021 season from March 27 through October 22. Green Knoll, at 587 Garretson Road in Bridgewater, has a total of 10 tennis courts and Colonial […]

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Summerville Residents Worried About Doty Park Tennis Courts | News

SUMMERVILLE – Frequent tennis players at Doty Park are concerned that residents will definitely avoid using the courts if repairs and improvements aren’t made soon. As tennis has grown in popularity in the Summerville area, particularly with the pandemic, organizers are increasingly receiving complaints, including from professional players, about court maintenance. The problems range from […]

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Somerset County Park Commission reopens Green and Colonial Park tennis courts

Somerset County Park Commission reopens Green and Colonial Park tennis courts Tennis and pickleball courts open with COVID precautions SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will be opening the Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park tennis courts for personal, league and educational use for the 2021 season, from March 27 to […]

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Dankwardt Park tennis courts resurface

Thanks to community foundations, private businesses and tennis enthusiasts, some of the city’s infrastructure is undergoing a major upgrade. In just a few weeks, Burlington residents will be able to play on the newly redesigned tennis courts at Dankwardt Park. “The courts are constantly in use and needed to be updated,” said Brian Japsen, who […]

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Lessons and league play available at Kiroli Park tennis courts

WEST MONROE – The City of West Monroe Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with tennis pro Phil Trahan to offer a variety of lessons and league matches for people of all ages and skill levels. Recreational tennis lessons as well as tennis lessons and league matches are available at the Kiroli Park Tennis […]

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USTA transforms tennis courts at Harvard Tennis Park as part of Art Courts initiative – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

USTA transforms Harvard Tennis Park tennis courts as part of “Art Courts” initiative To celebrate the 50th US Open Tennis Championships to be played later this summer, members of the Pete Brown Junior Tennis Program, a local National Junior Tennis and Learning Chapter (NJTL) and representatives from the United States The Tennis Association and longtime […]

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Work on Central Park tennis courts, Music Haven overdue – The Daily Gazette

Schenectady’s Central Park, the jewel in the city’s crown for over a century, needs some polish these days. The 250-acre park was established in 1914 by community leaders to improve the quality of life for the city’s burgeoning population. Besides its baseball and softball fields, hiking trails, playground, swimming pool, and performance hall, Central Park […]