16 Successful Development Fund Applications in 2016.


Since the introduction of the Palace Shield Development fund, Our clubs have benefited from over £40,000 of investment in just 16 years. 

In 2016, Sixteen clubs benefited from support from the Palace Shield as the league continues to improve its grounds and facilities.

As reported at the 2016 AGM, having moved the annual surplus into the fund, there is still approximatly £15,000 available for clubs to make an application.


You can download an application form below 


Here is a list of the projects supported in 2016.


Date Club   Amount Project
Mar 2016 Croston   350 Scorebox
Apr 2016 Thornton Cleveleys   375 Roller
Apr 2016 Croston   350 Mower
Apr 2016 Freckleton   700 Scorebox front
May 2016 Blackpool   150 Covers, water hog etc – audit remainder
May 2016 Tarleton   275 Covers / sightscreen for 2nd ground
May 2016 Mawdesley   700 Electronic scoreboard
July 2016 Great Eccleston   700 Electronic scoreboard
Aug 2016 Penwortham   382 Defibrulator
Aug 2016 Whittle-le-Woods   200 Toilets
Aug 2016 Garstang   200 Covers / screens
Sep 2016 Ingol   125 Generator and shed
Sep 2016 Eccleston   162 Scarifier brushes
Sep 2016 Walton-le-Dale   700 Scorebox
Oct 2016 Garstang   700 August flood repaits to square
Nov 2016 Walton-le-Dale   370 Flood damage repairs to drainage
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