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Price hike for South Lanarkshire pitches is to be delayed following local uproar

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South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture (SLLC) will defer the decision to introduce price increases for pitches after local clubs raised concerns.

Local youth teams were up in arms when they heard of the proposed price hike for pitches on Monday.The proposal would have seen the discount for kids’ teams who let pitches be slashed from 75 per cent to 50 per cent.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

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A spokesperson for South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture said: “Following discussions regarding the implementation of changes to the SLLC junior club concessions, SLLC are deferring the implementation of changes until they have had the opportunity for further engagement with clubs.”The increases were approved to help avoid a budget crisis, but upon listening to public concern, plans will be postponed.

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