5th October 2001 at 01:00
Cartha Queens Park, Glasgow, is hoping to use a pound;134,000 award from Sportscotland's Lottery Fund to help get more schoolchildren into the club. The money is being used to regrade pitches and instal floodlighting, and there is evidence already of increased participation from youngsters, not just in rugby but also in football, athletics and softball.

"Access to quality facilities for schools and the community as a whole is vital if we are going to deliver our aim to get the population of Scotland more active more often," says Alastair Dempster, chairman of Sportscotland.

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