Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request the following information:

1) How many football pitches were the council responsible for at the end of March in each of the following financial years?
2022/23
2021/22
2020/21
2019/20
2018/19

Please split this up by pitch size if possible (5v5, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) and type (grass, 3G, etc). If this is not possible please just provide the number of pitches. Please provide this information in spreadsheet format (CSV or XLS).

2) How much have local football teams had to pay for pitch fees across the following seasons. Please specify on what basis fees are paid (e.g. per season, every other weekend or per hour, or other frequency) and provide a breakdown if there are different classes of fees such as different qualities of pitches

2023/24 (current season)
2022/23
2021/22
2020/21
2019/20
2018/19

Please provide this information in spreadsheet format (CSV or XLS).

If this request requires any clarification please indicate this ASAP. If this request will takes longer than 18 hours to compile, please contact me so I can simplify the request.

As per FOI legislation, I require a response within 20 working days.

FOI, Boston Borough Council

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Good afternoon,

 

Thank you for your information access request received on the 16^th
February 2024 where you asked for information regarding football pitch
fees and numbers.

 

1.      How many football pitches were the council responsible for at the
end of March in each of the following financial years?

2022/23

2021/22

2020/21

2019/20

2018/19

 

Please split this up by pitch size if possible (5v5, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) and
type (grass, 3G, etc). If this is not possible please just provide the
number of pitches. Please provide this information in spreadsheet format
(CSV or XLS).

 

2.      How much have local football teams had to pay for pitch fees
across the following seasons. Please specify on what basis fees are paid
(e.g. per season, every other weekend or per hour, or other frequency) and
provide a breakdown if there are different classes of fees such as
different qualities of pitches

2023/24 (current season)

2022/23

2021/22

2020/21

2019/20

2018/19

 

Please provide this information in spreadsheet format (CSV or XLS).

 

Under [1]Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we can
confirm that Boston Borough Council holds some of the information
specified in your request.

 

               As requested our response is detailed in the attached
document

 

We trust that the information above completes your request in full,
however if we can be of any further assistance please contact us.  If
information has been refused, please treat this as a Refusal Notice under
[2]Section 17 of the FOIA.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of the Council’s
decision, you should contact Richard Steele, Group Manager for Information
Governance and Data Protection Officer (deputy DPO SHDC) Boston Borough,
South Holland District and East Lindsey District Councils on 01205 314368
or by email at [3][email address] .

 

Kind regards

 

Alexandra Fisher

Information Governance Officer - Governance

Boston Borough Council | South Holland District Council | East Lindsey
District Council

 

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