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AN EVENING basketball scheme for city youths is set to continue thanks to new funding.
Twilight Basketball will get £90,000 for the next three years in the scheme which sees professional Glasgow Rocks players work with youngsters aged 10 to 19.
The grant, from oil giant Shell, along with money taken under proceeds of crime legislation, will help encourage integration, healthy lifestyles and good citizenship through sport.
Scottish Sports Futures announced their continued partnership with Shell as the title sponsor of the programme at the weekend.
The launch took place at the home of Scottish Basketball at the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, in front of a sell-out crowd who went on to watch the Glasgow Rocks win in an exciting game against the Guildford Heat.
Ian Reid OBE, chief executive of Scottish Sports Futures and Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill MSP were also at the launch.