Mildenhall Town FC's youth teams are set to use new training and matchday equipment thanks to funding from a homebuilder.

Tilia Homes Eastern's Osprey View development is close to the club, which plays at the Riverside Stadium.

The funds have been used to purchase new seating for the three junior teams.

Regional managing director for Tilia Homes Eastern, Gareth Jacob, said: “We’re proud to support the clubs and initiatives that help to create a full and vibrant community our developments, like Osprey View, are a part of.

“Mildenhall Town Football Club is a shining example of the positive impact sport can have from a young age, encouraging fitness and wellbeing, as well as being a part of a successful team."

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Ben Child, from Mildenhall Town Football Club, said: "It’s been great to partner with Tilia Homes Eastern and we’re grateful for the support.

"Our young players work incredibly hard on the pitch, demonstrating professionalism and teamwork every game, which is why it’s important we ensure they have the best training equipment and facilities available to them."

Tilia Homes Eastern also plans to invest £500,000 in local education infrastructure and contribute to the local library.