Grants available for projects across Fenland that help the environment

Ransonmoor Wind Farm

Ransonmoor Wind Farm - Credit: Archant

Grants are on offer from three windfarm developments to help local community groups improve their environment.

All bids for the funding must clearly demonstrate the project’s environmental benefit.

They include ones promoting energy efficiency, wildlife conservation, waste recycling and car sharing.

The Glassmoor Local Environment Fund has money available for groups from Whittlesey, Pondersbridge, Ramsey Mereside, Eastrea and Coates.

Applications must be in by June 26.

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The Whitemill Environment Fund has grants for groups in Coldham, Ring’s End, Friday Bridge and Elm. Its closing date for bids is July 31.

The Ransonmoor Community Fund is open to groups from Benwick, Wimblington and Doddington. Applications must be in by September 1.

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Projects that have previously won grants include a community wildlife garden, LED lighting for an indoor bowls club and an allotment compost toilet.

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