Where funding is set to go
FENLAND District Council has published its who gets what list of community organisations and voluntary group in line for funding for the next 12 months. Councillor Ken Mayor has chaired a special sub-committee which has agreed where the money should go
FENLAND District Council has published its 'who gets what' list of community organisations and voluntary group in line for funding for the next 12 months.
Councillor Ken Mayor has chaired a special sub-committee which has agreed where the money should go.
His report is now being considered by colleagues and a final decision was expected to be made yesterday.
Grants proposed for this year include:
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# £10,000 to the Angles Theatre, Wisbech, as an "on-going core cost grant and the theatre needs it to survive."
# £5,000 to Cambs and Peterborough Active Sports Partnership to provide for summer coaching and schemes for young people
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- 2 Man found dead in March
- 3 Shocks all round as police pull over 'white van man'
- 4 Driver leaves girl 'very shaken' after ploughing into car
- 5 WATCH: Flying Scotsman steams through Cambridgeshire Fens
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- 8 Father-of-five murdered due to 'drug deal dispute gone wrong'
- 9 Inspirational teen's charity walk raises £500 to support ill children
- 10 Seven men jailed for stealing bikes worth £70k
# £8,000 to Cromwell Community College, Chatteris, to enable the school to open its "limited facilities" to the public outside of school time.
# £10,000 to Enterprise Fenland to provide free advice for start-up businesses
# £6,458 to Estover Road Playing Fields, March, to maintain the town's only public playing fields.
# £10,000 to Fendis, to provide support for disabled sport in Fenland.
# £1,800 to Fenland Adventure to provide holiday play schemes for children in villages.
# £12,000 to Fenland Arts Association, the only professional arts support group in the Fens.
# £3,900 to Fenland Arts Association to provide summer festivals, band promotions, etc.
# £5,000 to Fenland Arts for market place entertainment
# £12,000 to Fenland Council for Voluntary Service to co-ordinate voluntary service
# £1,420 to Fenland Twinning Association
# £10,000 to Global Grants for region-wide voluntary efforts
# £10,000 to Street Pride, a new pride in the community group promoting environmental projects
# £4,000 to Whittlesey Manor Bowls to maintain a public bowling green
# £1,000 to Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival
# £250 to Wisbech Rose Fair Forum to transport older people and children to the fair
# £10,000 to Young People March to help fund a manager.