Cash for eight groups in Bridlington

Town council small grants cheques presentation to local groups and organisations.
Town council small grants cheques presentation to local groups and organisations.

Bridlington Town Council has handed out £2,760 to a number of groups in the area.

The money has gone to eight organisations and will be used to buy new equipment, cover travel costs and improving facilities.

Since 2009, the council has given out rounds of small grants of up to £500 twice a year.

The latest donations went to:

○ Regent Archers: £250 - to improve the facilities and accessibility to allow greater involvement of disabled archers.

○ Bridlington Hockey Club: £100 - to fund pitch facilities for the annual hockey festival at Dukes Park.

○ 6th Bridlington Guides: £460 - to hire a coach to take the Guides to the annual Jamboree event.

○ 252 (Bridlington) Squadron Air Training Corps: £250 - to purchase drums to replace aging equipment

○ Bridlington Amateur Swimming Club: £500 - to train a Level 2 coach.

○ Bridlington Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society: £500 - to buy costumes, props, music, promotional materials.

○ Long Term Conditions Support Group: £200 - towards costs of running the group.

○ Bridlington Pipe Band: £500 - to purchase new uniforms and reeds for instruments.

The grants can be given to any community organisation in Bridlington.

Applications for the next set of grants should be made by August. Forms can be downloaded from www.bridlington.gov.uk.