good causes receive grant funding boost
District Council has this week given thousands of pounds of community
grants to good causes in Burnham-On-Sea.
follows the authority's Grants Committee meeting held on Tuesday
has been given to Burnham-On-Sea Railway Heritage Group to help
fund the acquisition and installation of a railway signal on Marine
Drive where the railway used to run and an original signal and
signpost where the platform used to be. The grant is subject to
match funding being received.
£500 has been handed to a gifted local swimmer who has qualified
for the Olympic trials in Glasgow. This grant will help towards
the cost of a new skin race suit, travel, accommodation and entry
£835 goes to Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society to help
advance and develop public education in the appreciation of the
art of choral music by the presentation of two major concerts
alongside several smaller events.
total grants budget in 2015/16 is £60,500. £51,780
has been awarded so far this budget year.
find out more about applying for a small grant, the criteria and
to download an application form click