Voluntary groups can get £600 boost

Voluntary groups and organisations in Broxtowe are being urged to apply for grants of up to £600.

Broxtowe Action Fund provides grants of up to £600 to voluntary and community groups who provide services in the borough that benefit the local community. It could be encouraging people to adopt healthier life styles, reducing waste or increasing community well-being.

Since its launch in 2000, the fund has awarded over £220,000 to 280 projects.

The deadline for applications is September 30.

For an application form, call 0115 917 3395, email richard.lea@broxtowe.gov.uk or download one at broxtowe.gov.uk/partnership.