Sidmouth Town Council grants presented

Sidmouth Town Council chairman presents two grant cheques to aid youngsters in the Sid Valley

NEW chairman of Sidmouth Town Council, Councillor Stuart Hughes, has presented two grant cheques totalling �500, to aid youngsters in the Sid Valley.

On Wednesday he visited Sidford Playgroup to hand over a cheque for �250 to playgroup administrator Helen Keast.

Afterwards he went to Apple Tree Pre-School to hand over a �250 grant cheque, which, says manager Kerin Hamill: “Will be used to replace some of our equipment and toys.”

In January, the council made grants totalling �9,312, with the largest proportion, �2,000, going to Sidmouth Town Band.