Sidmouth causes get town council grants

SIDMOUTH Town Council has awarded a total of �8,590 to a dozen causes and organisations in the parish.

Sidmouth Town Band and a science festival were the biggest beneficiaries – bagging �2,000 and �1,500 respectively. A job club and carnival fun will also benefit.

Councillors discussed who should receive funding when they discussed grant applications during behind-closed-doors talks on Monday. Organisations set to receive money in 2012/13 will be:

? The Apple Tree Pre-School - �230 -

? The Army Cadet Force Sidmouth Detachment - �390

? Delderfield centenary celebrations in 2012 - �500

? Royal British Legion Sidmouth Branch - �500

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? Sid Valley Horticultural Society - �250

? Sid Valley Job Club - �1,000

? Sid Valley Memory Caf� - �1,000

? Sidbury Millennium Green - �700

? Sidford Playgroup - �250

? Sidmouth Carnival - �500

? Sidmouth Science Festival - �1,500

? Sidmouth Town Band - �2,000.