Sidmouth Town Council dishes out £15k in grants

PUBLISHED: 12:23 30 January 2016

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Some 26 Sid Valley organisations will net a share of nearly £15,000 of community cash.

The groups all applied for support from Sidmouth Town Council, which decided on its grants last week.

The £14,680 total is the most that the council has awarded in some time. Last year’s total was £10,600.

Cheques will be presented at the council’s annual assembly in the coming months.

The recipients are:

● Sidmouth in Bloom – £1,500.

●Sidmouth Science Festival – £1,500.

● 1st Sid Vale Scouts – £1,000.

● Sidmouth Arboretum – £1,000.

● Sidmouth Help Link – £1,000.

● Sidmouth Regatta – £1,000.

● Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club – £1,000.

● Sidmouth Drill Hall Hub community interest company – £750.

● Sidmouth Sailing Club – £750.

● Sidmouth and East Devon Walking Festival – £600.

● Friends of the Byes – £500.

● Kennaway House – £500.

● Sid Valley Memory Café – £500.

● Sidbury Millennium Green Trust – £500.

● Sidmouth Carnival – £500.

●Sidmouth Choral Society – £400.

● Apple Tree Preschool – £250.

● Byes Preschool – £250.

● Sidmouth Day Care 
Nursery – £250.

● Sidmouth Decorative and Fine Arts Society – £250.

● Sidmouth Literary Festival
 – £150.

● Sidmouth Parish Church – £140.

● Health and Local Food for Families – £100.

● Sid Valley Horticultural Society – £100.

● Sidmouth Hot Cross Bun Fund – £100.

● Sidford Short Mat Bowling Club – £90.

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