Charities net £50,000 grant funding

Date: Friday 9th November 2018

FIVE charities have been awarded grants totalling almost £50,000 from Eden Council’s community fund, in its second tranche of applications for 2018-19.

Brough Parish Council has been awarded £8,000 towards its £50,000 recycling centre relocation scheme. Langwathby United football club has been granted £882.24 towards the purchase of a line marking machine. Watermillock parish hall management committee has been awarded £6,364 towards external upgrading work to the village hall. Kirkby Stephen Cricket Club has been awarded £7,356 towards improvements to the pavilion. And Appleby Community Enterprises will receive £8,000 for refurbishment of the library first floor.

The grants were approved by the council’s executive at a meeting at Penrith Town Hall on Tuesday.