Torridge District Council has launched a new community grants scheme of up to £2,000 per application. It is aimed at helping the development of local services and improving quality of life. Grants can be provided towards new events, new community based

Torridge District Council has launched a new community grants scheme of up to £2,000 per application. It is aimed at helping the development of local services and improving quality of life. Grants can be provided towards new events, new community based projects and new equipment to enable an organisation to develop and grow.Torridge voluntary and community groups and charitable organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to 50 per cent of the eligible costs of projects, events or equipment. Applicants will be expected to match the grant with their own resources. For further information contact the Community Regeneration Office on (01237) 428871 or e-mail malcolm.harris@torridge.gov.uk. Application forms can also be found on the council's website www.torridge.gov.uk