Did your South Norfolk community group secure funding?

South Norfolk Council Kid's Camp 2017. Picture provided by South Norfolk Council.

South Norfolk Council Kid's Camp 2017. Picture provided by South Norfolk Council. - Credit: South Norfolk Council

South Norfolk Council has chosen the community groups across the district to give funding to.

South Norfolk Council has split £50,000 between community groups. Picture: South Norfolk Council

South Norfolk Council has split £50,000 between community groups. Picture: South Norfolk Council - Credit: Archant

The council's Community Action Fund met at the end of May to discuss how money should be shared between different groups.

The panel considered 28 applications with 14 of those successfully securing funding from a £50,000 funding pit.

South Norfolk Council's deputy leader Michel Edney said: 'There are some fantastic projects happening in South Norfolk and we were overwhelmed and delighted with the volume and variety of applications.

'This fund really makes a difference, supporting voluntary groups and communities and improving local people's quality of life.'


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The grants often act as seed money, helping to attract larger grants from other bodies, such as the Lottery.

•The projects supported were are:

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•Bramrocks Stage Lighting, £1,500

•Byrus Youth – youth activities, £1,000

•Heart of Gissing CIO – projector, £1,000

•Geldeston Village Hall – refurbishment, £9,340

•Stockton Parish – bus shelters, £1,720

•Ladybelt Country Park – boardwalk and storage, £3,075

•Hethersett Dementia Support – equipment, £1,000

•Hingham Rectory Bowls Club – improve clubhouse, £8,281

•Poringland Conservation & Fishing Lakes-improvements, £3,404

•Roydon Village Hall – drainage connection, £5,000

•Ditchingham Men's Shed – extension, £5,000

•Alburgh Parish Council – picnic site, £4,380

•Neighbours in Need – repair/maintenance service, £1,000

•North Wymondham Community Association – repair to roof, £4,300

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