Chichester committee gives out almost £10k in grants

MORE than a dozen good causes are set to benefit after the latest round of council funding announcements.

At the latest meeting of West Sussex County Council’s north Chichester county local committee, 12 applications for prevention and wellbeing grants and one application to the community initiative fund were granted. The prevention and wellbeing grants totalled more than £8,000. The largest of £1,670.50 went to Chichester Area Mind – Midhurst Project.

The others were as follows: 4Sight, £470.50; Alzheimers Society, £500; Fernhurst Choral Society, £670.50; Fernhurst Good Companions, £670.50; Fernhurst Parish Lunch Club, £600; Heyshott Lunch Club, £400; Lifecentre, £150; Loxwood Friendship Club, £360; Petworth Lunch Club, £670.50; SASBAH, £350; and Time Aside, £1,420.50.

North Hall Management Committee was awarded £1,000 from the community initiative fund towards the refurbishment of the village hall.