Grants for young people's groups
Monday, January 21, 2019
Grants totalling more than £6,000 have been handed out to young people's groups across Lancashire.
Groups in Chorley, Wyre, Fylde and South Ribble will be awarded the funding after it was approved by the county council's cabinet.
Details of the grants and the amounts that were approved are:
• The AFC Fylde Community Foundation secured £2,000 towards a Festival of Fun youth and community project, which will run between 18 and 22 February.
• Leyland St Mary's Youth Group was handed £1,850 to fund a weekend residential for 25 young people to Smelt Mill residential centre. The dates of this trip are to be decided.
• The Inclusion Activity Club in Fleetwood has been handed £1,982.40. This will fund places on Fleetwood Town Community Trust's National Citizen Service scheme, where young people aged between 15 and 17 can complete a residential course to support their development.
• Whittle and Clayton Scout Troup, Chorley has been given £550.25 towards a winter camping tent and thermal insulated groundsheet.
The funding for these grants was recommended by local district youth councils and approved by the county council's cabinet at its meeting on Thursday 17 January.
Visit our cabinet pages and see agenda item 8 to find out more background information about the grants.