Cash boost for Cambridgeshire villages

12 villages in South Cambridgeshire are to get a share of £130,000 from the District Council to improve local facilities.

Cottenham Parish Council will receive £40,000 while Harston Village Hall Trust and Steeple Morden Village Hall Committee have been awarded £25,000 and £18,093.

Linton Parish Council and Granta FC will put £18,094 towards extensions and alterations to their pavilion and Willingham Parish Council will use its £13,000 grant to create a new venue for young people.

Seven £2,500 grants have also awarded to Comberton Parish Council, Cottenham Parish Council, Hinxton Parish Council, Histon and Impington Parish Council, Little Shelford Sports and Recreation Trust, Longstowe Village Hall and Sports Ground Management Committee and Melbourn Parish Council.