Cash injection for Lakes youth projects

More than £4000 has been earmarked to help fund a number of youth related projects across south Lakeland.County Councillors approved the cash to help the following projects:

  • A Revenue Grant of £2,300.00 from the Low Furness/Ulverston Electoral Division to support improvements to Swarthmoor Football Club to prepare the building to be used as a flexible space for all community activities.
  • A Revenue Grant of £500.00 from Upper Kent Electoral Division to support the feasibility stages to enable the development of an extension on to Burneside Cricket Club for Burneside Brass Band to use.
  • A Revenue Grant of £500 from the Lower Kentdale Electoral Division to purchase equipment to improve the kitchen facilities within Hutton Roof Village Hall
  • A Revenue Grant of £1000 from the Lower Kentdale Electoral Division to support the re-surfacing of the children’s playground in Heversham

Grant money for the projects comes from South Lakeland Local Committee’s Local Member Schemes budget. Councillor Geoff Cook, chair of South Lakeland Local Committee, said:

"These grants are targeted to helping these outstanding schemes and groups to continue making a positive difference to the lives of people across South Lakeland.

“As a local committee we recognise the important contribution they make to our communities and are pleased to be able to support them.”

– Councillor Geoff Cook

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