9 local community and voluntary groups have been awarded a total of £24,474 in grant aid from Epping Forest District Council. The grants go towards improving the social and physical wellbeing of the district’s residents.
Chigwell Tennis Club – Chigwell
£5,000 to refurbish the clubhouse pavilion
Epping Forest Cricket Club – Epping
£5,000 for an electronic scoreboard and netting to enhance game play
Gardens of Hanbury Petanque Club – Waltham Abbey
£1,574 towards upgrading pistes, for new scaffold boards and fixtures
GROW Community Garden – Loughton
£1,700 for a poly tunnel to grow natural produce
Hastingwood Village Hall – Hastingwood
£3,700 for the refurbishment of the hall to increase use of the premises
3rd Ongar Scouts
£5,000 for security fencing in order to prevent vandalism
Roydon Tennis Club
£800 for cleaning of the courts and moss killing to keep the grounds in good condition
The Roydon Society
£1,500 for repairs to the Stocks & Lock-Up to prevent vandalism
Waltham Abbey Woodcraft Folk
£200 for camping equipment for an upcoming summer trip
Could your community group use £5k?
If your community group could use up to £5,000 to help with your one-off project, initiative or even the further development of an existing scheme, apply now.
Find out if your group is eligible at Grants for sports, arts, leisure and community groups.
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