Shropshire

Shropshire community fund gives out £320,000

A total of £322,000 has been awarded to create and improve arts, community and sports facilities in Shropshire.

Grants of between £5,000 and £40,000 have been awarded to 19 groups under the Shropshire Community Fund for the delivery of projects costing £1.37m.

Shropshire Council said the remaining £178,000 from the original £500,000 budget would be set aside to help safeguard services in the future.

Unsuccessful applicants will receive help to look for alternative funding.

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