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VIDEO: Members give more than £800,000 to local communities

Projects to help young people preparing for the world of work were among scores to benefit from more than £800,000 of grants awarded to community groups by Surrey County Council’s local Members last year. Each of Surrey County Council’s 81 councillors is given an allocation every year to donate to projects in their local area … Continue reading

Bids pour in for share of community cash

Scores of community groups have signalled their interest in winning a share of a £500,000 pot of cash to help people improve their local areas. Surrey County Council received 65 applications for money from the Community Improvements Fund before the latest deadline. The fund was launched by leader David Hodge three years ago to help … Continue reading

Community Improvements Fund gets £500,000 boost

A fund that has helped 60 community groups improve their local areas has been given a £500,000 boost. Surrey County Council has earmarked the cash for the Community Improvements Fund that was launched by leader David Hodge with the aim of supporting residents’ efforts to independently enhance their neighbourhood. An an outdoor gym near Stoneleigh, … Continue reading

More than 100 community groups bid for share of nearly £360,000

More than 100 bids have been made for a share of nearly £360,000 earmarked for community projects. Surrey County Council received 112 applications for cash from the fund launched by leader David Hodge to help residents improve local areas. A community garden for people with learning disabilities, a young people’s BMX and skate park and … Continue reading

More than 80 bids for cash from leader’s community fund

More than 80 community groups have bid for a share of a £750,000 pot of cash for projects. Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge launched the fund to help residents improve local areas. Eighty-five applications for money from the Community Improvements Fund were received by this month’s deadline. Groups* have asked for between £10,000 and … Continue reading

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