Ten highly deserving organisations in Devon are celebrating being awarded grants through the Coastal Recycling Community Fund.

The successful groups from this round of funding are:

  • Calf Street Park Action Group – Transforming Great Torrington’s main park
  • Tarka Valley Railway C.I.O – Phase 1 track widening
  • 1st Torrington Scout Group – Replacement heating, lighting, windows and taps
  • Exe Sailing Club – Replacement of storage facilities and clubhouse improvements
  • The Friends of the Church of St Mary Magdalene Huntshaw – Tower roof repair, replacement rainwater goods and masonry work
  • Crediton Community Bookshop – Creation of a community hub
  • Bideford BMX Club – New first straight gate and start hill
  • The Harracott Recreational Hall – Main hall refurbishment
  • Great Torrington Bowling Club – Flooring upgrade
  • Langtree Parish Council – Purchase of equipment to manage a new football pitch

Each year the Coastal Community Fund donates around £300,000 to local projects.

The next deadline for applications is 6th March 2019. Groups can apply for up to £25,000 towards capital community projects. The Fund is administered by grant-making charity GrantScape, and is made possible through the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF). For further details and to apply please visit: www.grantscape.org.uk/fund/coastal-recycling-community-fund/