Sunday, 11 April 2021.

Four Aylesham groups receive Council Community Grants

11 December, 2020

Dover District Council has awarded £23,000 to 42 local community groups and projects from the winter round of its Community Grants Scheme.

Four Aylesham groups received £2,209.61 funding in total. These were:

  • 20th Deal (Aylesham) Cornwallis Scout Group – £738.98 for camping equipment.
  • Aylesham Carnival Association – £431.25 for specialist craft tuition, materials and advertising.
  • Snowdown Colliery Welfare Male Voice Choir – £212.50 for professional engineer fees.
  • BeChange – £826 for their Community Fridge project

Cllr Nigel Collor, cabinet member for community services, said: “Local groups and projects have faced an incredibly challenging year.  Many of them have risen to the challenge with new services to support the most vulnerable members of the community and to keep vital community and voluntary services going throughout the pandemic.”

“Through our Community Grants Scheme and the Dover District Lotto, we’re delighted to help sustain these outstanding community groups.”