Council cash for local communities

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Banbridge council is set to give financial assistance to a number of clubs in the area.

Gilford Community Forum is to receive the largest amount of £7,500.

This is to help cover the cost of running the Forum and is given under the community services budget.

Youth Action NI is to receive £5,000 towards running costs of the Rainbow Project.

Finnis Rural Development Association is to be offered £200 towards its Burns Night Supper and Dance.

And Liatroim Fontenoys GAC is to receive £240 towards its senior citizens dance. All awards were to be ratified at last night’s council meeting.