Festivals grants available to groups

Banbridge District Council’s Community Festivals Fund is now open to local community and voluntary groups who wish to seek financial support to organise a festival or event in their area between January 1 and March 31 next year.

The Community Festivals Fund is designed to support events that strengthen community relations, promote social cohesion and inclusion as well as ensure equality of opportunity.

Application forms and guidance notes can be obtained from tel 4066 0609, or downloaded at www.banbridge.gov.uk. The closing date is Friday, November 29, at 5pm.