Extra funds for community grants in East Lindsey

An additional £1,000 has been made available to councillors in East Lindsey to help community resilience projects that mitigate issues caused by Coronavirus.

More Community Grants have been awarded by East Lindsey councillors.

This is part of the Councillors’ Community Grant Scheme and Councillors may also award their existing £1,000 allocation to these community resilience projects.

Councillors have recently supported their communities by awarding the following grants:

Friskney Councillor Carleen Dickinson has awarded £2,000 to The Askefield Project Limited to assist with the purchase of essentials needed by vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louth Councillors David Hall and Rosalind Jackson have awarded £1,000 to Lindsey Patchwork to assist with buying fabric for them to continue making scrubs for local hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Binbrook Councillor Richard Fry has awarded £100 to Welton Le Wold Parish Council to assist with travelling expenses for local volunteers who are delivering food and medicines to vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mablethorpe Councillors Tony Howard, Graham Cullen and Claire Newman have awarded £100 to The Three Masketeers to assist with the purchase of materials used to make face masks for care workers and local volunteering groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mablethorpe Councillors Tony Howard, Graham Cullen and Claire Newman have awarded £240 to Mablethorpe Cares to assist with purchasing PPE for their volunteers and helping with fuel costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wragby Councillor Julie Platt has awarded £400 to Wragby Chef to assist with setting up meals on wheels for vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louth Councillor Chris Green has awarded £800 to Light House to assist with providing hot meals for vulnerable members of the community along with food parcels during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tetford and Donington Councillor David Andrews has awarded £350 to Hemingby Parish Council to assist with volunteer expenses and other ancillary costs associated with supporting vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wainfleet Councillor Wendy Bowkett has awarded £500 to Wainfleet Saint Mary Community Hub to assist with supporting Wainfleet Saint Marys residents and volunteers with collection of food, meals and prescriptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information about the Grants, please contact the relevant Councillors. Contact information can be found at www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/councillors