Community grants boost causes


More deserving causes have received a cash boost in the latest round of East Lindsey Councillor Community Grants.

These are the awards in our area:


Coun Ken Milner awarded £150 to The Meadows Residents’ Association to pay for a meal for local volunteers as a thank you for their hard work and dedication.


Coun Jean Bradley awarded £500 to Bilsby and Farlesthorpe Parish Council towards restoration of the village war memorial.

Chapel St Leonards

Coun Hazel Newcombe and Fiona Brown awarded £500 and £250 respectively to Anderby Parish Council towards the cost of training and equipment for the Anderby Volunteer Emergency Response Team.

Coun Newcombe also awarded £500 to Chapel St Leonards Area Tuesday Club to buy a bingo machine for fundraising events.

Coun Newcombe also awarded £800 to Hogsthorpe Parish Council towards the purchase and installation of a new bus shelter, and £200 towards creating a path to the new section of the village cemetery.

Coun Kevin Smith awarded £400 to Friskney Bowls Club towards the upkeep of the bowling green.

Coun Smith also awarded Friskney WI £250 towards the cost of buying a gazebo for use at village events.

Coun Smith also awarded £500 to All Saints Church, Friskney, towards maintenance and repair of the parish clock.