Ripon council gives grants to city

Ripon Town Hall, where the city council meets. (S)
Ripon Town Hall, where the city council meets. (S)

Ripon City Council has announced grants totalling £28,400 it is distributing to community groups that benefit residents of the city.

Grants have been given to the following organisations: Ripon Youth Café – £500; Carers Resource – £400; Cathedral Concert Society – £1,000; Rotary Club of Ripon – £200; Family Breakfast Club, Holy Trinity Church – £300; Ripon Young Musicians – £500; Harrogate and Ripon CVS – £4,000; Bread of Life – £1,000; Ripon International Festival – £1,000; Ripon Festivals – £1,000, Greater Ripon Improvement Partnership –£5,000; Ripon Citizens Advice Bureau – £2,000; Ripon Armed Forces Day –£700; Ripon in Bloom – £4,900; St Cecilia Orchestra – £2,000; Walled Garden Scheme – £3,500; Dementia Forward – £400.

The council has brought forward the closing dates for requests for grant aid to October 31 for the next financial year, 2014/2015, to enable councillors to consider requests received when planning the budget for the next financial year.

Application forms can be requested from the town clerk, Ruth Terry, from September 1 by emailing clerk@riponcity.govuk or telephoning 01765 604097.