Council's grants to top £6,200

PUBLISHED: 08:54 08 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:25 15 June 2010

LOCAL organisations are likely to benefit from grants totalling more than £6,200 if Honiton Town Council rubber-stamps recommendations made by its policy committee.

LOCAL organisations are likely to benefit from grants totalling more than £6,200 - if Honiton Town Council rubber-stamps recommendations made by its policy committee.East Devon Citizens' Advice Bureau stands to receive the biggest payout, of £1,000, with Allhallows Museum receiving £600 towards basic running costs of £3-a-day.TRIP Community Transport Association, Heathpark Community Project and Honiton Band are each earmarked to receive £500.Other recommended grants include £100 to Honiton Players towards the cost of hall hire and a printer, £150 to Honiton Brownies for the purchase of giant games and £150 to Honiton Twirlstars towards the cost of new uniforms.St Paul's Church could receive £250 for the replanting of a flowerbed and FORCE cancer support charity £250 to help increase its presence in the town.Honiton Pantomime Society is earmarked for £50 and Honiton and District Carnival Committee's queen float £100.Councillors have also recommended grants to the following organisations: Honiton Senior Citizens' Centre (£300); Honiton Community College PTFA (£105); Honiton Library (£450); Diamonds Cheer Squad (£150); Honiton Under-9s Rugby (£150); Honiton 729 Club (£250); Honiton Chamber of Commerce and Industry (£50); Otter Rotters (£50); Honiton Under 7/8s Tag Rugby (£150); Honiton Methodist Church (£100); Honiton Baptist Church (£250).Councillor felt unable to award a grant to a memorial museum at Dunkeswell, because the facility is outside of the parish.


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