Small grants scheme launched in Newhaven

NEWHAVEN Town Council launched its annual small grants scheme for local groups and organisations.

Grants awarded last year went to activities such as Christmas lunches and outings for the elderly and vulnerable.

Money also went towards buying play equipment for pre-school groups and hiring a skip to enable residents to clean up their area.

Application forms are on Alternatively, they can be obtained by calling 01273 516100 or emailing

The deadline for applications is October 21 2011.