: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Dorset Communities Get Funding to Finish Projects


7:54am 20th May 2014

Dorset groups who want to renovate or refurbish village halls and other community facilities can now apply for loans from a fund so they can finish any job they've started.

A 700 thousand pound loan fund's been released by DEFRA, with Dorset Community Action taking enquiries.

Their spokesman Simon Thompson told Wessex FM the average loan size taken out so far is around 15 thousand pounds, but he says you're application's unlikely to be accepted unless you  can prove some ability to raise funds yourselves.

The fund is managed by ACRE (Action with Communitiesin Rural England).

For details of how to apply contact Dorset Community Action on 01305 250921 or click here.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

Win M&S Vouchers

Thanks to the new Ignis from Lanehouse Suzuki

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county