PRESS RELEASE Sevenoaks Town Council awards grants to local voluntary organisations
Published: 04 March 2021
West Kent Mediation
Volunteer training, supervision and expenses, plus hall hire costs and publicity
Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival
Admin costs in relation to the Annual Performing Arts Festival, to be held by video this year
Friends of Pontoise
To build on and expand links between Sevenoaks and Pontoise; to promote understanding of French life and culture in Sevenoaks and of English life and culture in Pontoise
Sevenoaks Volunteer Transport Group
To help support costs during 2021/22 so that Sevenoaks Volunteer Transport Group can continue to support elderly people requiring low cost local transport.
In addition, the Council has recently awarded the following grants from its Community Resilience Fund, created to assist those who are putting in place voluntary arrangements to help those in need during the Covid-19 crisis:
West Kent Mind
To support the continuation of free Skiffle Music Group face-to-face, subject to public health guidelines, through current uncertain period.
Donation of goods to food support service helping residents struggling to pay for their weekly food shop.
Sevenoaks Volunteer Transport
Emergency funding to support continuation of service providing low cost local transport during difficult situation posed by the pandemic, including taking people for Covid vaccinations.