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Grant Awards to help local community groups

Leigh-on-Sea Town Council were thrilled to support several local charities and community groups in their most recent round of grant applications.

The applications which were reviewed at a Finance and Governance Committee meeting on the 4th May, saw all the applicants receive funding. Groups can apply for up to £500, that can be awarded as either a grant or a bursary for room hire at Leigh Community Centre.

Funding was received by:

  • The Hoy at Anchor Folk Club - £500 Bursary – to hold a celebratory concert for their 50th anniversary
  • Phoenix Rangers - £330 grant – to relaunch their unit after COVID
  • The Royal British Legion - Leigh-on-Sea Branch - £500 Bursary – to hold an afternoon tea in honour of the RBL’S centenary
  • Lower Thames Rowing Club - £500 Bursary – to hold training sessions and meetings at Leigh Community Centre
  • Four Oars Rowing Club - £500 Grant – to provide a seating area for
  • Incredible Edible - £250 Grant – towards the cost of running and promoting their community vegetable plots and running workshops
  • Southend in Sight - £500 Grant – to offer talk and support calls to visually impaired Leigh residents

If you are interested in applying for the next round of funding, please visit for more information. Applications are due by 30th September 2021.