Cash windfall for activities

GROUPS running activities and classes for youngsters can apply for council grants of up to £2,000.

Sheffield Council’s South Community Assembly is making the cash available from its Positive Activities Fund.

There is a total of £13,295 available, and organisations can apply for grants from the fund of between £500 and £2,000.

To qualify, activities must be for youngsters aged eight to 13 who live in the Graves Park, Nether Edge, Gleadless Valley or Beauchief and Greenhill wards.

Call 0114 205 3281 or email communityassemblysouth@sheffield.gov.uk to apply for a grant. The closing date is Friday, September 23, at 5pm.