Councillors' Community Grants

May 15, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, East Lindsey District Council has made an additional £1,000 available to each of their Councillors to award specifically to not-for-profit organisations delivering community resilience projects that mitigate issues caused by Coronavirus.

This is part of the Councillors' Community Grant Scheme and Councillors may also award their existing £1,000 allocation to these community resilience projects.

Councillors have recently supported their communities by awarding the following grants:

Friskney Councillor Carleen Dickinson has awarded £2,000 to The Askefield Project Limited to assist with the purchase of  essentials needed by vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louth Councillors David Hall and Rosalind Jackson have awarded £1,000 to Lindsey Patchwork to assist with buying fabric for them to continue making scrubs for local hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Binbrook Councillor Richard Fry has awarded £100 to Welton Le Wold Parish Council to assist with travelling expenses for local volunteers who are delivering food and medicines to vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mablethorpe Councillors Tony Howard, Graham Cullen and Claire Newman have awarded £100 to The Three Masketeers to assist with the purchase of materials used to make face masks for care workers and local volunteering groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mablethorpe Councillors Tony Howard, Graham Cullen and Claire Newman have awarded £240 to Mablethorpe Cares to assist with purchasing PPE for their volunteers and helping with fuel costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wragby Councillor Julie Platt has awarded £400 to Wragby Chef to assist with setting up meals on wheels for vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louth Councillor Chris Green has awarded £800 to Light House to assist with providing hot meals for vulnerable members of the community along with food parcels during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tetford & Donington Councillor David Andrews has awarded £350 to Hemingby Parish Council to assist with volunteer expenses and other ancillary costs associated with supporting vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WainfleetCouncillor Wendy Bowkett has awarded £500 to Wainfleet Saint Mary Community Hub to assist with supporting Wainfleet Saint Marys residents and volunteers with collection of food, meals and prescriptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information about the Grants, please contact the relevant Councillors. Contact information can be found at www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/councillors.