THREE groups from our area will receive new community grants from the East Lindsey District Council.
Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea and Alford all chosen to receive a portion of the £134,950 available as part of the 2011/12 Community Grant scheme.
Sutton on Sea Cricket Club were granted £4,000 for a new artificial cricket wicket.
The Mablethorpe Area Partnership will receive £1,991 towards promoting the resort through events and attractions, but Alford were the biggest local winners, earning £9,262 towards their Craft Market and Arts Festival over the next three years.
Portfolio Holder for Communities, Councillor Sandra Harrison, added: “I am delighted that the Council has been able to support these local groups with grants for their projects. It is wonderful to see so many people playing a positive active role within their community and hopefully with this grant funding these groups will be able to realise their ambitions.”