ELDC councillors give grants to good causes


District councillors have recently provided grants to good causes in the local area, as part of ELDC’s Councillor Community Grants scheme.

Coun Stuart Watson (Tetney) awarded £1000 to North Cotes Village Hall and Playing Field, in order to replace and repair damaged areas of the hall and playground and fit a defibrillator to the hall.

He also awarded £500 to Hoop Stars Hotwheels Wheelchair Basketball Club to purchase a number of basketballs and 
competition kit. Coun Pauline Watson (Louth) also awarded £500 to the club.

Coun Pauline Watson also teamed up with Coun Adam Grist (Legbourne) to award £320 to Louth & District Disability Archery Club to replace 
worn out targets.

Louth councillors Fran Treanor, Jill Makinson-Sanders, Sarah Dodds and Ros Jackson together awarded £480 to Louth Croquet Club to create a new club based at Charles Street Recreation Ground, and 
the grant will help towards the purchase of a variety of equipment. Couns Dodds and Jackson also teamed up to award £1,000 to St Michael’s Playgroup to provide an online tapestry learning project.

Coun Alan Vassar (Willoughby and Sloothby) awarded £300 to Willoughby and District History Group to produce a newsletter 
and create a website.

Coun Daniel McNally (Marshchapel and Somercotes) awarded £249 to 
Skidbrooke with Saltfleet Haven Parish Council to 
purchase a shed and equipment for the craft group 
at The Chapel, Saltfleet.