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£60k windfall for halls and community centres
1:00pm Monday 23rd September 2013 in News
ALMOST £60,000 in funding for village halls and community centres has been approved.
Oxfordshire County Council will share £59,137 between 11 successful grant applicants.
It will go to a variety of projects, including kitchen renovations, wall re-building and fire door replacement.
Village halls in Kirtlington, Sandford-on-Thames and Chilton will all receive £9,000 each, while £7,000 will be given to Warborough Greet Hall for re-roofing and insulation.
In Kirtlington, the cash will be put towards a project which could earn the hall eco-status. Bosses plan to improve insulation, toilets and heating.
Ascott-under-Wychwood Hall will get £6,000 for a kitchen refurbishment, while £5,000 each will be go to Drayton and Finmere Village Halls.
Other recipients include halls in Hook Norton, Wardington, Duns Tew and Highmoor.
Cabinet member for cultural and community services Lorraine Lindsay-Gale said: “I know that the money that has been granted will be well-used by those involved in these schemes.”
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