Hertford Town Council’s Finance, Policy and Administration Committee met on Monday 29th June where Cllr Peter Ruffles was elected Chairman and Cllr Jan Goodeve was re-elected as Vice Chair. Grants totalling £4,400 were awarded to five organisations and good causes in the town.
Community grants were awarded to:
East Herts Community Safety Partnership, who were awarded £1000 towards the cost of the summer activities programme for young people.
Edward Shattock, who was awarded £200 towards attending the Scouts EuroJam in Poland in 2021.
Citizens Advice East Herts, who were awarded £1200 towards the cost towards IT equipment to enable more volunteers to work at home and provide advice.
Hertfordshire Boat Rescue, who were awarded £800 towards additional patrols along the rivers in Hertford.
Carers in Hertfordshire, who were awarded £1200 or to purchase two mobile phones, two laptops and training for additional volunteers to provide ‘keep in touch calls to vulnerable Carers in the Hertford area.
The Chairman of the Finance, Policy and Administration Committee, Cllr Peter Ruffles, said: "I am pleased to have been elected as Chairman of Hertford Town Council’s Finance Committee together with Cllr Jan Goodeve as Vice-Chair. These are difficult times for the town and the community but it is good news that the Town Council is in a sound financial position so that it can continue to support local individuals, groups, and organisations."
Click here for more information on available grants from Hertford Town Council