Applications are sought

Grant applications are being sought or the Ted Weekes Fund for Children and Young People.

The Community Foundation for Tyne and Wear and Northumberland is inviting grant applications for the fund, from community groups in support of children and young people’s projects based in New Hartley and Seaton Sluice. The fund was established in 2002 and to date it has made grants amounting to nearly £84,000. Grants from £250 to £2,000 are available for equipment and resources for activities, small running costs and inspirational trips or visits.

To apply for funding, complete the Community Foundation’s online application form at call (0191) 2220945 or email The application deadlinefor making a submission is 4pm on Friday, March 28.