Cash boost for community groups in Adur

Released: Friday, 19 August 2022

Five community groups in Adur have received cash boosts totalling more than £35,000 thanks to Adur District Council’s small grants programme.

The Community Grants are designed to assist groups and not-for-profit organisations looking to make a positive difference to the people of Adur with a focus on improving quality of life and wellbeing.

Those to benefit are:

  • Cycall, an all-inclusive cycling project which operates from Brooklands Park provides adapted cycling equipment and outdoor games for children and adults, was awarded £7,500 to improve and maintain the fleet of adaptive bikes
  • Vida Active Club CIC, a fitness and dance studio for women and seniors, received £7,227 to provide yoga-based classes in Southwick for the over 60s
  • Extraime Holiday Scheme, which offers children and young people the chance to take part in fun activities and to socialise in a safe environment, was given £7,390
  • Albion in the Community, the official charity of Brighton & Hove Albion, which help people to get active, learn new skills, and live well throughout Sussex, was handed £6228.45
  • Sid Youth CiC, an organisation that delivers support to young people in Adur, Worthing and the surrounding areas, received £7,500, including £1,500 to develop safe places for girls in Adur

Cllr Kevin Boram, Adur’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Wellbeing, said:

“We are delighted to be able to reward and hand these community groups some well-deserved funding for all their efforts.

“All of these not-for-profit organisations carry out exceptional work in the community to ensure people of all ages have access to facilities and equipment to boost their fitness and wellbeing. It is thoroughly well deserved.”

Photo: The Sid Youth Co-founder, Ryan Loversidge with one of the young people using their service

PR22-155 - The Sid Youth Co-founder, Ryan Loversidge with one of the young people using their service

Photo: Cycall, an all-inclusive cycling project which operates from Brooklands Park, was one of the community groups to receive a cash boost

PR22-155 - Cycall

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