FIVE groups and organisations will benefit from £10,000 of grant funding provided by Todmorden Town Council.
At an amenities committee meeting earlier this month, councillors agreed to give £5,000 to Age Concern Todmorden towards the charity’s running costs and core funding.
Members voted in favour of giving a £1,200 grant to Todmorden Polish Club, which will help with the costs of staging this weekend’s Polish Day event at Todmorden Town Hall.
Todmorden Business Association has received £1,000 towards the 12 Days of Todmas programme of festive events taking place throughout the town in the run-up to Christmas.
Councillors agreed to give £712 to Upper Calder Charity Assist towards the costs of the upcoming Kidsfest event.
The Friends of Todmorden Library have been given £540 towards the inaugural literary festival held at the library last month.
Councillors also agreed to cover the town hall hire charges for several societies’ events.