Cash grant for es­tate

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - FRONT PAGE -

ASH­FORD’S Stan­hope es­tate has been awarded a £150,900 Big Lot­tery Fund grant to help pro­vide com­mu­nity ser­vices and ac­tiv­i­ties over the next five years.

The cash goes to Stan­hope RE­ACT to help fund ad­di­tional ser­vices for the el­derly and leisure and ed­u­ca­tional op­por­tu­ni­ties aimed at help­ing young peo­ple to de­velop their skills and in­ter­ests.

The news was greeted with en­thu­si­asm by RE­ACT chair­man John Hopkinson.

He said: “This award is ex­cit­ing news as it will en­able us to em­ploy a full-time de­vel­op­ment worker.”

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.