Summer school gets funding
MACCLESFIELD Academy has been given £1,000 to run a summer school.
The school got the money form Cheshire East Council has part of the community grants scheme.
The summer school aims to reduce anti-social behaviour locally.
The costs include music tutors and coach fees.
Other grants awards to local groups include:
Councillor Les Gilbert, Cabinet member in charge of communities, said: “Community grants provide a lifeline for many local groups who simply wouldn’t be able to survive, let alone thrive, without our support.
“What is really impressive is the tremendous community work that can be ‘unlocked’ and enabled by the provision relatively small amounts of public money.
“It shows what good work can be achieved by the council working closely with community groups and partners.
“The council recognises the valuable input that the voluntary and community sector brings to the quality of life in the community.”