Community projects in Pembrokeshire to receive over £500,000 raised from second home council tax premium
Katy Jenkins, local democracy reporter
More than half a million pounds will be distributed to community projects in the latest round of Enhancing Pembrokeshire grants.
A total of £3,218,433 has been awarded to 185 project since the grant scheme, funded by the second home council tax premium community element, started.
Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet will be asked to endorse the recommendations made at last month’s grant panel where 30 applications were considered.
A report to cabinet on Monday, November 7 summarises 26 successful applications at various locations impacted by the tourist industry in Pembrokeshire, and four that were not successful.
October’s total of £630,735 includes grants for Amroth and District Community Association, Cosheston Area Community History Project, Gwyl Fel Na Mai, Manorbier Community Council, Pembroke Cricket Club, Solva Care, Shalom House and Friends of Tenby Greenhill School.
Projects include improvements to community facilities, an outdoor gym, community outreach, outdoor and creative support, volunteer coordinators, community kitchen, play parks and a Welsh language festival.
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