New rural grants

VOLUNTARY groups and individuals in rural areas are invited to apply for their share of £14,400.

The Lincolnshire Rural Communities Fund (LARC) – which is managed by the Community Foundation - aims to promote, support and strengthen rural communities, help farming families, agriculture and a range of rural crafts.

Groups can apply for up to £2,000 and individuals can ask for a maximum of £300.

For more information or to request an application form call Sue Fortune on 01529 305825.

The closing date for applications is March 1, 2012.