£48k on offer for borough charities

More than £48,000 has been made available to share between registered charities in Erewash, it has been announced.

The Lloyds TSB Foundation is urging good causes in Erewash to check if they are eligible via its website.

More than 75% of the funding awarded by the Foundation goes towards core running costs of charities, such as salaries and rent.

Gary Beharrell, grant manager for the East Midlands said: “The Foundation has a tradition of supporting charities that make a significant difference to the lives of disadvantaged local people.

“We welcome interest from charities working across the area of Erewash.”