Bandon Mayor Gillian Coughlan.

BANDON Mayor Gillian Coughlan has called on local communities to take advantage of Cork County Council’s Amenity Grant Scheme.

Closing on September 30th, the grant according to Cllr Coughlan is an ideal opportunity for local residents’ groups and rural groups to avail of funding to carryout small to medium projects in their locality

Mayor Coughlan added the types of projects eligible for funding, include Tidy Town initiatives or improving amenities/purchase of equipment for local resident associations and groups.

The maximum grant for any one project is €6,348.

Any group seeking more information can contact niamh.kearney@corkcoco.ie or phone 021 428 5157.