COMMUNITY groups and organisations in Trowbridge are being invited to apply for town council grants.

The council supports a number of organisations which are active locally through direct grant support. Some organisations, including the Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations, Trowbridge Carnival, Citizen's Advice, Trowbridge Guild of Community Service, Twinning Associations, Trowbridge Future, Trowbridge Town Hall Trust, Seymour Hub, HELP Counselling, Trowbridge LINK and Wiltshire MIND, receive an annual grant. Other organisations can apply to the town council for a grant.

Application forms can be obtained from the Town Council offices at the Civic Centre, or through the website Applications will need to be submitted by Thursday, April 30.

All applicants will be required to provide evidence of the number of people they support who are residents of Trowbridge and provide a copy of their most recent annual accounts.Applications will be considered at a Policy & Resources Committee on Tuesday, July 7.

If successful, grant recipients will be asked to attend a Full Council meeting on Tuesday, July 21 to receive a grant cheque and will be asked to provide a brief outline to the council of their organisation's work.