Festival and events fund now open

Local community groups who wish to seek financial support to organise a festival or event in their area between April 1 and September 30 can now apply to Banbridge District Council’s Community Festivals Fund.

The fund is designed to support events that strengthen community relations, promote a positive image of the district and increase visitor numbers. A wide range of cultural, sporting, heritage and musical events are eligible.

Applications can be obtained from Banbridge District Council on 4066 0609, or downloaded at www.banbridge.gov.uk.