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£15,000 to improve local safety

PUBLISHED: 13:51 09 February 2010 | UPDATED: 15:40 07 July 2010

A £15,000 pot of cash has been offered to people living in Reepham to help improve their neighbourhoods.

The cash has been put forward by Broadland Community Safety Partnership and is available for community and voluntary groups for improving safety in Alderford, Attlebridge, Booton, Brandiston, Cawston, Felthorpe, Foulsham, Gt Witchingham, Guestwick, Haveringland, Heydon, Little Witchingham, Morton-on-the-Hill, Reepham, Salle, Swannington with Alderford and Little Witchingham, Themelthorpe, Weston Longville and Wood Dalling.

A £15,000 pot of cash has been offered to people living in Reepham to help improve their neighbourhoods.

The cash has been put forward by Broadland Community Safety Partnership and is available for community and voluntary groups for improving safety in Alderford, Attlebridge, Booton, Brandiston, Cawston, Felthorpe, Foulsham, Gt Witchingham, Guestwick, Haveringland, Heydon, Little Witchingham, Morton-on-the-Hill, Reepham, Salle, Swannington with Alderford and Little Witchingham, Themelthorpe, Weston Longville and Wood Dalling.

A steering group made up of representatives from a range of agencies will shortlist projects on February 16 and next where residents will be able to cast votes to decide which can receive a share of the £15,000.

Winners will be announced on March 8 at an event at Reepham High School from 6.30pm.

Broadland Supt Dave Marshall said: "Both partners and the police are committed to delivering solutions to combat local concerns raised by residents.This is a fantastic opportunity for local communities to have their say and influence how money is spent in promoting public safety".

Anyone who lives in the Reepham area with a project to improve community safety can apply for the funding, contact Kirsten Cooper on 01603 430510 for an application pack and eligibility notes. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 12 February 2010.

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