Festival funding bids wanted

Festivals such as the Kite festival could benefit from town council grants.

Festivals such as the Kite festival could benefit from town council grants.

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Grants are on offer for festivals in Morecambe in 2014.

Organisations wanting to organise events can now apply for funding from Morecambe Town Council.

Organisers may be from the voluntary sector, community groups or the private sector.

Application forms for funding may be obtained from the Clerk to the Council, David Croxall, by telephoning (01524) 422929 or email clerk@morecambe.gov.uk

A provisional budget of £60,000 is on offer.

This will be split into community festivals (£10,000), partnership festivals (£15,000) and major festivals (£35,000).

The closing date for applications is Friday, August 23.