Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected from October 1st 2019

From 1st October 2019 your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

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Community Grants - The Astor Foundation

Name of Grant The Astor Foundation
Funding Amount Grants are generally between £250 and £1,500
Who/what is eligible for funding? Grants are available for registered charities in the UK undertaking a variety of charitable activities. The primary object of the Foundation is medical research, favouring research on a broad front rather than in specialised fields. For guidance, this may include general medical equipment or equipment for use in research, or grants to cover travelling and subsistence expenses for doctors and students studying abroad. In addition to its medical connection, historically the Foundation has also supported initiatives for: Children and youth groups. - The disabled. - The countryside. - The arts. - Sport. - Carers groups. - Animal welfare.
Deadline The Trustees meet twice yearly, usually in October and April. If an appeal arrives too late for one meeting it will automatically be carried over for consideration at the following meeting.
Contact Details Applications should be in writing to the secretary and must include accounts and an annual report if available to: Mrs Lisa Rothwell-Orr, Trust Secretary, Astor Foundation, PO BOX 168, Bideford, EX39 6WB Tel: 07901 737488 Email: