On Tuesday, 12 December 2017 Ceredigion Actif in partnership with Sport Wales distributed £14,214 to local sports clubs through the Community Chest Panel.

The clubs to benefit were: Aberystwyth Ramblers, Llandysul Swimming Club, Camddwr Shooting Society, Kung Fu Club Aberaeron, Cardigan Town FC, Crannog FC, Aberaeron Netball Club, Rhydypennau Hall, Ceredigion YFC, Felinfach FC, Tregaron Turfs FC, Aberystwyth Athletics Club and Aberkayakers. They will use the money to purchase equipment, train new coaches and create new clubs.

Community Chest offers grants of up to £1,500 for activities that encourage people to become more active. The grant can also be used to pay for volunteer training and coach education, marketing, club set up costs and new equipment.

Steven Jones, Active Communities Manager from Ceredigion Actif said: “We are proud to be able to support local sports clubs as they enhance the health and well-being of residents in the county. The scheme is open to any group that wishes to organise activities aimed at getting people active.”

If you are a part of a club, read more information on the Ceredigion Actif website www.ceredigionactif.org.uk/funding.html.

Submit your application by emailing steven.jones@ceredigion.gov.uk or calling 01970 633 587 by the closing date, 17 January 2018.

The next Community Chest panel will meet on 31 January 2018 and will make decisions on the applications received.