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12 Caerphilly County Borough community groups in running for Lloyds Bank grant award

Published in News on Monday October 21st, 2013. Last updated at 11:00


Twelve community groups from Caerphilly County Borough have been shortlisted for a Lloyds Bank grant award.

The 12 organisations have been entered into a public vote to secure a slice of the Lloyds Bank Community Fund.

The two good causes with the most votes in each sub-area will each receive £3,000, with the other two receiving awards of £300 each.

The twelve community groups shortlisted from Caerphilly are:

Cry in the Valleys in Memory of Jack Thomas
Cancercareline – Blackwood
Cylch Meithrin Coed Duon
Caerphilly People First

CELTS Wheelchair Basketball Club
Hendre After School Club
Cardiff and Newport SANDS
Graig Y Rhacca Football Club

Caerphilly East
Save Cwmcarn High School
Pontymister Youth AFC
Sparkle Appeal (SGCF)
Cwmcarn Allotment Association

Graham Lindsay, Group Director, Responsible Business, Lloyds Banking Group said: “As the Lloyds Bank Community Fund public vote opens for a second year, we are looking forward to showcasing the fantastic work being delivered by an enormous range of community groups in communities across the country and to encouraging everyone to get behind their local good causes by casting their vote.

“Congratulations to every community group on the shortlist and good luck.”

Find out more about the community groups involved in the Community Fund and cast your vote by visiting the Lloyds Bank Community Fund website at www.lloydsbank.com/communityfund.

Community Fund 2013 voting is open until 11:59pm on November 1.


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