Ashfield Voluntary Action (AVA) have been awarded a grant from the Ashfield District Council Kirkby Community Benefit Fund, which will enable them to provide development support for a number of community groups based in Kirkby.
Ashfield Voluntary Action is a registered charity that has served within the Ashfield District for over 15 years.
The organisation provides support to community groups throughout the District and supports individuals through a variety of projects.
Deputy Leader of Ashfield District Council, Councillor Tom Hollis said: ‘’Community groups are the lifeblood of our local area. Ashfield District Council will continue to provide as much support as possible to enhance the development of the community. Ashfield Voluntary Action do great work in the district and we look forward to working with them in the future’’.
In August this year grants of up to £1,000 were presented to dozens of local groups to deliver projects in the community.
Teresa Jackson, Manager of AVA commented: “We are really looking forward to working with Kirkby’s community groups to help and support them to carry on the fantastic work they are doing. We are also looking forward to having further discussions about the organisation’s development’’.