Green grant deadline is approaching

TIME is running out for groups and organisations wanting to start projects which benefit their environment to apply for a Greenwatch Action Grant.

The grants provide up to £500 for projects like allotments, nature conservation and environmental education projects and local recycling and energy-saving schemes.

Applications are invited from non-profit-making groups based in Derbyshire such as natural history groups, schools, community groups or parish councils.

The deadline for applications is February 24 and successful bids will receive their grants before the end of March.

For more information, or to apply, visit or contact Call Derbyshire on 08456 058 058.