Funding of more than £6,000 awarded for projects in Marton

Blackpool BMX is one of the projects given money.
Blackpool BMX is one of the projects given money.

Councillors for the Marton Ward have requested more than £6,000 in funding in order to fund projects in their area.

Councillors for the Marton Ward have requested more than £6,000 in funding in order to fund projects in their area.

Blackpool Couns Jim Elmes and Vikki Singleton requested the money to fund three projects in their ward.

Funding of £4,000 will go to the Martonians for St Paul’s Church to help towards the cost of the refurbishment of a war memorial in St Paul’s churchyard and three benches.

Blackpool BMX club will receive £2,000 in funding towards the refurbishment of the toilets and security at its site in Stanley Park.

The final funding of £398.24 will go to Sport Blackpool for the purchase of cycling helmets, high visibility jackets and bike stands to help the ‘Wheels for All’ project.