LEDBURY Town Council has handed out almost £25,000 this year to various local organisations.

The grant-giving evening took place on Wednesday, August 7, at at event hosted by town major, Cllr Phillip Howells.

A further presentation will take place with the Ledbury Youth Drop-in Centre, which has been awarded a grant payable over three years.

Town clerk, Angie Price said: "This year a total of £24,500 has been awarded to the following organisations within the town."

Organisations to benefit include The Carnival Association; Ledbury Poetry Festival; Community Action Ledbury & District; Ledbury Primary School PTA; Malvern Hills AONB Partnership; Ledbury Swifts; John Masefield High School; Ledbury Community Day; Ledbury Food Group; Age UK and the Ledbury Youth Drop-in Centre.

Further information about the grant process: 01531 632306