Community groups across the Keighley and Worth Valley area are invited to apply for grants of up to £500 under a new scheme.

Bids for the Connecting Communities fund should be from two or more organisations wanting to work on a single project, to bring communities together and share skills and resources.

Chairman of Keighley Area Committee and the grants advisory group Coun Steve Pullen said: “We want to give local people the tools to help themselves.”

Applicants should contact Noreen Akhtar on (01535) 618008 or Deadline is March 7.