Residents in the Shipley ward could use community chest grants worth up to £500 for their special projects.

Groups in Bingley, Baildon, Windhill and Wrose, Wharfedale, Shipley and Bingley rural are invited to make use of the grants.

The closing date for the next round of community chest applications is Friday, October 4.

For further information and application forms please contact Jackie Fawthrop at the Shipley area co-ordinator's office.

People can call 01274 437146 or email

Applications are particularly welcome from new projects, innovative schemes and from previously unfunded groups.

Requests for school curricular activities are not funded as part of the community chest scheme.