Cash awards waiting to reward church community schemes

August 30 2016

ANGLICAN churches in the Yate and Chipping Sodbury area just have time to enter a competition to recognise their community schemes and bid for a share of £20,000.

ANGLICAN churches in the Yate and Chipping Sodbury area just have time to enter a competition to recognise their community schemes and bid for a share of £20,000.

The contest is being run to find church-run ideas and projects that have helped local communities., from food co-operatives and lunch clubs to language classes for the vulnerable.

There is a top prize of £10,000 and five other prizes each of £2,000 - the money put up by insurance company Ecclesiastical.

Forms are online at www.ecclesiastical.com/churchcomp but the deadline is August 31.