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Voice Your Choice is back!
Scarborough will once again be given the chance to vote for their
favourite community projects when local groups and organisations
compete for their share of more than £19,000 of borough council
The Scarborough Urban Area Forum will be
hosting its third Voice Your Choice decision-making event on
Wednesday 20 June from 5pm at Scarborough Library in Vernon
Residents of the Central Urban Area of
Scarborough which includes the local authority wards of Castle,
Central, Ramshill, Weaponess, Falsgrave Park, Stepney, Woodlands,
Northstead and North Bay, who are aged 11 years and over are
invited to go along to see a display of 16 community projects based
around this year’s theme of “The Environment”.
Each display will have information about
the group’s proposed project and a member of the group available to
answer any questions.
Residents are asked to view all project
displays giving every project a score between one and five. The
projects with the most votes will be awarded funding.
The voting process should take no longer
than 3 0minutes to complete and will be a “very informal evening”
with refreshments available. Residents are welcome to stay at
the event for the results to be announced at approximately
Malcolm Short, chairman of the
sub-committee overseeing the funding programme said: “This is a
truly exciting community event that is not only about allocating
public funds but also a great exhibition of local projects with the
chance to network and get to know what’s going on in our area.
“This year we have received a wide variety
of applications for projects which aim to improve and enhance our
local environment and make the area a better place to live.”
The Voice Your Choice fund is financed by
Scarborough Borough Council’s Central Urban Area Committee which is
working in partnership on the scheme with the Scarborough Urban
Area Forum to deliver the programme.
For further information about the event
contact Scarborough Borough Council’s Neighbourhood Support
Officer, Kerry Lee on 01723 232472. You can also find more
information about the event and a list of projects competing for
funding on the North Yorkshire Coast Community Partnership website
via the following link: