£30,000 handed out to charities

Photo by John Margetts 

Over £30,000 was handed out to 84 charities from across the borough of Scarborough at the Spa.

The money was raised and dispersed by the Mayoress’s Community Fund.

The recipients were charities and community groups in Scarborough, Filey, Whitby and the villages in between.

Secretary Bonnie Purchon said: “We had scouts from the district taking eight youngsters to the 24th world jamboree in Virginia in the USA.

“The Boys Brigade are training their young people to become leaders and cub scouts are going on a wonderful adventure to a large camp at Pateley Bridge”.

The recipients were the British Legion in Scarborough and Filey, Friends of Filey Park, Keep Britain Tidy, Scarborough Bowls, Table Tennis, Seamer Sports, Scalby Cricket Ground, Filey Cricket, Yorkshire Coast Sight Support, Scarborough Talking News, Gallows Close, Scarboccia, the Disablement Action Group, Scarborough 9th Brownies, Brompton & Sawdon Village Hall, Wykeham and Ruston Millennium Fund, Burniston and Cloughton, Surfers Against Sewage, Scarborough Archers, Hunmanby Silver Band, Filey Library, Hup & Hismm, Fun Together, Newby Factory, Men in Sheds, St Catherine’s, the YMCA, the Rainbow Centre, Scarborough and Whitby Civic Societies, Ravensworth Lodge, Wheelhouse Square, Filey Brigg, Art Therapy, Animated Objects, Foster Carers, Street Angels, Parkinson's Society, Scarborough Survivors, Mind, Scarborough Choral Society, Northstead Methodist Church, Overdale Brownies, the Friends of Dean Road and Manor Road Cemetery and Weaponness Valley Community Group.

Whitby recipients included Pannet Park, Friends of Whitby Pavilion, St Hilda’s, Caedmon College in Whitby, Whitby Wildlife, Wetwheels, Goathland Hub and Sports and Sleights sports field (list supplied by Bonnie Purchon).