Two groups in the Ballymena borough have been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All programme.
The small grants programme is awarding almost £9,000 to the local groups as part of a grants roll-out of £629,806 to 79 groups across Northern Ireland.
Ballymena Substance Users Support Group receives a grant of £8,267 to buy equipment and organise good practice visits to similar groups who support people affected by substance abuse within Northern Ireland. Tri ps and a range of activities will be planned for group members.
Members of Portglenone Thursday Senior Citizens Bowling Club will be able to enjoy a range of activities funded by the club’s £720 grant.