The Bay of Colwyn Town Council awards grants each year to Voluntary or Charitable Clubs and Organisations providing services or facilities in the Bay of Colwyn area.  Recipients of large grants (of over £500) for the 2013/14 financial year were invited to the Town Hall on Monday 22nd April to receive their cheques from the Town Mayor, Cllr Mrs Viv Perry.  Grants totalling £20,600 have been awarded by the Town Council this year, to the following organisations:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABenefit Advice Shop – to give access for clients in Colwyn Bay area

Colwyn Bay Conservation & Environment Federation – to clear sycamore trees and saplings in The Dingle woodland

Contact the Elderly – To support groups in Colwyn Bay, Old Colwyn and Rhos on Sea
Crossroads Care North Wales – to provide support to carers Cruse Bereavement Care – to provide counselling rooms in the Town Hall

Dan’s Den Project – to provide activities and education for young people

Friends of Conwy Gymnastics – to replace/repair equipment

Home Start Conwy – to support families in Colwyn Bay

Kids’ Cancer Charity – to provide a compassionate care break for a family from Colwyn Bay

Llandudno and Colwyn Tramway Society – to maintain/improve tram no.7

North Wales Deaf Association – To provide services to clients

NWAMI – to provide IT equipment for Colwyn Bay Office

St David’s Hospice – to provide a drop-down bed

Large grants have also been awarded by the Town Council to support the following major events in 2013: Colwyn Bay 1940’s Festival, Prom Xtra and Access all Eirias.