Applications for grants rules to be tightened up

Sandbach Town Council is to change the way it awards grants and funding to outside bodies to make the process more “transparent, honest and fair”.
The council voted to rewrite the rules so that any application between £1,500 and £3,000 would require the applicant to provide financial statements, while a councillor will be appointed to groups requesting more than  £3,000, “for the sake of scrutiny and oversight”.

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