Community projects given thousands of pounds to renovate buildings and play equipment in Maldon district

The sail lofts in Tollesbury

The sail lofts in Tollesbury

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Communities have been given thousands of pounds to renovate buildings and refurbish play equipment.

Tollesbury received £40,000 from the Essex Environment Trust to refurbish two landmarks.

The iconic Sail Lofts in Woodrolfe Road were given £15,000 towards repairing or replacing 28 damaged windows.

And £25,000 was give towards the essential re-roofing of The Centre in East Street, which is home of the Tollesbury Community Centre and Tollesbury United Reformed Church.

Maldon and District Community Voluntary Services was given £6,086 for The Maldon Shed, a social group for men that will be based in an old mortuary building in the grounds of Maldon Cemetery.

And Southminster Parish Council was awarded £15,000 to replace old play equipment on the King George V Memorial Field in Station Road.

The money awarded by the Essex Environment Trust comes from Cory Environmental Ltd.

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