All hands on decks

YOUNG people from the Tydd St Giles Youth Club had the chance to try their hand on the decks at a recent DJ workshop organised by Fenland District Council.

Local DJ Stephen Calver came along to show them how it’s done.

FDC is encouraging the group – and others like it – to put in bids to the council’s Community Grants scheme to enable them to stage taster sessions for other activities.

The Community Grants scheme has £70,000 available for distribution to community and voluntary organizations for projects over the next year. They can apply for grants of up to £5,000.

Applications must be received by April 27 so that they can be fully assessed by a panel made up of FDC’s Cabinet and a representative from Roddons. Funding will be allocated in August and projects are to run until April 1, 2013.

For more details and application forms, call Hetty Thornton, FDC’s senior community development officer, on 01354-654321 or email