groups and initiatives in the Portswood area now have until the end of
November to apply for a Southern Water grant of up to £2,000.
The deadline was originally the end of October.
work to upgrade the wastewater treatment works off Kent Road, by
Saltmead in St Denys, is currently underway, and Southern Water is
running a community grant scheme open to those in the Portswood ward.
Water Project Manager James Rance said: "We've extended the previous
deadline of October 31 to encourage more groups to apply.
"We're always keen to support local causes where we can while we're working in a particular area.
"But don't hang around - if you meet our criteria, please get your applications in soon."
apply for a grant of up to £2,000, community groups and initiatives
should be involved in promoting one or more of three key areas: healthy
lifestyles, the environment, or education and opportunities.
Water says an independent judging panel will decide which groups get
funded. The panel will include members of the project team, Southern
Water's delivery partner Galliford Try which is carrying out the upgrade
works, and local community representatives.
Applications must be made online at www.southernwater.co.uk/community-grantsFor more information, contact Southern Water's Community Engagement team at