VERWOOD Town Council is now accepting applications for grants.

Grants to local organisations are awarded twice a year, in April and October, and the deadlines for applications this year are March 1 and September 1.

Any local organisation that would like to apply for grant aid can obtain an application form from Verwood Town Council at 28 Vicarage Road, Verwood BH31 6DR.

Alternatively groups can email or call 01202 820880.