Sir – The trustees of Skipton Temperance Hall Fund are able to offer grants to local charities and organisations.

Applicants must either support the temperance cause in some way, or give help to Craven residents in need, or encourage a healthy lifestyle or help people with drug or alcohol problems or who are involved in youth work.

Any organisation seeking a grant must apply in writing to Mr FL Hodgson at 12 Wood View, Embsay BD23 6NT giving details of their organisation and enclosing a copy of their annual accounts. The closing date is June 30.

FL Hodgson, Skipton Temperance Hall Fund