Community groups across the county have been urged to apply for funding ahead of an upcoming deadline.

Northumberland County Council's community chest scheme is now accepting applications.

This funding can be used to improve the environment and promote health and wellbeing.

It has also been put towards youth clubs and sports groups.

The grants of up to 75 per cent of costs to a maximum of £5,000, have no set minimum amount for applications.

The deadline for the next round of funding is on Friday, June 7.

For more information URL details and email contacts are available.