Money from the Big Lottery Fund is going to charitable causes in Corby for community projects.

In total their latest award for the East Midlands region is £7m. £500,000 is going to Teamwork, who have bases across the county including in Corby.

They have described the backing as a massive boost alongside the funding they already receive. Teamwork help support vunerable adults who may have physical  or learning disabilities or mental health challenges.

Among other grants of less than £10,000 funding has been won by the Halcyon Group, the Late Developers Photographic Group, Corby-based Action for Aspergers and for a project with autistic youngsters at the Corby Olympic Boxing Club.