Groups in Corby are being invited to apply for "Core Organisation" status with Corby Borough Council.

It's as a number of three-year agreements that are in place with groups are due to end in March of 2019.

A core organisation's defined by CBC as a "voluntary or community based not-for-profit group that provides an important or essential service for people and places in Corby."

Applications are being taken online at the Corby Borough Council website.

Additionally groups and individuals with community projects are being invited to apply for CBC's Small Grants or Health and Wellbeing Grants.

Enquiries on these are being taken on 01536 464144 - with a deadline on applications of November 12th.