Wind farm blows charity cash

BOSSES at the Lindhurst Wind Farm, near Rainworth, have set up a £10,000 annual fund to support community groups in the area.

The wind farm is operated by RWE npower renewables, and the fund will be available in connection with former Chad Charity the Nottinghamshire Community Foundation.

Cash will support community organisations, voluntary groups and social enterprises in Rainworth, Blidworth and the Lindhurst are of south Mansfield.

A grant of up to £2,000 can be used to purchase equipment, produce publicity material or assist with running costs.

Application forms are available on the website at and the closing date for applications is 29th April.