Digital projects £2.3m cashpot

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COMMUNITY groups in Sheffield can bid for a share of £2.3 million being made available for digital projects in disadvantaged communities.

Sheffield Community Network has secured the funding from the European Union, £500,000 of which will be handed out as grants.

The rest will pay for support and advice services to the new businesses and activities to build up an internet-based community learning network.

The scheme, which runs to May 2013, is open to any community group or social enterprise in Sheffield.

■ For details, visit or call 0114 220 1426 or 0114 275 2620.