Boris Johnson awards Islington groups grants

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has bestowed small grants on two Islington community groups.

The beneficiaries, whichwill both receive �1,000, are Touching The Community (TTC), in The Rock Tower, Tufnell Park Road, Holloway and Choices Community Interest Group, which operates from Caxton House Community Centre, St John’s Way, Archway.

TTC will use the money to support a film project, while Choices will train volunteers to help people use the internet.

Around �600,000 was given out to 60 similar groups by the mayor’s office.

Mr Johnson, said: “These micro grants are ensuring that smaller community projects right across the capital are receiving the support they deserve.

“Often, it only takes small chunks of cash to provide a much-needed boost.”