Applications are currently being sought by The Richard Jones Charity. It covers Chew Magna, Newton St Loe, Stanton Drew, Stanton Prior and Stowey Sutton and was set up in 1692. The Jones family lived in Stowey and Richard Jones is buried in Chew Magna Church.
The trustees meet twice a year and will consider applications from individuals, schools and clubs, involved in the education of young people who are residents in the area of benefit and under the age of 30.
The charity could help with the cost of, educational books, equipment for training courses and tuition fees.
Stanton Drew Trustees are:
Mrs Julie Bragg and Cllr Jenny Tibbs. Please contact them for more information and an application form.
Richard Jones Foundation – Registered no 310057