One of the events set to benefit form the council’s recovery fund - the NW200.
A COUNCIL committee has voted to withdraw grants for outside bodies that put on some of the borough’s biggest summer events.
Instead members have agreed to establish a ‘recovery fund’ to help organisers through the pandemic, whether or not events take place next year.
Last year the council budgeted around £250,000 to assist organisers of mostly summer season events, from large sporting fixtures like the Supercup NI and NW200 to more modest community festivals such as the Pirates of Portrush.
*Full story in this week's Chronicle*