Test Valley Community Services (TVCS) has arranged a free Funding Conference for charities and community organisations to learn more about how to access funding.

Seven major fundraising bodies will be taking part, including the Big Lottery Fund, the Heritage Lottery and the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation.

The conference will take place following TVCS’s annual meeting and Annual Volunteer Awards in Longstock on Friday, November 8. Mayor of Test Valley Janet Whiteley will attend the meeting and help present the awards.

Organisations who would like to attend or would like to nominate a volunteer for an award should contact Paul Woodward on 01794 519998 before Friday.