Musicians can get cash help

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BUDDING musicians are being invited to bid for a share of funding to help them develop their talents.

Applications are being invited for the 2016 round of Dayas Music Scholarships, an annual grant scheme administered by Hampshire County Council.

Peter Edgar, executive member for education, urged people above school age to apply. Forms are available from (023) 8065 2037 or The closing date is January 31.