A PROJECT to revamp a village hall has been awarded £35,000.

The Veolia Environmental Trust has handed over the money to the Layer de la Haye Queen Elizabeth Hall Trust.

It will be spent on replacing the older half of the hall, which dates back to the 1920s.

Mark Jones, a hall trust spokesman, said: “The rebuilt hall will provide a great place for a wide range of organisations to carry on meeting and this grant is an important contribution to the costs of the work.”

Paul Taylor, executive director of The Veolia Environmental Trust, added: “We are pleased to be able to help this important project.”