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Community Area Grants

To determine any applications for Community Area Grants.

 

Grant application packs for the Community Area Grants Scheme are available from the Community Area Manager or electronically at:

 

http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/communityandliving/areaboards/areaboardscommunitygrantsscheme.htm.

Minutes:

Community Area Grants

The Board considered 8 applications to the Community Area Grants Scheme for 2019/20, as detailed in the report.

 

Wiltshire Council/Area Board Initiative – Provision of positive activities for young people – requested £6439.20

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £6439.20 to the Positive Activities for young people initiative.

 

 

Wiltshire Council/Area Board Initiative – Social Prescribing project – requested £3375.55

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £3375.55 towards the Social Prescribing project

 

Wiltshire Council/Area Board Initiative – VE Day celebrations – requested £2000

 

There had been 3 bids to this initiative to date:

  • Netheravon, Haxton & Fittleton - £500
  • Ludgershall TC - £500
  • Tidworth TC and Church - £350

 

The Chairman noted that not all areas across Wiltshire were holding similar events, he was pleased to see that so much was happening in our community area.

 

It was not too late to apply for some funding, contact the CEM with your proposals.

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £2000 towards the VE Day Celebration Initiative

 

Wiltshire Council/Area Board Initiative – Local Climate Change Initiative – requested £8965.98.

 

The Chairman noted that if the Board did decide to hold an event, it would like to see that led by local people. There were plans for the July meeting to have a climate change theme.

 

Cllr Blair-Pilling – WC was lobbying for action by central government to tackle climate change and was investing funds towards projects over the next few years. The Board Initiative was for its communities to fund small projects to tackle climate change locally.

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £8965.98 towards local climate change initiatives

 

 

Wiltshire Council/Area Board Initiative – Healthy Schools Initiative – requested £2000.

 

This was the third year of this initiative, and a great success in our areas.

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £2000 towards the Healthy Schools Initiative

 

South Western Ambulance Charity – Lifting chair for Tidworth Community First Responders – requested £1770.95

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £1770.95 towards the purchase of a lifting chair for the Tidworth Community Responders

 

St James Church Ludgershall – Refurbishment of the clock face - £5000

 

The CEM noted that there was only one company in the whole of Britain that will take this job on, which was why only one quote was available.

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £5000 towards the clockface refurbishment project

 

Ludgershall Memorial Hall Management Committee – New Stage Curtains - £2000.

 

After decorating the hall, we would like to replace the curtains, and have been fundraising towards the total cost.

 

Cllr Blair-Pilling congratulated the Committee for its hard work in decorating the hall throughout.

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £2,000 towards the purchase of new stage curtains for Ludgershall Memorial Hall

 

 

Youth Funding

The Board considered two bids to the Youth Funding Budget for 2019/20, as detailed in the report.

 

Any Body can Cook CIC – Cooking with confidence project – requested £1000

 

The applicant had already provided many cooking sessions, and now wished to run some sessions for people with mild mental health issues.   

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £1,000 of youth funding to the Cooking with confidence project

 

Tedworth Equestrian – The Saddle Club – requested £5000.

 

The project aimed to work with some young people who were vulnerable or had mental health issues.

 

The CEM was working with the applicant to include some opportunities for people with Alzheimer’s.

 

Decision

The Tidworth Area Board awarded £5000   to the Saddle club project at Tedworth Equestrian Centre.

 

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