Decision details

Community Capital Grants Programme 2009/10

Decision Maker: New Communities Portfolio Holder

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider all applications for community capital grants and to make decisions on the level of grants to be awarded from the remaining 2009/10 budgets.


The New Communities Portfolio Holder AGREED to the following grants being made, requiring a virement of £5,651 from Arts Capital Grants to Community Facility Grants:


Community Facilities Grants



Total Cost

Grant Recommended

West Wratting Village Hall Committee

Renovation of the west gable wall



Landbeach Village Hall

To extend and refurbish the Village Hall


£10,000 (with a further £15,000 to be allocated from 2010/11)

Hinxton Village Hall

Refurbishment of WC’s



Little Wilbraham PCC

Installation of public toilets


£4,000 subject to PC granting a minimum of £2,000 and the PCC making the church available for wider community uses

Cottenham Community Centre

New Community Centre – conversion and renovation of existing Methodist Church


£8,000 (Top-up in future if required and subject to funds being available)

Fowlmere PC

Extension of play area



Milton Community Centre

Refurbishment of Community Centre



The George Long Charity, Swavesey

Improvements to Swavesey Memorial Hall



Whaddon PC

Improvements to the Village Hall


Defer until 2010/11


Village Sports Facility Grants



Total Cost

Other Income

Grant Recommended

Histon and Impington PC

Improvements to the Recreation Ground


PC - £1,396

Community Chest - £500


Applications to WREN £10,000 and

Football Foundation £6,485



Gamlingay PC

New multi-use changing room and a store as part of the Eco-Hub Project


The Parish Council has committed £49,684 towards the whole project and has also applied to the Public Works Loan Board for £500,000.


£20,000 has also been requested from the Football Foundation.




Thriplow Cricket Club

Installation of two astroturf practice nets for cricket.


Club funds - £3,575


Applications to:-


ECB Lord Taverners £3,000,

Awards for All Lottery £10,000 and Cambridgeshire Community Foundation £5,000.



Barton Recreation Improvement Group

New pavilion


Own funds - £19,000.


Other grants applied for total £145,000.



Caldecote PC

New pavilion


S106 funding £131,908


Grant applications have been submitted to the ECB, Football Foundation and Donarbon, and funds will be submitted on the transfer of the land.


£33,400 subject to support from the Local Member

Castle Camps PC

New changing-room facility


PC -  £11,106 Changing Room Cmmtte - £3,000


Application to FF  - £20,000

Defer until 2010/11


Arts Capital



Total Cost

Other Income

Grant Recommended

Swavesey Village College

New performing arts centre - retractable seating; lighting equipment, sound equipment, film equipment and drapes.


£140,000 secured


Melbourn Village College

Video kiosk for community consultation (part of the equipment bank)



£6,904 subject to South Cambridgeshire District Council being able to make use of the equipment


Digital arts equipment


Own funds - £3,184


Publication date: 04/03/2010

Date of decision: 02/03/2010

Decided at meeting: 02/03/2010 - Planning and New Communities Joint Portfolio Holders' Meeting

Effective from: 11/03/2010

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