Decision details

Community Chest Grant - Countryside Restoration Trust

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


On 13 December 2018 the Grants Advisory Committee reviewed all Community Chest applications that were deferred from the 27 November 2018 meeting as well as all new applications received between 12 November and 30 November 2018.


Following consideration of the applications, the Committee made the following recommendations to the Finance Portfolio Holder:




Village(s) affected


Total applied for (£)

Total recomm-

ended (£)

Additional conditions/ comments



The Countryside Restoration Trust

Barton and Comberton

Purchase of pitchforks, hay rakes and scythes to manage hay meadows



Invite schools to take part in education days to learn traditional methods



To accept the recommendations of the Grants Advisory Committee (see above).

Reasons for the decision:

All applications were considered in detail by the Grants Advisory Committee and there is sufficient budget available.

Alternative options considered:

To reject or vary the recommendations of the Grants Advisory Committee and make a decision regarding the level of funding (£0 - £1,000) to be awarded for each or defer a decision if further information is required from grant applicants.

Publication date: 13/12/2018

Date of decision: 11/02/2019

Effective from: 19/02/2019

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