Issue details

Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) Grant Scheme

On 20th December 2019 the Grants Advisory Committee and Climate and Environment Advisory Committee reviewed all Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) applications that were received between 5th August and 31st October 2019. 

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Grants Advisory Committee made the following recommendations for funding to the Finance Portfolio Holder:

 

Applicant

Project

Amount applied for (£)

Amount Awarded (£)

Additional conditions/ comments

Histon & Impington Trees Action Group (known as HITrees)

Restore HI Trees: the Woodland and Wildlife in the Green Gateway to Histon & Impington

6,500

6,500

Caveat that a follow-up visit will be needed to review the success of the project.

Sustainable Cottenham

Eco Eats: campaign & festival

2,520

2,520

 

Cambourne Town Council.

Cambourne Community Towards Zero Carbon

2,538

2,538

Caveat to only plant native trees or trees sourced from South Cambs.

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Net Zero Now

15,000

15,000

Caveat to include agreement to showcase their project on completion

Cambridge Cohousing

Orchard Park Shared Electric Cargo Trike Project

5,000

5,000

 

Great Abington Parish Council

E-Bikes in the Abingtons

2,055

2,055

 

Gamlingay Eco Community Group

Gamlingay Eco Community Group

2,129

2,129

 

Cambridge Sustainable Food CIC

Food Our Future

15,000

15,000

 

Orwell Benefice

Living Food Bank - Climate Cafes

4,150

4,150

 

Whittlesford Parish Council

Whittlesford Tree Planting

3,611

3,611

 

Waterbeach Cycling Campaign

Waterbeach cycle stands

1,200

1,200

Caveat to include evidence of more community engagement/ promotion of campaign

Great Wilbraham Parish Council

Wilbraham Woodlands

1,000

1,000

 

Melbourn Parish Council

Melbourn Community Young Person’s Refill Project

6,000

6,000

Caveat that the council receives assurances from the college that they will phase out the use of plastic water bottles.

Teversham Parish Council

Teversham Cycle Plan

14,477

14,477

 

Ickleton Village Hall committee

Energy Saving Lighting Project

8,387

8,387

 

Fen Ditton Parish Council

Installation of drinking water fountains and install a cycle rack

1,500

1,500

 

Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Community Rail Partnership

Meldreth Station Cycle Park & Cycle Repair Cafe

6,500

6,500

 

Papworth Trust

OWL Bikes Carbon Footprint Project

13,392

13,392

 

CycleStreets Ltd

Street Focus - enabling communities to get more out of new developments

10,000

10,000

 

Total

120,959

120,959

 

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Grants Advisory Committee has not recommended funding to the Finance Portfolio Holder:

 

Applicant

Project

Amount applied for (£)

Amount Awarded (£)

Dry Drayton parish council

Replacement Trees

1,368

0

Cambridge Cangaroos Trampoline Club

Cambridge Cangaroos Trampoline Club

3,231

0

Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust

Milton Country Park Solar Energy

15,000

0

Comberton Village Institute Trust

Replacement of fluorescent lighting

1,100

0

Fulbourn Parish Council

Solar panels for community building

12,000

0

GAMLINGAY COMMUNITY CENTRE (THE ECO HUB)

Solar Lighting for GCC Car Park

3,930

0

Hatley Parish Council

Solar powered speed cameras

5,415

0

Hauxton Parish Council

Solar panels for new village hall

4,830

0

Meldreth Village Hall Trust

Village Hall Boiler Upgrade

2,500

0

Waterbeach Community Land Trust

zero Zero Carbon Homes – Full Circle Construction Methodology

15,000

0

Willingham Parish Council

Ploughman Hall heating update

15,000

0

Camcycle (Cambridge Cycling Campaign)

Encouraging more people to cycle to work.

4,288

0

Camcycle (Cambridge Cycling Campaign)

Supporting local cycling improvements

9,102

0

Foxton Parish Council

Future Foxton - E-Bikes

9,550

0

Grantchester Parish Council

Electric Bike Scheme

10,650

0

Over Parish Council

Cycleway and Cycle Racks for the Pavilion at The Green, Over

13,093

0

Gamlingay Parish Council

Water re-filling station

7,127

0

Waterbeach Parish Council

Water Fountain and Bottle Refilling Stations

6,237

0

Cambridge and District CAB

Save the environment by saving money

12,000

0

Bar Hill Parish Council

Community recycling- project Harmony

1,792

0

Northstowe Horticultural Association

Northstowe Horticultural Association

12,548

0

 

 

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/01/2020

Decision due: 8 January 2020 by Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Lead member: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Lead director: Health and Environmental Services Director

Contact: Emma Dyer, Project Officer 01954 713344 Email: emma.dyer@scambs.gov.uk.

Consultees

Grants Advisory Committee (GAC)

Cllr P Heylings, Cllr G Chamberlain and Cllr G Harvey (CEAC Committee)

Purpose of Report: Exempt papers, Grants Advisory Committee 20 December 2019. See associated decision sheet detailing the increase the funding available for the Zero Carbon Communities Grant Scheme by £30,000 from £91,229 to £121,229.

Decisions

Agenda items

Documents

  • Grant Decision