Issue details

Community Chest Grants

On 29 May 2020 the Grants Advisory Committee reviewed all Community Chest applications that were deferred from the 24 April meeting as well as all new applications received between 1 March and 31 March 2020.

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Committee made the following recommendations to the Lead Cabinet Member for Finance: 

 

 

Applicant

Village(s) affected

Description

Total applied for (£)

Total recomm

ended (£)

Additional conditions/ comments

 

1

 

St Catherine’s Parochial Church Council

 

Litlington

 

Installation of kitchen and toilet facility

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

2

 

Over Sports Club

 

Over

 

Verti Draining for the pitch

 

300.00

 

Defer

 

Committee feel there should be some contribution from the Parish Council

 

3

 

West Cambridge Christian Youth Ministries

 

Cambourne, Comberton & surrounding villages

 

Laptop and pastoral support work

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

4

 

Longstanton Cricket Club

 

Longstanton

 

To buy an interchangeable Cassette mower

 

 

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

5

 

Balsham Good Neighbour Scheme

 

Balsham

 

To cover initial start-up costs

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

 

6

 

Willingham Bowls Club

 

Willingham

 

To purchase a used refurbished lawnmower

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

7

 

Comberton Village Squash Club

 

Comberton

 

To convert the facility into a modern sports venue

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

8

 

Thriplow Society

 

Thriplow

 

New projector and carry case

 

585.98

 

585.98

 

 

9

 

Cambs College Riding for the Disabled

 

All of South Cambs

 

Purchase of horse riding equipment

 

720.00

 

720.00

 

 

10

 

Global Learning Idea Exchange

 

All village schools in the area

 

The purchase of ‘Hook Cards’

 

637.68

 

Defer

 

 

Committee would like some more information on this

 

11

 

Bottisham Swimming Club

 

Histon & Impington and Bottisham

 

Purchase of swimming equipment

 

1,000.00

 

Defer

 

Committee would like some more information on how this equipment will be used and who by

 

12

 

CamCare UK

 

Cambourne, Caldecote, Comberton, Madingley, Bar Hill, Sawston, Ely

 

 

Materials to support the Electronics and Robotics club and the Cambourne Science Festival

 

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

13

 

Croydon Reading Rooms

 

Croydon & surrounding villages

 

Reading room renovation

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

14

 

Great Chishill Windmill Trust

 

Great & Little Chishill

 

Internal works to Great Chishill Windmill to improve visitor safety

 

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

15

 

St Mary’s Church

 

Hardwick & surrounding villages

 

Fitting out kitchen with white goods in new community hall

 

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

16

 

Fen Drayton Village Hall

 

Fen Drayton

 

Replacement of tables

 

843.00

 

843.00

 

 

17

 

Swavesey Community Orchard

 

Swavesey, Over, Fen Drayton, Fenstanton, Northstowe, Longstnaton, Boxworth and Elsworth

 

 

Outdoor benches

 

988.00

 

988.00

 

 

 

18

 

South Cambs Ringing Group

 

Weston Colville, Weston Green, West Wratting, Balsham

 

 

Conservation of rare bird species in South Cambs

 

917.18.00

 

917.18.00

 

 

19

 

Histon & Impington Archaeology Group

 

Histon & Impington

 

To purchase 10 freestanding

Display cases

 

 

600.00

 

600.00

 

 

20

 

Meldreth Parish Council

 

Meldreth

 

A commemorative bench for VE day

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

21

 

Balsham Church Institute

 

Balsham

 

A commemorative bench to celebrate VE day

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

22

 

Harston Residents Group

 

Harston

 

To purchase a remembrance bench to celebrate VE day

 

 

800.00

 

800.00

 

 

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/06/2020

Decision due: 11 July 2020 by Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Lead member: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Contact: Robyn Kerrigan, Project Officer 01954 713254 Email: Robyn.Kerrigan@scambs.gov.uk.

Consultees

Ward Councillors were consulted prior to the consideration of applications by the Grants Advisory Committee.

Decisions

Agenda items

Documents

  • Grants Decision