Communities Opportunity Fund 2014/15

UPDATE: The Communities Opportunity Fund 2014-15 has now closed for applications.

An overwhelming number of applications were received through the scheme this year totalling 143 in all. In total 93 applications have been awarded funding support, details of which can be found in the table below. A further 13 applications are due to be considered at the next Corporate Board meeting

Successful Applications to the COF 2014/15

  Applicant Project Details Amount
1 RDC New Homes Bonus Capacity Work £25,793
2 Georgian Theatre Final Annual Grant for 2014/15 £4,959.50
3 Swaledale Festival Final Annual Grant for 2014/15 £5,621.15
4 RDC Part Time COF Facilitator Post £11,000
5 Area Partnerships Funding for the smaller community projects £25,000
6 Middleton Tyas Memorial Hall Flagpole and Garden Furniture Project £929.84
7 Thoralby & District Village Hall Village Hall Upgrade Project £3,000
8 Carperby-cum-Thoresby Parish Council Playing Field Management Project £12,000
9 Wensley Village Hall Association Facilities Upgrade £4,721.65
10 Walker Memorial Hall Extension to Village Hall Car Park £4,534.00
11 Colburn Town Council Colburn at Play 2012-22 £5,000.00
12 Scorton Parish Council Emergency Planning Resilience £1,432.32
13 Burton-cum-Walden Parish Council Defibrillator Project £750
14 Gunnerside Village Hall Stage Lights & Cinema Equipment £3,420
15 Just the Job EE Ltd Groundworks Project - Phase 2 £1,200
16 Constable Burton & Finghall Parish Council Barden Village Green Grass Cutter £1,276
17 Marske & New Forrest Parish Meeting Defibrillator Project £750
18 The Georgian Theatre Royal Outreach Youth Work £3,808
19 Bellerby Parish Council Flood Prevention Scheme £20,000
20 Richmondshire Rugby Union FC Drainage works to playing field £20,000
21 Reeth & District Memorial Hall Repair & Refurbishment Project £19,992
22 Coverdale Memorial Hall Community Room & Store £20,000
23 The Georgian Theatre Royal Building Enhancement Work £14,402
24 Richmond Cycling Club Support Event Equipment £3,445
25 Richmond Cricket Foundation Cricket Wicket Facilities £14,183
26 Richmondshire Local Sports Association Grants for Sporting Groups £2,500
27 Preston-Under-Scar Parish Council Village Defbrillator Project £850
28 Aysgarth & District Parish Council Village Defibrillator Project £750
29 Keld Public Hall Roof Improvements Project £1,142
30 Muker Parish Council Village Defibrillator Project £850
31 Hunton Parish Council Defibrillator Project £750
32 Carlton in Coverdale Parish Council Beckside Stabilisation Project £5,000
33 Whashton Village Green Best Kept Village  Seats £1,360.80
34 Gunnerside Village Hall Oil Storage Tank £1,580
35 Barton Village Institute Structual Maintenance Project £1,442
36 Barton Playing Fields Ltd Practice Cricket Facility £12,000
37 Newsham Village Hall Association Toilet Refurbishment Project £13,000
38 Middleham Key Centre Solar Panel Project (LOAN) £20,000
39 Yorkshire Energy Partnership Energy Efficiency Support £9,243
40 Richmond Live The Tent Project £2,646.55
41 Walker Memorial Hall Acoustic Dampening Project £1,892
42 Richmondshire Museum Society Museum Yard Roof Repair £10,000
43 The School House Project Hawes School House Community Project £10,000
44 West Witton Parish Council Defibrillator Project £765
45 Foxglove Covert LNR Interactive Screen Quiz £4,500
46 Aysgarth Cemetery Committee Footpath Restoration £990
47 Le Cateau Primary School Steel Pan Band Tuning and Restoration Project £1,543
48 Tunstall Parish Council Beck Clearance Project £990
49 Richmond Golf Club Juniors Section Junior Golf Project £1,071.50
50 Manfield Village Hall Acoustic Improvements Project £2,689.44
51 Bellerby Parish Council Defibrillator Project £1,363.50
52 Richmondshire District Council local Authority Trading Company £30,000.00
53 Leyburn Town Council Todder Roundabout - The Shawl £2,370
54 Yorebridge Sports Development Association Extension of Activities £978.57
55 Welcome to Richmond Building the Legacy £4,290
56 Swaledale Festival Portable Staging £4,719.78
57 Catterick Crusaders Rugby Union F.C Catterick Crusaders Equipment £4,984.06
58 North Yorkshire Wildcats Rugby Union F.C Portable Floodlights £1,454
59 Swaledale Scouts Group Scouting Equipment Storage Facility £2,628
60 Melsonby Parish Council Moor Road Play Park £16,409.97
61 Swaledale Festival Re-Branding the Festival £1,300
62 Colburn Village Hall Solar Panel Project £11,859.36
63 Colburn Allotment Association Fencing Refurbishment £4,140
64 Richmond Town Football Club Under 9's Junior Football Development £660.87
65 Hawes Post Office/Upper Dales Sorting Office The Hawes Post Office/Outreach Service £9,871.29
66 Castle Bolton Parish Meeting Parish Tracks and Water Drainage £1,326.25 
67 Middleton Tyas Village Shop Ltd Village Shop Refurbishment Project £3,000 
68 Spennithorne Parish Meeting Defibrillator Project £1,654 
69 Carperby-cum-Thoresby Playing Field Committee Refurbishment of Playground £3,439.75 
70 Richmondshire Rugby Club Junior Section Safe Srimmaging Workshops £5,000 
71 Richmond Dales Amateur Swimming Club Swimming Equipment £4,795.08 
72 Askrigg & Low Abbotside Village Book Village Book 2015 £968.13 
73 Hudswell & District Parish Council Defibrillator Project £1,506.60 
74 Low Row & Feetham Literary Institute Defibrillator Project £1,500
75 Hawes & High Abbotside Parish Council Defibrillator Project  £1,500
76 Redmire Parish Council Pinfold Restoration Project  £2,252.70
77 Gilling West Parish Council  Play Park Equipment  £2,225
78 Upper Wensleydale Sports & Recreation Assoc.  Community Fields Store  £2,475
79 Richmond Town Football Club Juniors  Football Equipment  £3,834
80 Fremington Village Hall  Improvements Project  £4,502
81 The Two Dales Community Centre  Orchard Gallery Improvements  £4,343.70
82 East Witton Tennis Club  Resurfacing Project  £5,000
83 Wensleydale Railway Trust Ltd  Aysgarth Station Heritage Project  £4,929.58
84 Catterick Garrison Scout Group  Scout Development Project  £3,000
85 Richmond (Yorkshire) Burgage Pastures  Paths of Richmond Racecourse £2,431.50 
86 Hawes & High Abbotside Parish Council  Hawes Town Foot Play Park £3,094.75 
87 Dalton & Gayles Village Hall  Improvements Project £2,002.20 
88 Blueboxt Productions  Young People's Live Performance Groups £4,550 
89 JABS Amateur Boxing Club  Resettlement Project £4,485.98 
90 St John's Community Centre  Access improvements and armchairs £2,300 
91 Richmond YMCA  Richmond YMCA Website Upgrade £2,677.72 
92 Middleton Tyas Cricket Club  Cricket Wicket/Pitcher Roller & Storage £4,096.60 
93 Richmondshire District Council  Small Business Grant Scheme top up £2,954.24 
Total £517,596.62

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communities Opportunity Fund 2013/14

In 2013/14, RDC approved a total of 66 applications with over £600K in contributions. The projects ranged from 9% contributions towards £100K projects to supporting the smaller community groups with 90% funding for minor refurbishments works. Project costs totalled £2.3M, bringing an additional £1.7M worth of funding to the district. The Full list of applications supported last year can be found by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

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