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Communities Portfolio Decision Record: Community Fund - Application Decisions

Decision Made By: Councillor Mrs Mary Robinson
Date Decision Made: 26 April 2012
Date of Publication: 27 April 2012
Decision Reference Numbers: Cs_15_4_12
Call in period ends 4 May 2012 at 5pm
Implementation date (if not called-in) 8 May 2012

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Decision Reference Number Cs_15_4_12
Date Decision Made 26 April 2012
Portfolio: Communities
Decision made by: Councillor Mrs Mary Robinson
Interests Declared:  
Subject Matter: Community Fund - Application Decisions
Purpose of Report: To consider which of the applications to the Community Fund to support and the levels of support to be awarded.
Decision:

RESOLVED that:

The Communities Portfolio Holder made decisions on the following applications which were projects not related to either the Diamond Jubilee or Olympic activities or events:

Application for funding towards Appleby TIC (Appleby Town Council) for producing Appleby TIC Guide to Shops Leaflets: The application was for £500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 towards the project to support the visitor economy in Appleby.

Application for funding towards St Augustine's District Church Council for Aspire Alston: The application was for £2,250.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to defer the application in order to obtain further information.

Application for funding towards The VIC Community Café for Culgaith Art @ the Vic: The application was for £2,000.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £2,000.00 to promote local artists and further support the successful VIC Community Cafe.

Application for funding towards Culgaith Recreation Ground for Culgaith Recreation Ground Play Park Regeneration: The application was for £9,008.80. The Portfolio Holder decided to allocate £3,000.00 to the project until the Communities Portfolio meeting on 25 October 2012; to allow the group time to obtain match funding.

Application for funding towards Frenchfield Family Fun Day Committee for Frenchfield Family Fun Day: The application was for £1,000.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to decline the application as the group's constitution had not been formally agreed by the committee.

Application for funding towards Lions Club of Penrith for Lions May Day Carnival: The application was for £2,500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,500 to support the community May Day event in Penrith.

Application for funding towards Shap Bowling Club for Phase 4 Improvements: fitting out of toilets and connection to public sewer: The application was for £10,000. The Portfolio Holder decided to allocate £3,000.00 to the project until the Communities Portfolio meeting on 25 October 2012; to allow the group time to obtain match funding.

Application for funding towards Lords House Community Group for Victoria Garden of Eden: The application was for £3,540.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to decline the application on the grounds that there was limited evidence of community support or consultation.

RESOLVED that:

The Communities Portfolio Holder made decisions on the following applications which were projects related to the Diamond Jubilee and Olympic activities or events:

Application for funding towards Age UK Carlisle and Eden for Age UK Day Care Olympics: The application was for £500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the event promoting physical activity for all.

Application for funding towards Appleby Community Acting Together for Appleby Community Diamond Jubilee Picnic: The application was for £1,345.00. This application had been withdrawn by the applicant prior to the meeting.

Application for funding towards Bolton Parish Council for Bolton Diamond Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,779.20. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,500 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Bolton Parish.

Application for funding towards Cliburn Community Play Area Association for Cliburn Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £2,500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,500 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Cliburn.

Application for funding towards Eden District Scout Network for Scout Celebration of Olympics: The application was for £2,500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,500 to support the District Scout Network's Olympic Day.

Application for funding towards Gamblesby Community Centre for Gamblesby Diamond Jubilee Event: The application was for £925.25. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £750 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Gamblesby and Unthank.

Application for funding towards Great Strickland Village Institute for Great Strickland Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £1,000.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,000 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Great Strickland.

Application for funding towards Hesket and District Diamond Jubilee Celebration Committee for Hesket and District Diamond Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,000.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Hesket and District.

Application for funding towards Hunsonby Parish Council and Hunsonby Swimming Club for Hunsonby Diamond Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,000.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £750.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Hunsonby Parish.

Application for funding towards Jubilee Orchard Project for Jubilee Orchard Project Brough: The application was for £2,200.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £2,200.00 towards the establishment of a Jubilee community orchard in Church Brough.

Application for funding towards Kirkby Stephen Town Council for Kirkby Stephen Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,250.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,250.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Kirkby Stephen.

Application for funding towards Kirkby Thore Pre-School for Kirkby Thore Pre-School Olympic Family Fun Day: The application was for £1,869.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,000 towards the purchase of activity equipment and to refer the applicant to other potential sources of funding.

Application for funding towards Kirkby Thore Parish Council for Kirkby Thore Diamond Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Kirkby Thore.

Application for funding towards Kirkoswald Parish Council for Kirkoswald and Renwick Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,819.60. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Kirkoswald and Renwick.

Application for funding towards Langwathby Parish Council for Langwathby Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £520.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Langwathby.

Application for funding towards Friends of Langwathby School for Langwathby School Olympic Torch Celebrations: The application was for £1,000.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £600.00 to support transporting the children of Langwathby School to Penrith to watch their teacher carry the Olympic Torch.

Application for funding towards Lazonby Parish Council for Lazonby Community Jubilee Project: The application was for £600.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £600.00 towards the creation of a community Jubilee orchard and wildflower area in Lazonby.

Application for funding towards Melmerby Village Hall for Melmerby Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £566.68. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Melmerby.

Application for funding towards Milburn Youth Group for Milburn Youth Group Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,381.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,381.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Milburn.

Application for funding towards Newbiggin-on-Lune Public Hall for Newbiggin-on-Lune Jubilee Street Party: The application was for £611.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Newbiggin-on-Lune.

Application for funding towards The Nicholl's Memorial Hall for Newton Reigny and Catterlen Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £567.87. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Newton Reigny and Catterlen.

Application for funding towards Penrith Cricket Club for Penrith Cricket Club Diamond Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £812.70. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of Penrith Cricket Club and wider community.

Application for funding towards Parkin Memorial Hall for Pooley Bridge Diamond Jubilee Weekend: The application was for £1,769.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Pooley Bridge.

Application for funding towards Shap Parish Council for Shap Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Shap.

Application for funding towards Friends of Shap School for Shap School Torch Relay Celebration: The application was for £1,925.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £900.00 towards the cost of purchasing materials and of transporting children from Shap School to Appleby to watch the Torch Relay.

Application for funding towards Skelton Community Group for Skelton Area Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £750.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £750.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Skelton Parish.

Application for funding towards Tirril and Sockbridge Reading Rooms for Sockbridge and Tirril Jubilee Party: The application was for £500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Sockbridge and Tirril.

Application for funding towards Soulby Memorial Hall Trust for Soulby Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £830.57. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £830.57 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Soulby.

Application for funding towards Parochial Church Council of The Parish of Penrith St Andrew for St Andrew's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations: The application was for £1,998.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of St Andrew's Church and Penrith.

Application for funding towards Parent Teachers Association of St Catherine's Catholic Primary School for St Catherine's Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £2,105.76. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £1,000.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of St Catherine's Catholic Primary School.

Application for funding towards Tebay Methodist Church for Tebay Diamond Jubilee Celebration: The application was for £900.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to award £500.00 to support the Jubilee celebrations of the community of Tebay.

Application for funding towards Temple Sowerby Victory Hall for Temple Sowerby Panoramic Photograph: The application was for £500.00. The Portfolio Holder decided to decline the application on the grounds that the project did not offer value for money and no quotes or estimates had been submitted as required.

Application for funding towards Ed1st for Ed1st Olympic After School Project: The application was for £1,630.75. The Portfolio Holder decided to decline the application as that it was for an educational project and not for an Olympic event.

Reasons for Decision To decide which Community Fund applications to support
Summary of Options Rejected:  
Reports and Background Papers Considered Full applications available in the Communities Team
Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board
Urgent Decision not Subject to Call In No
Consent of Chairman/Vice-Chairman to Urgency  
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