Running Costs/Refurbishment

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Friends of Battyeford School (Mirfield, North Kirklees)

Friends of Battyeford School (Mirfield, North Kirklees)

Group/Organisation details: A group of parents and teachers who take the time to make sure that children get the best possible education. The group holds regular fundraising events throughout the year and any money made is put back into the school.

Project details:Funding is needed for the refurbishment of a building on site that they hope to turn into a community hub for groups within the community to use for various activities.

Total cost of the project: £10,000

Amount applied for: £1,000 (Other monies secured: £3,000 through fundraising)

 

Friends of Devonshire Park (Keighley, Bradford)

Friends of Devonshire Park (Keighley, Bradford)

Group/Organisation details: The group is made up of a small number of volunteers who aim at protecting and improving the park for visitors by promoting the history behind the park and encouraging more communal activities.

Project details: Would like funding to hold tree and history walks around the park.

Breakdown of costs:

Tree walks 6 leaders x £50 per walk£300.00
History walks 4 leaders x £50 per walk  £200.00

Design and production of leaflets  

£150.00
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Total£650.00

Total cost of the project: £650

Amount applied for: £650 (No other monies secured)

Howden Clough Community Association (Birstall, North Kirklees)

Howden Clough Community Association (Birstall, North Kirklees)

Group/Organisation details: Provide facilities for the local residents for various activities and groups from performances to film clubs for the older generations.

Project details: Would like funding to recover the stage floor for live performances for the entertainment of the local residents. It will also help decorate the main hall and stage area so it is more attractive for community users.

Total cost of the project: £1,970 for the floor fitting and decorating

Amount applied for: £1,000 (No other monies secured)

Let’s Sing Community Choir (Bradford)

Let’s Sing Community Choir (Bradford)

Group/Organisation details: A community group that performs at local community events and centres holding annual and biannual concerts for fundraising and publicity purposes. The groups is made of up of thirty members aged 55-85 and promoted physical health through singing.

Project details: Would like funding to pay for running costs so that the group can keep going.

Total cost of the project: £4,400

Amount applied for: £1,000 (Other monies secured: £300 from community chest)

Mirfield Playground Project (Mirfield, North Kirklees)

Mirfield Playground Project (Mirfield, North Kirklees)

Group/Organisation details: A local community group that would like to improve the park facilities at Mirfield Memorial Park which is limited play equipment for all the children who use it.

Project details: Would like funding to make the park more user friendly for disabled children to use it as it has suffered damage from the rain and mud and has become inaccessible for disabled children.

Breakdown of costs:

 

130m perimeter path                                               £4,680.00

Creation of mound                                                

£1,980.00
Large slide and steps, supply and install£3,800.00
Rubber mulch surfacing for large slide

£2,650.00

Site preliminaries                                                    £4,081.00
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Total£17,191.00

Total cost of the project: £17,191

Amount applied for: £1,000 (Other monies secured: £12,626 from grants)

 

My Time (Dewsbury, North Kirklees)

My Time (Dewsbury, North Kirklees)

Group/Organisation details: A group that meets weekly to learn different crafts, make new friends, gain confidence, seek information and advice.

Project details: Would like funding to cover the cost of room rental and any materials needed to attract new members and keep the group going.

Total cost of the project: £1,000

Amount applied for: £1,000 (No other monies secured)

Pennine Bowling Club (Halifax, Calderdale)

Pennine Bowling Club (Halifax, Calderdale)

Group/Organisation details: Pennine Bowling Club encourage sport activities amongst visually impaired and blind people in the Calderdale and Kirklees area.

Project details: The group would like funding towards transporting the group to Leeds for bowling in the winter months.

Total cost of the project: £1,760 (£110 for 16 weeks)

Amount applied for: £1,000 (No other monies secured)

Group/Organisation details: A group promoting physical activity within the community through bowles

Todmorden Bowles Association (Calderdale)

Todmorden Bowles Association (Calderdale)

Group/Organisation details: A group promoting physical activity within the community through bowles whilst socialising in the pavilion meeting different and friendly people.

Project details: Funding to maintain the pavilion in the winter months so that the community can play bingo and socialise.

Total cost of the project: £1,000

Amount applied for: £1,000 (Other monies secured: £500 to cover the cost of portable toilets)