Category: Funding applications

  • FUNDING FOR TARGET HARDENING THROUGH CASAC

    I am pleased to report that at the North West Outer Area Committee has awarded £15,000 in grant funding CASAC. I am very pleased we were able to secure this funding for CASAC. This money will be used to provide what is called “target hardening”, which means securing things like windows and doors more effectively…

  • SMALL GRANTS FOR POOL VILLAGE PROJECTS

    I am really pleased to report that two small grants have been awarded to the community of Pool. The first is £330 to Wharfedale Court Sheltered Housing Social Club who were taking residents to have Christmas Dinner at a local venue on 14th December 2012. These residents, many of whom are disabled, will enjoy going…

  • ADEL PLAYERS – LEADING LIGHTS AND WIRED FOR SOUND

    I am pleased to report that Adel Players who stage their productions in the Adel War Memorial Club in north Leeds have benefited from a grant from the Outer North West Area Committee of £4957 to help install a new lighting and sound production system, including a hearing loop. Adel Players have been in existence…

  • OPAL (OLDER PEOPLES’ ACTION IN THE LOCALITY) TO BENEFIT FROM GRANT FUNDING

     OPAL based at Holt Park, has benefited from a grant from the North West Outer Area Committee of £2450. They made a request to the committee for funding to run a number of community projects. One project is to enable the Fire Service to train OPAL volunteers to visit people in their homes and give…

  • YORK GATE GARDEN TO BENEFIT FROM NEW PARKING AREA

     I am pleased to report that the charity responsible for York Gate Garden in Adel has been awarded a grant of £5000 from the Wellbeing Fund of the Outer North West Area Committee. They will use this to upgrade their parking facilities. The Perennial Gardener’s Royal Benevolent Society (Perennial) has seen visitor numbers increase over…

  • FUNDING FOR ROBERT CRAVEN MEMORIAL HALL, BRAMHOPE

    I am pleased to report that the Robert Craven village hall in Bramhope is set to benefit from new water pipes thanks to funding from myself and my Ward colleagues. The old lead pipes will be replaced with alkathene ones, designed to improve water flow and reduce the risk of contamination. Although the trustees of…

  • “NO COLD CALLING” ZONES – FUNDING

    Funding has been secured to set up No Cold Calling Zones throughout the area, in partnership with West Yorkshire Joint Services (Trading Standards) and West Yorkshire Police. The aim is to provide some protection for residents from rogue traders and intrusive callers. If you feel your street or cul de sac would benefit from this…

  • POLICE OFF-ROAD BIKES – FUNDING

    A funding application was received from the Police to fund Off Road Bikes for officers to deal with illegal off road motor cycling, anti social behaviour and to assist with high visibility patrols, particularly focusing on greenspaces. The local Area Committee and the Police agreed to fund this project jointly.  

  • EXERCISE CLASSES – OLDER PEOPLES’ ACTION in the LOCALITY (OPAL)

    OPAL at Holt Park run a number of exercise classes for older people, they would like to develop these classes further. Funding was approved by the Adel & Wharfedale Councillors and this will part-fund these classes plus provide other health information for older people.

  • RECENT FUNDING APPLICATIONS – POOL FEAST & OPAL AT HOLT PARK

    I have recently submitted a MICE application for £250 to cover the Friendly Visiting service for OPAL and I have also submitted a MICE application for £750 to cover the sound system and climbing wall for Pool Feast.