Tarvin Methodist Church
Pryors Hayes Golf Club
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin Community Centre
By Tarvin Webteam - 29th May 2017 6:00am
At the Parish Council meeting on Monday (May 22nd) borough Councillor Hugo Deynem was happy to confirm that the level of the discretionary grants allocated to Borough Councillors had been set at £5,000 per councillor. That means that Councillors Deynem and Leather have £10, 000 available for projects within the Gowy Ward, of which Tarvin is a part.
The money can be allocated to support "small to medium community driven projects where projects or supported activity make a positive change in the local area and/or benefit the wider community" In the past, both Councillors have given generous grants to local organisation such as the Community Centre and the Summer Fete.
Being public money, the rules governing the awards are quite strict, for example, organisations should have a constitution and a bank account, and the money can't be used for political purposes. As you might expect, all organisations must show that they meet CW&C's policies on things like financial probity, equality and diversity. While an eleven-page document of conditions may seem a little daunting, a closer inspection shows that they are there to ensure that all qualifying organisations have an equal chance to succeed in their application, and that the system is open and transparent.
If you have a local project that you think might benefit then contact RuralLocality@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk for an application form. Or you can speak informally to either Hugo Deynem email@example.com or John Leather firstname.lastname@example.org who will be delighted to advise.
To see the complete guide notes, click here
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
In December 1991 a cheque for £800 was donated by Dale Farm, Tarvin to Tarporley War Memorial Hospital.The amount was raised by a fancy dress walk organised by Tony Ankers who presented it to Sister Janet Featherstone, watched by Dr Sandy Campbell and some of Dale Farms employees who took part in the...
Cheshire's police and crime commissioner is inviting residents in rural areas to meet with him and local officers to have their say on the county's new rural crime strategy prior to its publication. It has been developed in response to the local rural crime survey conducted in Cheshire over the summer and the recent national rural crime survey.The strategy outlines the priorities for...
Throughout the war, the village did all it could, not only to assist their country but also to help the community to live as normal a life as was possible. The churches continued to minister to their parishioners as well being a focal point for the community war effort.The Allied Relief Fund had been set up and Tarvin collected contributions. The Courant of September 27th 1916 reported that...