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   Grants and Donations 2015-16    July 1, 2016

Wilmslow Town Council Grants: 2015-16

During the financial year 2015-16 Wilmslow Town Council paid a number of grants to local charities, voluntary groups and organisations to support their work and projects.  A summary table of those grants is given below:

The Friends of the Carrs

£233

Rotary Club of Wilmslow Dean

£1,000

Junior Parkrun

£,500

Cheshire East Council Youth Support Service

£350

Citizens’ Advice Bureau

£29,000

St Chad’s Parish Church, Handforth

£1,000

Handforth War Memorial Foundation

£1,000

Lindow Scouts

£2,100

Alderley & Wilmslow Musical Theatre Co

£3,762.00

Wilmslow Show Ltd

£10,000

Wythenshawe Development Trust

£475

Hampers of Hope

£500

Wilmslow Food Friend

£5,000

Snow Angels

£3,000

TEMPO

£1,000

Wilmslow Library

£1,000

Wilmslow Cricket Club

£500

Lindow Cricket Club

£2,000

Incredible Edible

£1,871

The grants awarded range in size as do the types of projects and groups supported.

The funding provided to the Citizens Advice Bureau allows Wilmslow’s residents to gain invaluable advice and support by having access to weekly drop-in sessions as well as other sessions when a pre-booked appointment is required.

Co-ordinated by members of St Bartholomew’s Church, Food Friend provides much needed short-term support in the SK9 area for individuals and families who find themselves in difficulties until they are able to access benefits or employment. 

Local support group Hampers of Hope was awarded a grant towards the additional costs of providing Christmas food hampers to families in need referred to the Charity by local housing associations and Sure Start Centres.

The Town Council provided a grant of £1,000 to Wilmslow Library in order to enhance its annual Summer Reading Challenge to include visits by a poet and author/illustrator, a film screening, story and craft and also to provide a gift incentive for the children taking part in the Challenge.

Two local Cricket Clubs received grants.  Lindow Cricket Club received £2,000 towards the costs of installing an artificial turf nets facility.  Wilmslow Cricket Club received £500 towards the costs of purchasing a new roller.  Both grants will help to enhance the facilities of these local sports clubs.

The Wilmslow Show received a grant of £10,000 towards the costs of providing this annual community event.

  

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