The Parish Council has been alerted to the availability of a funding source that we may be able to use to help us to take on some projects around the parish area. This may simply be some tidying up activities or something more ambitious. The type of things that could be funded are;
- Personal protection equipment (PPE)
- Contractor costs
- Road closures
- Repeat funding for revisiting a project to continue maintenance
- Training (if unable to attend the DCC provided training)
The intention of the fund is to support local communities to carry out maintenance works that provide some community benefit and which might not otherwise be completed. The fund could enable communities such as ours to do the work ourselves, with the Highways Authority providing the training to ensure that it is done safely and legally along with materials and equipment to complete the work.
In order to access this funding, we would need your input, hence please can you let the Parish Council know of any likely projects that we might be able to take on and perhaps more importantly, the names of any volunteers willing to do the work if training and equipment were to be provided.