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GRANTS AND AWARDS

Each year the Town Council award grants to many projects to assist local groups in the area. Any group which holds a constitution and serves the residents of Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Bolsterstone is eligible to apply for a grant.


GRANTS

Any groups wishing to apply for a grant will need to make reference to the Town Council's grants policy and complete a grant application form. Both documents can be downloaded via the links below or a copy obtained from the office.


The Town Council also have an arrangement with Sheffield Community Transport to provide a minibus and driver to groups for outings. ​ Groups can apply to the Town Council for a transport grant of up to £300.00 per annum. Once again details of the group, a copy of its constitution and a set of accounts is reqwauired by the Town Council. ​


The Town Council are also part of the Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership Community Grant Scheme. More details about this funding source can be found here


Grant Application Form

Grant Policy and Guidelines​


In 2005 the Town Council launched a Citizens Award Scheme whereby local residents are nominated for their services to the community. Details of recent winners are posted on this site. If you wish to nominate a person/group or see winners from previous years please contact the office.


AWARDS


ANNUAL CITIZENS AWARDS 2024

The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker was pleased to present a certificate and cheque to Diane Fortescue, one of the winners of the Town Council's Annual Citizens Awards as recognition for ongoing community work, particularly with regard to Stocksbridge Community Care Group, Stocksbridge Food Bank and SCLC

The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker was pleased to present a certificate and cheque to Margaret Moss, winner of the Town Council's Annual Citizens Award as recognition for work supporting community organisations such as The Venue, SCLC, The Bridge Community shop, Stocksbridge Bowling Club and Stocksbridge in Bloom

The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker was pleased to present a certificate and gift voucher to Dan Cunningham, winner of the Town Council's Annual Citizens Award for ongoing community preservation work, including reconstruction of the Dragon of Wantley head


​The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker was pleased to present a certificate and cheque to the Friends of Fox Glen group as recognition for ongoing work at Fox Glen playground creating refurbished facilities for local children

The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker was pleased to present a certificate and cheque to volunteers at Steel Valley Project as recognition for works undertaken within the community to improve the local area


Winners of the Annual Citizen's Award 2024

Citizens Award - Past Winners


Grants awarded during the financial year 2024/2025 are listed below:-

Stocksbridge Food Bank 1000.00
Penistone FM1000.00
Stocksbridge Pentaqua Swimming Club 1000.00
Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre 600.00




A grant of £600 was awarded to Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre to enable provision of an Acitivty Camp for children during the May half term school holiday.

A grant of £1,000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Pentaqua Swimming Club towards their annual Open Meets Gala held at Ponds Forge.

A grant of £1,000 was awarded to Penistone FM towards promotion of the radio station within the Stocksbridge area and also provision of radio skills training for members of the community.



A grant of £1,000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Food Bank towards the purchase of a modern on-line till and accounts system.


Coronation of King Charles III

Following​ an invitation to the local senior citizens groups/homes and constituted groups in the area to apply to a small pot of funding to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III over the Bank Holiday weekend, the Town Council was pleased to award the following groups towards their events:-

Steel Valley Beacon Arts - £250

Helliwell Court Sheltered Housing - £250

Balfour House Sheltered Housing - £250

Stocksbridge Area Rangers (STAR) - £250

Valley Recreational Community Activity Project - £250

Hazey Days Childminding - £50

Friends of Oxley Park - £250

The Meeting Place - £250

Bolsterstone Village Hall Trust - £200

93rd Stocksbridge Scouts Group - £250

Don Valley Probus - £250

St Ann's RC School PTA - £250

Inman Pavilion Craft Club - £250

Belmont House Care Home - £250

Stocksbridge Community Care Group Friday Drop In - £250​

Stocksbridge & Upper Don TARA - £250

3rd Stocksbridge Beavers Group - £250

3rd Stocksbridge Cubs Group - £250

Grants awarded during the financial year 2023/2024 are listed below:-

Bracken Moor Sports Club 1500.00
STEP Development Trust1000.00
Stocksbridge Regeneration Company (Fox Valley) 1000.00
Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre 1200.00
Steel Valley Project 1000.00
Friends of Fox Glen Park 1000.00
Upper Don Arts Group (UDAC) 500.00
Stocksbridge Cricket Club 1000.00
Steel Valley Beacon Arts 1000.00
Sheffield Lip Reading Group 300.00
Bolsterstone Archaeology Heritage Group 315.00
Parents of Deepcar School (PODs) 300.00
3rd Stocksbridge Scouts Group 300.00
Stocksbridge & Upper Don Tenants & Residents Association (SUDTARA) 170.00
Stocksbridge & Deepcar Royal British Legion 350.00
Smithy Moor Community Association 1000.00
Garden Village Community Association1000.00
St Ann's Friends and Family (SAFFA)790.00
Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club - Transport Grant300.00


A transport grant of £300 was awarded to Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club to enable members to attend the fortnightly Lunch Club who would otherwise not be able to benefit from the facility


A grant of £790 was awarded to St Ann's Friends and Family towards the costs of the 50th Anniversary celebrations at school


A grant of £1000 was awarded to Garden Village Community Association towards fixing the flooring within the Inman Pavilion which has become physically hazardous and unsightly for hall users and visitors.


A grant of £1000 was awarded to Smithy Moor Community Association towards replacement of the flooring in Smithy Moor Community Centre which has become worn and not fit for purpose.


A grant of £350 was awarded to the Stocksbridge & Deepcar Royal British Legion towards a plaque to commemorate the centenary of the Stocksbridge Memorial Clock Tower.



A grant of £170 was awarded to SUDTARA towards a free pre-Christmas Magic Show and 'Take-away Tea' funded by the association, for children in the area.


A grant of £300 was awarded to 3rd Stocksbridge Scouts Group towards a trip to the Yorkshire Air Museum as part of the Scouts Air Skills Badge work.




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