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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.


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

The Annual Citizens Award for 2018 was awarded to:-


Calvin Marsland and Daniel Hart as recognition for their tremendous efforts in 2017 climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and raising an enormous amount for charity through a wide variety of community events they organised across the area allowing all ages to be involved.



and also to:-

Dr John Cornell as recognition for his work with the Stocksbridge Health Forum​ and in particular for his involvement in the commencement of the Social Cafe held at Christ Church.



Citizens Award - Past Winners​


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.

Grant Application Form

Grants Policy and Guidelines


Grants awarded during the financial year 2018/2019 are listed below:-


Stocksbridge and District History Society4368.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group1105.00
Valley Recreational Activity Community Project725.00
Stocksbridge Cricket Club1000.00
Royal British Legion 531.00


A grant of £531.00 was awarded to the Royal British Legion for the purchase of a new Branch Standard, the current one being out of date.


A grant of £1000.00 was awarded to Stocksbridge Cricket Club for assistance towards a Family Fun Day to raise funds for the Club.


A grant of £725.00 was awarded to Valley Recreational Activity Community Project towards the staging of a Christmas Pantomime.



A grant of £1105 was awarded to Stocksbridge Community Care Group in the form of assistance towards office space for a further 12 month period in Room 16 of the Town Hall.


A grant of £4368 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District History Society in the form of office space for a further 12 month period for the Heritage Centre in Rooms 4 and 5 of the Town Hall.

Grants awarded during the financial year 2017/2018 are listed below:-

Stocksbridge and District History Society4368.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group1105.00
Stocksbridge Golf Club Junior Section 600.00
Stocksbridge Nursery & Infant School 1417.00
Steel Valley Project 260.00
Stocksbridge Cricket Club - TdY 1000.00
Stocksbridge Golf Club - TdY 125.00
Stockbridge High School - TdY 500.00
Early Steps Nursery - TdY 100.00
Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club - T/port 300.00
Stocksbridge Rugby Club 1000.00
Deepcar Village Community Association 1000.00
D.A.W.S. (Disability Awareness with Sport) 1000.00
Valley Recreational Activity Community Project 440.00
Smithy Moor Community Association 500.00
Stocksbridge & District W.I. 500.00
Stocksbridge & District Pentaqua Swimming Club 500.00


A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge & District Pentaqua Swimming Club towards their 22nd Annual Spring Open Gala.



A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge & District W.I. towards the purchase of a secure case to cover a defibrillator to be placed in an area in the Town for public use.



A grant of £500 was awarded to Smithy Moor Community Association towards the refurbishment of the public toilets and improved plumbing at the Community Centre.



A grant of £440 was awarded to Valley Recreational Activity Community Project towards the purchase of 2 laptops for use at a Computer Class to enable people to learn how to access on-line facilities.



A grant of £1000 was awarded to D.A.W.S. (Disability Awareness with Sport) towards the purchase of an Invictus Wheelchair Treadmill to be located at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre, to enable anyone with a disability, including wheelchair users, to exercise. It is a condition of the funding that the equipment remains at the Leisure Centre.​


A grant of £1000 was awarded to Deepcar Village Community Association towards the Annual Bonfire and Firework display at Parsonage Farm.



A grant of £1000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Rugby Club towards the installation of flood lighting to enable Winter training sessions.





A transport grant of £300 was awarded to Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club to enable elderly residents to utilise community transport to attend the Lunch Club.



A grant of £100 was awarded to Early Steps Nursery for funding assistance towards activitiy items to mark the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge High School for funding assistance towards an event to mark the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £125 was awarded to Stocksbridge Golf Club for funding assistance towards bunting and flags to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £1,000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Cricket Club for funding assistance towards an event to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £260 was awarded to Steel Valley Project towards their Steel Gravel Tour for the purchase of hi-vis vests for the Marshals and refreshments for event participants.


A grant of £1417 was awarded to Stocksbridge Nursery & Infant School towards refurbishment of the school pond to enable a 'working pond' for dipping activities during the Summer months.


A grant of £600 was awarded to Stocksbridge Golf Club Junior Section towards coaching sessions and a fun day for Junior players.


A grant of £1105 was awarded to Stocksbridge Community Care Group in the form of assistance towards office space for a further 12 month period in Room 16 of the Town Hall.


A grant of £4368 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District History Society in the form of office space for a further 12 month period for the Heritage Centre in Rooms 4 and 5 of the Town Hall.

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