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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 2016 is to be awarded to:-

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre staff and volunteers for their outstanding​ contribution and commitment over the last 3 years to facilitate the re-opening of the full complement of leisure facilities at the Centre










and also to:-


​Martin and Alison Brelsford for their dedication to serving the people of Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Bolsterstone during their time on both the Town Council and the City Council.​








The award winners were presented with certificates at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council.


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 2016/17 are listed below:-

Stocksbridge and District History Society4368.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group1105.00
Stocksbridge and District Pentaqua Swimming Club1000.00
Stocksbridge & District W.I.500.00
Stocksbridge Christian Centre - Transport Grant300.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group - Transport Grant300.00
Deepcar Village Community Association1000.00
Valley Recreational Activity Community Project2000.00
Smithy Moor Community Association240.00








A grant of £240 was awarded to Smithy Moor Community Association for funding towards removal of a chimney from unused boiler, repair of roof and corresponding plasterwork at the Community Centre.


A grant of £2000 was awarded to Valley Recreational Activity Community Project to enable the provision of social activities/motivational therapy for the over 50's/isolated people in the area to continue, on the proviso that the group is seen to be transparent and inclusive, keeping records of who has attended and that places are allocated fairly with opportunities for all to attend outings/events.


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


A grant of £300 was awarded to Stocksbridge Community Care Group to subsidise transportation costs to enable elderly people to utilise facilities within the area.


A grant of £300 was awarded to Stocksbridge Christian Centre for funding assistance with transport costs for people attending their Lunch Club.








A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District W.I. towards setting up a community allotment for local people.









A grant of £1000 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District Pentaqua Swimming Club towards their Annual Spring Sprints Gala.








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 2015/16 are listed below:-

Valley Recreational Community Activity Project1000.00
Stocksbridge and District History Society4368.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group1105.00
4SLC Trust20,000.00
Stocksbridge and District Pentaqua Swimming Club1000.00
Bolsterstone Archaeology and Heritage Group300.00
Stocksbridge Rugby Club2000.00
Stocksbridge Golf Club Juniors250.00
Stocksbridge & District Federation of Racing Pigeons200.00
Steel Valley Beacon Arts500.00
Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club275.00
4SLC Trust1000.00
Waldershelf Singers200.00
Phoenix Gymnastics Academy1000.00
Deepcar Village Community Association1000.00
Royal British Legion150.00
Deepcar Brass Band250.00
Stocksbridge Park Steels F.C.400.00
Garden Village Community Association500.00
Walkers are Welcome140.00


A grant of £140 was awarded to Walkers are Welcome for funding assistance towards the Groups public liability insurance and subscription to the National Walkers are Welcome Group.


A grant of £500 was awarded to Garden Village Community Association for assistance towards setting up an after school Science Club at the Inman Pavilion for young people in the area.


A grant of £400 was awarded to Stocksbridge Park Steels F.C. towards the purchase of a new line marking machine and paint.


A donation of £250 was awarded to Deepcar Brass Band for playing at the Remembrance Day Parade, the switching on of the Christmas Illuminations and the Community Carols events.

A donation of £150 was awarded to the Royal British Legion for the 2015 Remembrance Day.

A grant of £1,000 was awarded to Deepcar Village Community Association towards this year's annual community bonfire at Parsonage Farm.


A grant of £1,000 was awarded to the Phoenix Gymnastics Academy towards the purchase of a new full size floor area to progress the club and gymnasts and to facilitate the Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre to become a registered British Gymnastic venue for South Yorkshire. The grant only to be released once all funding for the flooring has been attained. It is also granted on the proviso that the equipment is retained at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre should the Phoenix Gymnastics Academy relocate to a different site.

A grant of £200 was awarded to the Waldershelf Singers for funding assistance towards the purchase of new books of carols to replace the old ones currently used.


A grant of £1,000 was awarded to 4SLC Trust for Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre for assistance with payment of legal fees with regard to the lease agreement.

A grant of £275 was awarded to Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club for funding assistance towards transport costs for attendees to the Lunch Club.


A grant of £500 was awarded to Steel Valley Beacon Arts for funding assistance towards the costs of producing the musical to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of WWII.


A grant of £200 was awarded to Stocksbridge & District Federation of Racing Pigeons towards the purchase of a further set of baskets.


A grant of £250 was awarded to Stocksbridge Golf Club Juniors towards junior coaching for the season commencing April 2015.


A grant of £2000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Rugby Club towards internal fittings for the new changing rooms facility.


A grant of £300 was awarded to Bolsterstone Archaeology and Heritage Group towards guest speakers to the groups monthly talks.

A grant of £1000 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District Pentaqua Swimming Club towards their Annual Spring Sprints Gala.


Representatives from Valley Recreational Community Activity Project received a cheque for £1000, being the remainder of the grant funding awarded for Reminiscence Therapy Sessions.


A grant of £20,000 was awarded to 4SLC Trust for Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre, to be paid quarterly, towards revenue costs for the running of the Learner pool for the financial year 2015/16.

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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