Community project schemes funded

Schemes funded in 2018

This year's successful projects are as follows:

  • Conservation enhancement works at Thornton Meadow and Bagworth Community Orchard. £4,661
  • Additional toilet with baby change facility at the Elohim Community Church, Barlestone. £4,750
  • The replacement of an old dying conifer hedge with a new security fence at Barlestone Bowls Club. £2,017
  • Lighting for the car park at the new community building at Bosworth Road playing fields, Barlestone. £1,837
  • Construction of a new footpath to join the existing footpath to the play area at Barwell Park, Barwell. £1,485
  • The replacement of the existing wet pour surface with a rubber mulch surface at Barwell Park, Barwell. £1,836.
  • Improvements to the existing footpaths at Barwell Park, Barwell. £10,515
  • Landscaping at Burbage Methodist Church. £5,500
  • New site furniture and landscaping works to improve the Horsepool public open space in Burbage. £6,500
  • The replacement of 8 windows at the Church Hall in Cadeby. £3,087
  • A new portable speed Indicator Device to be deployed in different locations within Carlton. £1,675
  • The conversion of the manually wound clock to automatic winding at St Andrew’s Church, Carlton to prevent the need for difficult access by elderly residents. £4,570
  • The installation of shed for storage of gardening tools at Desford. £100
  • Construction of a wooden Hut for the storage of Garden Furniture and other equipment at Botcheston Village Hall. £887
  • An electric heater for the foyer area at Sport in Desford. £113
  • Sports equipment for a children’s running club in Desford and a storage unit to keep it in. £351
  • The replacement of old diner plates and mugs for use by all users at Desford Free Church. £213
  • The installation of 2 commemorative benches at the war memorial in Desford. £735
  • The installation of a new central heating system at Earl Shilton Baptist Church to replace the current system which fails regularly. £12,000
  • The installation of a bridge to cross a new drainage ditch at Groby Meadow. £1,200
  • The installation of new items of play equipment at Marina Park, Groby. £8,753
  • The installation of CCTV cameras at Ratby Road allotments, Groby to help prevent and deter vandalism and theft. £1,406
  • Replacement of the old sit on pitch roller at Market Bosworth Cricket Club  which is no longer in good working order. £875
  • The installation of 5 interpretive panels to explain the history of the Market Bosworth memorial gardens and to commemorate those who died in the 2 world wars. £5,606
  • The installation of a new dog bin to be located at Market Bosworth Sports Club, to help with dog fouling issues at the site. £177
  • The replacement of 2 old pieces of play equipment and the upgrading of the existing safety surfacing at Markfield Community Park. £4,777
  • The refurbishment of an electrical wall heater system for the community area and kitchen and toilet area at All Saints Church, Nailstone. £940
  • Extension to the car park at Alan’s Way recreation ground in Newbold Verdon to accommodate extra parking for junior football clubs. £5,491
  • The installation of a disabled toilet facility for community use at the church hall in Newbold Verdon. £6,509
  • The installation of new children’s play equipment at Stapleton recreation ground, Stapleton. £2,500
  • Additional benches at Stapleton recreation ground, Stapleton. £476
  • The replacement and improvement of the safety surfacing under the swings at Stapleton recreation ground. £2,275
  • New Play equipment at Kirkby Mallory recreation ground. £2,500
  • Improving air ventilation to improve damp issues and renew drainage at the village hall in Peckleton. £2,483
  • Structural works to Ratby Parish Council Offices. £6,857
  • Kitchen appliances for the new servery area at All Saints Church, Sheepy Magna. £1,233
  • Replacement of old tables with new lightweight aluminium style ones at Sheepy Memorial Hall. £1,145
  • The installation of a zip wire at Stanton under Bardon recreation ground. £3,780
  • Temporary staging that can be used for concerts at Stanton-under-Bardon Village Hall. £1,572.
  • The installation of a new 3G artificial grass pitch for use by the whole community at  South Charnwood High School. £8,220
  • Replacement of the current unreliable audio system with a new up to date one at St Margaret’s Church, Stoke Golding. £2,512
  • Improvements to the toilets at the village hall in Norton Juxta Twycross. £750
  • Installation of new play equipment at 2 play areas in Twycross and Norton Juxta Twycross. £2,500
  • Installation of new drains and soakaways to address ground level damp issues at St Edith’s Church, Twycross. £7,500

Last updated: ‎08‎/‎10‎/‎2019‎ ‎16‎:‎21‎