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Archive for the ‘Voluntary Organisations’ Category

Bramber Parish Council meets on Thursday 23 August

by derekdeedman on 20 August, 2012

The next meeting of the Parish Council is on 23 August and starts at 7pm in the Bramber & Beeding Village Hall. Items on the agenda include an update on the gas mains project and the provision of a subsidy towards the Saturday 106 bus service to Worthing. My report to the Council refers to the […]

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 Further to my report earlier this week on this project, I am pleased to say that the Big Society Fund grant proposal has now cleared call-in at West Sussex County Council. The Steyning & District Partnership Board, Visitor and Tourism Group, should now receive the £25,000 payment from the County Council within the next 2-3 […]

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Exciting news!  Steyning 10:10 Greening Group has been chosen as one of nine communities around the country to be included in a Southampton University research study into what role community-based initiatives like ours has in actually reducing energy consumption. Join the Group for Green Drinks tonight to learn more, and find out you can take part […]

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New videos encourage people to stand for election

by derekdeedman on 21 May, 2012

A new series of videos encouraging  people to stand for election has been launched by West Sussex County Council. The series, entitled ‘Life as a County Councillor’ looks at the lifestyle of several members of the authority, all with differing backgrounds.  Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour members are filmed talking about their lives as county […]

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Bids open for share of Social Enterprise funding

by derekdeedman on 9 May, 2012

Applications for grants from West Sussex County Council’s Social Enterprise Fund have opened for this year. People and organisations such as community or voluntary groups and social enterprises are invited to bid for a share of more than £250,000 with ideas that benefit the county economy, community and environment. These could include projects that meet […]

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The new website has been established on behalf of the Steyning 10:10 Campaign to promote local re-cycling of unwanted items that others can re-use. This should prove a real benefit to Steyning and District area residents in terms of ease of collection etc. The simplest link is http://freegle.in/Steyning. That takes you to the Freegle Direct […]

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I am very pleased that as one of the last acts of the West Sussex Viridor Credits Committee we were able to approve a grant of £50,000 towards the cost of the new Village Hall in Ashurst.  The Committee was convinced by the evidence of  hard work and fund raising by local people that a Viridor contribution would encourage […]

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Viridor Credits West Sussex now closed

by derekdeedman on 20 April, 2012

At the final meeting on 17 April the West Sussex Committee approved grants of over £150,000 to help fund local community facilities. The Horton Landfill site at Small Dole caused considerable problems to local people before it was finally closed last August. But in the  nearly ten years since the first meeting of the West Sussex Viridor Credits […]

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With the final meeting of the West Sussex Viridor Credits meeting taking place tomorrow, the committee members will have some tough decisions to make. This is because there is less than £120,000 available in grants whilst the bids for funding exceed £1m! Applicants will be informed by Viridor in due course of the success or […]

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The APM takes place from 7pm for 7.30pm at the Beeding & Bramber Village Hall with the main item on the agenda being to discuss the future of the sports hall.  The Sports Hall costs approx £1,250 per month to run and needs approx £16,000 spent on it for urgent repairs.  It is not the […]

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