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Cornwall Community Cashback

By This is Cornwall  |  Posted: November 23, 2012

Cornwall Community Cashback

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Who gets the cash, you decide.

Over recent weeks, groups and organisations in need of funding for specific projects were invited to put forward bids for a slice of the Cornwall Community Cashback fund made available by Devon and Cornwall Police through the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Ninety community groups have been shortlisted for the Cornwall Community Cashback scheme throughout Cornwall and now they need your votes to help guarantee they get a share of the £12,000 prize pot. On these two pages you will find information about who the organisations are, what they plan to do with the money should they be awarded it and if they have matched funding available.

Voting will run for the next three weeks, and will close on December 20, 2012. Information on all 2012 finalists are listed below, along with all the information you need to vote. You can also find information and a voting coupon inside the West Briton, Cornish Guardian and The Cornishman.

Voting Options

How can I vote with a coupon?

You can find a voting coupon inside The Cornishman, West Briton and Cornish Guardian newspapers, along with all the information you need to vote. Simply fill in the required information and post it in to us.

How can I vote via SMS Text Messaging?

Text DC CCC followed by your voting option, name and postcode to 65100. For example: DC CCC, 1091, Joe Bloggs, TR28 8NU.

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There are some excellent applicants this year and whoever wins the money it will be put to good use. So please get involved and support your chosen community group. Winners will be announced in the New Year.

Hayle Cricket Club - The Cornishman - £400 – Vote 1001

Hayle cricket club are applying for £400 to purchase new catching and training equipment for their youth team. This will hopefully improve the training sessions and ultimately attract more young members, giving them more choice and options for the evening activity. The cricket club with match fund the £400.

Hayle Community School, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1002

Hayle Community School are applying for £650 to assist with the costs of running their DofE Award Scheme. The money would go towards equipment, travel and set up costs and will be match funded by the school. One section of the scheme encourages students to go out and volunteer in the wider community.

Hayle Open Award Centre, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award - The Cornishman - £280 – Vote 1003

Hayle Open Award Centre offers participants the opportunity to take part in the DofE Scheme across West Cornwall. They would like to use the money to purchase new tents so they can offer more people the opportunity to take part. They work with a wide range of young people including those with special needs and disabilities. Matched funding will be made up from volunteers’ time, transport and fuel.

Hayle Youth Project - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1004

Hayle Youth Project are looking for £650 to spend on their Holiday Activities Project, which is targeted at helping young people aged 13 to 19 in West Cornwall, who are at risk of social exclusion or becoming Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). The money will go on providing new experiences for these young people and promoting positive behaviour. The matched funding will be made up from volunteers’ time, transport and fuel costs.

St Just Amateur Boxing Club - The Cornishman - £500 – Vote 1005

St Just Amateur Boxing Club provides fitness training and discipline for local young people in an area where there are few alternatives. They are looking for £500 to help with the costs of replacing kit to ensure that it is in a good, safe condition and fit for purpose. They will provide £500 of matched funding to go alongside this should they be successful.

GB Boardriders Community Interest Company - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1006

GB Boardriders CIC have a project called ‘The Beach’, it aims to provide an alternative route of re-educating hard to reach young people towards positive citizenship through activities such as watersports, bush craft and earth education. They aim to collaborate with other community and voluntary organisations to assist in the design and implementation of 'The Beach'.

The Big Dance Company - The Cornishman - £600 – Vote 1007

The Big Dance Company has applied for £600 for their Pendance project. Pendance offers young disadvantaged young people the opportunity have professional dance training on Friday evenings, they wish to offer students an incentive programme for 8 students for good attendance by sending them on a week’s team building and inspire workshop. This will be matched funded by the cost and time of the dance trainer.

Leedstown Community Primary School - The Cornishman - £300 – Vote 1008

The school would like the money to assist in their ‘Brightening Performances’ project. The project aims to purchase new lighting equipment for the student’s school performances. The lighting would benefit the students as it will highlight the excellent performances they put on and will be available for years to come. The P.T.A will match fund the £300.

St Uny Church of England Primary School - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1009

The school have applied for £650 to further Outdoor Learning Zone, they will use the money to purchase two bee hives and equipment to give students the opportunity to learn more about the life of bee’s and offers hands on experiences with the amazing creatures. Produce will be sold to a local restaurant and the school will host other schools in the area to share good practise and experiences. The Friends of St Uny will fundraise to match any cash award made towards the project.

Bodriggy Academy - The Cornishman - £325 – Vote 1010

Bodriggy Academy needs £325 to purchase wet weather clothing for their students that attend various sports and choir events. These would be branded with the school logo and as well as keeping the students warm and dry will make them look good and proud of their school. The school will match fund to purchase the coats needed.

Savvy Dance - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1011

Savvy Dance offers children aged 5 – 11 the opportunity to take part in a week long programme offering a range of sporting, creative and artistic activities, throughout the course of one week. They need the money so that they can offer some students assisted places for those that would not be able to attend the programme for financial reasons. They are currently in the process of seeking matched funding from other local and national companies as well as running fundraisers themselves.

Stage Struck Amateur Musical Youth Theatre - The Cornishman - £200 – Vote 1012

The community Youth Theatre is open to young people aged 6 to 21 and provides weekly sessions in performance skills including singing, dancing and acting as well as providing opportunities for local young people to take part in high quality theatre performances. The group need the money to assist with production costs and for other training opportunities they offer to some of their members.

Sennen Youth Clubs - The Cornishman - £200 – Vote 1013

The youth club is looking for funding to assist with keeping the club open and available to the local community. It offers young people the opportunity to meet in the evening, play a variety of games and sports and to socialise with each other. The participants themselves run various fundraising events throughout the year to assist with the running of the youth centre and to keep it available for other young people in the future.

St Buryan Busy Bees Daycare - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1014

These would like to run a Busy Bees Woodland Workshop available to young people with the aim of bringing them and their families together. It aims to educate families on healthy eating and to find out where food comes from and how it is grown. The money will be used to purchase much needed equipment and tools for the project. Any grant will be match funded through other fundraisers that the organisation will run.

Sailaday Ok - The Cornishman - £250 – Vote 1015

Sailaday OK is an adventure therapy charity that helps young people recover from addictions, trauma or abuse by providing enjoyable and challenging sailing activities. It needs the money to replace life jackets and wet weather clothing for the participants at Sailaday OK which should last for the next four or five years.

Hayle Judokwai - The Cornishman - £600 – Vote 1016

Hayle Judokwai deliver quality judo lessons to local young people across Penwith. The club need the money to purchase new fitted floor mats for the participants to use and also to make the venue suitable for major Cornwall are championship events resulting in a top class judo and martial arts venue. Match funding will be available from other fundraising activities and donations.

Pengarth Day Centre - The Cornishman - £350 – Vote 1017

Pengarth Day Centre runs a project called ‘Youth Train’ which aims to bridge the gap between old and young through integration, learning sessions and social experiences. They need the money to purchase much needed equipment and training handouts for the younger people to use to help educate the older generation learn about modern day technologies. They will be matched funded by the Friends of Pengarth who do fundraisers for the day centre.

Dream Team Junior Touchgloves Gym - The Cornishman - £500 – Vote 1018

Touchgloves gym is looking for £200 to assist in the development of their junior competitors. It needs the money to purchase safety and training equipment for the young stars to help them compete in competitions across the county and country, including the British Open and Superleague. The club is open to young people ages 6 – 16 and is always very popular. This will be matched funded by the cost and time of the volunteer instructor.

Penzance Silver Band - The Cornishman - £300 – Vote 1019

Penzance silver band needs to purchase a stairlift to enable a disabled player to come and teach junior members. The band develops the skills of young members who then go on to play in the full community band in the future. They are applying for £300 which will be match funded partially by Penzance Town Council and partially through friends and fundraisers.

Hayle RFC Mini Juniors - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1020

The mini juniors need the money to provide flood lighting facilities to the club. This will allow evening training sessions for the young players and encourage more players in the local area to take part, as they are currently running at maximum capacity. The club will match fund any grant through local sponsorship and club reserves.

3 Villages Youth Project - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1021

The 3 villages youth project brings together young people from Newlyn, Paul and Mousehole offering them varied evening activities such as running art exhibitions and project design. They need the money to go towards session costs and some of the exhibition cost. Match funding will be made available from the Rosemullion Trust.

3rd St Ives Carbis Bay Scout Group - The Cornishman - £479 – Vote 1022

The scout group needs money to replace ageing furniture. They currently have a set of very old stackable chairs that take up much needed space for some of the group activities and wish to replace these with foldable chairs. The group will be able to match fund the donation through various fundraising efforts.

Pendeen Silver Band - The Cornishman - £650 – Vote 1023

The band is looking for £650 to purchase new instruments, music, fund tuition and to support some of its members into solo and duet competitions. It is open to young people ages 8 – 18 and attracts members from Pendeen, Morvah, St Just and extended areas. It will match fund any award up to £650.

Marazion School - The Cornishman - £625 – Vote 1024

The school is looking for help to refurbish their outdoor space to encourage not only students but also the local community to use the space more often. They wish to build plant beds and cultivate their own produce within school and to tie in with their science curriculum. They are looking to purchase 5 planters and will be able to match fund through the Friends of Marazion School.

St Ives Bay Amateur Boxing Club - The Cornishman - £200 – Vote 1025

St Ives Boxing Club wish to open a female based boxing fitness class open to females of all ages. They need the money to purchase much needed equipment, including gloves and bags for the participants. The classes are aimed to be low cost and friendly, bringing together and engaging females of all ages in St Ives and Hayle.

Trelya Children and Young People - The Cornishman - £400 – Vote 1026

Trelya are applying for part of the fund to purchase a new cooker for its young members to use. They will learn how to cook healthy, tasty meals from scratch through a series of cookery sessions. It is open to members aged 8 – 25 and aims to provide students with a set of invaluable skills to help them through life. Trelya will match fund by paying for the delivery cost of these sessions.

Cape Cornwall School - The Cornishman - £200 – Vote 1027

The school are applying for the money to provide the local community with a free 10 week tennis community coaching project available to young people and their parents. This will not only help with sporting skills but will help promote positive relationships between the family members taking part. The money will be used to pay for the tennis coach and the sports centre will make the courts available for free.

Penzance Sea Cadet Corps - The Cornishman - £400 – Vote 1028

The cadets are looking for £400 of the prize pot to fund a refurbishment of one of their units to turn it into a usable room for the young participants and the local community; this will create a safer, warmer and overall better environment to learn in. The club are able to match fund through fundraisers from the local rotary and a forthcoming event.

Mounts Bay Harriers, Running and Triathlon Club - The Cornishman - £200 – Vote 1029

The club are looking for £200 to go towards an Aquathlon event on Sunday 7th of July for all of their young members. They need the money to pay for pool hire, registration and membership to governing bodies and to buy trophies for the competition winners.

Godolphin Cross – Sports Vests for All – The West Briton - £200 – Vote 1030

Godolphin Primary School is applying for £200 funding as part of their “Sports Vests for All” project which will see pupils design and showcase their own sportswear vests. With a shared identity, they hope to attend more local sporting events and participate in wider community life with pride.

Mount Hawke Pre-School – Opening Doors – The West Briton - £650 – Vote 1031

Mount Hawke Pre School is applying for £650 on behalf of their Methodist Chapel which hosts the village’s Green Café and pre-school. The ‘Opening Doors’ campaign will see the chapel undergo significant renovation to make the building and outdoor areas safer for children. Matched funding has been sourced from the Garfield Weston Foundation and Elmgrant Trust

1st Playing Place Scout Group – Camp and Adventure Kit – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1032

Playing Place Scout Group is applying for £650 to fund camp and adventure kit for its members. The scheme seeks to enhance experiences for their existing Scout members but also attract new young people. Matched funding has been sourced by the Committee Treasurer.

Dreadnought Centre – The West Briton - £195 – Vote 1033

Dreadnought centre works with 160 young people every week, developing their socials skills, confidence and self-esteem though creative mediums. The centre is looking for £195 funding which will be used to purchase further creative items and develop resources.

The Lizard Peninsula Duke of Edinburgh’s Open Award Centre – Setting up the D of E Open Awards Centre – The West Briton - £250 - Vote 1034

The D of E Open Award Centre will provide young people living in the Lizard area with direct access to the Duke of Edinburgh programme. £250 plus matched funding from Cornwall Council and internal fundraising will be put towards a venue, expedition equipment and training development.

The Wave Project Surf Club - The Wave Project CIC – The West Briton - £650 – Vote 1035

The Wave Project CIC supports children and young people across Cornwall who have faced a broad range of issues including backgrounds of neglect, bullying, low confidence and challenging behaviours. The project is applying for £650 matched funding to run 8 surf club sessions, each for 10 people taking place between May and October 2013.

Tregony Parish Council - Tregony Play Park – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1036

Tregony Parish Council is applying for £650 to fund a safety fence around its children’s play park. The estimated cost of the project is £6392, with contributions from local County Councillors Community Fund and from the Parish Councils reserves. Young children and parents from the community will benefit from improved health and safety measures and park maintenance.

Porthleven Cricket Club – Porthleven Youth Cricket – The West Briton - £200 – Vote 1037

Porthleven Cricket Club is looking for £200 to fund their Porthleven Youth Cricket project. Primary school children in the area will benefit from Kwik Cricket sets, coaching courses, and continued support. The club’s committee hope they can build a thriving youth team which will contribute to the wider life of Porthleven community.

77 Redruth Air Training Corps – Adventure Training – The West Briton - £180 - Vote 1038

Redruth Air Training Corps are applying for £180 to purchase equipment including tents for their air cadets. Young people between the ages of 13-18 years will benefit from these re-usable resources, which will enhance activities now and for the future. The project aims to get young people taking part in outdoor camps and make use of the area in which they live.

GB Boardsports – Surf to Success – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1039

GB Boardsports are looking for £650 matched funding as part of their ‘Surf to Success’ campaign which aims to pilot winter surf sessions for young people across Cornwall. Matched funding will be supplied by the Short Stay School and GB Boardsports itself, totalling an overall investment of £6000. Organisers hope the project will display the benefits of continuity and commitment to young people.

1st Camborne Roskear Scout Group – The West Briton - £475 – Vote 1040

Camborne Scout Group is applying for £475 matched funding for new camping equipment. With upgraded resources, Scout leaders hope they can develop its young members and help them learn new skills including team working, confidence and leadership abilities. Members of the group from the local community between the ages of 6-21 will benefit from improved equipment.

Truro City Swim Club – Promote Swimming in Cornwall – The West Briton - £200 - Vote 1041

Truro City Swim Club is looking for £200 funding for their ‘Promote Swimming in Cornwall’ campaign. TCSC works to provide young people with access to more swimming development opportunities, enhanced skills and most of all, keeps its members fit and healthy. The funding will be utilised to support the costs of club membership to new and existing members, and allocate as a bursary to members upon applications.

Lanner Brass Academy- Lanner District Silver Band – The West Briton - £160 – Vote 1042

Lanner Brass Academy is applying for £160 for the Lanner and District Silver Band. Current and future members as well as listeners will benefit from new hymns produced by the Salvation Army. The Academy has already invested in new instruments and music, but with additional hymns, they hope to expand its repertoire, develop sound and advance ability.

Falmouth School – School to Market Garden – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1043

Falmouth School is applying for £650 matched funding for their “School Market Garden” project which will see students sell plants and produce from their market garden to the local community. Volunteers from local community allotments have agreed to be involved and mentor the students. The project aims to work with pupils in years 10/11 who would benefit from guidance and support through this programme, developing both horticultural skills and gaining business acumen.

Archbishop Benson Primary School - Chickens in School – The West Briton - £70 - Vote 1044

Archbishop Primary School is applying for £70 as part of their hands-on “Chickens in School” project. After recently suffering vandalism, the school lost their livestock and are now looking to replace their hens and build a secure enclosure. Pupils will be fully involved in running the project and the activities in feeding, watering and cleaning out their hens, as well as collecting and selling eggs. The project aims to enhance learning outside the classroom, especially for those children with special educational needs.

Camborne Town Music Band- New Music for Youth – The West Briton - £200 - Vote 1045

Camborne Town Music Band is applying for £200 for its ‘New Music for Youth’ society. Young players and the public will benefit from new music which is required to stretch its musicians whilst at the same time providing a new programme of music to learn. Funding will buy five pieces of music and scores for the entire band, which they will showcase to Camborne’s local community.

Flushing and Mylor Pilot Gig - Rowing for the Future – The West Briton - £414 - Vote 1046

Flushing and Mylor Pilot Gig Club is looking for £414 matched funding for its Rowing for the Future programme, featuring our successful juniors. The club aims to increase its number of juniors, so training and safety are the first essentials on the water. This funding will ensure that every child attending Junior Rowing after school on Thursday's, is wearing a life-jacket for the duration of the session, rather than chopping and changing life jackets as different young crews man the boats.

Cornwall Advanced Motorists- Safety through Skill – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1047

Cornwall Advanced Motorists is applying for £650 matched funding for their “Safety through Skill” programme. The project aims to benefit all road users in Cornwall by making advanced driving tuition accessible and affordable to all. ‘Safety through Skill’ will also run events and public shows to ultimately reduce road accident statistics throughout Cornwall.

Mount Hawke Millennium Green Trust – Safe Pathways – The West Briton - £400 - Vote 1048

Mount Hawke Millennium Green is applying for £400 matched funding as part of their ‘Safe Pathways’ project. Organisers hope they can encourage young children to learn road safety in a safe environment by putting mini road markings on new pathways. Funding will be used to purchase paint and materials, but all labour and maintenance will be carried out by local volunteers.

Halwin Primary School- Bikeability Halwin – The West Briton - £600 - Vote 1049

Halwin Primary School is applying for £600 matched funding for its ‘Bikeability Halwin’ project which will teach children about bike safety through enhanced road safety training. Funding will be used to purchase training equipment including road signs and high visibility jackets. It is hoped all road users of Wendron Parish and surrounding hamlets will benefit from this scheme.

One and All Youth Cycling Academy – The West Briton - £650 – Vote 1050

One and All Youth Cycling Club is applying for £650 matched funding for the construction of a purpose built cycle skills track. The club will offer coaching and deliver sessions to local schools and activity centres. The cycle track facility will also benefit riders wanting to learn and gain enhanced cycling skills.

Kara Dons and Kara Dons Youth Dance – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1051

Kara Dons is looking for £650 matched funding to progress ‘Karen Dons Youth Dance’. This on-going project supports youth in keeping active and developing further educational ambitions through the medium of dance. University College Falmouth Graduate Incubation Award has offered £2000 to support the scheme.

Devoran Pre-School – Hand Washing – The West Briton - £200 - Vote 1052

Community led Devoran Pre-school has applied for £200 funding to support their ‘Hand washing’ project. Devoran Pre School is situated in a 200 year old chapel with limited facilities. Organisers are proposing the purchase of a portable nursery hand wash unit to improve hygiene for the children and fulfil statutory regulations.

Nankersey Rowing Club – Nankersey Oars – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1053

Nankersey Rowing Club is looking for £650 matched funding as part of their “Nankersey Oars’ campaign. The project is looking for grants to enable the purchase of a new plastic Gig to ensure all club members are able to row all year round. Due to demand, the club is also proposing the purchase of lightweight Junior and Ladies oars which will enhance service. Nankersey Rowing Club was awarded 2012 Sportivate Project of the Year at the Cornwall Sports Awards, and hopes to build on their prestigious prize.

Camborne Youth Band – The West Briton - £600 - Vote 1054

Camborne Youth Band is applying for £600 to fund the purchase of a Xylophone. The band hopes that they can build on their musical repertoire, enhance performances and attract more members. Matched funding has been provided by West Cornwall Youth Trust.

St Agnes AFC under 15’s Team – The West Briton - £300 – Vote 1055

St Agnes AFC under 15’s Team is applying for £300 matched funding to build a local football team. The club is working with Glen Carne Supported Living Charity to help residents many of whom have been alcohol and/or drug dependent and living on the streets. Funding will be used to provide players with equipment and resources to support the team’s training needs.

Steve Clare Alcohol and Drugs Awareness (SCADA) – The West Briton - £200 – Vote 1056

SCADA is looking for £200 to fund its on-going work in drug and alcohol awareness. Funding will be used to develop bespoke school lessons to teach children about the dangers of Anti- Social behaviour and drug abuse. Each lesson is tailored to meet the curriculum demand, and works to bring real life experiences into the classroom through various educational equipment and material.

JuMP – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1057

JuMP, an advisory committee to Constantine Parish Council, is seeking £650 matched funding to construct a new play park on a site of unused recreational ground. The project will involve the local school and all village organisations with the aim of bringing young people together. The total estimated cost of the project is £50,000 – 100,000, with fundraising activities underway since January 2012. Further grant submissions have taken place and the project has worked to raise £5000 to date.

The Dreadnought Centre – Dreadnoughts Flight of the Phoenix – The West Briton - £600 - Vote 1058

The Dreadnoughts Centre is applying for £600 matching funding for their ‘Dreadnought’s Flight of the Phoenix’ project which aims to educate young people between the ages of 13-14 years in the dangers of arson attacks. Organisers intend to invest in educational resources, printing and costume renewal. Funding has been sourced from the Youth Offending Service, however further grants are required to implement and sustain the project throughout Secondary Schools in Cornwall.

Happy Feet Pre School- Road Safety and Fire Safety Awareness – The West Briton - £250 - Vote 1059

Happy Feet Pre School of Crowan Parish are seeking £250 matched funding to invest in their ‘Road Safety and Fire Safety Awareness’ scheme. The project will educate parents and young children about road safety issues and basic fire training. With increased traffic flow in the area, organisers hope the project will benefit both pre-school members and the community as a whole.

Lanner Primary School – Stand up for Music – The West Briton - £200 – Vote 1060

Lanner Primary School is applying for £200 to fund ‘Stand up for Music,’ a project which looks to engage pupils in music which they can showcase to their local community. Matched funding will be invested in new music stands which will enable the children to practice and perform more regularly.

Kernow Young Carers – Kernow Carers Outdoors / Kernow Woodland Learning – The West Briton - £240 - Vote 1061

Kernow Young Carers is seeking £240 matched funding for their “Kernow Carers Outdoor – Kernow Woodland learning’ project. The scheme will deliver fun outdoor events for young carers with the aim of developing self-esteem, confidence and communication skills. Funding will be used to support sessions, transport, food and administration costs to ultimately make their caring role a more positive experience.

Stithians Methodist Chapel- Youth Drop in – The West Briton - £200 - Vote 1062

Stithians Methodist Chapel is applying for £200 matched funding for their ‘Youth Drop-In’ programme which will see the community host ‘drop- in’ sessions for young people and ultimately stop potential anti-social behaviour. It is hoped the programme will introduce young people to new social groups and increase communication between community members. Funding will be used for property rental and project resources.

Tomperrow (Truro District Scout Campsite) – The West Briton - £440 - Vote 1063

Tomperrow Campsite is applying for £440 to fund their Truro District Scout Campsite. Matched funding will be used to improve security measures around the site including a metal container which houses equipment. The total cost of the project is estimated to be £876, so organisers are running bag packing activities and selling fire logs to fund the project. Organisations including Scouts, Beavers, clubs and Girl Guides amongst other groups are set to benefit from the scheme.

Swampcircus Trust – Circo Kernow – The West Briton - £650 - Vote 1064

Swampcircus Trust is applying for £650 matched funding as part of their Circo Kernow project which will see young people between the ages of 7-19 years engage in fun circus activities. Funding will be invested in circus clubs which will be held across Cornwall. The scheme aims to build young trainee’s confidence, discipline and confidence.

Perranporth RFC Mini Juniors – The West Briton - £200 - Vote 1065

Perranporth Youth Football Club is applying for £200 matched funding to develop a second pitch for the club. 170 young people between the ages of 5-14 years will benefit from the project, as they are currently without training ground. It is hoped improved facilities will support growing club members, and provide a usable space for practice sessions.

A S Hawker Garden Services – Fredrick George Hawker – The West Briton - £500 - Vote 1066

A S Hawker Garden Services is applying for £500 matched funding to invest in the Fredrick George Hawker project. The scheme will see young people grow, provide and distribute vegetable boxes to vulnerable and elderly community members. Funding is required to purchase insurance for the project, with organisers purchasing resources and tools personally. It is hoped the programme will provide young people with employment skills and encourage healthy living knowledge.

The Orion Room – SEACAF CIC – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – Vote 1067

The Orion Room will be refurbished and equipment such as a TV, X-Box, table tennis table etc purchased for the youngsters in the St Eval and Trevisker areas. Young people will have a base that they can call their own with facilities for a youth club. Local people, such as the police/clergy will also be involved.

St Mabyn Scout Group: Re-build of scout hut – The Cornish Guardian - £200 – Vote 1068

The old hut was a cow shed in its first life and we have now started the re-build, putting up walls. The scout movement incorporates children and families and we hope to be able to accommodate more children to teach them skills for life.

St Issey and Little Petherick Pre-School – The Cornish Guardian – £200 - Vote 1069

As a small not for profit, independent village pre-school we rely on volunteers in the running of the group. As we rely on fundraising for equipment, there are a number of items on the Ofsted recommended list that we currently do not have

Cornwall County Bridge Association – The Cornish Guardian - £150 - Cornwall Bridge Development – Vote 1070

The project aims to introduce the game of Bridge, as a past time, to a wider audience – and is aimed at 15-17 year olds. The project will invite sixth formers to take part in taster days in three areas of Cornwall.

H2O Youth at Cubert – Sk8 Cubert – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – Vote 1071

The young people of Cubert are in dire need of a purpose-built facility to be able to safely meet, play, skate and ride their bikes as there is no provision for young people in the village. They are endeavouring to make this happen but in the interim would like to have the money to be able to hire a mobile skate unit.

H2O Youth – H2O Youth at Newquay Christian Centre – The Cornish Guardian - £300 – Vote 1072

The young people of Newquay who are currently attending H2O sessions from 7-17 and those who could attend from Newquay and the surrounding villages will benefit from this project, giving them a fun, safe place to hang out.

Roche Brass – Roche Junior Band – The Cornish Guardian - £600 – Vote 1073

This project will provide youngsters in the Roche parish the opportunity to learn a brass instrument. They will be given tuition by some of the finest brass players in the county with the aim of developing them into fine players.

The Bowmen of Waderbridge – Replacement of field archery targets – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – Vote 1074

The money would enable the club to promote the sport of archery and gain new members by means of organising ‘have a go’ sessions for youth groups and organisations such as scouts and general public.

St Austell Town Band and School of Brass - St Austell Youth Brass Band – The Cornish Guardian - £250 – 1075

The money would be used to purchase 40 new waistcoats for the rapidly-growing youth band. Both the town band and the youth band have been invited to take part in a contest at Euro Disney – but the youth band has no current uniform.

Torpoint and Millbrook explorer scouts – The Cornish Guardian - £200 – Vote 1076

The purchase of a new eight-man tent will allow the scouts from both Millbrook and Torpoint to explore in comfort and in the dry. Explorer scouting formed 10 years ago and the tens that were purchased then have been well used and are now coming to the end of their life.

St Austell under-15s Rugby Team– Rugby tour for 22 Year 10 boys to High Wycombe – The Cornish Guardian - £650 - Vote 1077

Twenty two boys will have the opportunity to go away as a team on a rugby tour to High Wycombe, playing two local teams and watch a Premiership match. We are desperately trying to fundraise so that all the team can access this great opportunity.

Gover Valley Residents’ Association – Christmas Party and summer day trip for the local residents – The Cornish Guardian - £300 – vote 1078

This project will target all residents in the area, but mostly focus on young families from a statistically-proven deprived area. The project involves support from town and Cornwall Councillors as well as he police, Cornwall Neighbourhoods For Change and housing associations.

St Austell Old People’s Welfare Committee– restoration scheme – The Cornish Guardian - Vote 1079

The project will involve the refurbishment of the Sembal House Community Centre over the next 12 months, including new lighting, tables, chairs, new kitchen equipment etc. it will support local communities by improving companionship and help alleviate loneliness in old age and continue to provide a place for people to meet.

Trenode Messy Church – The Cornish Guardian - £150 - vote 1080

The Messy Church is being set up in Trenode for families who find it hard to go to church on a Sunday. It meets once a month at a time most suitable for a local area, providing an opportunity for people of all ages to worship together. The money would help fund the purchase of crafting items, printing costs and refreshments.

Mount Charles Methodist Church – Project 49 – The Cornish Guardian - £650 - Vote 1081

Mount Charles has been shown to be an area of high depravation. Project 49 will identify where the needs are and open a house to those young people who need somewhere to go and where they can feel safe. A house has been purchased by the church and is in the process of being converted into a drop-in centre

St Breward Community Primary School – permanent outside shelter – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – vote 1082

The shelter will encourage more people to walk their children to and from school rather than relying on their car for short distance travel on the school runs. They will able to shelter from the elements whilst dropping off and picking their children.

St Austell Boxing Club – new equipment – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – vote 1083

The club is in need of new equipment, ranging from head guards, skipping ropes and shorts, to vests, gym mats and gum shields. Having this equipment will encourage more members to join the club

Newquay Treviglas College – Treviglas Geocoaching Club – The Cornish Guardian - £350 – vote 1084

The project would involve the acquisition of new or refurbished GPS units to enable students and others to actually participate in geocoaching; which is basically an electronic form of the previously undertaken letterboxing

Bodmin and Newquay Police Cadets – Coast and Moorland Communications – The Cornish Guardian - £350 – vote 1085

The police cadets regularly help with events in the local community. The project would involve the acquisition of new or refurbished radios to replacing existing radios, which are shop-bought walkie-talkies which have limited range and are non-secure.

Trevithick Road Residents’ Association – The Cornish Guardian - £200 – vote 1086

This is a newly-formed residents’ association aimed to bring residents together. The aim of the project is to have a Christmas party but encouraging residents to include a mix of young and old. We also aim to have young people participate on a regular basis at The House.

Gorran Football Club and St Gorran Playing Field Trust – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – vote 1087

The football pitch drainage project at the playing field, Bell Hill - the project will clear overgrowth to help drainage. Success will bring a much firmer pitch, less likely to cut up in wet weather, with better varieties of grass permitted to grow.

Wadebridge Canoe Club – free paddling for everyone – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – vote 1088

We have recently gained planning permission to site a shipping container within the grounds of Wadebridge Rugby Club (for storage of equipment). With the rugby club’s support we intend to move our activities to that venue – we hope to purchase the container as soon as possible – and run free paddling taster sessions monthly from April-October 2013

St Petroc’s Team Vision Youth Group – computers for the community – The Cornish Guardian – £500 - vote 1089

Having been awarded a year’s free internet access, we are in the process of having a BT line installed and need laptops so that we can begin to work in the local community. Our young people will work with those needing to improve their skills, particularly those over 60.

Friends of Aspire Gymnastics Academy – equipment fundraising – The Cornish Guardian - £650 – vote 1090

This will benefit children of all ages and support local communities by providing a safe and happy environment for children to attend and learn a recognised Olympic sport. The children will benefit from having a venue with all the necessary equipment to train and learn – as well as enjoy, make friends and give them a sense of well-being and pride.

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