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4. Previously funded applications

Decisions on Community Buildings Fund applications are made by our Community Fund Panel of Councillors:

In 2020/2021 successful applications were: 

  • West Hill Royal British Legion Hall will receive £5,000 to help them create a new kitchen. This will enable the Legion, groups that meet there regularly and other hirers to prepare and cook food on the premises, which isn’t currently possible.
  • Exton Village Hall will receive £2,567.76 to help provide the audio and sound system with a hearing loop, which users of the hall have asked for.
  • Colyford Memorial Hall was granted £4611.68 to help replace their floor, which is beyond further repair.
  • Newton Poppleford Pavilion was granted £2,000 to pay towards replacing their windows, door and other woodwork, some of which is rotten. This project will help make the hall more energy efficient and secure.
  • Beer Albion Football Club will receive £3,500 to help pay for a viewing area for sports activities, community events and for private hire events.

In 2019/2020 successful applications were:

  • Awliscombe Village Hall will receive £5,000 to help pay for much needed improvements to the ladies and gents toilets, replacing fibre board ceilings and improvements to lighting, and creating a large storage cupboard. These improvements will make the hall more sustainable.
  • Payhembury Village Hall will receive £5,000 to help pay for a new kitchen with appliances and new storage. The local community and users of the hall asked for these improvements.
  • £5,000 to Monkton Village Hall to help pay for a new kitchen and toilets amongst other works.
  • £1,875 to Uplyme Village Hall to help pay for kitchen improvements.
  • £1,500 to Yarcombe Village Hall to help them renew their fire escape access.

In 2018/2019 successful applications were:

  • £5,000 to Monkton Village Hall to help pay for a new kitchen and toilets and to remedy damp issues.
  • £1,848 to Stockland Victory Hall to help replace the cladding on the front of the hall to resolve damp issues.
  • £1,875.06 to Uplyme Village Hall to help pay for kitchen improvements.
  • £1,000 to Colyton Library to help pay for and fit solar energy panels to significantly reduce running costs.
  • £4,561.17 to Kilmington Village Hall to help pay for them to replace the wooden supports carrying the roof, and the windows.
  • £1,500 to Yarcombe Village Hall to help renew their fire escape.
  • £5,000 to Bicton Recreation Room to help them pay for a complete overhaul of the building.