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Community Activities Grants Awarded

List of community grants awarded in previous years.

Community Activities Grants 2016/17

OrganisationAmount Awarded 
Sawbridgeworth Town Council£300.00Community picnic on 12th June.
Buntingford Town Council£300.00Street party with face painting, children's rides, punch and Judy, BBQ and hog roast on 12th June.
Oakway Lodge Social Club£300.00Celebration party on 10th June.
CHIPS-Children's Integrated Play schemes£300.00Celebration lunch on 11th June.
Braziers Field Resident's Assoc£200.00Street party.
Christ Church Ware£200.00Street party on 26th June.
Waterford Recreation Committee£300.00Celebration party on 11th June with high tea and live music.
Friends of Widford School£300.00Summer fete on 11th June.
2nd Ware (St Marys) Scout Group£300.00Celebration with BBQ and games.
Cornwall House Sheltered Housing£300.00Afternoon tea party with entertainment and fish and chips.
Fern dale£300.00Celebration party with a BBQ and entertainment on 3rd June.
Northfield Freeholders Assoc£150.00Street party on 12th June.
The Mundens PCC£200.00Celebration lunch on 19th May
Hunsdon JMI School£300.00Tea party on 10th June.
Age Concern Ware£300.00Celebration lunch.
The Hailey Centre£300.00Afternoon buffet with live music and a sing a long
Riversmead Housing Association£300.00Afternoon tea with entertainment and transport for residents.
Morgans Primary School£300.00Carnival in the school grounds and a celebration lunch on 17th June.
Sele Farm Women's Club£150.00Cream tea party on 21st April.
Benington recreation Ground£300.00Lighting of the Beacon on 21st April.
Hormead Parish Council£300.00Celebration event for the community on 11th June.
Bayford and Brickendon PCC£220.00Tea party in the groups of the chapel on 12th June.
Heath Row Over 60's Club£280.00Tea party on 15th June.
Anstey Parish Council£300.00Street party on 11th June.
Stanstead Abbotts and District Evergreen Club£200.00Celebration party with a BBQ and tea.
Thorley Open Door Senior Citizens£250.00Party with a BBQ and entertainment.
Hartfield Court Social Club£300.00Celebration party including hot food and party games.
Priors Wood JMI£300.00Garden party with old fashioned sports day games.
Friends of Ware Priory£300.00Celebration tea and social gathering on 18th June.
Parsonage Residents Association£300.00Celebration party on 28th May and street party on 11th June.
Aston St Mary's C of E School£300.00Picnic on the school field on 11th June.
Woodlands Road Street Party£200.00Street party on 12th June.
Bishops Stortford Lawn Tennis Club£300.00Tea party with outdoor sporting games on 11th June.
Hertingfordbury PCC£300.00Garden party and hog roast on 12th June.
Thorn Grove Primary School£300.00Cream teas for the Queen within the school grounds on 21st May.
Much Hadham Parish Council£300.00Village fete on 12th June.
Datchworth Parish Council c/o Bulls Green Residents Assoc£300.00Celebration day on 12th June with races, a dog show, BBQ and barn dance.
St Michaels Mead Events£300.00Old fashion street party on 12th June with trestle tables, bunting and decorations.
Age Concern Bishops Stortford£300.00Celebration day with buffet lunch, entertainer, singing and a raffle
Tower Road Residents Association£300.00Street party with cream teas, entertainment and a hog roast.
Calverley Close£300.00Street party on 12th June with bouncy castle, BBQ and ice creams
Severnacres Residents Association£300.00Street party with entertainment, bouncy castle, face painting, live music and food.
Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council£300.00Picnic for local residents on 12th June.
Thornbera Tots Toddler Group£300.00Toddler Group Party with entertainer, crafts and food.
Royal British Legion£300.00Patrons Day lunch on 11th June.
Braughing Parish Council£210.00Afternoon tea party for older local residents
Bishops Stortford Youth Project£200.00An event on 2nd July
Buntingford Scout Group£500.00A Group Camp
Albury 60 Plus£175.00Christmas Lunch
Future Living Hertford£250Start up costs of a library, purchase books
Breathe Easy Hertford£374.40Posters/marketing​
Bishops Stortford Life Saving Club£500.00Running costs​
Hertfordshire Boat Rescue£500.00To purchase helmets
Hertford Museum£500.00Activity Day​
Hertford Community Church£350.00Event on 7th August
Watton Methodist Church£430.00Community day​
Much Hadham Recreational Trust (Much Hadham Fete)£500.00To purchase gazebo's for communtiy event​
Buckland and Chipping Parish Council£200.00Bonfire event
Parkinsons (Bishops Stortford)£500.00Running costs of monthly club

Community Activities Grants 2015/16

 VE Day Celebrations
Sawbridgeworth Town Council£300.00BBQ in town council grounds, lighting of beacon
Northfield Residents Association£100.00Celebration BBQ on the private green.
Hormead Parish Council£300.00Celebration event on 8th May, to cover cost of posters, banners and bunting
Hertford Town Council£300.00Lighting of the beacon in Castle Grounds.  Costs towards promotional material, gas for beacon, flags etc.
Stanstead Abbotts & District Evergreen Club£100.00Special tea party
Royal British Legion£300.00Party on Fri 8th May after the Beacon in town centre
Bishops Stortford Arts Society£300.00Garden party
Age concern Bishops Stortford£300.00Party on Fri 8th May. Funding towards decorations, food and refreshments.
Anstey Parish Council£300.00Funding towards a band and hog roast in local village pub. Event is open to public from 2pm, free of charge.  Military vehicles are planned to be on parade. 
Wyddial Meridian Community Association£300.00VE day party to be held at Home Farm.  1940's music, fish n chips and a raffle.
Green Tye and Perry Green Society£300.00VE day party to be held after the church service.  Tea, cakes and BBQ for all residents.
Aston St Mary's CoE Primary£300.00VE day celebration on 8th May, will include wartime sing songs and Churchill's speech.
Community Activities 
Albury 60 Plus£150.00Christmas Lunch
Datchworth Sports Club£500.00Publicly accessible cabinet to store a defibrillator
Mind in Herts£439.00Publicity materials
The Priory Charity£500.00To run morning activity sessions at the lido throughout the summer holidays
1st Much Hadham Scouts£500.00Costs towards holding a balloon race on remembrance Sunday
Bishops Stortford VIP Club£200.00General running costs towards transport for outings, hall hire costs and insurance.
First Hertford Heath Scout Group£500.00To purchase a gala tent
The Hailey Centre£500.00Coach hire to take clients to see a show in London
Furniture Friends (All Saints Church)£500.00Funding will help towards the cost of running the organisations van
Silver Sunday Celebrations
The Hailey Centre£300.00Lunch and sing along entertainment with 1940's and 50's songs.  Event on 2nd Oct
Albury 60 Plus£200.00Golden oldies lunch at the Catherine Wheel Pub on 2nd Oct.
Braziers Field Residents Association£300.00Musical entertainment, tea and sandwiches on 2nd Oct. 
Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall Trust£300.00Cockney sing a long with pie & mash on Sat 3rd Oct.
Riversmead (Burgage Court Social Fund)£300.00A day of activities (exercise and arts & crafts) for residents on 2nd Oct. 
Age Concern Bishops Stortford£300.00Tea party on 2nd Oct.Will include games, prizes and an entertainer.  They will celebrate everything silver.
Wodson Park Trust£100.00Social tea dance on 4th October.  Will include some Zumba and fitsteps.
Braughing Playing Field Assoc Trust£300.00Community lunch and activity afternoon on 2nd Oct.  Will include lunch and bingo.
Community Activities
Frobel Family Support Group£50.00Running costs towards telephone counselling in East Herts area.
Hertford Bowls Club£300.00To purchase bowls equipment
Sawbridgeworth Town Council£500.00Funding towards Christmas Lights Festival on 27th Nov.
Ermine Street Allotment Association£500.00Funding towards cost of a portaloo from March -  Sept 2016
Hertford Heath Senior Citizens Group£200.00Christmas Party
Cllr Jeff Jones (Community Engagement)£500.00Christmas event for vulnerable people
Buntingford Tennis Club£500.00Marketing, coaching sessions to help increase awareness of the group
Excite-ed Community Interest Company£500.00Funding towards a reduction to schools for the workshops
Buntingford Senior Citizens Club£500.00Hall hire
Friends of Panshanger Park£500.00Insurance
Contexture Theatre Limited£500.00Summer 2016 event
Benington Over 60's£300.00Christmas Lunch
Great Hormead Over 60's Club£200.00Christmas Lunch
Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall£500.00Winter sing a long party.
Ware and District Scout Group£459.00Swimming Gala
Future Living Hertford£350.00Christmas Lunch
Buntingford Town Football Club£500.00First Aid training & website/programme costs
Buckland and Chipping Parish Council£500.00Fireworks Display
Walkern & Sandon United Reformed Church£200.00Christmas Lunch
Little Hadham Parish Council£500.00Christmas Lunch
Braughing Playing Field Assc Trust£500.00Christmas trip to St Albans in December
Bishops Stortford VIP Club£200.00Christmas lunch
Macular Society, Hertford Support Club£200.00Christmas Lunch
Parkside (Residents Assoc)£200.00Funding towards entertainment for a social gathering
Watton Youth Football Club£500.00Funding towards winter training costs, particularly cost of floodlit playing areas
Pins and Feathers Productions CIC (New Applicant)£500.00Costs associated with a tour/show of East Herts, village halls, shcools and community venues in Autumn 2016
Hertford St Andrews Community Trust
(Charity No: 1148533)
£398.18Activity club for senior citizens providing exercise, companionship and mental stimulation.
Holy Trinity Night Shelfter£500.00Provide shelter and outreach support for homeless and vulnerable people
Get Hooked on Fishing£500.00Community fun day Sat 26th March 2016
Tewin Stores Management Committee£500.00Purchase a new till
Learners Community Library£500.00General running costs including annual insurance
Bishops Stortford Food Bank
(Charity No: 1154800)
£500.00Day to day running costs
Stanstead Abbotts & District Evergreen Club£500.00Trip to the seaside in 2016
Aspects£200.00Hall hire costs towards their Crucial Crew Safety Scheme
Herts Girls Can£200.00Running costs towards sporting activities for the group
Hertford Music Festival£200.00Marketing, design, printing, flyers and banners
Sele Lunch Club£200.00A summer outing
Stanstead Abbotts Badminton Club£200.00Training course for coach
North Road Plotholders Group£180.00First aid training
Havers Community Church£500.00Community fun day summer 2016
Friends of Southern Country Park£220.00Bush cutter training for 3 volunteers
10th Bishop's Stortford Scout Group£300.00A day out canoeing
Buntingford Carnival Committee£200.00Buntingford Carnival
High Wych Ladies Group£200.00A day trip to Elton Hall and Gardens in Peterborough
Kickstart Trust£200.00Public liability insurance
Stocking Pelham Cricket Club£200.00Annual insurance costs
Parkinson's UK Bishop's Stortford£400.00Transport and days out
Bishop's Stortford Band£200.00Purchase table tennis tables
Datchworth Table Tennis Club£200Purchase table tennis tables
Hertford Town Community Ltd£375.00Equipment
Hertford Disability Support Group£200.00Canal boat trip
Much Hadham Women's Institute£300.00Projector/screen
Bishop's Stortford Art Society£375.00Coach hire for day out in the summer
Isabel Hospice£400.00Room hire for therapy sessions

Community Activites Grants 2014/15   

Name of Organisation

Amount Awarded

Purpose of the funding

Benington and Walkern Garden Club £500.00Day trip for members to Hidcote manor in Gloucestershire
Havers Community Church£500.00Community fun day on 20th July 2014
Youth Create£500.00Running costs towards workshops
1st Much Hadham Scouts (New applicant)£500.00To purchase convertible touchscreen laptop
Ware Town Partnership£500.00To cover costs of domains, hosting and creation of websites
Excite-ed Community Interest Company£500.00General running costs towards workshops exploring cyber safety issues
Stanstead Abbotts & District Evergreen Club£500.00Coach hire for Christmas outing to Brick Lane Music Hall, afterwards drive to see the Xmas lights in London
U3A Tai Chi£75.00Running costs for classes
Isabel Hospice£500.00Running costs towards Fatigue and Breathlessness Courses to be held in Thorley
Bishop's Stortford VIP Club£200.00Taxi and mini bus hire
Havers Action Team Youth Club£500.00Running costs, rent, craft supplies, Xmas party funds
Albury 60 Plus£150.00Christmas lunch
Buntingford Scout Group£500.00An outdoor activity day in Culwell Park
Friends of Tewin£500.00Annual senior citizens lunch in February 2015
Age Concern Bishop's Stortford£500.00Christmas lunch and mini bus hire
Cottered Carpet Bowls Club£500.00To purchase a new mat for the club
Hertford North Floral Club£500.00Hall hire and monthly demonstrators
Bishop's Stortford Art Society£500.00Hall hire costs
Aston Village Society£150.00WW1 Remembrance Event
Learners Community Library£500.00Insurance costs
Carers in Hertfordshire£500.00Launch of unpaid carers in East Herts with discount passports
Watton Youth Football Club£500.00Winter training costs
Parkside£200.00Trip to the seaside
Home-Start East Herts£500.00General running costs
Cazfest Ltd£500.00Running costs towards festival in July 2015
John Dyde Residents Association £500.00Summer and winter events
Bishops Stortford Life Saving Club£500.00Pool hire costs
Herts Boat Rescue£500.00To purchase 4 x life jackets
Birchanger Wood Trust£500.00Help towards maintenance costs of putting down crushed stone compound to reduce the impediment of mud which is causing major movement issues.
Hunsdon Over Three Score Club£500.00Day out to the seaside
Bishops Stortford Choral Society£500.00Running costs of the club
Hertford Heath Youth Club£190.00Funding towards fortnightly meetings and occasional outings
Hertford Heath Senior Citizens Group£199.00Coach hire costs for a day out in the summer
Braughing Playing Field Association Trust£500.00Funding towards a family fun day in the summer
Bury Rangers Youth Football Club £500.00Venue hire, specialised equipment and disability coaching courses.
Havers Park Bowls Club £500.00To pay for green keepers to attend course to ensure bowls green is kept up to standards
High Wych Memorial Hall£500.00A new laptp for the internet cafe
Ware Joggers£410.00Funding towards training 2 joggers as leaders in running fitness (UKA qualification)
The Hub£500.00A day out to Lea Valley Farm in September
Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall£500.00Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of end of WW2.  Event will be 7th Nov 2015
Buntingford Carnival Committee£500.00Funding towards the Buntingford Carnival
Braughing Golden Age Club£199.00Hall hire costs, lunches and teas
Alzheimers Society£1,000.00Setting up a dementia cafe
Contexture Theatre£500.00May Games festival in Bihsops Stortford
Mid Herts Raynet£252.67To purchase protable radios
Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust£500.00Community Apple Day in Tewin
Thorley Manor Mother & Toddler Group£500.00To purchase toys
East Herts YMCA£235.60Mini bus hire
Mind in Mid Herts£460.80Funding towards promotional materials
Hertford Heath Village Hall£500.00General running costs
Parkinsons UK bishop's Stortford Support Group£500.00General running costs
Hertfordshire Young Farmers Club£500.00Help start up the new club
Buckland and Chipping Parish Council£100.00To help raise awareness of Dementia
Friends of Lanyallay£500.00To purchase two Twinning Charters
Allens Green Association£285.00General running costs
Bramfield Village Management Committee£500.00Insurance
Tewin Stores Management Committee£468.80First aid and food safety training courses
Hertford Company of Archers£300.00To purchase 2 new bows and some arm guards
Woodwind of Stortford£200.00Room hire and general running costs
Stocking Pelham Cricket Club£249.13Repaint Pavilion
Much Hadham Afternoon Tea Club£200.002015 Xmas Party
Buntingford Twinning Association£200.00Summer exchange event
Bishop's Stortford History Society£325.00History Day