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Date published: 24th September 2019

The latest round of Big Society Fund grants have been agreed, with North Norfolk District Council supporting a wide range of groups, including Trimingham Village Hall, Fakenham Community Campus Trust and Hanworth Memorial Hall.

Since the Big Society Fund started in 2012, NNDC has awarded over £1,936,162 to 261 community projects in North Norfolk including this round’s benefactors.

Some of the worthy local causes who benefited from the latest round of funding include:

  • Trimingham Village Hall Trust (£4,000) – for the purchase of a Nest Swing.
  • Fakenham Community Campus Trust (£10,000) – towards the purchase of kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Walsingham Parish Amenity (£500) – contribution to one year’s publishing costs of the News & Views bi-monthly free magazine.
  • All Saints Community Rooms (Mundesley) (£1,000) – for an Asbestos Survey prior to replacing the heating system. 
  • The Preston Rooms (Ashmanhaugh) (£1,052) – the purchase of an external fire door in the kitchen.
  • West Norwich Credit Union (£2,828) – towards the purchase of equipment to set up 3 mobile online banking points in North Norfolk.
  • Hanworth Memorial Hall (£10,000) –  towards the replacement/repair of existing hard wood windows and outside doors

 The BSF Grant Panel will next meet at the beginning of December. In order for complete applications to be considered by the Panel they will need to be submitted to the Council’s Health and Communities Team by Monday, 4 November.

All organisations who are considering making an application are to contact Sonia Shuter on 01263 516173.

To download an applications pack and to learn more about how to make an application visit the Council’s Big Society Fund webpage. 

Cllr Sarah Butikofer, Leader of North Norfolk District Council said:"The panel were delighted to support this diverse range of projects across the district, including schemes such as Trimingham Village Hall. Supporting our communities in the provision of high quality facilities for our district’s children and young people was just one of our manifesto commitments”

Last updated: 24th September 2019