Councillors' Community Grants

July 29, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have made an additional £1,000 available to each of their Councillors to award specifically to not-for-profit organisations delivering community resilience projects that mitigate issues caused by Coronavirus.

This is part of the Councillors' Community Grant Scheme and Councillors may also award their existing £1,000 allocation to these community resilience projects.

Councillors have recently supported their communities by awarding the following grants:

Willoughby and Sloothby Councillor Stephen Eyre has awarded £500 to Emergency Resilience Group of Welton Le Marsh Parish Council to assist with costs of PPE for local volunteers.

Roughton Councillor William Gray has awarded £500 to MEGS COVID-19 Community Support to assist with volunteer costs including reimbursement of travel costs, PPE and stationery.

Skegness St Clements Councillor Richard Cunnington has awarded £300 to Skegness and Winthorpe Parochial Church Council to assist with costs of essential food packs for people who are struggling financially during the lockdown for COVID-19.

Horncastle Councillors Richard Avison, Sandra Campbell-Wardman and Fiona Martin have awarded £700 to Horncastle Matters Magazine to assist with publication  costs for a  special COVID-19 issue.

Chapel St Leonards Councillor Paul Hibbert-Greaves has awarded £1,000 to Hogsthorpe Volunteers Group to assist with supporting residents of Hogsthorpe (Food bank) and fuel costs for volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mablethorpe Councillors Tony Howard, Graham Cullen and Claire Newman have awarded £1,500 to Mablethorpe Mens Shed to assist with the costs of renovations to the old lifeboat shed.

Spilsby Councillor David Mangion has awarded £300 to Spilsby Christian Fellowship to assist with their Together at Home project, funding activity packs to the children of Spilsby.

Skegness Scarbrough & Seacroft Councillor Billy Brookes has awarded £1,000 to Skegness Sewer for NHS to assist with purchasing materials to make scrubs and face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louth Councillors Jill Makinson-Sanders and Andrew Leonard have awarded £2,000 to Trinity Church Louth to assist with running the centre and food larder during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Skegness Councillors Danny Brookes, Mark Dannatt, Trevor Burnnham and Richard Cunnington have awarded £2,000 to Lincolnshire Extreme Sports Association to assist with the preparing the park for opening when COVID-19 regulations allow.

Chapel St Leonards Councillors Mel Turton-Leivers and Paul Hibbert-Greaves have awarded £729 to Chapel St Leonards Residents Association to assist with the costs of printing and distributing the monthly village magazine.

Tetford & Donington Councillor David Andrews has awarded £500 to Tetford and Salmonby Recreation Ground to assist with essential recreation ground maintenance.

Skegness Winthorpe Councillor Trevor Burnham has awarded £300 to Alive and Kicking to assist with vehicle costs during  the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horncastle Councillors Sandra Campbell-Wardman, Richard Avison and Fiona Martin have awarded £300 to The Stanhope Hall to assist with purchasing new equipment and to help restart the community cinema.

Horncastle Councillors Sandra Campbell-Wardman, Richard Avison and Fiona Martin have awarded £300 to Horncastle and District Community Association to assist with off-setting community centre running costs and providing support to COVID-19 groups.

Mablethorpe Councillors Claire Newman and Graham Cullen have awarded £900 to Community Learning in Partnership to assist with the financial costs of online courses for adult learners.

Louth Councillor Sarah Parkin has awarded £600 to Louth Independent Traders to assist with purchasing hanging baskets to be displayed throughout the town centre.

Skegness St Clements Councillor Richard Cunnington has awarded £200 to the Rotary Club Skegness to assist with the purchase of meals for the vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horncastle Councillors Sandra Campbell-Wardman, Richard Avison and Fiona Martin have awarded £900 to Thimbleby Village Hall to assist with the costs of a site survey.

For more information about the Grants, please contact the relevant Councillors. Contact information can be found at