Summer spruce up with RotherFed Small Environmental Grant

by | 12 July 2017 | Residents Association, Rotherham

RotherFed are pleased to announce that 14 applications for the Small Environmental Grant were successful and have received grants as listed below:

  • Casting Innovations (Canklow) awarded £500 towards the regeneration and decoration of the old depot which is now used as offices, training centre and community group space. The cash will be used to purchase plants, shrubs and tubs.
  • Treeton Community Centre awarded £500 to continue with renovations and landscaping to the rear of the building.
  • Harley Village Partnership awarded £200 towards the cost of providing a footpath to enable disabled access to the premises.
  • Community Craft group awarded £500 towards the improvement of the front of their centre, cleaning and brightening up the premises.
  • Clifton Learning Partnership awarded £431 towards improvement of Eastwood adventure playground.
  • Crafty Ladies awarded £300 to provide materials for projects that will improve the community space.
  • KBUG community group awarded £224 for improvements to community garden.
  • Harley In Bloom awarded £150 for gardening and planting projects in the village.
  • Tassibee Centre awarded £500 to improve the front garden area of the centre.
  • Fitzwilliam Association awarded £200 for planters, flower, seeds to improve their community space.
  • Peregrin Way community group awarded £485 towards the continued improvement of their community garden.
  • Ravenfield Old Village Garden Society awarded £390 towards cleaning of community space and planting of trees.
  • Blackburn Youth Club awarded £428 towards the creation of a sensory garden.
  • The Lings Monday Club awarded £500 towards improving their community garden.

Congratulations to all successful applicants. Steve Ruffle, from RotherFed, said: “These small environmental projects enable community pride and can be really inspiring. Community groups and volunteers are already doing some fantastic projects on their estates be it setting up pocket parks, adopting a street, maintaining flower beds, litter picking and looking after community gardens. These grants will help support and celebrate new activity led by communities”.
The grant has been made possible with the support of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC).