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Council’s boost for local shopping parades and village stores

Nearly £50,000 of funding has been signed off by the county council to boost local shopping parades and village centres across Surrey. From Walton-on-Thames to Frimley and Lingfield to Egham, groups were celebrating being awarded up to nearly £14,500 each. At the same time 21 groups county-wide were handed up to £30,000 each from the council’s … Continue reading

Bids pour in for share of shopping parade cash

Fifteen bids have been lodged for a share of a new £1 million fund to spruce up local shopping parades and village centres. Surrey County Council leader David Hodge launched the fund in April to help improve areas around convenience shops, newsagents, cafes and other stores people use daily. Now projects across Surrey worth more than … Continue reading

Last call for bids for cash to spruce up local shopping areas

As the search for the nation’s best loved high street or parade gets under way, the county council has issued a reminder that time is running out to apply for a share of a £1m fund to spruce up local shopping areas in Surrey. Traders and community groups have until Friday (15 July) to submit … Continue reading

Council launches £1m fund to boost local shopping parades and village centres

A £1 million fund to boost local shopping parades and village centres across Surrey has been unveiled by the county council. Leader David Hodge has created the fund to help spruce up areas around local convenience shops, greengrocers, newsagents, cafes and other stores people use daily. Traders and community groups can make bids for a … Continue reading

Groups secure community cash for projects of lasting benefit

A swimming pool,  a children’s outdoor play area and a scout hall are among the latest projects to secure money from a fund created to help people improve their local area. They were on a list of six schemes to be awarded money by David Hodge from the Community Improvements Fund, which the Surrey leader … Continue reading

Groups receive cash for projects of lasting benefit to communities

A garden play area, a minibus and a community cafe are among the latest projects to win cash from a fund to help people improve their local area. They were among 23 projects to be awarded money from Surrey County Council’s Community Improvements Fund. Leader David Hodge launched the initiative three years ago to give … Continue reading

Bids pour in for share of community cash

Scores of community groups have signalled their interest in winning a share of a £500,000 pot of cash to help people improve their local areas. Surrey County Council received 65 applications for money from the Community Improvements Fund before the latest deadline. The fund was launched by leader David Hodge three years ago to help … Continue reading

Community groups get chance to win share of £500,000

To download, open image and right-click. A Surrey County Council fund that has helped more than 80 community groups improve their neighbourhoods has been given a £500,000 boost. The cash has been put into the Community Improvements Fund to support residents’ efforts to improve their local area. A youth cafe and a community pavilion were among … Continue reading

VIDEO: Groups win almost £570,000 to improve communities

A youth cafe and a community pavilion are among the 23 projects to be awarded a total of almost £570,000 from Surrey County Council’s Community Improvements Fund. An outdoor gym near Stoneleigh, a skate park at Puttenham and a community shop at Strood Green are among the projects to have won cash previously. Below is a video of … Continue reading

Bids pour in for share of community cash

More than 60 bids have been lodged for a share of a £500,000 pot of cash to help people improve their local areas. Surrey County Council received 62 applications from groups before the latest deadline for cash. The Community Improvements Fund was launched by leader David Hodge with the aim of supporting residents’ efforts to independently enhance … Continue reading

Get your bids in for share of £500,000

Community groups are being urged to bid for a share of £500,000 that is up for grabs for projects that improve their local areas. People can begin applying for between £10,000 and £30,000 from 6 May towards schemes that make a lasting difference to people’s lives. Already 60 projects have won grants from the Community Improvements … Continue reading

Community Improvements Fund gets £500,000 boost

A fund that has helped 60 community groups improve their local areas has been given a £500,000 boost. Surrey County Council has earmarked the cash for the Community Improvements Fund that was launched by leader David Hodge with the aim of supporting residents’ efforts to independently enhance their neighbourhood. An an outdoor gym near Stoneleigh, … Continue reading

More community groups win council cash

A composting site in Tatsfield, a memorial garden in Woking and a scout hall expansion in Reigate are among the projects to win cash from a fund to help communities improve their local areas. They were among 15 schemes awarded up to £50,000 each by Surrey County Council leader David Hodge from the Community Improvements … Continue reading

Last call for new bids as leader opens community shop awarded £50,000

The first groceries, coffees and sandwiches have been sold at a newly-refurbished community shop that won a £50,000 grant from Surrey County Council. Strood Green’s The Shop threw open its doors as groups were reminded that they have just days left to apply for cash for projects that improve their local areas. It won the … Continue reading

Community projects awarded council cash

A swimming pool, a children’s playground and a theatre are among the latest projects to win cash from Surrey County Council’s Community Improvements Fund. All the projects are listed in the video below and further information can be found by following this link. The fund was launched by Leader David Hodge with the aim of … Continue reading

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