Agenda item

Pennines Township Funds 2017/18

The Sub-Committee is asked to consider providing funding to various bodies who have submitted applications.


The Director of Neighbourhoods submitted a report requesting the Sub-Committee consider applications for funding that had been submitted by and on behalf of individuals and groups and for projects.


Alternatives considered: the Sub-Committee were asked to support or decline proposed schemes within the submitted report.


The Sub-Committee received representations from applicants who addressed Members in relation to their applications.



(1)  The expenditure, commitments and balances of Pennines Township Revenue and Capital Funds as detailed in Appendices 1 and 2 of the submitted report be noted;

(2) The decisions made under delegated authority as detailed in Appendix 3 of the submitted report be noted;

(3) The Sub-Committee notes that the Townships& Communities Manager has assessed the proposed projects to be considered for funding against the criteria of the Pennines Township Fund, the priorities of the Township and that any specific risks have been identified;

(4) The Townships & Communities Manager, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of this Sub-Committee, be given delegated authority to make appropriate decisions on any deferred projects;

(5) Applications for assistance from the Pennines Township Revenue and Capital Funds, as detailed in Appendix 4 of the submitted report, were determined as follows:






Smallbridge Doorstep Holiday Clubs

Approve £3900 from projects fund


Moorfield Avenue grass verge

Approve £1380 from capital funds


Alderbank grass verge removal  



Union Road parking restrictions

Approve £4000 from capital fund


Rakewood Road 20mph zone and Shared Space Scheme

Approve £22000 from capital funds


Hare Hill skate park improvements

Approve £11000 from capital funds


Development of land on Hare Hill Road

Request the Cabinet Member for Planning & Development consider the request as the application does not fall within the remit of the Township Committee.


Milnrow (Ladybarn) Bowling Club car park

Approve £6000 from capital funds



Reasons for decision:

Management of the Pennines Township Fund was a function delegated to the Pennines Township Delegated and Funding Sub-Committee.  Pennines Township Funds were allocated to various projects and schemes that would benefit the Township’s community and environment, and help to realise the Township’s priorities. The report also enabled the Sub-Committee to monitor and review the use of the Pennines Township Funds to ensure continued efficient and effective use of these Funds.


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