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Community Infrastructure Levy

All applications for grants funded by Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) require a public consultation.  The applications will be posted on this page for 14 days so that the local community can comment on the proposal.

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Please remember to include the project code as well as the project name for your comments to be valid and considered.

The list of current consultations available to comment on and view are listed below.


Project Name: Lion Farm Thursday Bowling Club 

Project Code: OLD04

Survey Duration From: 16th January 2023 – 30th January 2023

Project Details:

Age UK Sandwell is a well-known registered charity that has provided services for Sandwell for around 30 years. 
The organisation puts on different activities such as chair-based exercise classes, coffee mornings, bingo etc for the predominately elderly members.

Age UK Sandwell are requesting CIL funding for the purchase of 2 new bowls mats, to enable them to continue their bowling activities. 

These mats will also be used by the St James Church bowling group.

With the purchase of the 2 mats, the aim is for the group to be able to continue to play bowls. It will also enable them to attract new members, by providing some free taster sessions for the local community.

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £1,610.00

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Project Name: Oakham Evangelical Church

Project Code: ROW09

Survey Duration From: 18th January 2023 – 1st February 2023

Project Details:

Oakham Evangelical Church is a well-established hub of the community. This year marks 150 years since their founding.  The church hall hosts many groups including Parents & Toddlers, Youth Club and Senior Citizens.
Oakham Evangelical Church would like to develop an area at the side of the hall into a community garden. CIL funding would provide items such as benches, herbs, soil, plants and storage make a recreational area for the community.
The CIL funding would help develop the garden space to be enjoyed by new and existing community. 

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £4,797.48.


Project Name: New musical instrument equipment

Project Code: SMK17

Survey Duration From: 23rd January 2023 – 6th February 2023

Project Details:

Sur Sangam Music and Arts is a small organisation that teach the community to sing and play instruments. 

The organisation is requesting CIL funding to purchase a sound system as they put on performances at Windmill Community Centre. However, Sur Sangam Music and Arts currently have to borrow equipment for these performances.

These items will allow the group to showcase the members skills by putting on extra performances to the community as the sound system will be owned by  Sur Sangam Music and Arts and will not have to hire from different people. 

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £1,431.69