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Public Consultation

Community Infrastructure Levy

Certain aspects of Town Grants funding is covered by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), any funding applications covered by CIL requires public consultation for a period of 14 days before a decision can be made.

Comment by survey

You can complete the survey and comment on applications by clicking here

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

Please click here to view all previously completed public consultations. 

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


Tipton

Project Code: TIP07

Project name: Down The River Project

Survey Duration from: 30th July 2021 until 13th August 2021

Project Details:
The Friends of Sheepwash Nature Reserve have applied for CIL funding to purchase animal rescue and environmental protection equipment for use at the Sheepwash Nature Reserve.

The environmental protection equipment will support the environmental incident response activities of the Friends of Sheepwash Nature Reserve. This will make animal rescues less distressing to the animals, prevent further incidents through removal of debris and will help contamination and litter be removed from the site. This will ensure the Sheepwash stays clean, tidy and will help maintain the biodiversity of the site.

Amount of CIL funding being requested £2,618.12

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


West Bromwich

Project Code: WB06

Project name: Kitchen improvements project

Survey Duration from: 5th August 2021 until 19th August 2021

Project Details:

Hallam Street Community Project is a Community led Organisation providing community and social activities (i.e. luncheon and fitness clubs, disability groups, cancer choir, etc.) which are of benefit to the community.

Hallam Street Community have applied for CIL funding for a new cook master double oven and kitchen vent, two bins and various products to help keep participants safe i.e. masks, hand sanitizer and disposable gloves etc.

The aim of the Project is seeking to improve the cooking facilities for the organisation by attracting new participants and user groups to visit the Organisation.

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £890.49

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


Smethwick

Project Code: SMK09

Project name: Grief, Bereavement, & Loss Support Programme

Survey Duration from: Friday 13th August 2021 until 27th August 2021

Project Details:

The Dorothy Parkes Centre is a community organisation based in Smethwick and provides a wide range of activities for the local community.

The Dorothy Parkes Centre have applied for CIL funding to purchase new furniture and a projector screen for their Grief, Bereavement and Loss Support Programme.

The aim of the project is to create a safe space where people can talk openly about the issues that they face both historically and currently. The purpose of the courses is preventative and the aim is to accommodate the needs of individuals at the point of access.
The CIL funding is planned to purchase meeting room Chairs, Tub Chairs and a Projector Screen to support the delivery of the Project.

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £3,259.93

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


Project Code: SMK10

Project name: Soho Albion Football Development

Survey Duration from: Monday 18th October 2021 until 1st November 2021

Project Details:

Soho Albion is a community organisation and aims to provide affordable footballing opportunities to some of the most deprived areas in the West Midlands.

Soho Albion have applied for CIL funding to purchase football equipment for their Soho Albion Football Development project.

The aim of the sessions is to attract the next generation of football coaches by delivering football sessions at Hadley stadium in Smethwick. The organisation works with around 15-25 people at age ranges between 14-18 year olds.

The CIL funding is planned to purchase football equipment - including footballs, speed rings, goal posts and captain arm bands.

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £759.03

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here


Oldbury

Project Code: OLD02

Project name: Heart of Oldbury Outdoor Play Zone

Survey Duration from: Thursday 19th August 2021 until 2nd September 2021

Project Details:

SinglePoint Plus is a recently launched Organisation based in Oldbury offering services to families in Sandwell.

The Organisation offers family support, training, counselling and enrichment activities for local families linked mainly to Primary schools.

SinglePoint Plus Limited have applied for CIL funding for their new outside playground. The CIL funding would be used to purchase new fencing around perimeter of play area and gate.

The aim of the project is to be able to offer a fully functional on-site service for families accessing the Wrap Around care and holiday provision and enable multiple community groups an opportunity to access the outdoors safely from the Community centre.

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £4,560.00

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


Wednesbury

Project Code: WED08

Project name: Brunswick Community Day

Survey Duration from: Friday 20th August 2021 until 3rd September 2021

Project Details:

The Friends of Brunswick Park is a long established Organisation and are now registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).

Their mission is to promote the use and development of Brunswick Park in Wednesbury.

The Friends of Brunswick Park have applied for CIL funding to support the activities that are run in the Brunswick Park. The CIL funding requested is for sports equipment e.g. netball, rounder's, balls etc. to encourage more users into the park by providing activities.

The CIL funding would be used to purchase new sports equipment and support Community Events the group undertake and promote the tree trail to users. 

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £1,878.10

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


Project Code: WED09

Project name: Wednesbury Bowls Club Facilities 

Survey Duration from: Thursday 7th October 2021 until 21st October 2021

Project Details:

Wednesbury Bowls Club is a long established Organisation, that has three teams that play on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and is the only Bowls Club based in Wednesbury Town. The mission is to help local people exercise whilst socialising.

Wednesbury Bowls Club have applied for CIL funding to purchase a portable toilet at their Hyde’s Road bowling green. The Organisation are in urgent need of a toilet on site as this is causing inconvenience to teams and local players.

The CIL funding would be used for a one-off purchase a portable toilet (the organisation has agreed to fund all ongoing maintenance thereafter). This portable toilet will have sufficient space for people with disabilities  to use and will meet the needs of the Organisation and visitors to the site.

Amount of CIL funding being requested is £1,205.00

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


Rowley

Project Code: ROW05

Project name: More Access Please

Survey Duration from: 13th September 2021 until 27th September 2021

Project Details:
Midland Film and Arts (c/o) the Arts Yard) based in Cradley Heath have applied for CIL funding to complete the accessibility of their new premises. 

Improved access will allow wheelchair users, sight limited and various other people with disabilities to gain access to their building. 

Midland Film and Art would eventually like to install a stage, 3 studios, a community art space, a meeting room and a landing gallery space allowing people with limited mobility to participate in these new projects. 

Existing classes such as the Life drawing and felting classes will also be accessible to people.  Many of the classes are beneficial for the mental health of the individuals who visit the Organisation and also allows for the development of new skills and will act as a social space.  Midland Film and Arts are contributing funding of £1,530.00 to the Project.

Amount of CIL funding being requested £3,072.00

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.


Project Code: ROW06

Project name: Sporting Your Future in Rowley Regis Parks

Survey Duration from: 15th September 2021 until 29th September 2021

Project Details:

Supporting Your Future previously known as Football for all and all activities in 2020 have run across Sandwell, Dudley and Birmingham.

Sporting Your Future plan to deliver multisport activities, including Football, Softball, Archery, Quick Cricket, Dodge Ball, Foot Tennis, Tennis, Boxercise, Fitness and Free Play in Bearmore Park, Britannia Park and Haden Hill Park. These Projects will be run alongside the indoor sessions enabling both facilities to be used.  The aim of the project is to reduce antisocial behaviour by supporting young people to participate in community sports and physical activity sessions. 

The Project is planned for 12 months and 40 spaces per session and the intention is to purchase sporting equipment and marquees to be able to deliver the sessions. 

Amount of CIL funding being requested £4,301.01

You can complete the survey and comment on the application by clicking here.

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