Council Papers for 15th November Uploaded

Council will be considering whether or not to become the custodian of Annfield Plain War Memorial, what a brand new war memorial for the whole of Stanley could look like, whether or not to provide a community defibrillator for the town and looking at budgets for next year at Tuesday’s meeting. We will also be considering a request for funding for a charity swimathon being organised at Stanley baths by the Rotary Club of Derwentside, the new ALDI proposal and proposed changes to Dog Control Orders across the County.

The public are both welcomed and encouraged to come and participate in our meetings, this meeting will be held at the Stanley Education Centre (next to Shield Row School) at 6.30 pm on Tuesday 15th November. The hot chocolate from the free vending machine at Shield Row is recommended so we hope to see you there!

The papers are attached below:

Agenda

Background Documents

Crime & Community Safety Agenda Uploaded

The next meeting of Council is the Crime & Community Safety Meeting. The Committee will be hearing presentations from Groundwork North East and Durham Money Advice about the services they provide which are funded by the Town Council and the Committee will be making recommendations as to items which should be included for funding in the next financial year.

The Meeting will be held at the Shield Row Education Centre, King Edward VIII Terrace (next to Shield Row School) at 6.30pm on Tuesday 8th November. All meetings are open to the public.

Agenda

Background Papers

Finance Meeting – Budget Setting 1st November 2016

The next meeting of Stanley Town Council will be the Finance Committee. Members will be considering the first draft budget and making recommendations to Council about which projects and initiatives should be funded in 2017/18.

The meeting will be held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at Shield Row Education Centre, King Edward VIII Terrace, Stanley due to Oliver! being on at the Civic Hall.

(There may be a few tickets left for that so do contact the box office if you’d like to go!)

Agenda

Background Papers (6.8MB, PDF)

 

Council Agenda 18th October 2016

The Agenda and Papers for the next Full Council meeting of Stanley Town Council are linked below. Among the business will be the consideration of projects, initiatives to be budgeted for in the next financial year, asset transfer of the old Front Street Offices, Parks and community buildings, provision of community defibrillator devices and more. The meeting will be held at Stanley Civic Hall, Front Street, at 6.30 pm on Tuesday 18th October 2016.

Agenda

Council Minutes (September meeting)

Committee Minutes

Background Papers

Photo: Simon Green

Comms & Events Papers Uploaded 4- 10-16

The Agenda and papers for next week’s Communications & Events meeting have been uploaded. This meeting is the one where the Committee reviews the events it has organised over the summer and makes recommendations to Full Council about what events the Town Council should organise and fund in the next financial year, so it is an important meeting.

As always, the meeting is open to the public and this agenda has an open forum where members of the public can put forward ideas and suggestions for consideration by the Committee.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday 4th October 2016, 6.30 pm in the Civic Hall

Agenda

Comms Papers 4-10-16

 

Council Papers for September 20th Uploaded

The paper’s for next Tuesday’s meeting of Stanley Town Council have been published.  The meeting will be held at the Civic Hall in Front Street, Stanley at 6.30 pm and the Public are welcome to attend and participate.

Items to be considered will be:

Funding request for Fireworks

Proposals for funding the PACT House

Funding for Front Street Improvements

Civic Hall Coffee Shop

OAPs Christmas Dinner

We hope to see you there. The papers for the meeting are attached below.

Agenda 20th September 16

Background Documents

Item 4 Public Questions

Items 5 & 6 Minutes

Item 7 Funding Request

Items 8 & 9 Finance

Item 13 Coffee Shop

Coffee Shop Appendix (Excel spreadsheet)

Photograph: Simon Green from the Beamish Museum Leek Show

Stanley AAP Small Grants Fund 2015/16

 JUST THREE DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Stanley AAP is providing the opportunity for local groups and organisations to apply for a small grant to help them deliver projects and activities in the Stanley area.

Funding of £30,000 has been made available by Stanley AAP and we would like to invite local organisations to consider submitting an application.  You can apply for a grant of between £500 and £2,000 and your project / activity must fit into one of our local priorities:

 

Stanley AAP Priorities:

Regeneration of Stanley & its Villages

Opportunities and Activities for Young People

Support for the Elderly, Carers, and Disability Groups

 

Project applications submitted by the required deadline and that meet our grant criteria will be considered by a Stanley AAP Small Grants Awards Panel.

If you would like to apply for a small grant, please contact us for an application form.  Guidance Notes will also be included to assist you with the completion of your form and to see if your group is eligible to apply, but if you would like any further help or support then please contact a member of the Stanley AAP team and we will be happy to assist.

 

When all application forms have been received they will be independently appraised by the AAP Team that will check whether your project is eligible to be put to the Awards Panel.

If your application does not meet the criteria, we will provide a valid explanation as to why we could not progress your application on this occasion and offer advice and guidance. We will also, where possible, signpost you to alternative sources of funding for your project/activity.

As this is a competitive process not everyone will be successful in being awarded a small grant.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 15th JANUARY 2016.
For more info: Email: stanleyaap@durham.gov.uk or Telephone: 03000 265 323.

Posted on Behalf of Durham County Council: Please Contact DCC for more information not the Town Council

Stanley AAP Forum Event and Small Grants Fund 2015/16 Launch

Stanley AAP is providing the opportunity for local groups and organisations to apply for a small grant to help them deliver projects and activities in the Stanley area.

Funding of £30,000 has been made available by Stanley AAP and we would like to invite local organisations to consider submitting an application.  You can apply for a grant of between £500 and £2,000 and your project / activity must fit in to one of our local priorities.
The Stanley AAP Forum Event is taking place on Saturday 14th November 2015, from 10.00am until 2.00pm in The Masonic Hall, Scott Street, Stanley, DH9 8AD.  Local groups are encouraged to attend the Event and pick up an Small Grants application pack.

In addition to the launch of the ‘Small Grants Fund’ a wide range of local community groups and service providers will also be attending to promote their activities and services.

A really vital part of the AAP Forum Event is also to ask local people to vote for their most important priorities – the things that you think matter the most to you and your community.

 

FREE:

Face Painting, Candy Floss, Popcorn, and refreshments will be available free of charge from 10:30am—1:30pm.
For more info: Email: stanleyaap@durham.gov.uk or Telephone: 03000 265 323