We are local residents, professionals, and community activites, working in our community with links to variety of groups in this ward. (see Panel Members). Work of the group is carried out within the Community First Terms of reference.
Our role is to recommend projects for Community First funding that enhance our neighbourhood. You can find out more about this fund on the Community First programme link. Our funding priorities are guided by our local Action Plan (link to Plan) which has been created in consultation with the local community. This identifies the following priorities that future projects need to be targeted at:
Support local projects that improve the quality of life for local people.
Make improvements to the environment and public safety.
Promote good communications and information sharing across the ward.
Promote inclusiveness of communities of interest and those experiencing deprivation.
An additional priority is to support the regeneration of the local economy through voluntary and not for profit enterprises.
The final round of Funding is now available – see How to apply for Funding and Dates for Applications.