The Expression of Interest stage has now concluded. 55 applications were received and 36 of them have been invited to full application requesting a combined total of £2.2m.
We received 124 Expressions of Interest between 4 April and 23 June 2022 seeking £6.6m of support. Of these, 32 were invited to submit a full application.
The Council has now awarded £1,145,579 to the following projects:
- Breage Field Committee: £32,100 to support phase 1 of the Breage Playing Field improvement works. Including:
- new play equipment
- drainage improvements
- a programme of community events
- Budock Water Playing Fields Association: £33,095 to improve Budock’s Friendly Fields. Renovating the existing amenities to make the playing fields more inclusive and accessible.
- Bodmin Town Council: £50,000 for Bodmin Youth Cycle Park. Creating a new facility on the site of the former skate park aimed at all ability levels.
- Callington Town Council: £40,000 for a new community multi-use games area (MUGA).
- Cardinham School: £65,102.86 for the Cardinham Outdoor Activity Hub. Developing a bespoke outdoor learning setting as well as extending a hardcourt area.
- Cubert Parish Council: £40,000 for Cubert Cycle and Climbing 2023. Including:
- installing a children’s learner cycle track
- climbing apparatus for teenagers
- toddler play stands
- Delaware pre-school: £70,000 to extend the pre-school and increase the number of childcare places available.
- Forrabury & Minster Parish Council: £20,000 to replace play equipment at Boscastle children’s play area.
- Helston Town Council: £36,852.27 for ‘Pathways and Play’. Creating new pathways and installing new play equipment at Coronation Gardens Park and King George V Playing Fields.
- Kea Parish Council: £69,400 to create a woodland path to provide an off-road trail to Kea School.
- King George V Playing Field at Mylor: £96,402 for the King George V Playing Field refurbishment project. Including:
- developing a multi-sports ‘all weather’ play area
- accessible walkways
- a cycle track along one side of the playing field
- Lands End Community Land Trust: £61,486 for the St Just Skatepark Project. Providing flood lighting and a path for the village’s skatepark.
- Launceston Town Council: £100,000 to build the town’s first skate park at Coronation Park.
- Menheniot Primary School: £50,000 for a new classroom.
- Perranarworthal Parish Council: £48,500 for the Nine+ to Climb Activity Project. Expanding learning and outdoor play equipment for children aged nine and above.
- St Austell Town Council: £78,000 for the Bethel Park Regeneration project. To transform the park into play and recreation space for young people and the wider community. All the while improving biodiversity and improving accessibility.
- St Buryan Lamorna and Paul Parish Council: £20,000 for St Buryan’s Children Playground Area. Providing a playground catering for various ages and abilities. Also supporting wildlife with pollinator friendly planting.
- St Enoder Parish Council: £60,000 to double the site of the existing youth club building, as well as install insulation and a new heating system.
- St Erth Parish Council: £76,000 for a mini skate ramp in a playground which current lacks provision for children and young people aged seven and over.
- Tregadillett Primary School: £40,666 for a multi-use games area (MUGA) in a section of the school’s car park. The MUGA will be available to the wider community.
- Trelya: £57,974.91 for Lescudjack Community Centre. To upgrade the centre’s solar energy and energy management systems. This is to increase provision of services to children and young people.
A further 7 projects may be supported if they can provide additional information. This will be confirmed in August 2023.
The first CIL Fund round was held between July and October 2020. The Council awarded £622,939 to:
- not-for-profit organisations
- community groups (including local councils)
Funding was awarded for local infrastructure projects that encourage greener and healthier lifestyles.
Applicants needed to show how there was local need and community support for their project, as well as how it will enable lower carbon living.
The successful projects were:
- Falmouth Town Council - Green Corridor: £43,276
- Chyan Community Trust: £25,000
- Urban Biodiversity CIC - Newquay Community Orchard: £65,000
- Our Only World - Water Refill Stations: £67,500
- Walker Lines Gymnasium Trust: £53,345
- South Kerrier Alliance CIC: £32,645
- Launceston Community Development Trust: £35,000
- Troon Association Football Club: £30,000
- Budehaven Community School: £45,702
- Dobwalls and Trewidland Parish Council - Community Space: £30,000
- Co Cars Ltd - Bude Electric Car Club: £58,000
- Stithians Energy Group: £42,395
Two additional projects that were originally approved for CIL support subsequently withdrew from the process due to their projects not progressing.