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Neighbourhood Budget - Vote for your favourite Project

Listed below are proposals we have received over the past few months. If you would like further details on the individual projects please click on the project name. Those projects unsuccessful in the previous months' voting but that have received more than 2% of the votes have been carried forward. Those who received less than 2% have been removed from this round of voting and the project lead has been contacted. It is possible to reapply but please be sure to encourage your supporters to vote.

For each voting period all votes are reset to zero and we encourage any supporters to vote again for their favorite projects.

Projects that have been unsuccessful in a previous month, or that decide to seek alternative funding can request that their project be removed from the website at any time. In these circumstances, the project will be removed and any votes that had been received up until that point will not be counted when voting closes.

The neighbourhood PB scheme is geared towards assisting local residents and community groups access funding to deliver schemes and projects that will benefit the residents of the Royal Borough. To this end, submissions are invited from community and third sector bodies. Public sector organisations including other parts of the council are not eligible for this funding stream.

VOTE NOW for your favourite projects(s).

Voting will close at 5pm on Monday 13 October 2014.

Now you can donate your Greenredeem Points too!

Building on the success of the existing PB scheme - the Royal Borough has now launched a new and exciting addition to the neighbourhood budgets initiative. Now local groups will have an additional way of raising money for their projects (£1000).

Login to the Greenredeem website to donate your points to your chosen project.

Name of Project Description of Project Total Requested
1st Maidenhead Sea Scout Group Boat Fund A (pdf 140kb) We intend to place the order for a Home Counties Gig, a traditional wooden rowing boat, at the end of September so that it can be built and ready to go on the water in Spring 2015.

£2,000

Street Angels Windsor (pdf 87kb) Street Angels is a voluntary organisation that patrols the streets of Windsor on Friday and Saturday nights. We help vulnerable people who may need our assistance in the night time community. This project is on going.

£2,000

Art on the Street Maidenhead's
Art Market
(pdf 89kb)
Art on the Street art markets take place twice a year in June and December. This application is for funds to support our December event which supports artists and helps drive footfall into the town centre to support our businesses

£1,000

Open Kitchen Foodshare (pdf 78kb) We are moving into providing frozen meals to the families in need in Maidenhead

£2,000

New tractor for Windsor Horse Rangers (pdf 100kb) We have a very elderly tractor which is used for lots of jobs around our farm. It is on its last legs and is becoming uneconomical to repair. We are hoping to replace it with a second hand one before the winter sets in.

£2,000

Windsor Homeless Project (pdf 82kb) Employing a support worker for one year to work on an individual basis with homeless and vulnerable people in Windsor.

£2,000

Volunteer Reading Mentors - Assisting Berkshire Children to read (ABC to read) (pdf 67kb) To recruit, train and support 4 community volunteers to help primary school children in RBWM who are struggling to read. The volunteers will work with the pupils on a one to one basis for half an hour twice a week for a year. Expected completion date July 2015.

£1,047.56

Windsor Parish Clock (pdf 74kb) The Clock on Windsor Parish Church is in urgent need of cleaning & repair. This will improve the appearance of the Church & reliability for Residents/bus users & tourists alike who rely on confirming the time.

£2,000

My Guide Sighted Guiding Service - Guide Dogs for the Blind (pdf 97kb) My Guide is our sighted guiding service that aims to help people who are blind and partially sighted to get out and about on their own terms. We aim to increase the matches in Windsor and Maidenhead by the end of 2014.

£2,000

Sebastian's Action Trust - Community Befriending Scheme for families with seriously ill and life limited children in RBWM (pdf 66kb) Befriending for local families living in Windsor & Maidenhead who have children with serious and/or life limiting illnesses.

£2,000

Freedom Programme Training - Little Cygnets Children's Centre (pdf 96kb) Freedom Programme Facilitator training to enable a consistent Freedom Programme to be run across Windsor and Datchet Children Centre with a multiagency staff team.

£2,000

The Maidenhead Community Lantern Parade 2014 The
Animals Take to the Streets
(pdf 97kb)
Norden Farm's Community Lantern Parade is an annual event which brings the local community and professional artists together. The event, which reaches out to all groups and ages, celebrates what can be achieved when a community comes together. Community workshops culminate in a vivid parade and celebratory concert in Maidenhead Town Centre.

£2,000

Windsor Home Park Lawn Tennis Club (pdf 103kb) Windsor Home Park Lawn Tennis Club experienced severe flooding in the winter of 2013/2014 damaging the Clubhouse. Due to the hard work of members the Clubhouse is useable, however it is unlikely to withstand further flooding and there is the need to rebuild the Clubhouse on stilts to avoid future flooding.

£2,000

Bray and Holyport scout group fit out and facilities for new Scout hut (pdf 93kb) After years of funding we have finally begun to erect our new Scout hut(target completion end October).we now need more Funds to be able to fit it out lighting, heating, toilets, catering Etc.

£2,000

VOTE NOW for your favourite projects(s).

Further Information

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email: neighbourhoodbudgets@rbwm.gov.uk


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