Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund Grants Awarded

The following projects have been supported through the Fund. Grant amounts are shown as the total amount awarded at the time the grant offer was made.  All awards made are subject to contract.

2022

Create and Connect, Poetry in the Park, Hare Hill Park Littleborough – £1,975
Littleborough Arts Festival, 2022 Lantern Parade – £2,000
Littleborough Food & Drink Festival, 2023 Festival – £1,590
MoorEnd Development Trust Limited, spACE@Hare Hill House : Refurbishment and Improvement – £10,000
Rochdale AFC Community Sports Trust, Fun, Free Football: Whitworth & Milnrow – £3,800
Rossendale Leisure Trust, The Ashcroft : Refurbishment/Upgrade – £2,500
Rotary Club of Rochdale East, Wardle Academy Club – £500
Tonacliffe Primary School, Tonacliffe Forest School and Community Allotment – £2,050
Wardle Bowling Club, Interior Re-decoration, Removal of Mould and Make Safe Rotting Benches – £1,343
Wardle Football Club, Rutherford Park Wardle – £5,300
Whitworth and District U3A, Contribution to Room Rental for Monthly Meeting at the Ashcroft – £2,000
Whitworth Community Choir, Relaunch : Carry on Singing! – £5,000
Whitworth Playgroup, Early Years Mathematics Provision – £1,000
Whitworth Sports Council, Installation of a Metal Barrier at Leavengreave Playing Field, Shawforth – £936

2021

Create and Connect, Littleborough Art Club – £1,218
CROWS, Heritage Paths of Ramsden Clough and Cranberry Dam – £1,958
Ebor Studio, New Covid-Friendly Programme of Activities for Ebor Studio and Garden – £3,719
Pennine in Bloom, The Provision of Summer and Winter Bedding Plants – £2,000
Rochdale Children’s Moorland Home,  Re-wire Rochdale Children’s Moorland Home – £10,000
The Women of Whitworth Project, One Community Appeal – £1,740
Upper Calder Valley Renaissance, Riverside Activity Centre (Todmorden), Repairs and Modifications – £5,233
Walsden Cricket and Bowling Club, Provision of Toilets for Disabled People – £7,650
Wardle Football Club,  New Pitch & New Tools – £4,700
Whitworth Historical Society, Whitworth Museum – Audio/Visual Information System – £1,500
Whitworth Sports Council, Printing New Set of Local Walking Leaflets – £1,200

2020

17th Rochdale 1st Wardle Scout Group, New Camping Equipment – £2,490
Ebor Studio, Improving Energy Efficiency – £1,636
Keep Whitworth Tidy, #2-Minute Street Clean – Whitworth – £1,974
Littleborough Boxing Club, Whittles Park Improvement – £6,300
Littleborough Civic Trust, 50th Anniversary – £2,000
Littleborough Food & Drink Festival, 2020 & 2021 – £1,000
Rochdale Walton Angling Society RWAS, Buckley Wood Safety Improvements – £2,750
The Star Tree Studio CIC, Renovating The Gig House, Hare Hill Park, Littleborough – £8,300
Wardle Academy Band Association, Financial Support to Refurbish Instruments – £6,739
Wardle Volunteers, Crocus Planting, Wardle Village – £800
Whitworth in Bloom, Blooming Marvellous Whitworth – £3,000
Whitworth Sports Council, Reprinting set of 8 Walking Whitworth Leaflets – £250
Whitworth Vale and Healey Band, Alteration of Music and Instrument Storage Area – £2,000

2019

Calderdale Wellbeing, Todmorden Area: Emotional Health and Wellbeing Support – £5,000
Disability Support, Calderdale Todmorden Outreach 4 – £940
Friends of Hare Hill Park, Band Days – £1,000
Friends of Whitworth Youth, Dads, Me & Tea – £6,120
Littleborough Arts Festival 2019 – £2,000
Littleborough Brass Band, New Walking Out Jackets, Ties and Music Stand Banners – £2,000
Pennine in Bloom, Pack Horse Cobble Way – £1,667
Rochdale (Whitworth) 41st Scout Group, Camping & Pioneering – £3,100
The Friends of St Peter’s Church, Walsden, Upgrade of Ground Maintenance Equipment – £1,000
Upper Calder Valley Renaissance (Phase 2) Limited Bellholme Sports Ground Development – £4,750
Walsden Cricket and Bowling Club, Elevated Viewing Area with Disabled Access – £5,000
Wardle Football Club, Safe and Secure – £6,000
Whitworth Amateur Musical And Dramatic Society, Sound & Vision – £899
Whitworth Historical Society, Floor Covering First Fit and Replacement – £2,500
Whitworth Town Council, Traffic Management for Community Processions – £1,500

2018

Analogue Farm, Community Stone Walling Event – £1,450
CROWS, Todmorden access routes – £1,926
Littleborough Food & Drink Festival, 2018 & 2019 – £2,000
MoorEnd Development Trust Ltd, spACE@Hare Hill House – £5,000
Rochdale Field Naturalists’ Society (with Friends’ of Barker’s Wood) Barkers Wood Habitat Improvement and Community Engagement – £3,995
Rochdale Football In the Community Trust, Crook Hill Fun n Football Project – £3,000
Rochdale Walton Angling Society, RWAS Syke Buckley Wood reservoirs safety and improvement – £500
The Water Ski Academy CIC, Improving disabled access to the water – £3,500
The WW1 Centenary Working Group of Whitworth Town Council, Pack up your troubles and celebrate with us – £4,180
Todmorden Angling Society, Improvements to Croft & Town House Fisheries – £7,000
Whitworth and district U3A, Venue for Meetings – £1,000
Whitworth Valley Football Club, Improve training facilities at Rawstron Street Football Ground – £10,000

2017

1st Whitworth Guides, Camping Equipment – £270
Birch Community Group, Boxercise Gym Classes – £1,951
Community Defibrillators for Rossendale, Community Public Access Defibrillator for Riverside – £1,878
Ebor Studio Group, Refurbishment of the New Combined Gallery and Teaching Space – £3,000
Friends of Hare Hill Park Littleborough, Band Days for Hare Hill Park – £1,000
Littleborough Arts Festival, Community Lantern Parade – £2,000
Littleborough Coach House Trust Ltd, Staircase & 1st Floor Foyer Flooring Renewal – £3,095
Mid Pennine Arts Ltd, Spodden Valley Revealed – A unique new heritage trail for Whitworth – £2,170
Pennines in Bloom, Animal Trail Watergrove Reservoir – £1,800
Walsden Cricket and Bowling Club, Kitchen Refurbishment – £4,000
Whitworth Historical Society, External Yard Improvements – £1,500
Whitworth Playgroup, Movement and Exercise – £470
Whitworth Town Council, Traffic Management for community processions – £1,936

2016

Incredible Edible Growing Ltd T/A Incredible Farm Community, Nano Dairy – £3,500
Littleborough Events and Associations Forum, Rushbearing Festival Weekend – £2,000
Littleborough Food & Drink Festival, 2016 – 2017 – £2,000
MoorEnd Development Trust Ltd, Hare Hill House Community Hub – £4,040
Rochdale (Whitworth) 41st Scout Group, Hut Maintenance & Eco / Community Badge Project – £2,500
Rotary Club of Rochdale East Charitable Trust, Life Jackets for Disabled Sailors – £360
Wardle Football Club, Tractor & Slitter Purchase – £4,400
Wardle Society, Wardle Recreation Ground – £2,000
Whitworth Community Choir, Carry on Singing – £1,000
Whitworth Town Council (Tourism and Leisure Committee / Sports Council), Skyline Walk – £200
Whitworth Vale and Healey Band, Academy Instruments – £2,000
Whitworth Valley Football Club, Improve Facilities at Rawstron Street Football Ground – £10,000