Hallburn Wind Farm 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.

2024

Round 1
3rd Longtown Brownies, Guides County Camp – £1,200
Carlisle Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling Club, Parish Cumberland Wrestlers Transport – £500
Hethersgill Parish Council, Hethersgill Himalayan Balsam Bashers – £300
Hethersgill Parish Hall, Hand Dryers, Microwave etc – £2,129
Hethersgill Social Committee, Building Hethersgill’s Community Spirit – £2,052
Longtown Memorial Hall Community Centre Ltd, 100 Year Opening Celebrations – £4,000
Longtown Primary School PTA, Reading For All – £4,031
Parent, Teacher and Friends of Blackford C of E Primary School Association (PTFBA), Installation of Community Play Tower – £10,000
Parents Teachers & Friends of Fir Ends, All Weather Outdoor Education and Storage Sheds – £6,500
Scaleby Welfare Committee, Trip to Beamish Museum – £1,031
Shankhill C of E Primary School PTA, Christmas Trip for Shankhill Primary School Pupils – £1,050
Tree-mendous Learning Charity No 1181285, Children Learning Side by Side With Nature – £7,500

2023

Round 2
3rd Longtown Brownies, Key Skill Machines – £499
Fir Ends Primary School, Dining Room Furniture Replacement – £6,800
Longtown Memorial Hall Community Centre, Community Space Provision – £20,000
Longtown Primary School PTA, Christmas Trip for Longtown Primary School Pupils – £3,570
Penny Jones Animal Hospice, Replacement Kennels: Desperate People, Displaced Dogs – £9,220
Scaleby Village Hall, Planning Permission for Scaleby Village Hall Improvements – £3,359
Stapleton Public Hall, Bar Refurbishment and Organisation of Community Events for all Ages – £12,400

Round 1
3rd Longtown Brownies, Two Girlguiding Day Trips – £2,525
Fir Ends Primary School, Making the Bandstand and Areas of the Grounds Wheelchair Accessible – £1,400
Hethersgill Parish Council, Hethersgill Himalayan Balsam Bashers – £595
Kirklinton Young Farmers Club, Tug of War Boots – £1,400
Longtown Primary School PTA, Outdoor Gym – £12,000
Longtown Young Farmers, Tug of War Teams – £1,400
Parents Teachers & Friends of Fir Ends, Theatre Royal Newcastle Pantomime Trip 2023 – £1,825
Scaleby Village Hall, Kitchen and Playgroup Items – £1,100
Scaleby Welfare Committee, Scaleby Welfare 60th Anniversary Children’s Trip to Walby Farm Park – £1,040
Stapleton Public Hall, Outdoor Security CCTV Lighting and Sound System – £5,000
Tree-mendous Learning Charity No 1181285, Learning To Care For Their Environment: Local Schools – £12,400

2022

Round 2
Arthuret Parish Council, Improvement to Amenities – £3,259
Arthuret Parochial Church Council, Archaeological Survey Arthuret Churchyard – £11,582
Cathy’s Lunch Club Amenities Fund, Lunch Costs – £6,000
Hethersgill Parish Hall, Running Costs Assistance – £605
Hethersgill Social Committee, Building Community Spirit – £1,170
Longtown Bowling Club, Replacing Existing Gates – £1,000
Longtown Primary School PTA, Daily Mile Challenge – £12,000
Longtown Young Farmers, 2022 Club Events & 78th Anniversary Celebration – £3,300
Scaleby Village Hall, Small Items for Hirers – £1,245

Round 1
3rd Longtown Brownies, Girlguiding Festival and Adventure Weekend – £2,120
Arden Explorers Scouts, Explorers Expedition Camping Equipment and Clothing – £4,019
Arthuret Parish Council, To Improve Festive Lights Displays in Longtown – £8,174
Hethersgill Parish Council, Hethersgill Himalayan Balsam Bash – £923
Hethersgill Parish Hall, Replacement Curtains – £3,000
Longtown Community Centre, Community Gym Phase Two – £3,222
Racehorse Rescue Centre, Westlinton: Operational Funding for Charity – £7,600
Shankhill C of E Primary School, Enhancement of IT and STEM Resources for Pupils – £2,745
Tree-mendous Learning, Forest Adventures 2022 – £8,519

2021

Round 2
Arthuret Parish Council, Riverside Shrubbery and Tree Work – £2,200
Blackford CE Primary School, After-School Club Resources – £2,500
Fir Ends Primary School, Active Play : Playground and Playtrail Regeneration – £9,000
Longtown Community Centre, Gym Refurbishment Phase One – £4,600
Longtown Primary School PTA, Technology 4 All – £4,000
Racehorse Rescue Centre, Update Security/Safety of Centre for COVID-19 Therapy Programs – £9,000
Shankhill C of E Primary School, Community Accessible External Provision for Play and Wellbeing – £6,000
Tree-mendous Learning, Early Years Outdoors : Helping Them to Grow Learning Forest Lynewoods – £7,000

Round 1
Tree-mendous Learning, Outdoor Well-being Project for Children – £9,160
3rd Longtown Brownies, Adventure Weekend – £1,200
Racehorse Rescue Centre, Operational Funding for Charity – £9,500
Longtown Community Centre, IT Provision – £1,950
Longtown Primary School PTA, Upper School Garden Improvement – £4,000
Arthuret Parish Council, Festive Light Enhancement (Solar Power Trees) – £3,220
Hethersgill Parish Hall, Paintwork – £6,000

2020

Round 2
Arden Explorers Scouts, Attending the Northern Ireland International Scout Camp – £4,000
Longtown Community Centre, United Barriers Longtown Community Centre – £3,000
Longtown Bowling Club, Purchase of Heavy Duty Hedge Cutter – £230
Blackford CE Primary School, Fixed Basketball Posts/Nets and Fencing – £4,000
Shankhill C of E Primary School, Mile Track – £6,000
Fir Ends Primary School, Provision of Chrome Books for Every Child – £11,084
Longtown Primary School PTA, Winter Wonderland – £5,500

Round 1
Arthuret Parish Council, Provision of a New Play Area – £8,256
Easton Social Centre, Easton Community Hall : Outdoor Refurbishment – £8,000
Longtown Community Centre, Longtown Centre Forward – £3,800
Longtown Community Centre, CCTV – £3,420
Longtown Primary School PTA, Children’s Sensory Garden – £8,000
Tree-mendous Learning, Outdoor Summer Holiday Club : Out & About – £3,270

2019

Round 2
Parents Teachers and Friends of Fir Ends, Theatre Royal Family Pantomime Trip – £1,380
Kirklinton (Middle) Parish Council, Additional Improvement Works to the Play Area – £1,040
Kirklinton with Hethersgill PCC, St. Cuthbert’s Church, Kirklinton Churchyard Wall – £6,500
PTA Longtown Primary School, Theatre Trip – £4,000
Longtown Bowling Club, Contribution Towards the End of Year Maintenance – £1,750
Arthuret Parish Council, Enhance Festive Light Displays – £3,000
Longtown Primary School, Girls Football Team – £500
Cathy’s Lunch Club Amenities Fund, Lunch Club Amenities Fund Continuation Project – £2,000
Tree-mendous Learning, Outdoor Learning Skills & Development For Children – £8,000
Kirkandrews on Esk Parish Council, Speed Indicator Devices for Moat & Townfoot – £7,000
Kirkandrews on Esk Parish Council, Townfoot Bus Shelters – £5,462

Round 1
Hethersgill Social Welfare Committee, Community Social Events 2019 – £1,000
Longtown Primary School PTA, Breakfast Club – £6,000
Hethersgill Parish Council, War Memorial Restoration – £350
Longtown Memorial Hall Community Centre, The Over 50’s Thursday Lunch Club – £7,990
Kirklinton with Hethersgill Parochial Church Council, Churchyard Maintenance – £685
Tree-mendous Learning, Hallburn Parish Schools – £7,600
Arthuret Parish Council, Speed Indication Devices for Longtown – £7,095
Hethersgill Parish Hall, Heating and Lighting Improvements – £10,927

2018

Round 2
Penny Jones Animal Hospice, Diesel Generator, Installation of Electric Sockets/Lights – £2,240
Bewcastle Scout Group, Camp Equipment – £2,238
1st Longtown Rainbows, Two Girlguiding Events – £1,145
Longtown Flower Show, Towards the Continuation of the Annual Show – £1,000
Arthuret Parish Council, Replacement Play Equipment – £5,017
Border Rambler Rural Transport Services CIC, Bus Service Support – £600
Longtown Memorial Hall Community Centre Ltd, Towards the Continuation of the Youth Project – £5,000
Easton Social Committee, Replacement Heating System and Internal Improvements – £4,000
Longtown Memorial Hall Community Centre, Towards the Continuation of The Thursday Lunch Club – £7,220

Round 1
Fir Ends Primary School, Support for Outdoor Curriculum, Willow Structures to Provide Shade – £3,500
Kirklinton (Middle) Parish Council, Upgrade of Smithfield Village Play Area – £17,886
Arthuret Parish Council, Festive Lights Enhancement – £3,759

2017

Round 1
Hethersgill Parish Council, Towards a New Community Website – £600
Longtown Bowling Club, Towards New Club House Windows and Doors – £1,500
Longtown Youth Project, Provide Activities and Services for 11-14 year olds – £2,500
Arthuret Parish Council, New Town Centre Festive Lighting – £2,000
Longtown Childcare Trust, Play Areas and Facilities at the Pear Tree Nursery – £5,000
Arthuret Church Council, Extension to the Churchyard – £2,500
Kirkandrews-on-Esk Parish Council, Superfast Broadband Where Not Available Under Connecting Cumbria Scheme – £16,950
Arthuret Parish Council, Annual Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party – £500
Longtown Detachment Cumbria Army Cadet Force, Purchase New IT Equipment – £1,200
Longtown Women’s Institute, Computer Training Session for the WI – £250