£14,000 on offer

November 03 2014

ALMOST £14,000 is available to residents living within Bishopston, Cotham and Redland, it has been revealed.

ALMOST £14,000 is available to residents living within Bishopston, Cotham and Redland, it has been revealed.
The money, which comes from the BCR neighbourhood partnership well-being fund, must be allocated by the end of January 2015, and fit a certain criteria.
Projects should be related to either local traffic and transport, improving the built environment, parks and green spaces, young people, improving lives of people within the neighbourhood, improving relations between local businesses and residents, supporting small businesses, or enabling people to feel safe in public spaces.
The neighbourhood partnership allocates £30,000 on an annual basis to the well-being fund.
Money has already been allocated to Friends of Horfield Common, which will see £3,000 going towards their tree planting plan.
The Redland and Cotham Amenities Society has received £1,080 for their Cotham Hill in Bloom scheme, and The Picture Room Collective has received just under £3,000 for their "Window Wanderland" trail, which is taking place next February.
£4,000 has been put aside for finalising neighbourhood partnership plans, and increasing the amount of Green Capital funding available.
Several thousand was also allocated to various projects throughout the summer.
For more information about applying for the well-being funding, email neighbourhood.partnerships@bristol.gov.uk