CCTV, festivals and Christmas lights set to be funded in inner West Leeds


A £10,000 grant for CCTV in Kirkstall, summer festivals in Armley, Bramley and Kirkstall and Christmas light switch ons could receive a slice of council funding this week.

Bramley Fairfield Community centre could also net £10,000 when members of Leeds City Council’s Inner West Community Committee meet on Wednesday to discuss which grants should be awarded money – and hear which grants have been approved since their last meeting.

The committee covers Armley, Bramley & Stanningley and Kirkstall wards.

Here’s the full list of spending:

Wellbeing grants approved since last meeting

Armley Try Club for Active Leeds/Leeds Rhinos Foundation: £2,003
Kirkstall Abbey Litter Bins for LCC Parks & Countryside: £1,700
Bramley Breathe Easy group: £1,352
New Wortley Community Arts by New Wortley Community Association: £3,000
Canoeing Pontoon at West Leeds Activity Centre: £2,368
YMCA Well-being Community Cafe for City of Leeds YMCA: £5,000

Skips and small grants approved since last meeting

Healthy body and healthy eating, for Russian Speakers group for children: £500
Two skips for Gilbert & Sandford Residents’ Association in Kirkstall: £347
Skip for New Wortley Community Association: £128

Grants recommended for approval in 2019-2020:
Wellbeing fund:

Armley Festive Lights for LCC: £2,500
Bramley Festive Lights for LCC: £1,744
Forward with Hollybush for Hollybush Conservation Centre: £2,227.98
Armley Festival 2019 for Armley Festival Committee: £2,750
Armley Lights Switch On Event for Leeds City Council: £6,328.45
Armley Park events 2019 for Friends of Armley and Gotts Park: £2,000
Armley Defibrillator for Leeds City Council: £2,000
Bramley Festival for Bramley Festival Committee: £4,000
Bramley Fairfield Community Centre for Fairfield Community Project: £10,000
Bramley’s Christmas Light Switch On 2019 for Bramley Lights Project: £3,071
Go Wild Bramley for Groundwork Leeds: £5,000
Bramley Fall Park Measured Mile for Newlay Residents Association: £1,500
Bramley Sassy Divas for Creative Communities Leeds CIC: £1,260
Kirkstall Art Trail 2019 for KVCA: £3,600
Kirkstall Festival for Kirkstall Festival Committee: £5,500
Children’s Champion Project at St Mary’s, Hawksworth Wood: £4,250
#GreeningGreyBritain for Kirkstall in Bloom: £650
Festive Light Display for Kirkstall Village Action Group: £4,830
Kirkstall Planting for LCC Parks and Countryside: £700
Cragside Rec CCTV for Leeds Watch: £3,221
Kirkstall Youth Group at The Cardigan Centre: £8,021
Spen Lane Youth Group at The Cardigan Centre: £8,662
Family Fun Activity Days & Assault Course Challenge rebuild for Leeds City Council: £2,920
Targeted Holiday Diversionary Activities for Leeds Youth Justice Service: £1,466
Music From The Attic – Kirkstall: £3,600
Irish arts and cultural activities and events in Kirkstall and Armley 2019-20 for Leeds Irish Arts Foundation: £925
Inner West CCTV for Leeds Watch: £3,000
Youth Summit for LCC Communitites Team: £1,500
Summer Holiday Targeted Provision for Leeds Youth Service: £1,200

Youth Activities Fund:

DAZL Bramley & Kirkstall Active Communities Project for Dance Action Zone Leeds: £4,290
Mini Breeze for The Breeze Projects and Events team: £11,700
Armley Basketball Sport and Active Lifestyle Project for Leeds Youth Service and City of Leeds Basketball Foundation: £1,260
Armley Breeze Saturday Night Project for Leeds City Council: £8,000
Bramley Cluster Summer Camp: £5,100
Climbing Youth Project in Kirkstall for Leeds Youth Service: £4,091

Capital grants fund:

Kirkstall CCTV for Leeds Watch: £10,000
Ball Stop Netting System for Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club: £1,990
Bramley Fall Park Measured Mile for Newlay Residents’ Association: £3,500

A full list can be found here.

The Inner West Community Committee meets at 7.15pm on Wednesday, 20 March at West Leeds Activity Centre in Lenhurst Avenue. Members of the public are invited to attend.


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