Adam Boyden

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In other news…

by adamboyden on 28 September, 2015

Refugees welcome in Mendip In response to the worst refugee crisis in Europe since the 2nd world war, I asked Mendip District Council to do what it can to help resettle our share of refugees fleeing war so that families and children can live in safety. Although my formal motion was denied a debate, I […]

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Funding to support our community

by adamboyden on 22 April, 2015

Like every Mendip councillor, I was trusted with £2000 to support the local community, using funds from the Government’s New Homes Bonus, in 2013-15. Here is where this money went to benefit the local community: Frome Community College: purchase of new computer equipment to support a new student mentoring and counselling facility being developed at […]

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My Council funding – where did the money go?

by adamboyden on 9 February, 2015

My Council funding – where did the money go? Over the last few months I have worked with various applicants to allocate my ward fund of £2000 from Mendip District Council’s Community Environment Fund (CEF) to the following projects, which will benefit the local community: Frome Community College: purchase of new computer equipment to support […]

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I sent the letter below to the Frome Times today: In response to Councillor Dobinson’s letter in the last issue of Frome Times, about the report he commissioned from Friends of the River Frome (using his ward allocation of Mendip District Council’s Community Environment Fund) into the feasibility of reducing flood risks at Wallbridge, I […]

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Community Funding available

by adamboyden on 15 May, 2014

Through the Community Environment Fund, I was pleased recently to help fund the Packsaddle Community Group’s community party in March (and equipment to support future community events) , and (hopefully, subject to Mendip officer approval) some forest school workshops during the Frome Children’s Festival in July. I still have funds available for projects that improve […]

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Frome Community Funding workshop, 26th March Frome Town Council are holding a community workshop on Wednesday 26 March at 7 (7.30) to 9pm at Frome Town Football Club, to discuss what local funding is available to community groups and projects, and how you can access it. See http://www.frometowncouncil.gov.uk/news/view/participate-frome-next-steps.  Rodden Meadows consultation, 26th March The above workshop […]

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Packsaddle news update (updated again July 2014)

by adamboyden on 14 March, 2014

Packsaddle Community Tea Party I have been very pleased to help the Packsaddle Community Group organise the community tea party and consultation event at St Mary’s Hall on Saturday 15th March, by agreeing to help fund the event, and other community activities, out of my councillor allocation of Mendip District Council’s Community Environment Fund (part […]

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Community funding available

by adamboyden on 14 March, 2014

In 2013 Mendip District Council released £350,000 to fund local community projects, as part of the New Homes Bonus grant that the council will use to encourage and support projects across the district. Two funds were established: the Local Legacy Fund and the Community Environment Fund. The Community Environment Fund is still ‘live’ and makes […]

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