Local projects receive grants from the CIL Fund
£271,934 has been allocated to local projects.
CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) is a levy that local authorities can choose to charge on new developments in their area. In the King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council scheme £1,895,595 has been collected since it was launched and £271,934 has been allocated to local projects.
Locally several parishes and organisations were successful in their bids for funding and in the local projects £2000 to £10,000 section they included:
Heacham Parish Council £7,831.13 for the Open Air Skatepark.
Burnham Thorpe Playing Field Committee £10,000 for the replacement of HMS Victory play-boat and Installation of a Cantilever swing set.
Sedgeford Village Hall Committee £8,800 to install an outside gym equipment
The Old Post Office Hub (TOPOH) in Ingoldisthorpe £10,000 to turn TOPO into a non-residential community benefit building.
Holme-next-the-Sea Parish Council £7,800 for the clearance, repair and renovation of two Parish Council owned ditches in Beach Road.
Old Hunstanton Parish Council £4000 to install double yellow lines, waiting restrictions and limited time waiting bays in various suitable locations in Old Hunstanton.
Burnham Norton Parish Meeting £9421.80 for the Parish Sandpit at Burnham Norton
Docking Parish Council £1450 Restoration of Grade II listed Pound/Cage restoration and £3,700 for works to the Parish Ponds.
Snettisham Parish Council £4,586 for the extension of the TROD footway.
Hunstanton Town Council £4000 To provide 'Trim & Trail' equipment for 3-12 year olds within the grounds of Hunstanton Community Centre. Plus a further £4000 To provide a 'Shelter' for the youth of the town to meet in a safe and sheltered environment within the grounds of Hunstanton Community Centre.
Dersingham Parish Council £5,414 for the replacement of 5 concrete lamp columns that have been identified as at risk of structural failure.
A further £225,719 has been earmarked for community projects and £250,000 to strategic projects, but these grants need further approval from the council's management team and Cabinet in accordance with the terms of the scheme.
In the larger community projects section for grants between £10K and £50K local schemes were:
Ringstead Village Hall Committee £11,500 To re-roof the village hall.
Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk £20,000 to replace the existing toilets at Heacham Beach.