Future Bright: work and income affected by covid?View Article
2021 Warm Home Discount Applications OpenThe Warm Home Discount application period has opened for receiving financial aid in 2021. The Warm Home Discount is a yearly recurring grant awarded by the UK government to people receiving financial assistance via one of the following: the guaranteed element of pension credit, means-tested benefits, or low-income support. The grant comes in the form of a £140 discount that is applied directly to your winter electricity bills by your energy supplier. The aim of this grant is to reduce winter fuel poverty within vulnerable households and is available every year through your supplier.View Article
Grants to Voluntary Bodies
Each year the Parish Council invites applications from voluntary groups and organisations in the area for financial support.
Applications should detail the aims and objectives of the group and the purpose for which grant support is sought. The applicant must demonstrate that the grant award will benefit the Parish of Oldland and/or its parishioners. There are strict criteria to which a parish council can apply its resources and Oldland Parish Council must be satisfied that the award of a grant will both satisfy a local need and comply with current empowering legislation.View Article
Wraxall Road ‘wonky’ roundaboutThe Parish Council has been pressing for action in respect of improvements to the small roundabout as part the major scheme. Local ward councillors Sam & Elizabeth Bromiley have now joined the campaign for action and have set up a petition to increase the pressure. Please see the attached link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FQCKDZX The Parish Council has responded already as follows: The Council is fully aware that funding limitations and location of the roundabout prevent a major change to the roundabout BUT request (in priority order)
- A high friction surface treatment be applied to improve the grip on the adverse camber of the roundabout.