£450,000 Highthorn Community fund from a 15p per tonne contribution, which would be divided into two separate funds:

  • £225,000 Highthorn Community fund for local good causes, such as replacement of windows in a community centre, funding new play parks or providing facilities for community groups
  • £225,000 for a Skills Fund helping people overcome barriers to work, such as providing funding for protective clothing, transport to work or helping small businesses to take on apprentices

Creation of 7.9km of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths to encourage healthy lifestyles – that is the equivalent of about the length of 87 football pitches laid end to end!

The Banks Community fund provides support to community groups, voluntary organisations and environmental projects that are charitable, educational, philanthropic or benevolent in purpose and which are located within close proximity of a current or proposed Banks Group development and provide benefit to the local community. Organisations who live near the Highthorn site are currently eligible for up to £5000 of funding. If you are part of, or know, a group that could benefit from this fund right now, please get in touch.

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Thank you for supporting our Benefits – Your Community proposal. Please enter your details in the form below and let us know your reasons for supporting Benefits – Your Community in the free text box below. Some examples are:

  • New much needed family homes for local people
  • Community improvements
  • New play areas
  • New footpaths and cycle-ways
  • Contribution to local education provision
  • Highways improvements to the local area
  • Improved drainage facilities

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