Sydenham Assembly Funds

The Assembly Fund is a budget allocated to each ward to meet the local assembly priorities. For 2013/14 there is a fund of £15,000 and the arrangements for the spending are shown under the Local Assemblies Funding.

Here are details of previous years Sydenham Assembly Funding

Due to cuts from the ConDem Government the funding was reduced to £25,000 in 10/11 and £17,500 in 11/12 and 12/13 with a further reduction to £15,000 for 13/14.

Over the two years until 31 March 2010 the Council made available £70,000 for the Councillors and Assembly to decide on local projects to add value to the ward. The Locality Fund is £10,000 per year made available to your three councillors and the Mayor’s Fund is £25,000 per year for the Assembly to vote on before approval by the Mayor.

The expenditure is linked to the top priorities agreed by the Assembly:

More activities for children and young people

  • Renovating the play area at Silverdale Hall - £10,000
  • Sydenham Community Radio Project - £5,000
  • Sydenham and Forest Hill Youth Forum - £4,000
  • Young People's Forum residential weekend - £3,700
  • Switch It football and life skills activities project - £3,000
  • 15th Sydenham Scouts Group - £1,700
  • Hazel Grove youth activities - £1,000
  • Small grants programme to support activities in school holidays - £2,000

Improving community safety and tackling anti-social behaviour

  • Sydenham Timebank - £3,000
  • Sydenham Music - outreach work to residential care homes - £1,600

Vibrant high street

  • Sydenham Arts Festival 2009 - £15,000
  • enham Mosaic - £10,000
  • Naborhood Centre signage - £1,700
  • Sydenham Traders data base - £1,500
  • Sherlock Holmes at the Dolphin - £500
  • Leaflet on the Conservation Area - £1,000

Environmental improvements to provide a cleaner greener Sydenham

  • Greening Sydenham – tree planting and Girton Road car park - £3,000
  • New litter bins - £1,000

Production of the Sydenham Assembly Newsletter to go door to door - £1,300