Wilmslow Town Council Platinum Jubilee Grants Scheme

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Wilmslow Town Council Platinum Jubilee Grants Scheme

Wilmslow Town Council is offering grants of £50 to help groups of residents to organise local neighbourhood community events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. 

The grants are for events such as street parties taking place between 2nd - 5th June 2022, to purchase items such as bunting, tablecloths, paper plates, hats and signage.

There are 200 grants available in total, allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Wilmslow Town Council Chairman, Martin Watkins, said, “We are delighted to be able to offer these grants to help neighbours come together to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We will also be announcing Jubilee celebrations for the whole community, including events at the Carrs, soon, so please watch this space”.

The Platinum Jubilee Grant Scheme criteria and application form can be found at: https://www.wilmslowtowncouncil.gov.uk/platinum-jubilee-grant-scheme.

Wilmslow Town Council Community Grants of up to £2,000 may also be available to help local groups, societies, clubs, organisations and charities (not individuals) celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Community Grants are available throughout the year, but the deadline for grant applications to be considered before June will be Monday 21st March 2022. Full details of the Community Grant scheme can be found at: https://www.wilmslowtowncouncil.gov.uk/grants/community-grant

Cheshire East Community Fund and Street Party Road Closures

The following information is from the Cheshire East Council website and can be viewed at: https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure,_culture_and_tourism/events-what...

Street Parties and Community Events:
To celebrate this historic milestone, Cheshire East Council are providing a community fund to allow residents to apply up to £120 for street parties or similar community events.

Residents, neighbours, and communities may wish to come together and organise a street party to mark this historic event. Should you wish to apply for funding towards your event please see the guidance on managing safe events and an application form for event organisers to complete.

See further guidance (PDF, 92KB) regarding making an application and use the application form (MS Word, 85KB) to complete and return to communitygrants2@cheshireeast.gov.uk 

The deadline for applications is 8 April 2022

Road Closures:
In order for a street party to go ahead that takes place on a road, a road closure will be required. All applications will be considered and checked for suitability and any potential conflicts with programmed works on the highway and if / once approved, will be included in a temporary traffic regulation order that will cover all the approved events.

The street party road closure application will be free of charge and applicants will be sent a receipt of their application and informed within ten working days whether their application has been successful or not.

Apply for a road closure

The deadline for applications is 8 April 2022 and any applications for street party road closures received after this date will not be processed.