10th Round of Thurcroft Small Grants Allocated

12 small grants totalling £1420 were approved by the Thurcroft Big Local grants panel on Monday 5th March 2018. Amongst those grants distributed, Thurcroft Welfare Brass Band received £200 for assistance with cost of repair of some of their instruments, Hotshots Junior Theatre £200 for costumes, props and hall rental, Thurcroft Miners Welfare £200 for equipment to help maintain their grounds and Thurcroft Youth Club £180 for some room dividers.

This is the tenth set of grants allocated by the Thurcroft Big Local Partnership. All the projects support one of the three themes in the Thurcroft Big Local Plan- community pride, regeneration or children and young people. Tony Simmonds, local resident and a member of the grants panel said “though consisting of small amounts of money, these small grants help community groups and volunteers make a big difference to Thurcroft life”. 95 small  grants have now been distributed in the village.

These grants have been made possible through a Big Lottery Fund investment and managed by Local Trust supported by charitable company  Rotherham Federation of Communities Ltd (RotherFed). More information available from Steve Ruffle on 01709 368515 or email grants@thurcroftbiglocal.org.uk.

Name of group applying What is it for?


How much allocated?
Thurcroft Infants School Books and take home bags £50
Thurcroft Bowling Club Summer/Spring and Autumn/winter fertiliser £100
Aughton Early Years Centre Disco during the Easter holidays. ‘Disco George’, Hire of venue, refreshments/prices £100
Thurcroft Welfare Brass Band Assistance with cost of repair for some of their instruments £200
The Willows School Equipment for clean up £100
Thurcroft Youth Club 2 room dividers to corner off an area were discussions can be held and young people can sit together and chat £180
Thurcroft Friday Circle To pay for speakers on various subjects to come to monthly meetings £100
Thurcroft Miners Welfare Recreational Ground Maintaining ground for sporting events. £200
The Friday Club Art materials for various activities for family craft sessions £100
Hotshots Junior Theatre Costumes, props and hall rental £200



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