Project to enable community use of the school swimming pool by enclosing it and installing new changing rooms.
MIL funding: £14,000
Total project cost: £70,000
Dates:Sept 2011 - Oct 2012
Coleridge Memorial Project
Project to commission poetry stones and interpretation to celebrate Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his birth town, Ottery St Mary.
MIL funding: £18,000
Total project cost: £31,129
Dates: Oct 11 - June 2012
Helping Blackdown Hills artists to work collaboratively and improve skills.
MIL funding: £38,500
Total cost: £55,000
Dates: Jan 2012-July 2013
Uffculme Furniture Works
Supporting a furniture business to manufacture contemporary furniture from locally produced and sourced timber.
MIL funding: £6,644
Total project cost: £19,000
Dates: February 2012 - July 2013
Axminster Awareness Centre
The provision of IT equipment and website.
MIL funding: £1,307
Total project cost: £2,457
Dates: September 2011 - March 2012
Supporting a new start up business - providing innovative and bespoke careers guidance services to meet the needs of individuals and families in East Devonand the Blackdown Hills.
MIL funding: £2,280
Total project cost: £4,561
Dates: January 2012 to April 2012
Construct a modern community pavilion at Sidford sports fields adjacent to existing changing facilities, to enable wider sporting and community use. Also enlarging the car park area to allow increased usage of the site.
MIL funding: £66,911
Total cost: £104,379
Dates: May 2011
Escot Red Squirrel Enclosure
An innovative Red Squirrel walk through enclosure which will allow visitors to experience a close encounter with this rare mammal.
MIL funding: £40,026
Total project cost: £80,052
Dates: Feb 2011 - Sept 2011
Wellington Town Map
A leaflet with map showing all the shops in Wellington.
MIL funding: £1188 (70%)
Total Project Cost: £1697
Dates: March 2011 - July 2011
Blackdown Archives Website
Hemyock History and Archiving Association are receiving funding to allow them to publish more of their archives on their website and to train volunteers to do it in the future.
MIL funding: £4935
Total cost: £7050
Dates: 1 Feb 2011 - 30 Sept 2011
Chardstock Play Area
Groundworks and fencing prior to a play area being constructed.
MIL funding: £6337 (70%)
Total Project Cost: £9053
Dates: Jan 2011 - June 2011
Stowford Community Centre
To provide a welcoming community centre for Stowford, to bring both existing and new residents together.
MIL funding: £35,501
Total project cost: £50,716
Dates: November 2010 - June 2012
Bicton EaRTH Interpretation Centre
To create a facility at Bicton College that educates, motivates and inspires students and visitors to understand the link between renewable energy, sustainable land use and a sustainable future.
MIL funding: £100,000
Total cost: £175,228
Dates: April 2011 - April 2012
Beef Butterflies and Trees
A project to encourage collaborative working amongst the Blackdown Hills and East Devon livestock farming sector in the management of wildlife-rich marginal rough land.
MIL funding: £60,000
Total project cost: £104,875
Dates: November 2011 - October 2013
Purchase of equipment for web service micro-business to develop video production element of business.
MIL funding: £3000 (50%)
Total Project Cost: £6000
Dates: Nov 2010 - Feb 2011
School Art Workshops
MIL funding: £4,340
Total project cost: £6,200
Dates: December 2010 - December 2011
Nature reserve interpretation at Aylesbeare Common.
MIL funding: £3,612
Total project cost: £5,160
Dates: May 2011 to December 2011
Stafford Marsh Field Studies Building
To provide a field studies building and associated car park within the Axe Estuary Wetlands where events, training and demonstrations can be offered to the public.
MIL funding: £72,357
Total Project Cost: £103,367
Dates: August 2010 - May 2011
Rees Strawbridge Centre, Colyton
To install photo-voltaic panels on the roof of the new centre to reduce running costs of the building, passing on the reduced costs to community groups hiring and using the building. To act as an example of best practice and raise awareness of the need for sustainability.
MIL funding: £15,300
Total cost: £22,743
Dates: November 2010 - January 2011
A project to produce a heritage trail guide and blue plaques for Axminster.
MIL funding: £1,344
Total project cost: £2.345
Dates: October 2010 - February 2011
Otter valley historical guide
Develop historical guide for area to encourage people to get out and explore the Otter Valley
Funding Amount: £2,431 (77%)
Total project cost: £3,174
Project Period: Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Support to stage a community play in Seaton based on the Victorian melodrama "Winefred" of an abandoned mother and daughter set with the backdrop of the great landslip of 1839. The play was performed in July 2011 and all tickets sold out.
Funding Amount: £8,704 (67%)
Total project cost: £12,984
Project Period: Sept 2010 - Aug 2011
Healthy Cooking and Lifestyle Project
Purchase kitchen equipment for healthy cooking classes
Funding Amount: £2,378 (70%)
Total project cost: £3,397
Project Period: Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
Beer Cliff Project
To develop a model of the local cliff that will explain the geology of Beer cliffs and the wildlife dependent on it.
Funding Amount: £8,750 (50%)
Total project cost: £12,500
Project Period: Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
Promoting Wildside Experience
Develop marketing for local business
Funding Amount: £1,040 (50%)
Total project cost: £2,080
Project Period: Aug - Dec 2010
To stage a community play called Smuggler’s Gold and tour in East Devon over a four-week period to reach a total audience of up to 6000 people.
MIL funding: £9,980
Total project cost: £41,727
Dates: April 2011- December 2011
Branscombe Village Hall Kitchen Phase 2
Purchase of kitchen equipment and cutlery/crockery to increase usage and make the hall more financially viable.
Funding Amount: £3579.20 (70%)
Total project cost: £5,113
Project Period: May-August 2010
Taste the Harvest
To run a local food and farming 2 day event for primary school children and volunteers, linking food, farming and landscape.
Total Project Cost: £14,010 Total funding: £4860 (35%) Project Start Date: May 2010 Project End Date: Oct 2010
Shute Community Primary School aims to be a carbon neutral organisation by 2018. This project will help towards achieving this goal by installing 51 solar photovoltaic panels on a currently unused, raised area of land behind the school.
MIL funding: £23,446
Total Project Cost: £49,592
Dates: February 2010 - May 2010
Otter Brewery Interpretation Centre
To build a new interpretation centre for the Otter Brewery. The Interpretation Centre will help expand the existing range of facilities for visitor groups to the Brewery and provide facilities for educational and interest groups to participate in activities and learning.
MiL Funding Amount: £24,500 (36%)
Total Project Cost: £67,620
Project Period: Oct 2009 to Sept 2010
Working Our Woodlands
This project aims to improve the woodland economic resource in the Blackdown Hills area.
Funding Amount: £64,704
Total Project Cost: £76,904
Project Period: Oct 2009 to Sept 2011
Building Sustainable Business Networks
Enable businesses to improve their prospects and long term viability by providing support in the workplace.
Funding Amount: £77,499 (50%)
Total Project Cost: £155,000
Project Period: Oct 2009 to Apr 2011
Pilot Forestry Apprenticeships Programme
Develop a new two year forest apprenticeship for five apprentices in the local area.
Funding Amount: £98,539 (36%)
Total Project Cost:£315,051
Project Period: Oct 2009 - Jan 2012
Provide ICT support to local businesses, organisation and individuals through a network of Digital Mentors.