Grants

Burley Parish Council offer a number of grants each year to clubs, societies and charities that offer support and facilities within Burley. The maximum grant is normally £500 and wherever possible this is subject to matched funding.

For more information please contact the clerk on clerk@burleyparishcouncil.co.uk or at Burley Parish Council, Queens Hall, Main Street, Burley, LS29 7BT

Recent Awards to Local Groups



Awards 2019/2020

Love Burley

The Parish Council were pleased to be able to give a grant of £500 towards funding for the lunch clubs that are provided throughout the year to combat loneliness. These benefit local people across the village, including the elderly, those living alone, the lonely and others in need of social contact.

 

Burley Bowling Club

Burley in Wharfedale Bowls Club was successful last year with a grant from Sport England to rebuilt their old clubhouse.

This is now in progress and Burley Parish Council gave them a grant of £500 towards the new pavillion in Grange Park. 


Burley Community Trust

December sees the Christmas lights switch on in the village. Organised by the Community Trust, there’s a whole host of activities on offer.

This year the Parish Council contributed £500 to towards the funding of the Christmas Market.

 

Awards 2018/2019

Burley Cricket Club 

The Parish Council is increasingly working in partnership to deliver improvements across the village, and a request was received to help purchase netting for Burley Cricket Club. The Cricket Club is seeking to replace the protective tunnel netting, and the proposal is to divide the costs between the Cricket Club, Burley Community Trust, and the Parish Council.

The Parish Council will contribute £500 towards the costs and have agreed to purchase the netting for the Cricket Club.


 

Burley Walkers are Welcome

Since 2014 the group has published three local walking leaflets, contributed to the development of the Welcome Way waymarked footpath linking Burley with Baildon, Bingley and Otley along with its associated route guide, and undertaken a number of footpath improvement projects in and around the village.  As well as contributing walks to the Summer Festival, the group leads a five mile walk on the 3rd Sunday in the month, and a three mile walk on the first Friday of the month. 

The Parish Council were pleased to award a grant for £500 to assist with improvements to the local public footpath network.

Scouts and Guides

The Parish Council were delighted to award a £500 contribution towards the new village Scout and Guide HQ, a building for the future of the growing number of young people in the village.

Burley Community Trust

December sees the Christmas lights switch on in the village. Organised by the Community Trust, there’s a whole host of activities on offer including a Festive Craft Fair in the Queen's Hall from 1pm, Christmas market and rides from 2pm, as well as Christmas displays and refreshments in the Methodist Church, Burley Schools (with St Mary's) and Dear Santa Choir, Burley Ukelele Jammers and to top it all, the grand Christmas lights switch on by a special guest celebrity.

This year the Parish Council contributed £500 to support the Community Trust light switch on.