North Bradley Peace Memorial Hall & Recreation Ground news & information.

Grants & fundraising

2017:-

Events

  1. £60 – Skittles night
  2. £24.60 – Valentine crafts & book sale
  3. £170 – children’s bingo
  4. £483.50 – Easter Egg Hunt
  5. £72 – Luke Daniels (Rural Arts)
  6. £45 – Skittles night
  7. £404 – Joyce’s Bingo

Donations & Grants

  1. £2,000 – Solafields – towards the cost of redecorating the hall
  2. £2,000 – Tesco Bags of Help – towards the cost of making the play area safer
  3. £600 – 100 Club
  4. £1,000 – ‘Carriers for Causes’ – to purchase a PA system for outdoor events

 

In Kind

  1. 30 hedging saplings – Woodland Trust
  2. 3 boxes of wildflower seeds – Grow Wild

 

In 2016 we were fundraising for the children’s play area, the potential memorial garden, a possible new heating system, replacement front doors, hall and changing room maintenance plus general maintenance to the hall & recreation ground.

2016:-

Events

  1. £25 – Book sale & coffee morning
  2. £312 – Easter egg hunt, table top sale & plant swap – towards the upkeep of the children’s play area
  3. £91 – children’s bingo
  4. £27.20 – Book sale & coffee morning
  5. £68.20 – Dominic Holland – RAW event
  6. £388 – Casino Night – towards the upkeep of the children’s play area
  7. £378 – Joyce’s Bingo
  8. £101.64 – Bratton Silver Band
  9. £1,800 – Fete & novelty dog show
  10. £58.50 – Back to School Sports Day
  11. £105 – Canterbury Tales – Pantaloon Theatre Company
  12. £746.82 – Pumpkin Trail
  13. £310 – Barry’s Christmas Bingo
  14. £175 – Christmas Market
  15.         – New Year Party

Donations & Grants

  1. £20 – sale of donated computer chairs
  2. £50 – North Bradley Parish Council – towards the upkeep of the children’s play area
  3. £500 – 100 Club
  4. £100 – Renrod – towards fete expenses
  5. £200 – Hitachi – towards fete expenses
  6. £5,000 – Trowbridge area board – towards the cost of installing a central heating system
  7. £100 – Concertina Trust – towards a WW1 commemorative concert in 2017

In Kind

  1. Box of wild flower seeds – Grow Wild
  2. £110 – North Bradley Youth Club – for bouncy castle & face painting at the Big Lunch event
  3. £230 – North Bradley Youth Club – for Active Trowbridge Sports Roadshow to attend the Back to School Sports Day event
  4. £55 – North Bradley Youth Club – for Active Trowbridge to provide the Disco Dome for the village Christmas celebration

 

In 2015 we were fundraising for the children’s play area repairs and a variety of items including a potential memorial garden, replacement chairs, new front doors, hall and changing room maintenance.

Our successes 2015:- 

Events

  1. £22.90 – Valentine Card making children’s craft session
  2. £200 – Kimber’s Men – RAW event
  3. £15.10 – Mother’s day card making children’s craft session
  4. £14.50 – The Box Trolls children’s film show
  5. £380 – Easter egg hunt and table top sale
  6. £9.40 – Beetle Drive
  7. £36.40 – A Brief History of Music – RAW event
  8. £340 – Joyce’s Bingo
  9. £250 – Bratton Silver Band
  10. £1,045 – Fete
  11. £248 – Much Ado About Nothing – Pantaloons Theatre Company
  12. £147.90 – Sports & Fun Day
  13. £90 – children’s bingo
  14. £250 – Christmas bingo
  15. £456 – Christmas market
  16.  £200 – New Year Party

Total – £3,705.20

Donations & Grants

  1. £60 – North Bradley Youth Club (towards the cost of eggs for the Easter egg hunt)
  2. £1,000 – Sovereign Housing ‘Make a Difference’ scheme (towards the cost of replacement chairs)
  3. £500 – 100 Club
  4. £20.30 – Plant swap (at Easter egg hunt) – will be used towards gardening projects
  5. £300 – North Bradley Youth Club ( the cost of Active Trowbridge Sports Roadshow for the fete & the sports day)
  6. £200 – Hitachi –  (towards fete expenses) – included in total above
  7. £10 – Mr J Wheeler
  8. £400 – Wessex Watermark Award – towards the proposed memorial garden

Total – £2,490.30

In Kind

  1. Box of wild flower seeds – Grow Wild
  2. 30 hedging saplings – Woodland Trust
  3. Bridge House – various chairs
  4. White Horse Employment – 3 x conference tables & 6 x office chairs
  5. Pack of asstd trees – TCV

Grand Total – £6195.50

 

Our successes 2014:- 

Events

  1. £250 – Buffalo Gals – Rural Arts event
  2. £70 – Easter Egg Hunt
  3. £50 – raised at car boot sales to help with egg hunt expenses
  4. £340 – Joyce’s Bingo
  5. £26 – Alice – RAW event
  6. £350 – Bratton Silver Band concert
  7. £1,106 (including £400 as listed below) Fete & novelty dog show
  8. £150 – Pumpkin Trail
  9. £297.60 – Christmas Market
  10. £330.00 – Christmas bingo
  11. £187.50 – Victorian Christmas – RAW event
  12. £291.45 – New Year Party

Total – £3448.55

Donations & Grants

  1. £1,000 – Area Board – WW1 commemoration events & activities
  2. £100 – Youth Club – donation of the cost of  eggs for the Easter egg hunt
  3. £150 – Youth Club – cost of Active Trowbridge for the Big Lunch event
  4. £1,030 – Sport England – emergency repairs to sports pitches
  5. £200 – Hitachi – towards the fete expenses
  6. £200 – WASP Community Games – to pay for sports at the fete
  7. £500 – 100 Club

Total (excluding £400 as included above for fete) – £2780.00

Grand Total – £6228.55

 

NORTH BRADLEY PEACE MEMORIAL TRUST 100 CLUB

The 100 Club is run to provide much needed additional income to help pay for the upkeep of the Hall and Recreation Field.

If you are interested and can afford £12 per year, why not join?

What is in it for you?  We hold monthly draws with prizes ranging from £5 to £100 and also an annual Christmas Party.

To find out more please phone

Karen Grant on Tel. 01225 769230 or Nancy Robinson on Tel. 01225 753280 who will be happy to provide you with full details.

 

 

Our successes  2013: –

Events

  1. £26 – Fun Skittles – Jan (towards a fast dishwasher)
  2. £18 – Fun Skittles – Feb (towards the fast dishwasher)
  3. £56.41 – Finding Joy – Rural Arts event (towards hall funds)
  4. £218.74 – Easter egg hunt & table top sale (towards play area maintenance)
  5. £26 – Fun Skittles – March (towards the fast dishwasher)
  6. £22 – Fun Skittles – April (towards the fast dishwasher)
  7. £18 – Fun Skittles – June (towards the fast dishwasher)
  8. £434 – Joyce’s Bingo
  9. £400 – Fun Day 15th June
  10. £208 – sports & fun day 31st August
  11. £400 – Bratton Silver Band ‘Last Night of the Proms’ 19th October
  12. £345 – Barry’s Christmas Bingo
  13. £217.60 – Christmas Market

Donations & Grants

  1. £25 – Art group open evening’s donation to hall funds
  2. £156 – Youth club payment for Active Trowbridge at the Fete
  3. £150 – Hitachi Capital (towards  ‘Sparky’s animals’ at the Fete)
  4. £150 – Computer Club (towards  ‘Sparky’s animals’ at the Fete)
  5. £156 – Youth club payment for Active Trowbridge at the Sports & Fun Day
  6. £200 – Community Games – towards the cost of the Sports & Fun Day
  7. £2,000 – Community Spaces – towards the cost of the Sports & Fun Day & other community events
  8. £1, 985 – Community Spaces – towards the cost of equipment to facilitate community events

Total  – £6,775.15

If the hall and recreation ground are to remain for all to enjoy we need local support!  Would you like to help at an event, join the 100 Club, or do you have a good fundraising idea? Please phone general enquiries – tel – 01225 765644

Our successes 2012: –

Donations & Grants

  1. £38 – 1 year free BTCV membership as Green Flag Community Award winners
  2. £300 – Trowbridge area board – towards cost of the Jubilee Field Day celebration
  3. £250 – St James’ Trust – towards the cost of disabled access to the kitchen & fire exit
  4. £200 – Community Games – towards the cost of the Back to School Sports Day

Total  – £788

Events

  1. £24 – Fun Skittles (Jan)
  2. £246 – Easter Egg Hunt
  3. £79.60 – Sheelanagig, Rural Arts Event
  4. £282 – Jubilee Field Day – 2nd June
  5. £400 – Joyce’s Bingo (towards a fast dishwasher)
  6. £400 – Fete & ‘1st Birthday Celebration’
  7. £19 – Children’s holiday art  craft sessions
  8. £140 – Back to School Sports Day
  9. £306.76 –  Chippenham Male Voice Choir Concert
  10. £40.00 – fun skittles – October – (towards a fast dishwasher)
  11. £160 – Christmas table-top sale
  12. £450 – Barry’s Christmas Bingo – (towards a fast dishwasher)
  13. £12.50 – Bratton Silver Band Christmas concert
  14. £20.00 – Christmas skittles – (towards a fast dishwasher)
Total  – £2,419.96 – (£910.00 towards a fast dishwasher)
Last financial year (July ’10 – July ’11) the running costs, just to maintain the hall & recreation ground ground, were £10,882.  With profits from events held etc and from hire of the facilities we made a slight loss.  This is separate from grants received for specific projects.

Our successes 2011: –

  1. 1 years free broadband connection from BT’s Community Connections scheme worth iro £150.000
  2. £2,115.00 fr0m the Big lottery’s BRE fund to help pay for a ‘green energy’ survey of the hall
  3. £760.00 from Trowbridge Area Board to help pay for a ‘green energy’ survey of the hall
  4. £48,999.00 fr0m the Big lottery’s ‘Community Spaces’ Fund to entirely pay for a new footpath, adult exercise equipment, extensive landscaping & planting, additional bins & benches & a bespoke, hand carved,  ornamental bench
  5. £3,500.00 as a ‘sustainability’ grant in addition to the above community Spaces grant.  This is to enable us to run several events throughout the next year & to pay equipment that will be used for these events.
  6. £1775.00 from the co-operative community fund for equipment etc for the on-line centre computing classes (online centre no 3421178 is operating as a  separately accounted  sub-committee)

 

Total  – £57,299.00 –

(of which £1775.00 is for online centre funds)

Events 

In addition, the Hall’s fundraising sub-committee arrange a variety of events throughout the year to help pay for the upkeep of the hall & recreation ground.

  1. Katy Carr, Rural Arts event – £71.20
  2. Easter Egg Hunt – £200.80
  3. Joyce’s Bingo – £513.00
  4. Novelty Dog Show – £280.00
  5. Project launch – family fun day – £497.50
  6. Book stall at ‘Wiltshire Wishes’ fun day – £15.00
  7. Fun Skittles (Sept) – £26
  8. Rural Arts event ‘Salty Socks’ – £55.20
  9. ‘Last Night of the Proms’ – Bratton silver band – £570
  10. Barry’s Christmas Bingo – £337.00
  11. Christmas Skittles – £30
  12. 100 Club  – £400
  13. Children’s New Year Art session – £30

Total  – £3,025.70

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