Grants to Voluntary Organisations 2016/17


Yapton Parish Council – Grants to Voluntary Organisations 2016/17




Date of Meeting agreed

Bognor Regis, Chichester and District branch of the Samaritans


1.  To enable people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those who may be at risk of suicide, to receive confidential emotional support at any time of the day or night from appropriately trained Samaritans, in order to improve their emotional health and to reduce the incidence of suicide.


2.  To promote a better understanding in society of suicide, suicidal behaviour and the value of expressing feelings which may otherwise lead to suicide or impaired emotional health


11th July 2016

Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice and information, offering a free, confidential, impartial service to all citizens, including Yapton and surrounding area.


11th July 2016

1st Yapton & Ford Scout Group

Promoting the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potentials, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.


11th July 2016

Yapton and District Cottage Gardeners' Society

To promote horticulture, cookery, craft and photography through holding 4 shows a year. These shows also provide social opportunities for people of all ages who visit during the afternoon. Evening meetings are held with speakers on subjects of interest, and visits to gardens are made during the summer months.


11th July 2016

Yapton Evergreen Over 50’s Club

Activities for over 50’s i.e. speakers, outings, meals out,etc.


11th July 2016

Yapton and Ford Local History Group

To research and promote the architectural  and social history of the parishes of Yapton & Ford, and to arrange for guest speakers to address members and their guests on a variety of historical subjects.


11th July 2016

West Sussex Mediation Service

Providing a free and confidential community mediation service across West Sussex using trained and accredited local volunteer mediators. We specialise in neighbour disputes and conflicts within families.


11th July 2016

Arun Co-Ordinated Community Transport

To provide transport to the Yapton inhabitants this would include the elderly, infirm and those that unable to manage public transport we also provide minibuses to community groups.


We also run the Dial a Ride and Social Car Service in the area, out of a client database of 3087 registered clients 27 clients reside in Yapton parish.


12th September 2016

Budget £870