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Case Study

Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) overview 2019/20

Road wardens, Plymtree volunteers

We received a total of 44 bids in 2019/20 and approved 41 of those.  We provided over £12,000.00 of funding to enable projects valuing over £27,400.00 to be undertaken in the community.

Parish Summery of Work
Clyst Hydon Parish Council Pothole repair material
Lustleigh Parish Council Pothole repair material
Modbury Parish Council Pothole repair material
Plymtree Parish Council Pothole repair material
Whimple Parish Council Pothole repair material
Winkleigh Parish Council Pothole repair material
North Bovey Conservation Group Pothole repair material
Bradford and Cookbury Parish Council Pothole repair material
Hittisleigh Parish Council Pothole repair material
Thorverton and Bramford Speke Parish Council Pothole repair material
Lustleigh Parish Council PPE/Equipment
Peter Tavy Parish Council Drainage works
Diptford Parish Council Parish Lengthsman services
Marlborough Parish Council Cycle Track maintenance
Ashprington Parish Council Parish Lengthsman services
Cranbrook Town Council Weed clearance
Crediton Town Council Manual salt spreader
Luppitt Parish Council Drainage works
Peter Tavy Parish Council Ditch clearance works
Plasterdown Grouped Parish Council Replacement finger post
Brixton Parish Council Signage and storage shed
Christow Parish Council Parish lengthsman services
Great Torrington Town Council Grass cutting equipment
Ilsington Parish Council Parish lengthsman services
Bishops Clyst Parish Council Ditch clearance works
Hennock Parish Council Parish lengthsman services
Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council Contractors and volunteers to clear gullies
Talaton Parish Council Grass cutting and strimming
Ugborough Parish Council General maintenance works
Woolfardisworthy Parish Council Grass Cutting
Blackawton Parish Council Parish lengthsman services, including drainage
Buckland Filleigh Parish Council Drainage equipment and works
Dartmoor Forest Parish Council Ditching works
Dittisham Parish Council Parsh lengthsman services, including drainage
Halberton Parish Council Pothole and hedge maintenance
North Molton Parish Council Verge cutting, plough and siding, drainage works
Slapton Parish Council PPE/Equipment
West Hill Parish Council Parish lengthsman services
West Hill Parish Council Weed Clearance

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traffic cones stacked behind railings

Broadclyst Parish Council applied for funding with a proposal to convert an old BT hut in Dog Village and the surrounding ground into a storage compound for the parish council, including a safe space for road signs, materials, PPE used by the community road warden along with the dry storage of ancillary equipment (cone lights,… Read more >

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Bideford Town Council successfully applied for a grant of £943.68, the grant enabled the town council to purchase Chapter 8 signage to safely undertake minor highway related works and to arrange road closures during local events. Read more >

Clearing a footway in Sidmouth

Volunteering to keep the paths clear in Sidmouth. Read more >

White road sign in the countryside

Throwleigh and Murchington Parish Council were granted funding through the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) to enable maintenance work to sign posts within the parish. Read more >

Pothole filling trials

Following the receipt of a further grant from the Highways Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund, Lustleigh Parish Council have been able to purchase new PPE. This new PPE will be worn by the volunteers undertaking duties as part of the Road Warden Scheme (RWS). The PPE includes; Hi-Viz traffic coat and Hi-Viz bomber jacket. Under the… Read more >

Grass cutting

Bridestowe Parish Council were awarded funding towards the employment of a contractor to undertake grass cutting, weed spraying and hedge cutting within the parish and to fund the purchase of equipment for highway maintenance work. Read more >

Drewsteignton Parish Council received funding through the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) towards the replacement of 4 sign posts and the repair and cleaning of several others within the parish. Read more >

cars on road with pavement and hedges running alongside coming up to a sharp left hand bend with the black and white roadsigns that symbolise this

Strete Parish Council were awarded funding towards the clearance of vegetation and cleaning of roadside drains along the A379. Read more >

person filling in pothole using a spade on a road

Lustleigh Parish Council received funding for materials and equipment to fill non-intervention potholes under the Road Warden Scheme. Read more >