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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

More case studies - Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF)

drainage cover in road full of leaves

Ugborough Parish Council received funding over two years under the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF). Read more >

overgrown hedges on narrow country lane

Marwood Parish Council joined the highway self help scheme and uses its funds towards a parish handyman. Read more >

flail cutting along pavement into Knowle

Braunton Parish Council took part in a ‘Tidy-Up Community Day’ in Knowle, which included flail cutting along the pavement. Read more >

Ermington Parish Council were granted funding to purchase road signs and cones to use in the Parish. Read more >

Clearing a footway in Sidmouth

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

Many local communities have applied for funding in order to gain the necessary tools and equipment, along with the relevant personal protective equipment (PPE) in order to carry out their own maintenance works. Read more >

workman in hi vis putting up traffic cone with road works sign

Lamerton Parish Council were awarded funding from the HMCEF for drainage works in the Parish. Read more >

hedgerow along road with muddy ditchwater, with a small white dog looking into the ditch

Southleigh Parish Council secured funding from the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund to carry out extensive ditching and culvert clearance. Read more >

a country lane in Doddiscombsleigh

Doddiscombsleigh Parish Council granted funding for assistance with road sweeping and gully clearing. Read more >