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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.

ParishSummery of Work
Clyst Hydon Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Lustleigh Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Modbury Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Plymtree Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Whimple Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Winkleigh Parish CouncilPothole repair material
North Bovey Conservation GroupPothole repair material
Bradford and Cookbury Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Hittisleigh Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Thorverton and Bramford Speke Parish CouncilPothole repair material
Lustleigh Parish CouncilPPE/Equipment
Peter Tavy Parish CouncilDrainage works
Diptford Parish CouncilParish Lengthsman services
Marlborough Parish CouncilCycle Track maintenance
Ashprington Parish CouncilParish Lengthsman services
Cranbrook Town CouncilWeed clearance
Crediton Town CouncilManual salt spreader
Luppitt Parish CouncilDrainage works
Peter Tavy Parish CouncilDitch clearance works
Plasterdown Grouped Parish CouncilReplacement finger post
Brixton Parish CouncilSignage and storage shed
Christow Parish CouncilParish lengthsman services
Great Torrington Town CouncilGrass cutting equipment
Ilsington Parish CouncilParish lengthsman services
Bishops Clyst Parish CouncilDitch clearance works
Hennock Parish CouncilParish lengthsman services
Lynton and Lynmouth Town CouncilContractors and volunteers to clear gullies
Talaton Parish CouncilGrass cutting and strimming
Ugborough Parish CouncilGeneral maintenance works
Woolfardisworthy Parish CouncilGrass Cutting
Blackawton Parish CouncilParish lengthsman services, including drainage
Buckland Filleigh Parish CouncilDrainage equipment and works
Dartmoor Forest Parish CouncilDitching works
Dittisham Parish CouncilParsh lengthsman services, including drainage
Halberton Parish CouncilPothole and hedge maintenance
North Molton Parish CouncilVerge cutting, plough and siding, drainage works
Slapton Parish CouncilPPE/Equipment
West Hill Parish CouncilParish lengthsman services
West Hill Parish CouncilWeed Clearance

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

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

Ilfracombe Town Council employ a town maintenance operative, whose role includes keeping the town tidy and free from weeds, cutting grass verges, pruning trees, clearing drains and filling minor potholes.  A group of volunteers also carry out minor works under supervision. Read more >

Pothole filling trials

Bradford and Cookbury Parish Council received funding from the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF).  The sum of £1000.00 was approved and the parish council used the money to hire equipment to enable ditch clearing to be undertaken. Read more >

man cutting back weeds on devon country road

Stokenham Parish Council were awarded funding from the HMCEF to clear drains, grips and buddle holes within the parish. 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 >

man cutting back weeds on devon country road

Information about the applications for the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) that were approved in 2017/18. Read more >

road closed sign at road in bideford with road closure barriers

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 >

surface dressing of road at Sheepwash with traffic cones

Sheepwash Parish Council received two funding allocations, totalling £1152.86 in order to carry out works on the road from Sheepwash Bridge to Highampton. Read more >

road leading into Hennock

Hennock Parish Council were awarded funding from the HMCEF towards the cost of employing a contractor to undertake lengthsman duties within the parish. Read more >

Halberton Parish Council received funding and used this to purchase equipment to enable the Road Warden and a team of local volunteers to carry out highway related maintenance. Read more >