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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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