Details of projects awarded funding from the Partnership Fund will be provided here, usually within a month of an offer being accepted.
|16-23||Wheddon Cross Public Toilets||Contribution to refurbishment and transfer of management||£5000 (up to 25% of total project value)|
|16-21||Bog Asphodel Research||Funding in support of research on the impact of peat restoration on bog asphodel distribution, a potentially toxic plant for cattle and sheep.||£1000 (up to 6% of total project value)|
|16-18||Knight Archive cataloguing||Funding towards initial cataloguing of a rare collection of Knight Family archive material relating to Exmoor donated in 2016.||£1750|
|16-15||Avalon Charcoal and Bio-char 'biscuit breaker'||Contribution towards the purchase of a biscuit breaker to develop an animal feed charcoal process from Exmoor timber.||£2000 (up to 40% of total project value)|
|16-12||Young Voices Coordinator||Support to establish a more formal Young Voices structure and presence on Exmoor over 3 years.||£15000 (up to 23% of total project value)|
|16-10||Bird Survey||Moorland study to assess the impact of game shoots||£5500 (transfer of unclaimed grant from earlier project 13-27)|
|16-09||Lyn Museum||To support an appraisal of the Museum and drafting of a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund||£1250 (up to 33% of total project value)|
|16-07||Barbrook Village Hall||Contribution to repairs to the historic 'tin tabernacle' at Barbrook||£2000 (up to 61% of total project value)|
|16-06||Riverside Skills||Contribution to support the establishment of a green skills training venue.||£750|
|16-03||College Farm||A grant was made to secure additional time to work with partners to explore future options for the West Somerset college Farm||£20000 (up to 50% of total costs)|
|16-02||Pleasuredome Theatre - Valley of Rocks Production||Contribution to the production of Lorna Doone, with local community cast ad professional players.||£2500 (up to 17% of total project value)|
|16-01||Exmoor Closewool Pedigree Register||Support for the creation of a pedigree register for Devon Closewool Sheep on Exmoor.||£2500 (up to 44% of total project value)|
|15-31||XMAN Kids Event||To develop a children's triathlon event showcasing Exmoor's special qualities to engage young audiences with the National Park.||£2429 (up to 27% of total project value).|
|15-30||Exmoor Live!||A pilot project to showcase Exmoor products and producers at Dunster Show collectively under the Exmoor Brand.||£1159 (up to 25% of total project value)|
|15-18||A Future for Exmoors' Whinchats||Research into Exmoor’s whinchats to better understand fine scale habitat requirements that will ultimately help inform moorland management decisions.||£2500 (up to 9% of total project value)|
|15-23||All the Moor Butterflies||To conserve threatened butterfly and moth species on Exmoor as part of a HLF funded project across Exmoor, Dartmoor & Bodmin Moor; through practical habitat management and public engagement.||£15,000 (up to 3% of total project value)|
|15-22||Bridgetown Cricket Pavilion Re-thatch||Contribution to re-thatch the pavilion at Bridgetown cricket club and help conserve his iconic building as a feature of the local landscape.||£2000 (up to 36% of total project value)|
|15-25||Farm Business Survey||To look at a sample of Exmoor farms to get an analysis of farm income and sources of income.||£1000|
|15-19||Understanding Exmoor's Barrows|
To review historic collections associated with Exmoor’s barrows in local, regional and national museums to update the Historic Environment Record and identify the potential for more detailed research.
|£864 (up to 53% of total project value)|
To improve the storage, cataloguing and promotion of archive and heritage material for Winsford as a community and visitor resource; and to help develop the Winsford Archive Group of local residents.
|£1200 (up to 50% of total project value)|
|15-15||Safeguarding Dulverton Weir||To develop the Dulverton Weir Group formally as a Trust and commission conservation and business plans to take on the management of the historic weir and leat and associated heritage buildings in Dulverton.||£2500 (up to 18% of total project value)|
|15-14||Two Moors Way||To reinvigorate the Two Moors Way celebrating its 40th anniversary through route improvements and co-ordinated promotion of the 100 mile long distance route.||£9900 (up to 23% of total project value)|
|15-08||Saving Exmoor's Threatened Fritillaries||To complete development work on Exmoor by Butterfly Conservation as part of activities towards a stage 2 application to the Heritage Lottery Fund.||£500 (up to 1% of total project value)|
|15-11||Economic Growth Programme||The develop a joint Exmoor/Dartmoor economic rural growth deal proposal.||£2500 (up to 25% of total project value)|
|15-05||Exmoor Historic Signposts||The project aims to record the location and condition of roadside cast iron finger-posts with historic value; developing a strategy to restore them and establish a fund to enable Parish Councils to adopt and restore their signposts.||£10,000 (up to 74% of total project value)|
|15-03||Porlock Marsh Vision||To help deliver the long-term 'Vision' for the Marsh and its development, management and use.||£46,350 (up to 70% of total project value)|
|13-27||Released pheasants and their impacts on woodland and farmland habitats on Exmoor||To quantify the biodiversity impacts of pheasant releasing on woodland and farmland on Exmoor, and if adverse impacts are identified to devise ways to reduce or eliminate these. Where positive impacts can be identified these will be used to disseminate best practice in the National Park.||£16,140 + £5,500 for an independent ecologist managed by ENPA (up to 39% of total project value)|
Porlock Shellfish - Deep Water Trails
Following the success of the shallow water trials funding has been approved in support of testing deep water stock management ahead of commercial operations under a Community Interest Company. Deep Water shellfish management is not known in the UK so funding will allow a technique new to the UK to be trialled with potential wider benefits to the shellfish industry.
£15,000 (up to 75% of total project value)
|14-22||Exmoor soft culture||Grant aid was offered to support the mapping of Exmoor folk-song and folklore and complete a feasibility study for a large heritage project application.||£1490 (up to 48% of total project value)|
Porlock Shellfish - additional funding
As per original project: re-establish a Porlock heritage industry, help protect and bring life to the historic harbour environment, increase local food production and bring economic and employment benefits (aim of the wider project). This request is to help bridge an anticipated 2-3 month gap in funding from the trial to setting up an operating Social Enterprise.
£2,000 (up to 50% of total project value)
|14-18||Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre, Dulverton||Grant support towards a new exhibition at the Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre and reorganisation of displays to provide an enhanced offer to visitors.||£1,935 (up to 16% of total project value)|
Dunster Castle Watermill
Grant offer in support of the restoration of the second waterwheel at Dunster Mill.
|14-13||Invasive Crayfish control||To trial a new method of controlling invasive crayfish in Exmoor's rivers.||£12,600 (up to 30% of total project value)|
Exmoor Coast Festival 2015-16
Grant support to fund co-ordination of events for 2015 and 2016 and help to establish a regular Coast Festival for Exmoor.
£2,500 (up to 50% of total project value)
Porlock Hill Climb Event
Grant support to help establish Porlock Hill Climb cyling event. Entries will provide a donation to CareMoor for Exmoor from 2015.
£2,391.60 (up to a maximum of 28.5% of total project value)
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