The Parish Council encourages requests for grants to be made using our Application Form.

You can read the Guidelines regarding the Application Form here.

Our Financial Year runs from 1st April 2017. Here’s a list of grants The Gorge Parish Council has made so far this financial year:

Village Halls

  • Coalbrookdale & Ironbridge Community Centre: £1,500
  • Coalport Village Hall: £750
  • Coalport Village Hall Replacement Lights: £250

Church Yard Maintenance

  • Holy Trinity Church, Coalbrookdale Churchyard Maintenance: £400
  • Friends of St Mary’s Jackfield Churchyard Maintenance: £100
  • Friends of St Mary’s Jackfield Lawn Mower: £150

Schools & Clubs

  • Lightmoor Village Primary School Roald Dahl Event: £200
  • Crucial Crew (School Safety Project): £100
  • Coalbrookdale Scout Group: £500

Community Events

  • Secret Severn Arts Trail: £300
  • Ironbridge Brass Band Festival: £500
  • Transition Town Telford Grow Local Event: £200
  • Ironbridge Coracle Trust Regatta: £300
  • Ironbridge Rowing Club Regatta: £125
  • Coalbrookdale & Ironbridge Community Centre (Gorge Film Club Equipment): £500

Last year, 2016/2017, the Parish Council was pleased to give grants to:

  1. Coalbrookdale Community Centre: £1,500
  2. Jackfield Village Hall: £750
  3. Coalport Village Hall: £750
  4. Friends of St Mary’s Church, Jackfield: £100
  5. Holy Trinity Church, Coalbrookdale PCC: £400
  6. Brass Band Festival: £500
  7. Crucial Crew: £250
  8. Ironbridge Rowing Club: £125
  9. Ironbridge Coracle Trust: £400
  10. Coalbrookdale Scout Group: £500
  11. Walkers are Welcome: £40
  12. Ironbridge Walking Festival £300
  13. Jackfield Royal British Legion Poppy Wreaths: £72
  14. Severn Gorge Countryside Trust Walking Leaflet: £560
  15. South Telford Rights of Way Partnership School Walks: £150
  16. Speed Indication Displays around The Gorge: £1,800
  17. Planters by the Ironbridge: £152
  18. Lodge Field Group: £500
  19. Ironbridge Meadows and Pastures Group: £500

For a wider view of how The Parish Council spends its money, details of this year’s budget can be found below.