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Archive for the ‘Locality Budget’ Category

Young people aged 16-19 will be given the opportunity to get involved in volunteering opportunities in their area thanks to a grant from a local county councillor. Councillor Allan Witherick (St Albans North Division), is supporting the Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) in St Albans from his 2011/12 allocation by providing £500 from his locality budget […]

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Kitting out the team…

by awitherick on 4 July, 2011

Centurions Rugby League Football Club players are sporting new kit, thanks to a locality budget grant from Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Witherick. The new kit benefits all those who get to represent the club at Open Age level, as kits are held centrally and not given to individual players irrespective of their status within […]

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Affordable counselling for people in need

by awitherick on 31 May, 2011

People who are struggling to pay for counselling services in St Albans North will be able to turn to Relate for help, thanks to funding from their local county councillor. Cllr Allan Witherick (St Albans North) awarded Relate Central and Northern Hertfordshire £200 from his locality budget to fund counselling for vulnerable constituents. The charity, […]

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Money leaking away…

by awitherick on 11 March, 2011

There are a number of different ways that local groups can get funding. Local Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick has £10,000 a year that he can grant from his locality budget and Community groups and charities in Batchwood are being invited to apply funding from Veolia Water Central. Groups can apply online […]

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by awitherick on 24 January, 2011

A project to help meet the needs of the diverse families that live in St Albans is getting a funding boost from a local county councillor. County Councillor Allan Witherick (St Albans North) has allocated £1500 from his locality budget to the Sure Start Children’s Centre in St Albans as a contribution to purchase multicultural […]

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Let’s stop bullying

by awitherick on 20 January, 2011

Local Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick has given a grant of £500 to a local anti-bullying project for parents run by Nexus. He said: “I suffered bullying as a child myself so know the long lasting effects it can have on individuals and their families first hand. My hope is that this […]

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Why be in government?

by awitherick on 26 December, 2010

With the parliamentary party in government, Liberal Democrats often get asked why are they in a coalition with the Tories. Have “we” given up our principles for power? Do we agree with what the coalition government is doing? All kinds of different questions, especially in light of recent entrapment exercises with the press which showed […]

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Investing in the Community

by awitherick on 6 June, 2010

As our local County Councillor, Allan Siao Ming Witherick has a “Locality Budget” of £10,000 a year to spend on local community groups, activities and the like.  Last year the focus was on both activities for young people, but also on providing support to organisations which help those during the recession.  This saw grants being […]

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