Case Study

Overview of the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund 2016/17

We received 79 applications for the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) in 2016/17 and approved 41 HMCEF applications enabling £168,005 of works/projects to be delivered. The financial contribution provided by DCC, through the fund, was £95,000.

Town/Parish councilOverview of works/project
Ashprington Parish CouncilEquipment for non-safety pothole repairs
Bideford Town CouncilEquipment – mower and power washer
Bishops ClystLengthsman (drainage)
Bradford & CookburyEquipment hire for ditch clearing
Braunton Parish CouncilFootway works
Bridestowe Parish CouncilLengthsman (drainage)
BroadhemburyLengthsman (drainage)
Buckfastleigh Town CouncilPersonal Protection Equipment (PPE) for Road Warden to enable works to take place
Clayhidon Parish CuncilTools and equipment
DiptfordLengthsman-type work (drainage)
Drewsteignton Parish CouncilRepair and replace road signs
DunkeswellVarious works to include hedge cutting, layby extension and drainage
East DownPPE to enable works to be undertaken
Great Torrington Bid (2 bids)New mower, equipment and personal protection equipment
Halberton Bid (2 bids)Ch8 signs and equipment and non-safety pothole material, additional strimmer
High BickingtonDrain laying
Ideford Parish CouncilPPE and equipment
Ipplepen Parish CouncilPPE for 6 volunteers
KennTools and storage. To enable drainage works and repair of non-safety potholes
LoxhoreEquipment and material for drainage work, hedge and verge clearing, pothole filling etc.
LuppittConcrete ditch to prevent road damage
LuppittDrain laying
Lustleigh Parish CouncilMaterials for RW Scheme
Lydford Parish CouncilPPE; signs and barriers
MalboroughCycle path clearing
Modbury Parish CouncilLengthsman/New equipment
North Bovey Conservation Group (NBCG)PPE, signs and barriers, materials
Northam Town Council (2 bids)Range of lengthsman services, mower, chainsaw and relevant training
Okement Rivers Improvement GroupTraining for Road Warden Scheme and purchase of sprayer
Rockbeare Parish CouncilDrainage works
Shillingford St GeorgeSalt dispenser/gritter
South MiltonEquipment and PPE for drainage works
Stokenham Parish CouncilContractor costs for drainage
Talaton Parish CouncilGrass cutting/strimming
Thorverton & Brampford Speke CAGHulk Lane re-instatement
UgboroughPPE, signs and barriers, contractor costs for drainage work

Individual case studies, including before and after pictures of the work undertaken will be available in the future.

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