Case Study

Overview of the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund 2017/18

man cutting back weeds on devon country road

So far, this financial year, we have approved 37 HMCEF applications enabling £122,000 of works/projects to be delivered. The financial contribution provided by DCC, through the fund, was £56,500.

Town/Parish Council or Community GroupSummary of bid
Beaford Parish CouncilPatching an estate road
Bideford Town CouncilPurchase of chapter 8 signage
Broadclyst Parish CouncilConversion of building to store tools for self-help works
Buckland-Tout-SaintsPersonal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Chardstock Parish CouncilPPE and signage equipment
SheepwashSurface dressing
Farringdon Parish CouncilVerge clearance
Hittisleigh Parish CouncilFlood prevention
Ilfracombe Town CouncilPPE, equipment and training
Lynton and Lynmouth Town CouncilPPE and equipment
Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish CouncilPPE and equipment
Sidmouth Town CouncilExtending road warden duties
Stoke FlemingLengthsman/flood prevention work
Wondford PlantersPlanting
Diptford Parish CouncilLengthsman (contractor)
Luppitt Parish CouncilRemove water from road (flooding)
Malborough Parish CouncilMaintenance costs of cycleway
Newton St Cyres Parish CouncilDrainage work
Newton St Cyres Parish CouncilReplacement of finger post
ShobrookeRepair and replacement of finger posts
Thorverton and Brampford Speke Community Action groupHulk Lane re-instatement
Ugborough Parish CouncilLengthsman (contractor)
BeerSign, tools and equipment and shed to store them in
Bere Ferrers Parish CouncilHealth and safety equipment and tools – road repairs, gully, drain and road sign cleaning
HennockLengthsman (contractor)
Kingsbridge Town Council Bid 2PPR materials and contractor time
North MoltonDrainage work: survey/audit of drainage features, weeding, gritting other RW costs
Northam Town Council Bid 2Mower, chainsaw, chainsaw training
NorthleighPurchase of PPR
ShutePPR and equipment
SouthleighDrainage work
Sticklepath Parish CouncilContractor for grass cutting and weed spraying
StreteCleaning, drainage, hedge cutting
TeignmouthClean and repair walls on A379
Throwleigh and Murchington Parish CouncilReplacement sign posts
Widworthy Parish CouncilPurchase of road cones and road works signs

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

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