Decision details


Decision Maker: Royston and District Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED: That the Committee:


(1)  Allocated £1,221 to Home-start Royston, Buntingford and South Cambridgeshire to assist with costs for providing support service to one family in Royston as detailed in 8.1.1.


(2)  Allocated £980 to Royston Community First Responders to assist with costs for new uniforms and a mobile phone with contract as detailed in 8.1.9.


(3)  Allocated £750 to Royston Choral Society to assist with costs for putting on a performance of Haydn’s Creation, including publicity costs and venue hire costs as detailed in 8.2.4.


(4)  Endorsed the actions taken by the Community Engagement Officer to promote greater community capacity and well-being for Royston.




(1)  To ensure the Committee is kept informed of the work of the Community Engagement Officer.


(2)  This report is intended to inform Members of the financial resources available to the Committee. It draws attention to the current budgetary situation by assisting in the effective financial management of the Area Committee’s budget. This ensures that all actions are performed in line with the Authority’s Financial Regulations, the Council’s Constitution, and the guidance of the existing Grants policy as agreed by Cabinet in July 2021.


(3)  The awarding of financial assistance to voluntary organisations and the use of discretionary spending allows the Committee to further the aims of the Council Plan.

Report author: Ashley Hawkins

Publication date: 01/12/2022

Date of decision: 30/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 30/11/2022 - Royston and District Committee

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