Community Fund

RGB Community Fund - £1,000 building material giveaway!

Community Fund opens up for voting!

We recently called out to groups across the region asking them to tell us about projects they would like to complete over the summer and how our Well Built Community Fund could be of help. All the entries have been whittled down to the final three so it’s now down to the public to decide who receives £1,000 worth of building materials.

Holsworthy Primary School

Holsworthy Primary School is developing its outside education facility and now offers weekly ‘Wild Tribe’ sessions to all pupils.  The learning encourages an understanding of plants, trees, animals and biodiversity. At present the grounds of the school cannot be used all year round for the sessions. Therefore, if the school is voted as the winner, they will purchase materials to create a series of pathways to link all the outdoor learning facilities so they can be used during wet weather and be accessible to all pupils.

Weir Quay Community Watersports Hub Club, Yelverton

Known as the Hub Club, it’s jointly owned by the Tamar & Tavy Gig Club and the Weir Quay Sailing Club which have over 200 members.  Having lost their old headquarters in 2009, the clubs raised over £100,000 to buy land and built a Dinghy & Gig Park at Weir Quay which opened last year. However, there is still work to be done and if the Hub Club is voted as the winners they will purchase materials to construct a boat shed.

Kingsmead School, Wiveliscombe

If Kingsmead School is chosen as the winner it will purchase materials to enable Year 8 students to create an outdoor mural. The design would be focused around the local area in the summer time and the exciting things that happen at the school.  As the mural will be on permanent display it would give visitors the chance to see what the students can do.

The public can vote for who they would like to receive the £1,000 worth of building materials by one of three ways:

1.      By visiting RGB’s Holsworthy, Launceston or Wiveliscombe branches and placing a chip in the relevant box

2.      By visiting RGB’s Facebook page and choosing who they would like to vote for on the poll at the top of the page

3.      By emailing and putting the name of the group they would like to win in the subject box.

Votes can be cast between Monday 22nd May and midnight on Sunday 4th June. Votes cast outside of these dates will not be counted and can only be made at a branch during normal opening hours. Only one vote per person via each method of voting will be counted.

We wish all three groups the very best of luck. Happy voting!

Most Recent Winner:

Muddy Boots Pre-School