Community Fund

The solar farm at Lower End Farm, through Good Energy, is providing £2,500 per year for use as a community fund for Worton.

About Good Energy

Good Energy was the first 100% renewable electricity supply company in the UK, supplying its customers with electricity from the sun, wind and rain.

The company owns and operates a number of wind and solar farms and is developing more sites to help meet growing demand for renewable electricity from domestic and business customers.

Good Energy offers community funds as one way of sharing the benefits of renewable energy with local people living close to its wind and solar farms.

About the fund

The fund is available for applications from not-for profit groups in Worton. Details of who can apply are in the Grants Policy and an application form are below. If you have any queries please contact the Clerk.

Guidelines for applying for funding can be found in our Grants policy.


The fund total as of 28 February 2022 is £8,590.16.  Applications for consideration at the March meeting should be with the Clerk by Friday 25 March at the latest.

Please complete the application form and email it or post it to the Clerk

Applications to the Community Fund will be published here and in The Bridge magazine and will be considered by the Council at their next meeting. 

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Since the start of the scheme the following applications have been approved:

Date Application ApprovedOrganisationAmountDescription
10/01/2022P Goodenough on behalf of Worton community£1455.37Contribution to improvements to footpath WORT11
13/12/2021Worton and Marston PCC£1455.37Church and Community notice board
13/12/20211st Potterne Rainbows£115.50Membership subscription to Girlguiding
13/12/20211st Worton and Marston Brownies£115.50Membership subscription to Girlguiding
01/11/2021VE DAY Sub Committee£863.13Produce a permanent record of the 2020 – 2021 commemoration of the end of WWII event held in Worton and Marston Village Hall 21-22 August 2021 in the form of a book
07/12/2020Five Lanes School£700.00New school website
04/11/2019Worton and Marston Village Hall Trustees£1,200.00Replacement chairs for village hall
02/07/2019Poppy Crew/Knit Nat Group£865.88Publication of Commemoration Book of WWI Celebration events in Worton in 2018
03/09/2018Five Lanes School£248.00Contribution towards WWI Project
03/09/2018Worton & Marston Village Hall£1,200.00To assist in free hall hire for community events
03/09/2018Worton & Marston Gardening Club£97.00Contribution to Open Gardens event
02/07/2018Worton & Marston Link£145.00Contribution to running costs
14/05/2018Worton & Marston PCC£1,500.00Contribution to repairs to Christ Church Cupola.
27/02/2018Worton and Marston Village Hall£150.00Community Craft Day enabling local residents to experience new skills and meet other residents
05/09/2016Monster Trail£150.00To assist in running costs of the community event (scarecrow trail)
05/09/2016Worton and Marston Village Hall£1,500.00Contribution towards the modernisation of toilets in village hall to include disabled access and baby changing

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