Solar Farm Community Benefit

There are two Solar Farms in Verwood; Homeland Solar Farm in Three Legged Cross and Manor Solar Farm to the west of the B3072.

The local community receives money from both solar farms which will be paid annually for as long as the farms are operational. The funds are administered by two Community Groups independently of the Town Council. The groups accept applications for grants throughout the year.

The Town Council acts in partnership with both groups by holding the community benefit monies on their behalf in ring fenced funds. Payments from these funds are made through the Town Council's Bank Account but the funds are separate from the Town Council's precept and are only available to be spent as the community groups decide.

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Could you and your group do something that would improve the environment or facilities of Three Legged Cross? Or bring the community together?

3LX Community Fund has grants available to help finance projects or events which would benefit local people. If you have an idea and the enthusiasm to make it happen, the Community Fund can help you.

Payments made from the fund
Application form and notes
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Could YOUR ORGANISATION benefit from the Verwood Solar Farm Fund?

The Verwood Solar Farm Fund Group (VSFFG) will only award grants where the use or purpose of the grant benefits Verwood and its community. Full details about the Fund, the Procedure and an Application Form are below. A hard copy of the Application Form may be obtained from the Town Council Offices.

Any queries:

  • By email to The Secretary at Solar Fund:
    verwood-solar-farm-fund@googlegroups.com
  • In writing to The Secretary, Verwood Solar Farm Fund c/o Verwood Town Council, 28 Vicarage Road, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6DF
The Committee meets three times a year to consider applications as required.
Dates for 2019 are : 6.00pm, Thursday 10th October 2019 & Monday 30th December 2019 at the Town Council Offices.

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Application Procedure
Constitution

To apply, please download and save the word document. Complete the details electronically and then attach to an email sent to:
verwood-solar-farm-fund@googlegroups.com

Application Form