Have Your Say 2015 - winners announced

Projects in Test Valley to benefit from a share of Hampshire County Council’s Have Your Say grant funding for 2015 have been announced.

More than 1,200 people across the borough voted to decide which projects would receive a slice of £17,500. The money was split between the north and south of Test Valley and residents were asked to vote for their top five projects.

In the north of the borough the public voted for funding to be shared between:

  1. Andover Young Carers, “Giving young carers the chance to be children” (awarded £2,000)
  2. Andover Food Bank, “Fresh on Fridays” (awarded £1,903.50)
  3. Chilbolton Parish Council, “Save our Shop” (awarded £2,000)
  4. Andover and District Mencap, “ Play and Chat at the Ark” (awarded £1,600)
  5. The Princess Royal Trust for carers in Hampshire, “Carer Support” (awarded £1,500)

In the south of the borough the public voted for funding to be shared between:

  1. Jane Scarth House Romsey Cancer Support, “The Mindfulness Project” (awarded £1,500)
  2. St. Francis School, “Community Allotment” (awarded £1,685)
  3. Youth In Romsey, “ Success in Apprenticeships” (awarded £2,000)
  4. Youth In Romsey, “ Allsorts Youth Club” (awarded £1,800)
  5. Romsey Town Council, “Romsey Christmas Lights” (awarded £1,500)

Many thanks to everyone who submitted a bid and to all those who took the time to vote. Congratulations to all the projects that successfully secured funding.