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  • Coastal Community Funds helps give Ide Memorial Hall new lease of life

    Ide Memorial Hall recently received £20,000 from the Coastal Community Fund to support the overall hall refurbishments. The hall was handed over to the village of Ide in 1950 and is now managed by trustees. Used by local groups the income has seen the hall maintained over the years but, with damp creeping in and […]

  • Coastal Community Fund helps smooth over parking at Withycombe Rugby Club

    Withycombe Rugby Football Club recently received a Coastal Community Fund award of £13,000 towards the re-surfacing of the existing car park. The car park at the Club is not only used by both youth and adult rugby teams but also by the many other clubs using the facilities including dancers, musicians and a cow bell […]

  • Coastal Community Fund helps light up The Plough Arts Centre

    In the most recent round of funding from the Coastal Community Fund The Plough Arts Centre received £11,631 towards the total amount required to fund a project to replace lighting equipment within the centre. The existing equipment had become very dated, the lighting desk was large and had started becoming incompatible with visiting shows who […]

  • Coastal Community Fund supports transformation of Holy Trinity Church Hall

    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Westward Ho! received £7,000 in the most recent round of funding awards made from the Coastal Community Fund. The fund was awarded to support refurbishments to the church hall.  With the hall originally being built in the 1930s it had remained largely untouched except for a kitchen refit which was undertaken […]

  • New compost to be launched at Toby’s Garden Festival

    We’re excited to announce that we will be launching our new organic compost, at Toby’s Garden Festival on 27th and 28th April. The compost is made entirely from garden waste sourced from the county’s household recycling centres. In a two-phase process that takes up to six months, gardeners’ unwanted grass clippings and prunings are taken […]

  • Coastal become first in South England to achieve National Quality Mark

    We’re pleased to announce that we have achieved a major national quality mark and become the first waste resource management organisation in the south of England to be awarded the BSI standard national quality mark, PAS 402. The quality mark recognises commitment to reducing waste, specifically for the construction and demolition industry. As the focus […]

  • Coastal award over £150,000 to support local projects

    The Coastal Community Fund was set up in 2014 and since starting has seen over £1.1 million awarded to local community projects. In the most recent round of funding over £150,000 was awarded to support local projects including: Ide Memorial Hall – Hall Refurbishment Newton Tracy Cricket Club – Outfield Mowing Equipment Replacement and New […]

  • Environmental monitoring – keeping you compliant

    Did you know that Coastal Recycling also provides environmental monitoring and consultancy services? With companies faced with ever changing environmental regulations it can be a challenge to ensure compliance and legal obligations are met. The services are aimed at landfill operators, quarry operators, utility and construction companies as well as owners of derelict mines. Monitoring […]

  • Community-run coffee van rolls into Heavitree pleasure ground

    Park Life Heavitree are pleased to announce the completion of their recent project; the provision of a community-run coffee van for Heavitree Pleasure Ground in Exeter. The project received a grant of £6000 from the Coastal Recycling Community Fund to repair and improve the group’s vintage coffee van which will operate as a mobile community […]

  • New playground opens for the children of Merton

    An exciting and much-needed new playground has opened at Merton Village Hall, Okehampton, for children in the village and its surrounding areas, thanks to an £18,000 grant from the Coastal Recycling Community Fund. The official opening ceremony was held on Saturday 17th June, with Lady Clinton, of Clinton Devon Estates performing the official opening. Monies […]