Wymeswold Village Project Fund – Community Grants

The Wymeswold Village Project Fund (the organising committee behind the annual Duck Races) is making grants available to local clubs, associations, societies, community projects and charities. These grants are as a result of the Wymeswold Village Duck Race and the profits realised on the betting races, BBQ and games.

It is recognised that local organisations are also given the opportunity to take part in the event and raise money for those organisations. The awareness and results of their involvement may be taken into account when grants are considered.

Applications are invited from local groups who fulfil the following criteria:

  • Applications must be submitted by properly constituted community and voluntary groups for activities not conducted for profit.
  • It is hoped that, where possible, organisations should also have made an effort to contribute to the success of the day.
  • Grants will be awarded to schemes where there is an identifiable benefit to people residing in the parish of Wymeswold.
  • Applications will be considered where the scheme is a capital investment, new initiative or project to further the aims of the organisation. Grants will not be awarded to cover general running costs of the organisation.
  • The organisation or project must be based in the Parish of Wymeswold or carry out
    activities (other than fund-raising) within the Parish.
  • Organisations may be requested to present their constitution and some form of Balance Sheet for the panel to fully understand the objectives and ethos of the organisation.
    The organisation to which the application relates should not be exclusive, but should allow
    access to, or use/participation by, the general public. There must be no restriction on
    membership by any organisation to which a grant is to be made. Membership must be open to the general public and not refused on grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual
    orientation, occupation, religious, political or other beliefs.
  • The purpose to which the grant is to be applied must not relate to the promoting religious belief or party political activities.
  • Application forms should be forwarded to the Secretary of Wymeswold Village Project Fund, including details of the purpose of the grant requested and how such a grant would benefit the members of the organisation or the greater community.

Wymeswold Village Project Fund Grant Awards Panel

  • The ‘Awards Panel’ shall consist of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and one other member of the committee of the Wymeswold Village Project Fund.
  • The above officers may co-opt other members of the committee at their discretion.
  • The Awards Panel shall consider the grant applications received and propose grants to such bodies as it sees fit.
  • Should any member of the Awards Panel have an interest in any grant being considered that that interest must be declared and the member withdraw from any discussion about the grant award for that organisation. However, the member is permitted to supply any further supporting information if requested to, by the panel.
  • The Awards Panel shall also be permitted to make donations to other charitable or other non-commercial organisations as it sees fit.
  • The decision of the panel will be final and appeals will not be heard.
  • Details of the awards will be posted on the Parish Noticeboard, the Christian Link and on www.wymeswold.com.

To apply for a grant please complete the application form below and forward it to Lesley Herington (Secretary, Wymeswold Duck Race Committee) at Goscote House, 79 Brook Street, or email it to duckracewymeswold@gmail.com.

Duck Race Grants Application Form

The final date for grant applications is 31st August 2019 and the Awards Panel meets in
early September to consider the applications.

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 29th June

Wymeswold well beaten

 A half-century from Dan Barry wasn’t enough to prevent Wymeswold from slipping to a seven-wicket defeat at home to promotion chasing West Bridgfordians 2nds in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Rob Pitman’s side batted first and, apart from Dan Barry’s 60, Luke Scoble made 43 as the Wold ended on 178 all out from 42.1 overs.

In reply, the visitors made light work of the victory target reaching 180 for 3 in just 32.2 overs, consigning Wymeswold to a fifth defeat of the season.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold 2nds also came unstuck at Collingham 3rds. The home side rattled up 259 for 3 in just 36 overs, while only Richard Bowley with 48 was able to offer any resistance as the Wold were dismissed for just 146.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. Tel 01509 880543  / 07976 725056

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 22nd June

Wymeswold falter after break

Having been rained off for two weeks, Wymeswold were itching to get back into action but missed out at East Bridgford in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

The home side batted first and reached 216 for 6 from 45 overs with Luke Scoble taking 3 for 68 and his brother Harry Scoble claiming 2 for 49.

Wymeswold’s batsmen couldn’t challenge that score in reply, with only Dom Warne offering hope with 35 as the Wolds side were dismissed for just 123.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Leo Coggan starred with the bat as Wymeswold 2nds beat Caythope 4ths by 51 runs. Coggan hit 75, including 8 fours and 3 sixes at the Wold reached 176 for 6 from 40 overs.

In reply the visitors ended on 127 for 8 from 40 overs with 3 for 23 for Dennis Wright, but also a first wicket for 14-year-old Callum Purcell on his senior debut.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. 

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 25th May

Wymeswold miss out

A knock of 68 from skipper Rob Pitman wasn’t enough to stop his Wymeswold side slipping to a five-wicket defeat at home to East Bridgford in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Pitman won the toss and chose to bat first, but after he was out LBW only Dan Barry (20) and an unbeaten 41 from Paul Brain helped to push the final total to 188 for 9 from 45 overs.

In reply the visitors put on 67 for the first wicket and Wymeswold’s bowlers couldn’t make the breakthroughs needed. Dan Barry ended with 2 for 38 as Bridgford reached the victory target with two overs to spare for the loss of five wickets.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold 2nds enjoyed a five wicket win at Collingham 3rds. The home side batted first and made 167 for 7 from 40 overs with Andy Shelton, Nick Hando and Courtney Nangle all taking two wickets each.

In reply Dennis Wright hit 43 and then Ethan Mugglestone (44no) and Leo Coggan (19no) saw the Wold home in the 36th over for the loss of five wickets.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. 

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 18th May

Second win for Wymeswold

Skipper Rob Pitman and newcomer Dom Warne both hit 74 to help Wymeswold to an emphatic 120-run win at West Bridgfordians 2nds in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Pitman’s side batted first, with scores of 45 from Sam Whowell and 28 from Harry Shaw helping them to reach an impressive total of 248 for 6 from 45 overs.

After the break Jack Shelton returned figures of 3 for 18 as the home side slumped to 128 all out, recording a second victory for Wymeswold.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Andy Shelton hit 56 to help Wymeswold 2nds seal a six-wicket home victory over Collingham 3rds.

The visitors batted first and reached 162 for 4 for 36 overs, with Martin Betts taking 2 for 42.

Shelton’s knock included 4 sixes and 6 fours to keep ahead of the rate. Then Ethan Mugglestone (28no) and an unbeaten 30 from veteran Pete Shaw saw the Wold home in the 26th over, for the loss of just four wickets.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 11th May

First win for Wymeswold

 A half-century from newcomer Dom Warne and a tight bowling display was the key to Wymeswold’s seven wicket win at home to Plumtree 3rds – their first since being promoted to Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

The visitors batted first in a game reduced to 36 overs a side due to the threat of rain, and tight bowling from Harry Scoble with 1 for 8 from 9 overs put pressure on the batsmen. Harry’s brother Luke then took 2 for 14 from 9 overs as Plumtree ended on 90 for 6 in 36 overs.

In reply Warne hit 52  including five boundaries and Luke Scoble added 18 as Wymeswold reached the target in just 13.5 over for the loss of three wickets.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league veteran, Richard Bowley carried his bat through the innings making an unbeaten 87, but still ended on the losing side as Wymeswold 2nds missed out at Coddington and Winthorpe.

Bowley was helped by Andy Shelton (35) and Charles Edwards (25no) as the Wold reached 174 for 5 in 36 overs, but the home side clinched victory with two overs to spare for the loss of just three wickets.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 4th May

Tough start for promoted Wymeswold

Having gained promotion last season, Wymeswold found it tough going for their first game in the South Notts Cricket League Division D as they fell to a comprehensive seven wicket defeat at Beeston and Toton Sycamore.

Skipper Rob Pitman lost the toss and was asked to bat first on a drying wicket, Pitman himself making 29 as the Wolds side struggled. Charlie Rayns hit 31 and Harry Shaw ended with an excellent unbeaten 60 as Wymeswold ended on 177 for 5 from 45 overs.

In reply the bowlers couldn’t make inroads needed as the home side cruised to the victory target with 15 overs to spare for the loss of three wickets, newcomer Harry Scoble claiming 2 for 43.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold 2nds started their season with a 58-run win at home to Basford Mill 2nds. Newcomer Ethan Muggleton hit 60 not out, Jason Whowell made 40, Pete Shaw 32 and Andrew Shelton 22 as the Wold reached 221 for 5 in 40 overs.

In reply skipper Dwight Bent took 4 for 27 and Andrew Shelton 3 for 28 as Wymeswold bowled the visitors out for 163 in 39.4 overs to claim maximum points.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.