Councillor Ian Darcy

Party: Conservative

Ward: Plympton Erle

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
The Council House
Civic Centre

Mobile:  07970916591


Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 04/05/2012 - 09/05/2016
  • 09/05/2016 - 11/05/2020

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Community Grants 2019/20


June - 19


Contribution to Refurbish School Library. Redecoration of the shelves and for some new books for the Library


Special Olympics 2019 as part of the Mayflower 400 celebrations


Jul - 19


You can do it achievement awards, celebrating the achievements of children and young people in care. Sponsorship for the award, magician and glitter tattoos.


A charitable contribution towards the work that Working Well with Autism do supporting those with Autism in the Plympton Erle ward.


Sept - 19


To contribute towards the purchase of gardening equipment, plants, food and pleat to transform an overgrown planter in Mudgeway West car park for all the community to enjoy.


To provide litter picking equipment for the ambassador in the Plympton Erle Ward- Catherine Loft, Jenny Ayrton and Carolyn Hadji.


Oct - 19


To support the Christmas Lights switch on in Plympton and the Fayre. This will benefit the local community, charities and businesses. It will go towards upgrading lights to LED ones and replace old wires.


Tokens for the Erle Trust to give residents who are either very poor or those who are alone at Christmas in the Plympton Erle Ward.


Jan - 20


To contribute towards wood chippings for the children's play area, organised by the Old Priory Friends Association.


This funding will support an ongoing counselling support for exam stress. The Hub supports our families in Plympton Erle and offers so many supporting services and have asked for funding to support this ongoing project.


Feb - 20


To encourage reading the school buys in books and sells them to the children for a pound. This makes books affordable for all and assist children from the poorest families to still have books to improve learning and reading skills.


Purchase equipment for the new community radio station being set up in Plympton to tackle loneliness in the community.


To provide a book case and display unit for the Plympton Heritage Centre.


Grand Total




Community Grants Scheme 2018/19



Tokens for the Erle Trust to give residents who are either very poor or those who are alone at Christmas in the Ward




To set up and purchase equipment for the parent and toddler group in Plympton St Maurice


To purchase some playground equipment for the children at St Mary's infant school




You can do it Achievement Awards 2018 Photographer age group 11yrs+




Christmas lights for Plympton




Stannators Charity - Home start to help families with difficulties in the Plympton Erle ward


Funding for Plympton churches together for youth provision across Plympton


To refurbish an outdoor play area for children who attend the Children's Centre for Barnardo's Children centre, Plympton




A defibrillator for Plym Valley Railway, Marsh Mills




To provide funds to the Annual Fostering Awards of Excellence on 01/03/2019




To help fund a new pedestrian crossing in Larkham Lane


Grand Total



Community Grants Scheme 2017/2018



Sponsorship for Royal British Legion Plympton Branch Standard appeal - £100 donation from all seven ward councillors for Plympton (Plympton St Mary's, Plympton Erle, Plympton Chaddlewood).


Two projects in the grounds of Castle Barbican - funding goes towards some garden statues, fruit bushes for the secret garden, and parasols, for the benefit of the local community




Young Devon, Children in Care Award




Plympton Christmas Lights with a contribution of £250 each from all 7 Plympton Councillors




Replacement lights at Plympton St Maurice Church, for the benefit of the congregation and community




Christmas vouchers for the Erle Trust to give to the less well and lonely of Plympton St Maurice




For the installation of a defibrillator at Harewood House




Fund two benches to be placed along the Pathfield, Plympton Erle


Grand Total





Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017


Bench for Pathfields


Christmas Party for Children in Care


Contribution to the Erle trust to purchase gift vouchers for the poor and elderly in the ward


Contribution towards a new boiler for Plympton St Mary's Church


New dual purpose litter bin for the cycle/footpath behind Marsh Mills Sewage Treatment works


Plympton Christmas Lights


Resurfacing of the church path at Plympton St Mary's Church


To fund solar lights for Dark Street project


You Can Do It Achievement Awards for looked after children


Grand Total



Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016

Plympton Youth Partnership community Event (joint application with Councillors Jordan £500, Salter £500, Beer £500, James £500, S Leaves £500 & P Nicholson £500)


Plympton Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lights (joint application with Councillors Jordan £500, Salter £500, Beer £500, James £500, S Leaves & P Nicholson £500)


Gift vouchers for the poor and lonely in the Erle Trust area (joint application with Councillor Beer £100)


Weight restriction sign for the junction of Ridge Road & Plympton Hill


Grant to FROGs for various activities at Plympton St Maurice Guildhall


Zebra crossing for the Ridgeway (joint application with Councillor Mrs Beer £1650)



Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015


Grant towards Christmas lights for The Ridgeway, Plympton (joint application with Councillors Jordan £500, Salter £500,  Beer £500, James £500, S Leaves £500 & Patrick Nicholson £500)      


Kitchen equipment for St Maurice Church (joint application with Councillor Beer £450)


Donation to shed for 6th Plympton Scouts Group for a new shed to store equipment (joint application with Councillor Beer £500)


Refurbishment & replacement of playground equipment – St Mary’s CofE Infant School



Community Grant Scheme 2013 to 2014


Resurfacing of car park. (See also Councillors Darcy, James, Mrs S Leaves and Patrick Nicholson - £3500 each. Total cost £17500).