Councillor John Riley

Party: Conservative

Ward: Moor View

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Plymouth City Council
Council House

Phone:  01752 719188


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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 02/05/2019 - 04/05/2023

Additional Information




Community Grants 2020/21





To support Glenholt Residents Association with their Lunch Club, facilitated by St Anne's Church, The Parishes of Bickleigh & Shaugh Prior. To provide Christmas care/food parcels to vulnerable, lonely members of the club which will provide them which a little Christmas cheer.




To support Devon Young who are Plymouth based with contributing towards IT equipment to enable them to improve their ability to deliver services remotely during the Covid19 pandemic. This will provide young people who are not in education or employment. These young people already face barriers that restrict their ability to access work or training. Young Devon need to improve their facilities to engage with young people remotely; where face to
face meetings are not possible due to Covid19.


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Community Grants 2019/20



Oct - 19

New furniture for the Mainstone Community Centre, which has just undergone a refurbishing programme


Leigham Rock Solid - A youth club aimed at children aged 5-8 providing a space for them to have fun and play with friends at the end of a long week at school. It is run by Plymouth Vineyard Church in partnership with other local churches. Funding for play equipment, games and a soft-seating area.


Nov - 19


The North Plymouth Food Bank is a partnership between North Plymouth Community Church and Trussell Trust, which is part of a network of Food Banks trying to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. The funding will provide equipment such as plastic containers, table cloths, leaflet stands, tin openers, a large fridge freezer and more! All of which will enable them to continue to support people throughout the city.


Jan - 20


A group of students from Tor Bridge High School have been fund raising tirelessly to raise funds to take part in an Expedition. They are Post 16 students and want to take part in the 4 day and 3 night expedition in April 2020, which is taking place on the Brecon Beacons. The funding will be split between the 5 students and this will contribute towards:
• Travel costs
• Training and support given by the outdoor activity provider (Dynamic
Adventures in Totnes, who are an approved and experienced outdoor
activity provider who also ensure the correct risk assessments are
carried out). This will also include the cost of the expedition assessor to
enable the expedition to be correctly verified.
• Basic food and equipment during the expedition.
• Campsite fees


Mar  - 20


The provision of 2 benches with plaques stating ‘Happy to Chat’. They are benches with small signs saying, “This is a Happy To Chat Bench” so if you sit here, you are happy to chat" and are used to combat social isolation.


We would like to plant 5 (mature not saplings) edible fruit and nut trees around the proximity of the 'Happy to Chat' benches. The location requested is on the green at Pattison Close and Pattison Drive, opposite Hurrabrook Gardens. These benches will be really beneficial to the community and residents in the area.


Children's Books Vending Machine: Teachers at Tor Bridge Primary School are looking to convert an old Vending Machine into a Book Vending machine where the pupils can earn coins to purchase books each term. It is very unique and creative idea which will teach the children the value of money and also encourage their reading and love of books.


Funding for Year 5 & 6 STEM projects at Leigham Primary School, including a Space Exploration and Engineering Workshop.


To contribute towards a Sensory Gardens for students of Laira Green Primary School


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