Councillor Mark Lowry

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Party: Labour

Ward: Honicknowle

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Council House
Plymouth City Council
Armada Way
Plymouth
PL1 2AA

Email:  mark.lowry@plymouth.gov.uk

Mobile:  0447880040068

Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 07/05/2007 - 09/05/2011
  • 09/05/2011 - 11/05/2015
  • 11/05/2015 - 02/05/2019
  • 02/05/2019 - 04/05/2023

Additional Information

 

 

 

Community Grants 2021/22

Description

Amount  

Jul-21

£300.00

To contribute towards the social isolation conference. The issues of social isolation and loneliness play an increasingly major role in people's lives. The conference on social isolation will bring people together to discuss this important issue affecting Plymouth residents.

£50.00

Community art project to enhance Honicknowle Green by improving the hoardings at the Stirling House site.

£250.00

Aug-21

£150.00

To help Food Plymouth CIC with the ability to get the local Ernesettle community participating in seasonal apple pressing activities. This will help fund the supplies required to support this.

£150.00

Grand Total

£450.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2020/21

Description

Amount  

Jul-20

£433.50

To contribute towards Shakespeare Primary School to assist in the playground project for games and plants.

£300.00

To Support Ernesettle Community Forum provide a new bench for Ernesettle on behalf of the Friends and Family of Ernesettle Forum

£133.50

Oct-20

£300.00

To support Clean our Patch with providing the ambassadors of the Honicknowle and Ernesettle areas with a further 10 kits which will give each group five each. 

£300.00

Nov-20

£200.00

To contribute to the crowdfunder - PEC Moths to a Flame

£200.00

Dec-20

£100.00

To contribute to the Crowdfunder - Project Pollenize Plymouth

£100.00

Jan-21

£50.00

This will be used to support the Ernesettle community by providing the community newsletter, delivering news and opportunities to all in the area.

£50.00

Feb-21

£177.00

To support the Youth Mental Health Foundation by delivering assemblies and workshops to the schools in Honicknowle Ward, including: Ernesettle Community School, Knowle Primary School and Shakespeare Primary School.

£177.00

Mar-21

£1,060.00

To support the St Budeaux Parish Church with a contribution towards a new storage unit for emergency hampers at the Fareshare Foodbank at St Budeaux Church Community Hall. This will enable the foodbank to continue running alongside community groups.

£60.00

To contribute towards Plymouth Artists Together which support the redevelopment of artwork projects across the City of Plymouth.

£100.00

To contribute towards Jeremiah's Journey who is Plymouth's only children's bereavement charity that support approximately 350 children every year and their families. This funding will support with the peer to peer group with teenagers, enabling them to support each other through difficult times. As restrictions relax, they are hoping for them to physically meet, build friendships and support each other. This is a very important way of working where these children can talk to others who are experiencing the same feelings and emotions as them. This in turn helps them to grow into young adults with the ability to cope with bereavement. We have struggled as have many charities have over the last year and any support is gratefully received, however small.

£150.00

To support the Online Learning Project run by Saltram Rotary Club to help children learn online.

£100.00

A donation to Spaceshot Ernesettle/The Barefoot Project to help provide team building activity trips for local children.

£200.00

To support the Tree Planting Project. A contribution towards the  Plymouth Tree Challenge and plan for trees objectives in the Honicknowle ward.

£300.00

A contribution to Friends and Families of Special Children who support families with disabled children that live in Plymouth. Many have
been shielding for a year now and face extreme isolation, anxiety and mental health issues. This will enable projects and activities either virtual or face to face that support the whole family.

£150.00

Grand Total

£2,320.50

 

 

 

Community Grants 2019/20

Jun - 19

Plymouth Pride 2019 Crowdfunder. http://https//www.crowdfunder.co.uk/plymouth-pride-2026

£100.00

Jul - 19

 

Supporting Shakespeare Primary School's year 4 with the opportunity to work in partnership with Plymouth University on a joint arts imitative. This will be to cover transport costs for them to participate with arts and crafts to form part of the 'illumination' exhibition at the Royal William Yard in the summer.

£50.00

To contribute towards the full day of family and community activities celebrating 20 years of charity Honicknowle Commnet and providing a free day out for local residents, with Honicknowle Comment.

£133.33

Oct - 19

 

Provide a Clean Our Patch Ambassador with equipment: 10 sets of kit, 10 hoops, 10 sets of gloves and 10 high vis. Tom Mather

£300.00

Dec - 19

 

To support the refurbishment of Knowle Battery Play Park as part of the Improving Play Parks Phase II

£1,000.00

Jan - 20

 

Contribution to the SPACESHOT Youth Project

£500.00

Feb - 20

 

To support Mayflower 400 events being run by Four Greens Community Trust

£500.00

Provide kit for free boxing sessions for vulnerable young people in Honicknowle

£200.00

New skates and kit for the YMCA Roller Hockey Team.

£200.00

To support the Fun on the Green event 2020 for local community

£50.00

Contribution towards use of CCTV in Honicknowle

£466.67

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grants Scheme 2018/19

Description

Amount

Jun-18

 

Working with PCH to install a defibrillator in the area of the shops in Ernesettle Green

£100.00

Aug-18

 

To help fund the production of a local community newsletter for community news and for the benefit of the community

£247.50

Oct-18

 

To support Barefoot to offer additional activities to young people.

£200.00

Honicknowle Christmas Fair

£50.00

Dash of Silver Male Cancer Awareness Charity. To assist the charity to support cancer patients in the local area

£50.00

Shakespeare Primary School: Contribution to a theatre trip in January for pupils of Shakespeare Primary School

£200.00

Nov-18

 

Paying towards improving access to the Budshead Wood Pond area, and installation of an educational pond dipping platform.

£500.00

To contribute towards the Fit and Fed project for February Half Term in the Honicknowle Ward.

£300.00

Dec-18

 

To contribute towards Community After School Club's provision of age appropriate toys and activities for older children at Honicknowle Commnet Ltd.

£66.67

Jan-19

 

To contribute towards booking author Clive Pig for the Reading Festival at Shakespeare Primary School.

£166.67

To contribute towards the installation of CCTV in Ernesettle which will help the community.

£1,000.00

To provide Hi-Vis jackets for Clean Our Patch litter picking community group.

£87.00

Grand Total

£2,967.84

 

 

 

Community Grants Scheme 2017/18

Description

Amount

Jul-17

 

Crowd funding - Barefoot Space Shot Crowd funder

£500.00

Dec-17

 

Contribution towards new play park at Wollaton Grove, West park and improved Play Park at Ernesettle Green

£2,000.00

Jan-18

 

To support the Honicknowle Commnet after school club and activities

£300.00

Feb-18

 

St Budeaux Church Fun on the Green

£100.00

Tree improvements R/o 72 Ringmore Way, West Park 1 in No Norway Maple and 5 smaller stems crown reduce 30% and back to fence line 1 young Norway Maple undercrown of medium tree fell

£600.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017

Description

Amount

1.   Ernesettle Community Gym Patients registered at Ernesettle Primary Care Centre and the wider general population.

£2,375.00

Mini First Aid course

£220.00

New laptops for Honicknowle Commnet to help with after school activities

£900.00

repairs to the damaged play site in Honicknowle

£2,330.00

Grand Total

£5,825.00

1     -The overpayment was an administrative error by the community grant team and NO fault lies with Councillor Lowry

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016

Description

Amount

You Can do It Achievement Awards Ceremony 2015 (joint application with other Councillors)

£50

Donation towards the Jasmine and Central Delivery Suite – Derriford Hospital

£100

Community Orchard for Honicknowle (joint application with Councillor Smith £1603.41)

£1063.42

Trees lifted & thinned front of Galsworthy Close (joint application with Councillor Smith £420)

£420

Tree work at Tynedale Gardens (joint application with Councillor Smith £420)

£420

Bench for Honicknowle Orchard

£906.58

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015

Description

Amount

Table cloths & cutlery for St Budeaux Church Community Hall

£250

Honicknowle Play Scheme (joint application with Councillor Peter Smith £500)

£1000

Installation of 2 benches in Ernesettle (joint application with Cllr Peter Smith £615)

£615

Landscape enhancement for Lakeside Drive, Ernesettle Green & Honicknowle Green (joint application with Councillor Peter Smith  £2002.50 - funds returned from previous  project that didn’t proceed was  split between Councillors Lowry & Smith)

£2002.50

Walking football

£70

Ernesettle Tea & Toast

£100