Councillor Chris Penberthy

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Title: Deputy Lord Mayor. Shadow Cabinet Member for Housing, Crime and Community Safety, Inclusion and Diversity

Party: Labour

Ward: St. Peter & the Waterfront

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

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

Phone:  01752 304786

Email:  chris.penberthy@plymouth.gov.uk

Twitter :  @ChrisPenberthy

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Responsibilities

Committee appointments

Terms of Office

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

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

 

 

 

Community Grants 2022/23

Description

Amount  

Jul-22

£1,000.00

To support the work that Street Factory does to enable vulnerable people in St Peter and the Waterfront to help turn their lives around.

£1,000.00

Grand Total

£1,000.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2021/22

Description

Amount  

Nov-21

£250.00

Working with Plymouth Artist's Together to create a child friendly painted mural in Manor Gardens to bring art and colour into the area, in order to reduce the unwanted anti-social tagging and to give residents a feeling of investment.

£250.00

Feb-22

£500.00

To support the Local Community in Plymouth with a contribution towards the Respect Festival 2022 which is being organised by the Plymouth & District Racial Equality Council

£500.00

Mar-22

£3,900.00

Contribution to the Bounty Education Centre Crowdfunder who want to bring history and heritage to life in Plymouth Sound by using digital technologies to enhance our on water sailing experiences.

£50.00

Contribution to Borrow Don't Buy's BIG BOOST crowdfunder.

£500.00

To support Hoe Neighbourhood Forum with £400 towards plants and gardening equipment for the Hoe Gardening Group to which look after a number of spaces in and around Hoe Park and £350 for the ongoing community engagement work including on-line activity, community activity for community engagement.

£750.00

Inner City Seeds to support their community gardening and rewilding in Stonehouse, especially their work with local residents on the Melbourne Triangle, Wantage Gardens Memorial Garden, Adelaide Street Home Zone and Union Corner .

£400.00

Donation to Wonderzoo to support their community events in St Peter and the Waterfront ward.

£100.00

To support Plymouth Area Police Choir with materials to help them to be able to meet and perform following a long break due to the COVID19 pandemic.

£100.00

Donation to support the work that Shekinah Mission - Plymouth Soup Run to feed and care for some of Plymouth's most vulnerable residents.

£1,000.00

To support the children and young people of MKC Heroes who have been raising money to pay for a memorial bench to commemorate the life and service of Peter Ogburn, one of their founders and an active supporter until his death.

£1,000.00

Grand Total

£4,650.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2020/21

Description

Amount  

May-20

£500.00

To support the local volunteering group Nudge Community Builders with the basic needs through Community activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

£50.00

Supporting Hoe Neighbourhood Forum with their community activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be contributing towards their basis needs.

£100.00

Supporting Moments Café throughout COVID -19

£100.00

To help Shekinah Mission with supporting the basic needs through the community activity with Plymouth Soup Run during the COVID-19 pandemic.

£250.00

Jun-20

£1,000.00

To contribute towards the Digital Connectivity for NASS Accommodations Project which provides digital connectivity support to asylum seekers.

£1,000.00

Jul-20

£100.00

To donate to the Crowdfunding page - Jack Leslie Statue Campaign

£100.00

Aug-20

£850.00

To support Clean our Patch with the costs of litter picking carts, to aid the groups cleaning the Stonehouse area.

£100.00

To support The Patchwork Rainbow Flag Project with the purchase of materials to aid the project with completing their flag and other associated costs involved.

£250.00

To support Plymouth Vineyard with the pop-up Uniform Store Plymouth project with the purchase of vital equipment to get children ready for school such as pencil cases, water bottles as well as the cost of running the project which involves washing, printing and ironing equipment. This will hugely benefit families who have been struggling in Plymouth.

£250.00

Supporting Pride in Plymouth with a series of virtual and socially distanced events within 2020 for communities, business, the police, schools, prisons and asylum seeker groups. This will help contribute towards the materials needed and associated expenditure.

£250.00

Oct-20

£300.00

The grant will support full year bursaries to enable 5 young people living in St Peter and the Waterfront who could
otherwise not afford to participate in the ReBels programme provided by the Barbican Theatre.

£300.00

Nov-20

£100.00

To contribute towards the Crowdfunder - Christmas in a Box

£100.00

Mar-21

£1,000.00

To contribute towards the Crowdfunding page - Central Park Memorial

£100.00

A contribution to the St Andrews Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Young Leaders groups to help them cover costs of activities, especially as they have further costs to ensure COVID19 safety compliance.

£150.00

Supporting Pride in Plymouth with the running costs involved for the Plymouth Pride 2021 event.

£500.00

To support Plymouth Artist's Together help the community by putting artwork on the unloved and neglected spaces in our City. This will help with the purchase of supplies and materials need to continue this voluntary activity.

£250.00

Grand Total

£3,850.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2019/20

Description

Amount

Jun - 19

 

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

£500.00

Neswick Play Park Summer Play Programme 2019

£300.00

Sept – 19

 

Contribution to Warehouse set up costs - Crowdfunder for the Warehouse Launch Weekend.

£400.00

Feb - 20

 

To support the City of Sanctuary group with any events held or any other costs the group may incur

£500.00

To contribute towards the development of the Neighbourhood Plan and support the community communication.

£500.00

March - 20

 

To contribute towards group events and activities run by Adelaide Street Angels

£500.00

To contribute towards supplies for the Plymouth Soup Run.

£800.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grants Scheme 2018/19

Description

Amount

Jul-18

 

To help towards the replacement of the carpet in the Synagogue.

£300.00

Sep-18

 

To support YEA Plymouth activities, including their presence at Plymouth Art Weekender

£250.00

Sep-18

 

To fund Grow Stonehouse to work with the community to develop an edible bus stop on Union Street and link this activity with Thrive Plymouth year 5 activity

£1,000.00

Oct-18

 

To support the Social Enterprise Festival which brings benefits to St Peter & Waterfront ward and across Plymouth

£700.00

Nov-18

 

To support Pride in Plymouth and the work they do in Plymouth, which benefits the community

£1,250.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grants Scheme 2017/18

Description

Amount

Aug-17

 

To support volunteer and incidental expenses incurred in working with LGBT+ asylum seekers and refugees during 2017/18

£500.00

Contribution to providing a defibrillator on Plymouth Hoe

£100.00

Jan-18

 

To support community engagement in the Hoe Neighbourhood Forum's Neighbourhood Planning process, including support for branding and website development and rollout

£750.00

To contribute towards the costs of the second phase of the Looe Street Detectives project with the Plymouth Arts Centre

£750.00

Feb-18

 

The Greenwatch Fire Service Project to benefit children and young people in Stonehouse regarding an awareness of the implications of fire related crime

£500.00

Mar-18

 

To contribute towards the costs of undertaking feasibility studies and preparing any necessary permissions to develop a new partnership coffee shop project between the Millfields CEDT CIC and Students and Refugees Together

£900.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017

Description

Amount

Funding to establish a Plymouth Hoe Neighbourhood Forum

£500.00

Millfields Inspired fund to support the Dragons Den element of their youth enterprise project

£1,000.00

Picnic table for disabled resident visiting the Victoria Park community cafe on behalf of The Victoria Park Community Project

£300.00

Plymouth Municpal Charity's almshouses

£200.00

Pride in Plymouth refugee support project

£500.00

Support for local artists to exhibit as part of the Art Weekender 2016

£500.00

To help with the cost of an outdoor pizza oven to enhance residents' activities and encourage use of the produce garden

£500.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016

Description

Amount

Festival of African Culture

£250

Support for the development of Union Corner

£200

Grant towards hire of venue to hold sessions for Plymouth Hope Youth Project

£1152

Lighting up of Smeaton’s tower for Pride weekend

£60

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

£100

Local history event at St Saviours Hall

£450

Training equipment for MAP Kings U12’s football team

£50

Community Health in Lipson (CHIL) (joint application with Councillors)

£50

Contribution towards Stonehouse Local Grants Fund managed by Millfields Inspired

£188

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015

Description

Amount

Garden furniture & plants for residents of John Gayer & Rawlins Alms houses, Green Street

£450

Campaign to encourage students to register to vote

£50

Kitchen equipment for Barbican Pilgrims Resident Association

£250

2014 Arts Graduate show at the Council House

£681.18

Friends of Beaumont Park

£250

Community engagement project

£1250

Plymouth Fairtrade Network

£250

Supporting Plymouth Food Bank

£318.82