Councillor David Downie

Party: Conservative

Ward: Budshead

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

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

Email:  dave.downie@plymouth.gov.uk

Mobile:  07887057406

Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 26/05/2014 - 03/05/2018
  • 03/05/2018 - 05/05/2022

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

 

 

 

Community Grants 2020/21

Description

Amount  

Apr-20

£500.00

Grant towards cooking hot, healthy, nutritious food for the vulnerable and elderly in Whitley, who are self-isolating and are not able to cook themselves and contributions towards food and toiletry hampers for those residents in self-isolation.

£500.00

May-20

£250.00

To help Devon and Cornwall Foodbank with the running costs of delivering food to the less well off or self- isolating residents in the North of Plymouth.

£250.00

Jun-20

£850.00

CASSPLUS provides a full time service at Plymouth Court and normally works with approx. 80-100 clients each month. They co-ordinate, advise, support and signpost as courts are a unique point of crisis within the criminal justice system. They promote active engagement with a vulnerable group who would otherwise simply be 'processed' through this setting without any options for change.

£250.00

To support Adrenalin Devon Junior Minor League Crowdfunder that provides football opportunities for young people aged 6 - 18 years in the City of Plymouth.

£350.00

To  support Derriford URC provide boxes and food supplies to Derriford Meals on Wheels who provide hot meals, delivered safely to vulnerable and elderly residents of Derriford, Tamerton and Southway.

£250.00

Nov-20

£350.00

To support Four Greens Community Trust with the purchase of an industrial fridge freezer that will be used for storing food at their Foodbank to then be distributed to people who struggle with food poverty in the local community.

£350.00

Mar-21

£2,000.00

To support Derriford Community Group with the purchase, casing and installing of a Defibrillator which will be sited at the Shopping Centre within the precinct of Derriford.

£2,000.00

Grand Total

£3,950.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2019/20

Description

Amount

Sept - 19

 

Whitleigh Litter Pickers - to help clean the ward. Litter picking equipment

£192.02

Oct - 19

 

Whitleigh Kicks Project. Partnering with Plymouth Argyle, to give the young people of Whitleigh the opportunity to participate in football related activities.

£500.00

To support the Whitleigh Community Christmas Fayre

£500.00

Jan - 20

 

To provide lunches to support the lonely and elderly to meet others in Whitleigh

£100.00

Feb - 20

 

To support with the replacement of various specialist equipment for the children, which was vandalised after a break in.

£750.00

Grand Total

£2,042.02

 

 

 

Community Grants Scheme 2018/19

Description

Amount

Aug-18

 

You can do it Achievement Awards 2018 Special Achievement age group 4-11yrs

£250.00

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

£250.00

Whitleigh Community Bus Project (Whitleigh Big Local) To provide monies towards a bus service for residents to travel to Whitleigh Green shops.

£200.00

Oct-18

 

To help fund a Christmas fayre on Whitleigh Green for the local community

£500.00

Barefoot to take 8 young people from Whitleigh for musical workshops at Live Wire  Saltash.

£300.00

Dec-18

 

Funding Christmas lunches for the Whitleigh local community.

£75.00

Jan-19

 

To buy Whitleigh Youth Football Team equipment to use to purchase football nets and assorted training equipment and footballs. Also to cover the hire of indoor training facilities.

£500.00

To buy bulbs for the new planting taking place on Whitleigh Green

£100.00

Mar-19

 

To purchase football equipment including football kit, shin pads for Whitleigh Youth football team

£750.00

Grand Total

£2,925.00

 

 

 

Community Grants Scheme 2017/18

Description

Amount

Jun-17

 

To help support the setting up of the North Plymouth Community First Responders with kit and other things, for the benefit of the community

£250.00

Aug-17

 

Young Devon, Children in Care Award

£300.00

Sep-17

 

Plymouth Storm - Promotion of Wheelchair Basketball

£500.00

Oct-17

 

To help fund a Christmas Fayre on Whitleigh Green

£500.00

Nov-17

 

Contribution towards Looked after Christmas Meal

£200.00

Support the Derriford Townswomen’s Guild. Hall bookings and events

£500.00

Feb-18

 

To support Kicks Project in Whitleigh to promote positive activities with young people

£750.00

To support the Devon and Cornwall Food Action group's work on food poverty.

£250.00

Mar-18

 

To support the Whitleigh befriending Group with activities

£250.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017

Description

Amount

Christmas on Whitleigh Green

£500.00

Contribution to the Plymouth Drake Foundation

£200.00

Contribution towards a replacement kitchen in Crownhill Scout Hut

£250.00

Looked After Childrens Christmas Meal

£100.00

Provide paint to the Womens Refuge through Sanctuary Housing Association

£500.00

Support for the Derriford Townswomens Guild

£630.00

Title deeds to land at Powisland Drive - to determine whether they can site a new children’s playground, badly needed for the area, on that piece of ground. £16 is not much to pay for this

£16.00

To fund Landscaping on Truro Drive

£1,154.00

You Can Do It Achievement Awards for looked after children

£150.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016

Description

Amount

Project to rewire scout hut for 1st Crownhill Scout Group (joint application with Councillors Drean £225, Jon Taylor £225, Ian Bowyer £225, Mrs Bowyer £225 & Jarvis £225)

£225

Christmas on Whitleigh Green (joint application with Councillors Drean £500 & J Taylor £500)

£500

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

£150

Funding for educational visists & Duke of Edinburgh Award trips for North Plymouth Police Cadets

£500

Removal & replanting of trees in Aylesbury Crescent (joint application with Councillor J Taylor £375)

£375

Various activities at Derriford United Reform Church

£500

New equipment for Little Monsters Nursery

£500

Relocation of a dog bin to Truro Drive

£150

 

 

 

Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015

Description

Amount

You Can Do It Achievement Awards (joint application with Councillors)

£50

Laptop for the North Plymouth Police Cadets

£291.64

Whitleigh Bridge CCTV (joint application with Councillors Jon Taylor £500, Cllr Peter Smith £250 & Riley £500)

£500

Bulb planting in Powisland Drive

£200

New equipment for Little Monsters Playgroup

£300

Youth Activities fund – Salvation Army

£300

Silver Surfers – Salvation Army

£300

2 dogs bins for Whitleigh Derriford

£1100

Food Bank – Salvation Army

£200