Councillor Rebecca Smith

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Title: Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning Homes & Communities

Party: Conservative

Ward: Plymstock Radford

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Contact information

Email:  rebecca.smith@plymouth.gov.uk

Bus. mobile:  07825034970

Twitter :  @PlymouthRebecca

Facebook :  @PlymouthRebecca

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Responsibilities

Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 03/05/2018 - 05/05/2022
  • 05/05/2022 - 05/05/2026

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

 

 

 

Community Grants 2022/23

Description

Amount  

Jun-22

£1,000.00

To support The Anchorage FC with a contribution towards their annual football association fees and pitch hire cost that will benefit the club and those attending.

£200.00

To support the Pilgrim Flyers Youth Mountain Bike Club and contribute towards the cost of equipment required by new members.

£300.00

To support Oreston Academy with a contribution towards a quiet area in their playground. This will provide a safe space with different activities for any pupils that need a break from the hectic physical life of the playground. Funding will help purchase outside games, varied seating, an outdoor rug and more.

£500.00

Jul-22

£650.00

To support Friends of Downhorn Park with a contribution towards the installation of large water butts in the park in Downhorn Park in Plymstock.

£400.00

Contribution towards extra school supplies such as pencil cases, rucksacks, water bottles and more, for the Summer Pop Up Uniform Store Plymouth.

£250.00

Aug-22

£250.00

To support the ongoing work provided by Plymouth & District  Racial Equality Council who help anyone that experiences racism because of their heritage, religion or ethnicity

£250.00

Grand Total

£1,900.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2021/22

Description

Amount  

Jun-21

£710.00

To support the Parish of Plymstock and Hooe with the replacement case for their defibrillator that is situated at St Mary and All Saints Parish church hall.

£110.00

Funding towards the counselling service provided for the community in Plymouth by Pregnancy Crisis Care

£300.00

To support Uniform store Plymouth to provide every child using the service with a pencil case and stationery set

£300.00

Jul-21

£550.00

To Support The Anchorage FC with a contribution towards their annual football association fees and pitch hire cost that will benefit the club and those attending.

£250.00

To support Plymstock Chapel with a contribution towards items such as craft materials, hire of bouncy castle as well as lunch and food parcels for the Plymouth Feast of Fun.

£300.00

Aug-21

£850.00

Supporting the wildlife and environment by planting six trees for the Radford Park residents.

£300.00

To support the work of Jeremiah's Journey bereavement charity, as they work with the community of Keyham to provide counselling and support to Keyham families.

£150.00

A donation via Big Give Christmas Challenge, in order for the charity to get match funding for their donation. Funding goes towards Trevi House, Sunflower House, Daffodil House and with plans for further projects in progress to support more women and children across the city. This donation will be paid in December.

£400.00

Oct-21

£100.00

To contribute towards the - You Can Do It Awards event for care experienced young people

£100.00

Nov-21

£695.00

To support The Sustainable Cycling Symposium Crowdfunder. The Sustainable Cycling Symposium events will combat the climate emergency by increasing sustainable, safe and secure cycling in Plymouth.

£200.00

To contribute towards the Hooe Angel Wings Community Interactive Mural, Which will be put on a wall belonging to Hooe Primary Academy, benefiting the whole community. The grant will cover the cost of the artist commissioned to do the mural.

£495.00

Dec-21

£300.00

To support Plymouth Guide Dogs with a contribution towards community fundraising for the local branch, this will support residents who may require a guide dog. The reference for this is Plymouth B615

£300.00

Mar-22

£1,524.95

To provide daffodil bulbs to be planted on The Quay at Oreston and Old Wharf for the Community to enjoy.

£24.95

To support 1st Radford Brownies with the purchase of a parachute that will be used for Rainbow Games.

£150.00

To support 3rd Plymstock Guides with the purchase of new camping equipment for group activities

£200.00

To support 3rd Plymstock Brownies with the costs of Brownie Camp. A contribution will be towards the camping equipment required to help subsidise places for those in need.

£200.00

To support Summerhouse Services with a contribution towards weekly mental health sessions for local Young People in Plymstock

£450.00

To support Friends of Downhorn Park with a contribution towards a new wooden bench in their community garden for the people of Plymstock

£250.00

Funding for Plymstock United Church to help them to purchase a basketball hoop and pool table for the use of their Youth Groups.

£250.00

Grand Total

£4,729.95

 

 

 

Community Grants 2020/21

Description

Amount  

Jun-20

£1,000.00

To enable Motor Neurone Disease to continue providing a level of support and equipment needed for patients and carers living in Plymouth.

£200.00

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

£400.00

To support Trevi House with items required for Covid-19 related equipment and resources for their work they do with vulnerable women in the city.

£400.00

Jul-20

£250.00

To Support BASICS Devon, to contribute towards the cost of a volunteer responder and help reduce the strain on the ambulance service. Help reduce response times, reach vulnerable communities faster and save lives.

£100.00

To donate to the Crowdfunding page - Jack Leslie Statue Campaign

£150.00

Aug-20

£150.00

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.

£150.00

Oct-20

£1,317.00

To donate towards the Get Plymouth Young People on the Ocean crowdfunding page

£400.00

To contribute to the crowdfunder - Sensory Garden Little Deers Pre School & Routeways

£150.00

Contribution to Lockdown Learning Project which is run by both Saltram and Ivybridge Rotary Clubs whereby laptops are collected and refurbished, and then donated to disadvantaged children in local schools.

£200.00

Donation towards new carpet for Routeways Beckly Centre.

£400.00

To support Plymstock Central Sports with the refurbishing of their seating area at the Dean Cross Clubhouse.

£167.00

Jan-21

£150.00

To contribute towards the Crowdfunding page - Help us to purchase a new set of oars

£150.00

Mar-21

£900.00

A contribution to Friends and Families of Special Children who support families with disabled children that live in Plymouth with activities and events for families to attend virtual or face to face events.

£300.00

To support Clean our Patch with  providing equipment, such as litter picking kits, hoops and bags to the local Plymstock volunteers.

£300.00

To support Plymstock Chapel with a contribute towards the Feast of Fun - a holiday food and activity scheme that runs in school holidays, to provide a contribution towards the running costs, food distribution and activity packs

£300.00

Grand Total

£3,767.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2019/20

Description

Amount

May-19

 

Memorial Bench

£150.00

Jun-19

 

To support the funding for an information leaflet to benefit the adult suffers of Epilepsy and seizure disorders in Plymstock and across Plymouth, with the Epilepsy Support Group.

£128.43

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.

£250.00

Aug-19

 

New parade flags for the Radford Rainbows and Rangers groups

£198.00

Plymouth Dance - Tea Dances with a Twist! Benefit anyone who wants to attend a fun afternoon of dance from Plymstock and across the city

£500.00

To support the Plymouth Respect Festivial, 21st Birthday, bringing the city's diverse communities together to celebrate our differences and commonalities through, music, food and dance

£150.00

Sep-19

 

Clean our patch Plymstock Ambassadors, supply of their equiptment, Meg Parsons, Jacky Edgell and Vaishali Phippen

£300.00

Mar 2020

 

Contribution towards cost of running youth groups and equipment at Plymstock United Church.

£298.57

Donation to Radford Park Community Project which brings the community together to support and care for the park.

£100.00

Funding for community tree planting project within Plymstock Radford ward.

£400.00

Support for the Plymouth Centre for Faiths and Cultural Diversity to continue their work.

£500.00

Support towards the refurbishment of the community sports hall at Plymstock School.

£200.00

To contribute towards the purchase of speakers for presentations and outings which will benefit the Plymstock over 60's club, who offer a programme of events and activities for those over 60.

£100.00

To fund a Mayflower 400 Plymstock Tapestry project and it will be displayed at Plymstock Library

£100.00

To support with the resources to enable Plymstock Chapel Afterschool Youth Drop-in to take place and create an online database for recording local volunteers supporting those isolated due to the Coronvirus

£125.00

Grand Total

£3,500.00

 

 

 

Community Grants 2018/19

Description

Amount

Jul-18

 

Contribute towards the Plymstock Community Forum event - Plymstock Festival

£150.00

Aug-18

 

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

£250.00

Support Hooe and Turnchapel Association in their refurbishment of the community centre kitchen.

£250.00

Sep-18

 

Life Buoy for Barton Road Hooe

£178.00

Nov-18

 

To pay for a new 25 year lease extension for Plymstock Central Sports to be able to continue local clubs to access sports facilities

£400.00

Dec-18

 

A donation to the 1st Radford Rainbows to enable the group to expand and accommodate more young members

£250.00

To purchase a strimmer for the Friends of Radford Wood

£280.00

To purchase a grit bin and grit for the top of Pleasure Hill Close

£309.79

Jan-19

 

To Contribute towards the Making Waves Together Project at Mount Batten Water Sports and Activities Centre who project supporting families unable to access water-based activities.

£500.00

Feb-19

 

To place a grit bin on the junction of Foxwood Gardens on the corner opposite Cox and Co hair salon.

£309.79

Mar-19

 

For garden renovation outside St Mary's Plymstock Church Hall

£140.00

to help fund the buying of equipment for the Youth Group at Plymstock United Church

£100.00

To help Routeways Beckly Centre purchase equipment for a sensory area

£150.00

To help towards the costs of annual insurance for Radford Park Arboretum

£74.42

To support with the arrangement of meetings, events and coffee morning lectures for the Community of Plymstock

£140.00

Grand Total

£3,482.00