The Community Development Team provide a diverse range of support to local communities, financially and through the provision of information, advice and guidance.
The Community Development Service is headed up by Malcolm Harris as Community Development Officer, and the work of the Service includes: supporting local community partnerships, advising and promoting local Parish Plan groups, working with the voluntary sector and the provision of community grants, and assisting with the delivery of local community projects, and working in partnership with a number of agencies to deliver services across the District.
Examples of current community projects include;
- The Bude Partnership Canal Trust - enhancement of a 5 mile stretch of Canal in the Torridge District.
- The Pollyfield Centre - Bideford East - Development Plan.
- Parish Plan Reviews.
- Youth Development Project - Bideford East.
- Village Hall refurbishment projects.