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Green shoots first round funded projects

Following the rigorous assessment of the 100+ projects that applied for Green Shoots Funding, the decision was taken to fund or part-fund the following 69 initiatives (with a combined funding total of £625K) across Warwickshire:

High-Value Projects – Up to £25k

Active Travel

  1. Path Creation Freemantle Play Area/Cornwallis Open Space – Rugby Borough Council
  2. Cycle Buddies – Clean Air Warwick


  1. The Kenilworth Centre Community Garden – The Kenilworth Centre Community Garden & The Talisman Project
  2. Heat reduction and resilience herb garden – Transition Town Rugby
  3. Green Shoots Across Dunsmore – Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
  4. St John's Community Garden Project – St John's Parochial Church Council (St John the Baptist Church, Tachbrook Street)
  5. Warwickshire Living Walls – Forest of Hearts
  6. Bilton Infant School Sensory Garden – Friends of Bilton Infant School
  7. Re-Treeing Ansley Parish – Ansley Parish Community Voluntary Group
  8. The Children's Forest at Leasowe Farm – Achieving Results in Communities CIC
  9. Community Wildflower Garden – Shuttington Parish Council
  10. Recreation Ground Improvement – Bubbenhall Parish Council
  11. Action Station - Stratford Biodiversity Education Project – Graduate Planet CIC
  12. Rain water harvest – Cubbington Parish Council

Electric Vehicles

  1. EV Charging Points – Napton Environmental Action Team (NEAT)
  2. EV charging/ heating / cooling – Kineton Sports and Social Club

Property, insulation and heating

  1. Energy efficiency – Bedworth, Rugby And Nuneaton Citizens Advice Bureau
  2. Replacement for Wixford Village Hall – Wixford Village Hall
  3. Replacement of 100 year old heating system – All Saints Church, Leek Wootton

Renewable energy

  1. Green Transformation – Earlswood Village Hall (EVH)
  2. Greig Hall, Alcester – Alcester Town Council
  3. Solar PV – St Georges Church
  4. Reducing the environmental impact through action and education – Harbury Guide and Scout Support (G.A.S.S)
  5. PV Solar System Energy Storage – Ettington Community Trust / community centre
  6. Solar PV – Clinton School c/o Jonathan Dove
  7. Solar PV – Friends of Coten End Primary School PTA

Low energy Streetlighting

  1. Street Lighting Upgrade – Church Lawford Parish Council
  2. Upgrade to double glazing – Kingsbury Community and Youth Centre
  3. Streetlight Upgrade – Wolston Parish Council
  4. Streetlight Replacement Project – Shilton & Barnacle PC
  5. Rural Tour Green Tech Project – Sudden Impulse Production Company
  6. 3G LED Project – Stratford Town Football Club

Training and Awareness

  1. Community Roots – Team Springboard CIC
  2. Climate Hub – Stratford Climate Action

Lower Value Projects – Less than £5k

Active Travel

  1. Climate Emergency: Local Council Action Planning Day – Warwickshire and West Midlands Association of Local Councils (WALC)
  2. Shipston on Stour Bike Rack –St Edmund's Parish Church


  1. Raised Vegetable Beds – Provost Williams Primary School PTA
  2. Tree planting to enhance the character and quality of Priory Park, Warwick – Friends of Priory Park (FOPP)
  3. Tree Planting and Wildflower Verge Seeding – Welford on Avon Parish Council
  4. Plant a tree before '23 – Kineton Parish Council
  5. Community garden and community orchard – Hillmorton and East Rugby Together Community Group (HEaRT)
  6. Going Green at RLI – Friends Of Race Leys Infant School
  7. Eco Group-transforming our garden – St Peter & St John's Church Rugby
  8. Bridge Street Hedgerow – Barford, Sherbourne & Wasperton Joint Parish Council (JPC)
  9. Native Hedge for Barford Community Orchard – Bar Zero
  10. Green Shoots of 2021: A Tree Planting Scheme for Weston Under Wetherely – Weston Under Wetherley Parish Council
  11. Tree planting – Friends of Bluebell Walk (FOBW)
  12. Campion School Blossom Trees – Paintings Plantation Steering Group
  13. Park Biodiversity Project – Farnborough Parish Council
  14. Climate Emergency Green Infrastructure – Luddington Parish Council
  15. Weston Under Wetherely Community Orchard Project – Weston Under Wetherley Parish Council
  16. Telford Junior's Climate Change Action Group –  Telford Junior School Parents Association
  17. Re-Growth of Wildlife Area – Tanworth-in-Arden Parish Council
  18. Great Balance Pocket Park – George Birch Close, Great Balance and Colledge Close Residents
  19. Eco Garden Project – Nuneaton Community of Christ Church

Electric Vehicles

  1. EV / Lighting Upgrade – The Myton Hospices
  2. Stretton Sustainability Initiative - Community Electric Vehicle Charge Points – Stretton-on-Fosse Parish Council

Property, insulation, lighting and heating    

  1. Village Hall Loft Insulation – Binley Woods
  2. LED lighting at Radford Semele Primary School: phase 3 – Radford Semele Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
  3. Adapting for a sustainable future – The Open Door Café
  4. Fit for the Future – Shotteswell Village Hall
  5. Canalside - Solar Lighting And Native Hedging – Ruby's Yard CIC
  6. Upgrade to LED lighting to 71/73 Long St - Arcade for start-up businesses and community use – Atherstone Town Council
  7. LED lighting for Community Unit/Social Supermarket – Atherstone Town Council

Training and Awareness

  1. Water Collection to Replace Mains Water – Mount Pleasant Allotment Association
  2. Climate Change Day for the pupils of Bridgetown Primary School, Stratford upon Avon – Friends of Bridgetown School
  3. NEAT News – Napton Environmental Action Team (NEAT)


  1. Making Meon Vale Sustainable – Meon Vale Residents' Association
  2. Kenilworth Repair Café – Kenilworth Repair Café
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