Sober Hill Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

The Sober Hill Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund is an annual £24,600 index linked fund provided to Newbald Parish by the developers of Sober Hill Wind Farm.

The fund is exclusive to this parish and it seeks to benefit good causes in the village.

The fund is managed by Newbald Parish Council.

The fund has recently granted money to St. Nicholas’ Church, Newbald Young People’s Project, Newbald Playing Field Association and the Village Hall Management Committee.

The next deadline for receipt of applications is Sunday 19th November. Applications will be considered by Newbald Parish Council at its meeting on Monday December 4th and, if further time is needed, on Monday 8th January 2018.

Here are links to the application form and the guidelines. Note that the guidelines changed slightly in October 2016. (The changed parts are in red).

If you have any questions relating to the fund, please contact Suzanne on 01430 828919 or

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