Village Charities

Worstead Village Amenities Trust: the purpose of this charity

This Trust is being run by Worstead Parish Council.The Trustees are: Simon Cole (Chairman), Caroline Rance (Vice-Chair), Gavin Paterson and Johanna Gardner (secretary and non-signing treasurer).

Grants are available for village projects like play equipment, supporting local clubs, societies and Worstead Church of England School. Requests are welcome, and if they relate to buying equipment or involve contracters, three quotes have to be submitted as well as assurance from the contractor that he/she has at least a £5m publilc liabillity insurance cover.

Accounts of the Trust are submitted on a yearly basis to the Charity Commission and can be accessed under number 276176

Charity information

Themylthorpe and Poor Land (Reserve) Common Ground

Both these Charities have always been supervised and still are being supervised by the Parish Council, all sitting Parish councillors are the Trustees.

Income for the PoorLand (Reserve) Common Ground is derived from interest on the account and rent for land on Yarmouth Road. There is no income for the Themylthorpe Trust.

This income is being used and has been for a long time, for Christmas bonuses for residents: women over 60 years of age and men over 65 years of age, but only £10.00 per couple.

Both Charities are being regulated by the Charity Commission, their Charity reference numbers being: Themylthorpe Charity number 204455 and the Poors Land (Reserve common Land) 256891

The accounts are submitted on a yearly basis to the Charity Commission, visit their website for the latest update.