Decision details

Ward Flexibility Funding – African and Caribbean Community Association

Decision Maker: Service Director (Legal & Democratic Services)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) has given approval to an application from African and Caribbean Community Association for a grant of £194.56 from the Ward Flexibility Fund budget (£46.16 each from the Davenport and Cale Green, Edgeley and Cheadle Heath and Manor wards, and £56.14 from the Brinnington and Central ward) towards the cost of printing costs of the association’s newsletter ‘The Advocate’ which is the only free black magazine in the Borough. The newsletter shares news that positively impacts the community, news about the covid-19 pandemic and positive information and direct messages from the government, NHS, local authority and all relevant statutory agencies.

The ward councillors have been consulted on this grant allocation and are in agreement that it be made.

Alternative options considered:


Decision Reference: ODSHLDGEA18

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Contact: Charlotte Griffin Email: Tel: 0161 474 3235.

Publication date: 21/09/2022

Date of decision: 13/09/2022

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