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Ashby Canal Infrastructure Investment

Meeting: 30/03/2021 - Cabinet (Item 116)

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Report of the Strategic Director of Place

Presented by the Business and Regeneration Portfolio Holder


Councillor T Gillard presented the report, which sought Cabinet approval for the reallocation of funding from the  Ashby Canal Trust and the reconstruction of the aqueduct over the Gilwiskaw Brook at Snarestone to Ashby Canal Association and the next phase of restoration of the Ashby Canal. The report and proposals within were welcomed by Members. 


It was moved by Councillor T Gillard, seconded by Councillor R Blunt and




1)    Approves the reallocation of £20,000 to Ashby Canal Association for the purposes of the restoration of the Ashby Canal.


2)    Endorse the Cultural Services Team Manager to enter into a grant funding agreement with Ashby Canal Association and make payment once the total project funding is secured.


Reason for decision: Cabinet approval is needed to reallocate the funding.