Since its inception in 2008, the Hambledon Community Fund has awarded grants to most of the village organisations and to some individuals. The projects that grants have contributed to are summarised below…
Hambledon Village Shop
…kitchen refurbishment; benches for picnic area; replacement refrigeration equipment.
…extension and refurbishment of the houses.
Hambledon Cricket Club
… new boundary posts and creosote; movable safety nets; clubhouse lighting improvements; contribution towards scarifying / reseeding.
St. Peter’s Church
… purchase and installation of a hearing loop and other audio-visual equipment; Audio Visual system for live streaming church services, weddings and funerals.
Hambledon Football Club
… new changing rooms; mower; ground improvements; pitch irrigation system.
Hambledon Nursery School
…new outdoor classroom; equipment and development of pond garden area.
Hambledon Festival Committee
… PA system for use in village events.
Hambledon Village Hall
… two storage heaters; new stage curtains; replacement windows; cinema system for films, lectures etc.
In addition to the above, a defibrillator was organised by the Parish Council, The Hambledon Village Trust built a toilet block behind the shop and the Hambledon Heritage Society installed a viewpoint map plinth on Hambledon Common.
Please take a look at the HCF Newsletter Autumn 2022 for more information about recent grants.