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Sandwich Tollbridge Fund

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Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund was set up in 1973 using the excess Toll Bridge monies collected from the Toll Bridge in Sandwich.
It is a registered charity whose objects are to fund any public works that are specifically aimed at benefiting the Town and its residents.

Sandwich Town Council is the sole trustee of the Toll Bridge Fund, with the individual members of Sandwich Town Council as trustees of the fund themselves. However, Sandwich Town Council and Sandwich Toll bridge Fund are completely separate legal entities.

Before the fund was registered as a charity, £150,000 was spent by Sandwich Borough Council (now Sandwich Town Council) from the fund in order to extend and modernise the Guildhall.
To this day, the Toll Bridge Fund continues to fund the upkeep of the Guildhall for the benefit of the residents of Sandwich and is non-profit making.

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Statement of Purpose (pdf)

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Standing Orders 2017

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Financial Regulations 2017

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Complaints Procedure 2017

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Safeguarding Policy 2017

Sandwich Town Council and Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Metal Detecting Policy

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Grant Award Criteria (pdf)

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Grant application form (pdf)

Tollbridge Fund Minutes and Meetings

Old Tollbridge - copyright Sandwich Town Council

In order that minutes are publicised as soon as possible after meetings, the minutes will be posted on this website in DRAFT format.
Any amendments to the draft minutes, are shown in the "approval of minutes section" of the minutes of the next meeting.
Signed, approved minutes are available in hard copy from the Town Council offices, Guildhall Sandwich.

Latest Toll Bridge Fund Meetings

30th October 2017 Toll Bridge Fund Agenda

25th September 2017 Toll Bridge Fund Minutes

Latest Committee Meetings

Museum and Archive Minutes 9th October 2017

Finance Committee Minutes 13th February 2017

Advisory Committee Minutes 13th January 2017

Toll Bridge Fund Halls Committee Minutes 9th February 2015

Past Tollbridge Fund Minutes »

Schedule of Toll Bridge Fund meetings 2017/18 - with Sandwich Town Council meetings page

Annual Town Meeting 15th March 2017

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund General A/C Statement at 31st January 2017

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Budget - Statement at 31st January 2017

Sandwich Toll Bridge Fund Committees 2017 / 18 - The Chairman Cllr P. Graeme - The Vice Chair Cllr. Mrs V. Lioté
Advisory The Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Councillors Bragg; Carter; Daw; Holloway; Sneller; O'Donoghue
Finance The Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Councillors Bragg; Carter; Friend; Sneller; Moorhouse; Wood
Halls The Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Councillors Franklin; Gisbey; Holloway; Dunay; Walls; Vacancy
Museum / Archive The Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Councillors O'Donoghue; Franklin; Friend; Gisbey; Wood; Vacancy

Agenda Submission Deadline

The deadline for submission of Town Council and Toll Bridge Fund agenda items is as follows:

"The mover must give written notice of the motion’s wording to the Council’s Proper Officer at least five clear days before the meeting at which the mover wishes it to be tabled".

Public Right to Speak

A 15 minute session is set aside at the Town Council and Toll Bridge Fund meeting to enable members of the public to speak.
Written notice of the desire to exercise the right to speak and of the topic to be addressed must be given to the Town Clerk prior to 4pm on the Friday before the meeting.
see pdf download - Protocol for Public Participation