Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -9
Support Score: 0
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • 2 Trustees: -2
  • All male board: -3
  • Large volunteers +5
Overall GiG Score: -4 ?

SPENNYMOOR TOWN BAND 

Provide entertainment for local, regional and national residents.And contesting and providing tuition where possible.The band regularly performs at Fetes and Old People's Residential Homes
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 2 trustees
  • The Board is completely male

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Accounts have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
Established: 30 years

www.spennymoortownband.org

hughastephenson@hotmail.com

01388812814

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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/12/22£30£32£-2n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/12/21£30£30£0n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/12/20£5£3£2n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/19*£12£14£-2n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/12/18*£27£23£3£0£0£0n/a040
31/12/17£9£8£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16*£10£13£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15*£13£15£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£13£5£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£2£5£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12*£2£4£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11*£4£6£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10*£9£6£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09*£9£11£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£11£11£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07*£7£8£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£8£8£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£6£8£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£7£8£-1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
Who works here?
  • 50 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - To support the Spennymoor Town Band through CV19 recovery at request of donor.
£200 02/08/2021
To support the Spennymoor Town Band through CV19 recovery at request of donor.
County Durham Community Foundation - Purchase of Music
£500 03/06/2021
Towards the purchase of new music for the beginners, youth and senior bands.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 31/05/1994, number: 1038058
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR19: 50 days late, AR18: 130 days late, AR16: 92 days late, AR15: 460 days late, AR12: 313 days late, AR11: 145 days late, AR10: 510 days late, AR09: 135 days late, AR07: 139 days late,
Main office

9 BUTTERMERE
SPENNYMOOR
DL16 6UD

Objectives

1. TO ADVANCE PUBLIC EDUCATION IN BRASS BAND MUSIC AND THE PLAYING OF BRASS BAND INSTRUMENTS. 2. TO PROMOTE ANY OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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