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Data for financial year ending 28 February 2019

The William Leech Charity

  • Income

    £581.9K

  • Spending

    £738.0K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 265491

Contact details

Public address

  • The William Leech Charity, C/O Robson Laidler, Fernwood House, Fernwood Road, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1TJ

Aims & activities

Charity makes grants for charitable purposes . The Main Fund makes grants and interest free loans to registered charities in NE of England at the discretion of the Trustees. The Lady Leech Designated Fund awards grants to charities, usually with a local connection ,assisting projects which benefit children especially in underdeveloped areas of the world.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Religious activities
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides other finance

Income and Endowments:

£581.9K

* £-31.1K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£738.0K

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £18.2M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.1M Other assets
  • £17.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

110%
16%
0%

Charitable objects

TO PAY OR APPLY CAPITAL OR INCOME TO ANY CHARITABLE SOCIETY INSTITUTION OR OTHER BODY FOR ANY OF THE CHARITABLE PURPOSES THEREOF

Governing document

TRUST DEED DATED 31 MARCH 1972. SCHEME DATED 15 APRIL 1987

Area of benefit

Northumberland, Tyne And Wear, Durham, Redcar And Cleveland, Hartlepool, Stockton-On-Tees, Middlesbrough And Cumbria

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Lady Leech Fund
The William Leech Charity The Lady Leech Fund
William Leech Charity

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 5 Trustees
  • 2 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
David Alexander Stabler None on record
Adrian Gifford None on record
Barry Wallace None on record
Richard David Leech (Chair) None on record
Revd Professor David Adam Wilkinson Bsc Phd Ma The Newcastle Central And East Circuit Of The Methodist Church Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Gateshead
  • Hartlepool
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne City
  • North Tyneside
  • Northumberland
  • South Tyneside
  • Sunderland