Fund Update

DONG Energy Allocates First Walney Extension Skills Fund

DONG Energy has revealed details of its Walney Extension community skills fund which will invest £100,000 a year for the next 25 years into equipping people to work in engineering industries in the coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria. The money has been made available as part of the Walney Extension Community Fund in support of […]

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£9,000 awarded to local community projects

Seven highly deserving local projects are celebrating being awarded a share of over £9,000 in grant support through the Ysgellog Community Benefit Fund. The largest award went to Sir Thomas Jones High School in Amlwch who have been awarded £2,000 to improve the outdoor space for pupils. Plans are to create a sheltered eating area […]

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 A Centre Fit For The Community

Thanks to The Whitemoss Community Fund, The Civic now has brand new facilities for its users. The Civic was awarded £14,597 from The Fund which has been used to completely refurbish the toilet facilities. The Civic has over 400 people through its doors every week and the previous facilities had not changed since the 60’s!  […]

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Mermaid Trail designers announced – but winning designs remain under wraps until statues are revealed

The results are in – we have the winning designs for Wirral’s new Mermaid Trail! The Trail will be placed at strategic locations in New Brighton, inspired by and celebrating the resort’s history, heritage, and its links with the mythical ‘Black Rock Mermaid’, who was said to have appeared to a local sailor in New […]

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Council Wins Bees Needs Award

Staff at West Lancashire Borough Council are buzzing over an award they have won for work to help bees. The Council’s Countryside Ranger Service and volunteers have been working closely with Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Plan Bee Project to improve habitats for wild bees and other pollinators at Beacon Country Park. The Plan Bee project is […]

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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under round three of the Fund. Each year, approximately £225,000 will be made available for community […]

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New East Coast Community Fund to provide £9.3m boost for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

A new fund launched by DONG Energy will make available up to £9.3 million for community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The East Coast Community Fund is part of the community engagement programme for DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms, which are located […]

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Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund First Round Grants Awarded

Local community groups are celebrating after being awarded grants from the first round of the Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund. One of the successful applicants is the 1st and 2nd Brigg Scout Group, who will receive a substantial grant to renovate and develop their Scout Hut. The grant will help modernise the kitchen and toilets, […]

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Potato Pot Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards First Grants

Two highly deserving local projects are celebrating being the first to be awarded grants through the new Potato Pot Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund, and the fund organisers are calling for other groups nearby to apply for a share of almost £16,000. The successful projects are Ullock Village Hall and Kirkstile Community Centre. Ullock Village Hall […]

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Community Groups Share £16,000 Windfall

2016 has been a busy year for the Orchard End Community Benefit Fund with seven highly deserving local projects being awarded grants totalling £16,301. The first group to benefit were the Over Wyre Community First Responders who were awarded £2,500 earlier this year to recruit and train two new, local volunteers who will attend 999 […]

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