Fund Update

Paving the way at Barnstaple’s Yeo Valley Woodland

A new hard surfaced path and viewing platform has been installed at Yeo Valley Community Woodland. North Devon Council and Friends of Yeo Valley Woodland celebrated the completion of the new path at an official ribbon-cutting ceremony today (Thursday 28 April). The work cost £14,000, with £11,000 from the Coastal Recycling Community Fund and North […]

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Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund Awards First Grants

Thirteen highly deserving local projects are celebrating being awarded grants through the new Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund. The successful projects have each received a share of £35,000. The largest award went to Whitworth Valley Football Club who have been awarded £10,000 to improve the infrastructure at the Rawstron Street football ground. The Panel were […]

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Coastal Recycling Community Fund: Important Change to Funding Area

As from 31st March 2016, the Coastal Recycling Community Fund’s funding area in Devon has changed. To be eligible for a grant from the Fund, applicants’ projects must now be located within 10 miles of: Coastal Recycling’s landfill site at Deep Moor, High Bullen, near Torrington (EX38 7JA); or Its transfer station at Kenbury Wood, […]

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93,579 trees planted through Forest for Peterborough project!

The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is celebrating another successful planting season with the Forest for Peterborough project, which culminated in a fantastic tree giveaway for residents in Stanground on Saturday 26th March. “Since the project launched in 2010, Forest for Peterborough has planted an amazing 93,579 trees across the city,” explains Project […]

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Solarcentury Community Fund

A total of £131,600 has now been awarded to 15 local organisations in close proximity to four of Solarcentury’s new solar farm developments in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. For full details and to see which groups have been awarded grants, please click here

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Wind farm brings church chimes back to local village

The sound of tuneful church bells will return to a village near Doncaster thanks to funding from a local wind farm. Villagers at Hooton Pagnell are celebrating after a project to repair their 19th century church clock bells was awarded a grant from the community fund linked to Hampole Wind Farm. The community fund is […]

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Walney Extension Community Fund Consultation Events

Last week, more than 200 people joined us over three events in Grange-Over-Sands, Millom and Barrow-in-Furness, where we discussed project ideas for the Walney Extension Community Fund and sought peoples views relating to potential criteria for eligible projects. The events were a great success and we are looking forward to the remaining two events being held in Lancaster […]

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Gib Lane Community Fund Awards Grants

Decisions on the first round of the Gib Lane Community Fund have been reached. The successful groups to receive a share of the £10,000 annual pot this year are: Hulcott Parish Council Buckland Parish Council Bierton Lawn Tennis Club Aston Clinton Parish Council Bierton with Broughton Parish Council. Monies for the Community Fund are provided […]

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Coastal Recycling Community Fund Awards Grants

Eight highly deserving organisations in Devon are celebrating being awarded grants through the Coastal Recycling Community Fund. The successful groups to receive a share of the £71,500 available for this funding round are: Alwington Village Hall, Bideford BMX Club, Cullompton Cricket and Recreation Club, Huntshaw Parish Hall, Newton Abbot Royal British Legion, Petrockstow Parish Council, […]

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Walney Extension Community Fund Public Events

The dates, times and venues for the Walney Community Fund public events have now been finalised and are as follows: Tuesday 9th February 12-3pm Victoria Hall, Grange Over Sands 4.30-7.30pm Millom Network Centre, Millom Wednesday 10th February 12-7.30pm The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness Tuesday 23rd February 2-7pm Gregson Community & Arts Centre, Lancaster Wednesday 24th February 12-5pm […]

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