Project Update

Residents at Wold Court in Wrawby successfully secured a £1,000 grant to purchase digital equipment

The  resident group applied for the funding from Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund, managed by independent, national environmental grant-making charity, GrantScape. With the money, 11 tablet devices were purchased to be used by all the residents living in and around at Wold Court retirement scheme. They decided on tablets to help overcome the issues of […]

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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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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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Sunny Bank Vale, Manchester named as one of the best in Britain

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,582 across the UK. Sunny Bank Vale in Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The green space is among a record-breaking 1,582 parks and green […]

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Old Woodland Attracts Young Admirers

Local schoolchildren, joined representatives from Groundwork and West Lancashire Borough Council recently to celebrate improvements to a much loved woodland. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in Ormskirk. Groundwork’s Design and Build Team, have recently carried out work to make the site more accessible and visitor friendly. The improvements, […]

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Ruff Wood – Celebrating a local woodland

Improvements to a much loved woodland are being officially celebrated today. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in and around Ormskirk. The project involving Groundwork Lancashire West & Wigan and West Lancashire Borough Council has greatly improved the site for all. The project received an £18,000 from the […]

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