Project Update

Hull & East Yorkshire Children’s University Port Visit

The East Coast Community Fund provided Hull Children’s University with a grant of £18,430 to deliver a 12-month programme of activities, ensuring children in areas of high deprivation along the East Coast have access to social development programmes that help them develop the skills they need to achieve in adulthood. Working with Primary Schools, local employers and other stakeholders […]

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Former prisoners warn students about criminal gangs

Former prisoners and drug dealers are giving talks in Sefton schools as part of a unique project to steer youngsters away from a life of crime. The campaign sees individuals who were once on the wrong side of the law go into classrooms to offer a word of warning to pupils and give advice based […]

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Funding for Siddick Woodland

Siddick Woodland will undergo a makeover this year thanks to a £3000 grant from Wythegill Community Benefit Fund. The woodland is approximately 25 – 30 years old and accessed from Shore Side in Siddick. The site was used by the mining industry until its closure and has subsequently become a green space for the village. […]

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Sale Sharks team up with energy giant to deliver Wirral rugby project

A generous grant from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund helps Sale Sharks Community Trust deliver girls’ rugby project Funding will also help coaches deliver walking rugby and disability rugby on the Wirral Sale Sharks has joined forces with one of Europe’s leading energy groups to launch a new Wirral-based project designed to get more […]

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Bridging Black Beck

Although not quite on the same scale as the new Queensberry Crossing, Dean Parish Council are no less excited to see their new bridge in Ullock Community Woodland open to the public. The footbridge has been installed thanks to a grant of £5,400 from the Potato Pot Community Fund. Although only 9 metres in length, […]

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Sunny Bank Vale is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

On 18th July 2017 a record number of parks and green spaces collected Green Flag Awards. Sunny Bank Vale in Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world by being awarded a Green Flag Community Award for 2017. The urban country […]

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New Community Fund Awards First Grants

Twenty one highly deserving local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the new East Coast Community Fund. The new Fund launched by DONG Energy in December last year 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 […]

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

Twelve local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund which was set up by DONG Energy in 2015. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £111,809 windfall available under the fourth round of funding awarded by the Fund. Each […]

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Mermaids come ashore in New Brighton ahead of busy summer

An exciting new tourist trail celebrating a New Brighton legend is set to become the resort’s latest visitor attraction – just in time for summer. The New Brighton Mermaid Trail, which takes its inspiration from ‘The Black Rock Mermaid’, who was said to have appeared to a local sailor in New Brighton in the 18th […]

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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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