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Ørsted announce winners for the first round of a new “Skills Fund” for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Ørsted, the renewable energy company formerly known as DONG Energy, is delighted to announce that decisions have now been reached on the first round of their new £75,000 Skills Fund. Two deserving organisations share £55,000 for projects that will deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related educational activities. The first award goes to the […]

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First pay-outs to local groups from Hallburn Wind Farm Community Fund

New Christmas lights, IT equipment for local army cadets, replacement windows for a bowling club, equipment for a community play area and support for a youth project are among ten good causes that are the first to benefit from the Hallburn Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The first £33,000 in grants from the Community Benefit […]

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Community Fund Awards Second Round of Grants

Seventeen deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the second round of Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund. The renewable energy company, formerly known as DONG Energy, has committed to a fund worth £195,000 every six months for the next 20 years as part of its community engagement. The […]

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Bacup and Todmorden share £10,000 windfall

Seven highly deserving local groups have been busy over the summer spending £10,000 in grant money which they scooped earlier in the year from the Reaps Moss Community Benefit Fund. Bacup received both the largest and the smallest individual grant awards. Bacup Cricket Club received £2,052 to help support both their junior and senior coaching […]

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Another Busy Year for the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund

2017 is proving to be a busy year for the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund with 15 new groups receiving funding for their many and varied community projects. These highly deserving local projects fought off stiff competition to scoop their share of the £35,000 annual funding ‘pot’. The Crook Hill Fund was launched in 2015 and […]

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More first responders to be recruited along the East Coast

LIVES first responders of Lincolnshire will be able to help more people living along the east coast of Lincolnshire in their greatest time of need, thanks to a £25,119 grant from DONG Energy’s East Coast Community Fund.  LIVES already responds to more than 20,000 people in 999 medical emergency but the funding boost will allow […]

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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for the community

  Sixteen deserving organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Community Fund. The lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available under round three of the Fund which launched in 2016. The full list of organisations awarded grants […]

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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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