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Ørsted Announces Latest Round of Grants for the Community

Ørsted is delighted to announce the winners of the latest round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund. Sixteen lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available each round of the Fund. This announcement means that since the Fund was launched in 2016 over £1M has now been […]

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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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Hull Children’s University London Experience

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 […]

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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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Brand new litter bug!

A grant of £10,000 provided by the Augean Community Fund to Nene Park Trust contributed towards the purchase of a new Polaris off-road vehicle, which will help keep Ferry Meadows Country Park looking great and free from litter. The purchase will help make the Park cleaner and safer for its visitors. Nene Park Trust strive to […]

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Putting the ‘bee’ in Ashurst Beacon

Rare species of bees have been protected in West Lancashire thanks to a £15,000 grant from the Whitemoss Community Fund. The ‘Places for People and Pollinators’ project has been delivered by Lancashire Wildlife Trust for past two years at the historic Ashurst Beacon and looks to manage the grassland habitat which is particularly valuable for […]

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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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Funding Boost to Opportunities for Young People in District

Lancashire Youth Challenge (LYC) is celebrating the perfect start to the new year having secured more than £17K in vital investment from Ørsted, the renewable energy company. The money, following a successful application by LYC to Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund, will help secure the employment of staff to deliver a programme, Our Place In […]

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