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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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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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£80,000 Windfall Awarded to Local Community

Five highly deserving local groups are celebrating being awarded grants through the Whitemoss Community Fund. The successful groups fought off stiff competition from 10 other local projects, rising to the top for the level of community benefit they will each deliver. The largest grant was scooped by Westhead Village Hall who were granted £19,734 to […]

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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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