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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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GrantScape Trustee Vacancies

Application deadline: 19 February 2017 GrantScape is seeking applications from suitable people to join the board of the charity. There are currently two vacancies on GrantScape’s board and applicants with legal, marketing or IT skills would be particularly welcome.  Experience of the Renewable Energy industry would be desirable, but is not essential. This is an […]

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

Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under round three of the Fund. Each year, approximately £225,000 will be made available for community […]

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New East Coast Community Fund to provide £9.3m boost for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

A new fund launched by DONG Energy 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 is part of the community engagement programme for DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms, which are located […]

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Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund First Round Grants Awarded

Local community groups are celebrating after being awarded grants from the first round of the Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund. One of the successful applicants is the 1st and 2nd Brigg Scout Group, who will receive a substantial grant to renovate and develop their Scout Hut. The grant will help modernise the kitchen and toilets, […]

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Potato Pot Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards First Grants

Two highly deserving local projects are celebrating being the first to be awarded grants through the new Potato Pot Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund, and the fund organisers are calling for other groups nearby to apply for a share of almost £16,000. The successful projects are Ullock Village Hall and Kirkstile Community Centre. Ullock Village Hall […]

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Community Groups Share £16,000 Windfall

2016 has been a busy year for the Orchard End Community Benefit Fund with seven highly deserving local projects being awarded grants totalling £16,301. The first group to benefit were the Over Wyre Community First Responders who were awarded £2,500 earlier this year to recruit and train two new, local volunteers who will attend 999 […]

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Funding Provides New Equipment for Popular Parkgate Play Area

A popular play area in Parkgate now has three extra pieces of play equipment, thanks to funding secured by Cheshire West & Chester and Neston Town Councils. The Ropework Play Area previously catered for younger primary school children but the addition of junior swings, a climbing frame and an all-inclusive roundabout, provides much needed facilities […]

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