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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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New Community Fund Awards First Grants

Thirteen highly deserving local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the new Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund. The successful groups that will receive grants from the first round are: CHAT Carer and Bereavement Support Group, Thornton – £500 Walney Community Trust Youth Club – £12,126 Howgill Family Centre, Millom – £18,772 The Hill in […]

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Potato Pot Wind Farm Grants Increase

The Potato Pot Wind Farm is now operational and a further £2,700 has been donated, meaning a total of £18,900 is available for communities located within 4km of the turbines, to apply for. Please click below to read more:

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East Coast Proposed Funding Area and Public Events

A map has been prepared showing the proposed funding area for the East Coast Community Fund. The area will not be finalised until after the completion of the consultation. If you are located in the proposed area come along and share your ideas with us at one of the public events we are holding in Hornsea, […]

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Great Response to the East Coast Survey

The first stage of the East Coast Community Fund has been successfully completed. Thank you to more than 360 people who took the time and opportunity to have a say, and help influence how the Fund is set up, by completing our online survey. The remaining stages of the consultation will take place over the next couple […]

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DONG Energy announces 2nd 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 two of the Fund. Netherton Park Community Association scooped the largest award and will […]

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