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Coastal Recycling Community Fund: Important Change to Funding Area

As from 31st March 2016, the Coastal Recycling Community Fund’s funding area in Devon has changed. To be eligible for a grant from the Fund, applicants’ projects must now be located within 10 miles of: Coastal Recycling’s landfill site at Deep Moor, High Bullen, near Torrington (EX38 7JA); or Its transfer station at Kenbury Wood, […]

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93,579 trees planted through Forest for Peterborough project!

The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is celebrating another successful planting season with the Forest for Peterborough project, which culminated in a fantastic tree giveaway for residents in Stanground on Saturday 26th March. “Since the project launched in 2010, Forest for Peterborough has planted an amazing 93,579 trees across the city,” explains Project […]

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Rare butterfly sightings are flying thanks to Mick George Ltd funding

Hardwick and Sywell Wood located close to Wellingborough, Northamptonshire has responded magnificently to work carried out on the woodland to restore its flower-rich clearings enabling a habitat supportive of rare species of butterflies such as the Wood White. Following a £20,000 investment from Mick George Ltd, the development which consisted of 1.5km of ride clearance, […]

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Solarcentury Community Fund

A total of £131,600 has now been awarded to 15 local organisations in close proximity to four of Solarcentury’s new solar farm developments in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. For full details and to see which groups have been awarded grants, please click here

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Wind farm brings church chimes back to local village

The sound of tuneful church bells will return to a village near Doncaster thanks to funding from a local wind farm. Villagers at Hooton Pagnell are celebrating after a project to repair their 19th century church clock bells was awarded a grant from the community fund linked to Hampole Wind Farm. The community fund is […]

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Walney Extension Community Fund Consultation Events

Last week, more than 200 people joined us over three events in Grange-Over-Sands, Millom and Barrow-in-Furness, where we discussed project ideas for the Walney Extension Community Fund and sought peoples views relating to potential criteria for eligible projects. The events were a great success and we are looking forward to the remaining two events being held in Lancaster […]

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Gib Lane Community Fund Awards Grants

Decisions on the first round of the Gib Lane Community Fund have been reached. The successful groups to receive a share of the £10,000 annual pot this year are: Hulcott Parish Council Buckland Parish Council Bierton Lawn Tennis Club Aston Clinton Parish Council Bierton with Broughton Parish Council. Monies for the Community Fund are provided […]

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Coastal Recycling Community Fund Awards Grants

Eight highly deserving organisations in Devon are celebrating being awarded grants through the Coastal Recycling Community Fund. The successful groups to receive a share of the £71,500 available for this funding round are: Alwington Village Hall, Bideford BMX Club, Cullompton Cricket and Recreation Club, Huntshaw Parish Hall, Newton Abbot Royal British Legion, Petrockstow Parish Council, […]

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