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Steven Hargreaves (1952 – 2015)

We are sad to report the death of our founding Chief Executive, Steven Hargreaves. Steven started his working life with the Coal Board in his native Lancashire, but by 1996 was working for the waste management company Shanks & McEwan.  When the Landfill Tax was introduced, Steven spotted an opportunity which was of great interest […]

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Walney Extension Community Fund Public Events

The dates, times and venues for the Walney Community Fund public events have now been finalised and are as follows: Tuesday 9th February 12-3pm Victoria Hall, Grange Over Sands 4.30-7.30pm Millom Network Centre, Millom Wednesday 10th February 12-7.30pm The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness Tuesday 23rd February 2-7pm Gregson Community & Arts Centre, Lancaster Wednesday 24th February 12-5pm […]

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DONG Energy announces grants for community projects in Wirral

Local organisations around Liverpool Bay have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s community benefit fund (CBF), while work continues on the company’s latest offshore wind farm. Fourteen groups, including Music in Hospitals and Lancashire Wildlife Trust will receive donations of up to £20,000 under round one of this year’s CBF. The grants form […]

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Ramsey Wind Farm – First Community Fund Grants Awarded

Nine highly deserving local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the new Ramsey Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The successful groups to receive a share of the £40,000 annual pot this year are: Ashbeach Ladybirds Pre school, Ramsey And District Day Centre, Upwood Primary School, Bury Parish Council, The Nene Valley Gliding Club, St […]

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Reaps Moss Community Benefit Fund launched!

GrantScape is delighted to announce that the Reaps Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications. The Fund has £10,000 available each year for eligible community projects. Grants of between £250 and £5,000 are available. Funding is available for projects located within the defined funding area which incorporates Bacup (Lancashire) and Todmorden (Yorkshire). A map of the […]

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The Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund

GrantScape is delighted to announce that the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications. The Fund has £35,000 available each year for eligible community projects. Grants of between £250 and £10,000 are available. The Fund covers a 5km area from the wind farm site on Crook Hill taking in Whitworth, Wardle, Littleborough, Walsden […]

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Walney Extension Community Fund Survey Results Published

In November 2014, DONG Energy was granted planning permission for an extension to the operational Walney offshore wind farm. The site will be located in the Irish Sea off the Cumbrian coastline. GrantScape has been working with DONG Energy to undertake community consultation to begin to shape the Walney Extension Community Fund. The first stage of […]

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The Solarcentury Community Fund

GrantScape is delighted to announce that we are working with Solarcentury to administer their Community Funds. Two of their solar farms in Nottinghamshire have Funds that are now open to applications, with more solar farms to follow. For full information about the Solarcentury Community Fund and to find out if your community can benefit please click here.

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