More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,582 across the UK. Sunny Bank Vale in Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The green space is among a record-breaking 1,582 parks and green […]
There have been some changes to the Mick George Community Fund’s criteria. It is important you read these carefully if you are considering submitting an application as they may affect whether your project is eligible to apply for a grant. The two changes, effective immediately, are: Unless by invitation, organisations can only apply for a […]
We are delighted to confirm that the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund is now open for grant applications. There are two application closing dates each year, the first being 2 September 2015. Please click here for more information.
We are pleased to announce that the community consultation process for the Walney Extension Community Fund is now open. The first stage of the process is to gather as many local views as possible on how the Fund should be set up. People living in coastal communities near to the proposed offshore windfarm development in Cumbria and Lancashire are encouraged to complete our online […]
Following further consultation, the proposed benefit area for the Burbo Bank Extension is now ready to view. Before you decide to attend one of our three public exhibitions, in March, it is important that you check the map as your project may not be located in the proposed area of benefit. Please click here to […]
Local schoolchildren, joined representatives from Groundwork and West Lancashire Borough Council recently to celebrate improvements to a much loved woodland. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in Ormskirk. Groundwork’s Design and Build Team, have recently carried out work to make the site more accessible and visitor friendly. The improvements, […]
In December 2014 DONG Energy made the decision to construct the Burbo Bank Extension off shore wind farm. The site will be located west of the existing Burbo Bank operational wind farm in Liverpool Bay. Samuel Leupold, Executive Vice President in DONG Energy, said: “I am very pleased that with this final investment decision we […]
Improvements to a much loved woodland are being officially celebrated today. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in and around Ormskirk. The project involving Groundwork Lancashire West & Wigan and West Lancashire Borough Council has greatly improved the site for all. The project received an £18,000 from the […]