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Paving the way at Barnstaple’s Yeo Valley Woodland

A new hard surfaced path and viewing platform has been installed at Yeo Valley Community Woodland. North Devon Council and Friends of Yeo Valley Woodland celebrated the completion of the new path at an official ribbon-cutting ceremony today (Thursday 28 April). The work cost £14,000, with £11,000 from the Coastal Recycling Community Fund and North […]

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Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund Awards First Grants

Thirteen highly deserving local projects are celebrating being awarded grants through the new Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund. The successful projects have each received a share of £35,000. The largest award went to Whitworth Valley Football Club who have been awarded £10,000 to improve the infrastructure at the Rawstron Street football ground. The Panel were […]

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Parkgate play area’s funding success

A popular play area in Parkgate will be getting three extra pieces of play equipment, thanks to a successful joint bid for funding by Cheshire West and Chester and Neston Town Councils. The Ropewalk Play Area is to receive £16,800 from the Bradley Park Community Fund through the Landfill Communities Fund. This amount has also […]

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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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