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Walney Extension Community Fund – Consultation Open

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 […]

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund Proposed Funding Area

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 […]

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Old Woodland Attracts Young Admirers

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, […]

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund Survey Results Published

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 […]

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Ruff Wood – Celebrating a local woodland

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 […]

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50 years of Britain in Bloom

The Friends of Sunny Bank Vale have had their hard work recognised by the North West Britain in Bloom Society at this year’s prize giving ceremony. They were presented with a special “50 years of Britain in Bloom” award for the “Sun in Splendour” display at the Vale. The accolade didn’t stop there as the […]

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Community Fund Update

We are pleased to announce the launch of two new 25 year Community Funds on behalf of Airvolution Energy. East Youlstone in Devon, and Crick and Kilsby in Northamptonshire both kicked off with £25,000 available for community groups to apply for. The closing date for applications is 5 January 2015. Click below for further information about […]

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Mick George Increases Funding Area

The Mick George Community Fund has changed its funding area and as a result, many more communities in Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Rutland can apply to the Fund. Click below to read more information about the Fund and to view the new funding area map:

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