Walney Extension Community Fund Grants Awarded

The following projects have been supported through the Fund.  Grant amounts are shown as the total amount awarded at the time the grant offer was made.  All awards made are subject to contract.

Round 15

Bay Search and Rescue, New Building for Storage and Office at Flookburgh – £30,000
Carer Support South Lakes, Young Carers Health and Wellbeing/Family Project in South Lakeland – £15,000
Carnforth Community Swimming Pool, Building Extension – £45,000
DWS Lifeskills CIC, Wyre Armed Forces Veterans Health & Wellbeing – £16,000
Emmanuel Church, New Servery/Kitchen, Toilets and Community Rooms – £30,000
Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Fleetwood and Over Wyre: Nature and Wellbeing and Engagement Programme – £22,500
Mind in Furness Ltd, Ecotherapy Programme – £30,499
MusicLinks, Music workshops in Barrow for SEN/LD, Involving Artists in Exile – £4,210
PCC Holy Trinity with St Laurence (Morecambe Parish Church), Sanctuary – £5,000
RAIS Lancaster, Asylum Seeker and Refugee Services in Lancaster and Morecambe £19,600
Stanleys Community Centre, Morecambe Community Food Programme and Warm Hub – £40,000
WIDE, Ready Work Employment Skills for 21 Young Adults/Ex-offender in Lancaster – £5,000
Women’s Community Matters, Wellbeing & Environmental Project (Known as With Love We Can) – £20,416

Round 14

1st Thornton Cleveleys Scout Group, Camping Equipment – £1,050
Carnforth Cricket Club, 2 Bay Practice and Coaching Net Facility – £20,000
Counselling in the Community, CitC Fleetwood – £24,000
Cruse Bereavement Support, Supporting Bereaved Children, Young People and Adults in Cumbria & Lancaster – £24,916
Dalton and Ireleth with Askam Parochial Church Council (PCC), Church Community Centre: Fit for Purpose – £32,247
Dignity in Dementia CIC, Contribution Towards Staff Salaries – £15,000
Fleetwood Sea Cadets, Water Bourne Training Equipment – £4,700
Ford Park Community Group, Ford Park Air Source Heat Pump – £7,360
Marsh Street Arches and Gardens CIC, Green Space Education: From Earth to Table Activities – £22,600
Morecambe Community Riso Press, Purchase Risograph Printer, Drums and Ink £5,000
Positive Futures Well Being Services CIO, Improving Lives in Lancaster – £25,438
Storeys of Lancaster Football Club, Clubhouse Extension – £24,850
Tara Project Lancaster CIC, Community Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator – £8,640
The Brathay Trust, Better for Barrow: Counselling Support and a Targeted Transition Programme – £16,000
The Dalton-in-Furness District Recreational Charity Trust, Dalton Leisure Centre: Replacement Pool Cover – £8,124
The Rusland Horizons Trust Ltd, Broadening Horizons South Cumbria: Mind in Furness Clients – £5,000
Walney Churches Scout Group, Improvements to Knox St. Hall – £4,000
Wise Up Workshops CIC, Summer Holiday Club 2023 – £5,000

Round 13

CancerCare North Lancashire and South Cumbria, Supporting Children and Young People Affected by Cancer and Loss – £38,844
Eagland Hill Action Group, New Floor for Community Centre – £4,000
Furness Group Riding for the Disabled Association, Furness RDA Riding Costs – £5,000
Furness Homeless Support Group, Bath Street, Barrow: Women’s Accommodation & Support Centre (Admin/Support Role) – £30,000
Good Things Collective CIC, Centenary House, West End Morecambe: Creative Community Enterprise Hub – £50,000
Gregson Communtiy Association, Gregson 2025: Securing the Future of our Community Assets – £25,000
Lancashire Youth Challenge, Time to Breathe: Emotional Wellbeing Programme (Lancaster District) – £7,800
Lancaster & District Homeless Action Service, The Welcome Home Project: Relocation, Refurbishment, and Homeless Hub Development – £39,300
South Cumbria Breastfeeding Support, Ulverston Breastfeeding Group – £5,000
The Fleetwood Trust, Healthier Fleetwood Hub – £50,000
Unique Kidz and Co, 4Ever Unique Young Adult Council – £5,000

Round 12

Citizens Advice North Lancashire, Volunteer Recruitment, Management and Training Project – £25,000
Cumbria CVS, – Inspiring Barrow Kickstart Programme School Child Support – £30,481
Friends of Bram, Barrow Island – Brilliant Babies – £5,000
Kendal Windows on Art, Word of Mouth Creative Community Project (Skerton) – £4,700
Lancaster City Council (Friends of Greaves Park), New Play Equipment, Drainage and Surfacing in Greaves Park, Lancaster – £15,000
Less UK (Lancaster District), Training and Skill Sharing for Lancaster’s Sustainable Food Economy – £19,630
Neuro Drop In Centre, Supporting Communities Project – £22,000
SAFE, Creative Arts & Wellbeing Sessions in the Lancaster District – £18,699
Shackles Off Youth & Community Project, Shackles Off – Seascale & Millom Youth Provision Staffing Costs – £18,000
South Lakeland District Council, Owlett Ash, Milnthorpe – Playground Redevelopment Project – £10,000
South Lakes Citizens Advice, Increasing Access to Telephone Advice – £25,000
St John’s Church Parochial Church Council (Waberthwaite), Development of Study and Resource Centre – £15,000
Stanleys Community Centre, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Recovery in Morecambe – £24,572
Strawberry Fields Training, The 3P Mental Health Support Project (Lancaster) – £21,500
WIDE, Lancaster – The Over 50’s Learning ICT Project – £3,138
Wyre District Scouts, Recruitment, Training and Awards – £1,380

Round 11

A Stitch Different CIC, Stitch Ability – £6,000
Age UK Barrow & District Limited, Befriending Service : Barrow and District – £13,552
Barrow & District Disability Association, Building for Recovery after Covid-19 – £20,000
Barrow Domestic Appliances CIO, Barrow-in-Furness Business & Training Development Officer – £18,352
BayBuddies, Core Funding – £23,280
British Wireless for the Blind Fund, Lifeline to the World : North West England – £4,810
Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service, CADAS Coastal Communities Drug and Alcohol Support – £46,653
Eggcup, North Lancashire Surplus Food Outlets: Volunteering and Membership Expansion Project – £28,929
Fleetwood Town Community Trust, Head 4 Health – £26,088
Friends of Torrisholme Play Park, Regeneration of Torrisholme Play Park – £50,000
Making Space, Volunteering Project : Lancaster – £5,000
More Music, Changing Places Improving Accessibility – £24,120
The Birchall Trust, South Cumbria/North Lancashire – Education Programme & Therapeutic Support – £21,738
Wellness at Greenacres Community Interest Company (Not for Profit), Young People’s Confidence and Resilience Project – £9,320
West End Impact, Helping Re-build Lives of those Struggling in Poverty in Morecambe – £28,500
Youthability Youth Services & Walney Community Centre, New Service – £5,000

Round 10

Allithwaite Playing Fields and Community Centre Association, Pumptrack Refurbishment – £9,725
Barrow AFC Community Sports, Barrow-in-Furness – Sports Equity Project – £10,000
CancerCare North Lancashire & South Cumbria, Developing a New Cancer Support Centre for Morecambe – £25,000
Cycling Projects, Barrow Wheels for All – £14,800
DASH @ Dowdales, 4G Pitch – £50,000
Drop Zone Youth Projects, Community Development Manager – £18,720
Every Life Matters, Suicide Safer Barrow – £15,548
Hospice at Home West Cumbria, Specialist Palliative Home Nursing (Copeland) – £15,683
Kent Estuary Youth Project (KEY), Milnthorpe, Levens and Storth – New Youth Provision – £15,500
Sedgwick Cricket Club, New Changing Rooms – £30,000
The Growing Club CIC, Economic Recovery and Resilience of Morecambe Bay Women – £33,420
The Parish of Thornton-le-Fylde Christ Church, Meadows Community Centre : Phase 2 – Kitchen Refurbishment – £34,641
Walney Churches Scout Group, Financial Sustainability (COVID Impact) – £1,800

Round 9

Action for Children Ulverston, Mental Health Interventions for Young People – £30,000
Adullam Programme, Bridging the Gap of Mental Health Provision in Lancaster – £5,000
Barrow Raiders Community Foundation, Barrow Bounce Back – ‘Give Sport a Chance’ with Advantage! – £5,000
Cowran Care Ltd, The “Stepping Through Care Farm” Project – £13,000
Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Wild Wellbeing Days – South Walney Nature Reserve (Our Wild Coast) – £20,000
Furness Broadcast Media Ltd, CANDOFM Community Radio – Growing Capacity to Meet Demand – £25,000
Men’s Shed Fleetwood CIO, HQ Improvement – £15,000
South West Cumbria United Area, Hartington Street Methodist Church Resource Centre – £2,000
Stanleys Community Centre, West End Recovery – West End Morecambe – £24,731
The Brathay Trust, Reaching Communities: Walney Island – £15,000
The Hospice of St Mary of Furness, Delivery and Adaptation of Well-Being Services Furness and South Lakeland – £20,000
The Well Communities CIC, Department of Dreams – Removing Barriers to Employment – £38,378
Wellfed CIC, Wellfed – Community Food Clubs – £4,970
Westview Community Association, Onward Together in Wyre – £33,895

Round 8

Arnside Sailing Club, Introducing Paddle Boarding and Windsurfing at Arnside – £4,500
Barrow Raiders Community Foundation, Advantage! – £10,623
Carer Support South Lakes, Volunteer Sitting Service for Unpaid Carers – South Lakeland, Cumbria – £27,020
Cumbria Action for Sustainability, Tackling Climate Emergency Through Greener Schools in South Cumbria – £20,000
Escape2Make, Cabaret for the Elderly – £4,860
Families Matter Counselling and Support Services Limited, Solid State-Support for Men and Boys Barrow and Furness – £30,000
Lancaster Boys and Girls Club, Young People’s Sports Saturday Sessions – £3,968
Marsh Street Arches and Gardens CIC, Greenheart Den Refurbishment Project 2020 – £5,000
Millom Network Centre Limited, Creating and Facilitating Personal Development Opportunities for Local People – £32,500
Roose Community Bowling Club, Furnishing & Decoration of Newly Built Club House/Viewing Area – £2,350
Skerton Community Association, Skerton Community Centre – A Thriving Hub of the Community – £32,882
St John’s Hospice North Lancashire & South Lakes, The Nourish Partnership for Schools – £30,550
The Boathouse Youth, Fleetwood Youth Centre – £50,000
The Slag-bank Play Area Association, Play Area Refurbishment – £9,448
Wyre Juniors Football Club, New 11 Aside Football Pitch – £4,950

Round 7

ADHD North West, Morecambe Bay ADHD Support – £22,000
Askam United Football Club Project, Football for All – £18,000
Barrow Celtic FC, Newby Terrace Community Facility Development Project – £20,000
Furness Education & Skills Partnership, Furness Futures – £37,500
Gregson Community Association Ltd, Gregson Centre Kitchen Fund – £4,894
Kendal Windows on Art, Widening Horizons Community Project, Morecambe – £4,200
N-Vision, The Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Society for the Blind N-Vision Active – £5,000
SAFA Cumbria, Supporting Self-Harmers – £41,054
Tara Project Lancaster CIC, Community Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator – £8,940
The Growing Club CIC, WECF Film Competition 2019 – £1,000
Thornton Action Group, King Georges Playing Field Thornton Landscape and Habitat Improvement – £16,220
WADAA Ltd, T/A Windermere, Ambleside and District Angling Association Ltd, Castlehead Disabled Angling Project – £5,000
Walney Community Trust, Education Project to City and Guilds Levels Where Possible – £36,712

Round 6

Barrow Citizens Advice Bureau, Para Legal Apprenticeship Project – £16,544
Crake Valley Croquet Club, Crake Valley Croquet Development – £17,500
Cumbria Youth Alliance, Millom Activate Project – £5,000
Every Life Matters, Suicide Safer Barrow – £13,254
Global Link (Lancaster) Refugee & Asylum Seeker Community, Growing Food – £16,885
Home-Start Morecambe and Lancaster, Morecambe DV Support and Debt Advice – £29,671
Kirkby-in-Furness Community Centre, Community Centre Refurbishment Stages 2 & 3 – £30,000
Levens Playing Fields Committee, Playing Fields Development – £26,000
Marsh Community Centre, Charitable Company SHOUT – £7,804
Marvellous Holiday Club, Summer – £4,500
Morecambe Bay Partnership, Saving Morecambe Bay’s Birds – 5 Sites from Walney to Cockerham – £28,810
RAIS Lancaster, £8,200
The Parish of Thornton-le-Fylde Christ Church, Thornton Community Centre Staffing and Resourcing – £21,348
Ulverston Inshore Rescue, Revenue Costs – £5,000
West Cumbria Rivers Trust, Natural Flood Management for Bootle Village – £22,084

Round 5

1st Carnforth Scout Group, Replace the Hut with a Modern Purpose Built New Build – Climbing Wall – £5,000
Bluebell Foundation, Barrow-in-Furness – £5,000
Butterfly Conservation, Restoring Woodland Rides to Benefit Butterflies, Communities and Local Businesses – £29,068
Carnforth & District Bowling Club, Replacement Club Pavilion – £5,000
Carnforth Community Swimming Pool Limited, Fit for the Future – £14,650
Drop Zone Youth Projects, Barrow, Youth Work Delivery – £36,864
Duddon Inshore Rescue, New Tractor – Askam in Furness – £16,600
Grizebeck Village Hall Committee, Preservation of the Exterior of the Hall – £3,950
Hospice at Home West Cumbria, Home Nursing Services – £17,460
Lancashire Association of Boys and Girls Clubs, Arts, Activity and Adventure Awards – £10,720
Lancaster Community Club C.I.C., Lancaster and Morecambe Intercepted Food Depot – £51,000
Mind in Furness Ltd, Barrow in Furness – MH Recovery Programme – £22,508
Morecambe Bay Foodbank, Operation Foodbank – £30,000
Neuro Drop In Centre, Expanding Communities Project, Lancaster – £50,000
South Lakeland District Council, Lightburn Park Playground Relocation and Refurbishment – £10,000
South Lakeland District Council, Yew Tree Playing Fields Playground – £15,000
The Dream Team Singers, Dream Team Inclusion and Improvement Project, Wyre – £2,750
Ulverston Lantern Supporters Group, Lantern Workshops – £1,860

Round 4

Barrow & District Disability Association, Disability Advice and Benefits Service 2 – £35,000
Barrow AFC Community Sports, Sports Equity Programme – £20,000
Barrow Domestic Appliances C.I.C., Barrow-in-Furness – Project Delivery Administrator – £10,557
Cumbria Alcohol Drug Advisory Service, Volunteer Training – £5,000
Friends of Kents Bank Station & Foreshore, Kents Bank Foreshore – Seats & Raised Beds Project – £2,650
Furness Music Centre FMCjuniors – Fun Musical Instrument Tuition for Children – £5,000
Ireleth Temperance Hall, Kitchen Refurbishment – £5,000
Kirksanton Village Hall, Extension and Expansion of Services – £25,000
Lancaster Tennis Club, Improved Disabled Access – £2,800
Over Wyre Social & Activity Club, Project Continuation – £1,000
Pilling Memorial Hall, Pilling Community Hall – £29,425
The Birchall Trust, Sexual Abuse Survivors Counselling Project – £40,000
The Growing Club CIC, North Lancashire and South Lakes Women And Enterprise Hub – £26,560
The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Heysham Moss Wet Grassland Project – £9,108
Urban Extreme Ltd, Outdoor BMX/Pump Track – £6,000
Women’s Community Matters, Barrow – Every Woman Can – £31,500

Round 3

ARC (Active Recovery Community), Barrow – £4,900
Barrow Rugby League Auxiliary Association, Barrow Raiders Rugby League Youth Development Programme – £5,000
CancerCare North Lancashire and South Lakeland, CancerCare (Barrow) – £25,000
Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service, Furness Future Leaders’ Academy – £19,000
Cumbria Wildlife Trust, South Walney Nature Reserve – A Coastal Adventure for Everyone! – £23,000
Eagland Hill Community Fund, Eagland Hill School Room – £6,001
Ford Park Community Group, Ford Park Ulverston-New Accessible Entrance, Footpath and Wildlife Areas – £17,026
Lancashire Youth Challenge, Our Place In The World – Lancaster and Morecambe – £17,464
Love Barrow Families C.I.C., Love Barrow Families Striving for Change – £13,000
Proper Community Media (Lancaster) Ltd, Beyond Radio Community Radio for Lancaster & Morecambe – £4,880
Shackles Off, Youth Project, Copeland – £6,000
The Barrow & Districts Society for the Blind, Welfare Benefits Officer – £10,000
The Samaritans of Lancaster and District, Samaritan School Team – £1,680
The Well Communities C.IC., Morecambe and Lancaster Abstinence Project: Reducing Substance Misuse and Crime – £30,000

Round 2

Affordable Counselling and Caring Emotional Support Services C.I.C., Lancaster – Staff Training – £1,200
AUTUS Cumbria Ltd, Supporting Young People with Autism in the Furness Area – £17,146
CEEP Limited, Get Connected at Stanley’s – £4,800
Fleetwood Town FC Community Trust, Wyre – Community Health & Wellbeing Project – £40,000
Gaskell Memorial Hall, Silverdale Village Hall – Fit for the Future – £25,000
Grange-over-Sands Soroptimist Club, Sensory Garden improvements, Phase Two, Park Road Gardens, Grange – £5,000
Hospice of St Mary of Furness, Sustaining Wellbeing for People with Life-shortening Conditions – £44,700
Leonard Cheshire Disability, Walney Community Centre – Creation of an Inclusive and Multi-purpose Centre – £33,000
SafeNet Domestic Abuse and Support Services, Lancaster Domestic Abuse Outreach Space – £4,500
Sight Advice South Lakes, Outreach Support for Visually Impaired People In and Around Arnside – £2,000
Signal Film and Media, Increasing Engagement, Raising Aspirations & Improving Wellbeing for Barrow Residents – £18,855
St John’s Hospice, Create Private Outdoor Relaxation Terraces for each In-patient Bedroom – £10,060
Ulverston Community Enterprises Ltd, Coronation Hall: Volunteer Coordination – £39,094
West End Impact, Morecambe – Living Life to the Full – £5,000

Round 1

CHAT Carer and Bereavement Support Group, Providing Activities at CHAT Group Thornton Medical Centre – £500
Dalton Community Association, Youth and Community Development Officer – Dalton in Furness – £10,920
Furness Carers, Supporting Carers in South West Cumbria – £74,267
Howgill Family Centre, Boys Will Be Boys – £18,772
Lancaster People’s Cafe (LPC) – £4,950
North West Ambulance Service – Charitable Fund, Cardiac Smart Walney Island and Fylde Coast Campaign – £21,765
Poulton and Wyre Railway Society c/o DMU Refurbishment, Poulton to Fleetwood Railway – £10,000
Project John Ltd, PJ Young People’s Hub, Cavendish St, Barrow – £20,000
Regenda Limited, Health Creation; Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Fleetwood Residents – £50,000
Samaritans, Outreach, Recruitment and Training Programme – £10,000
Swarthmoor Sports & Community Club, Building Renovation – £14,400
The Hill in Millom Village Hall, De-humidifier System for the Hill in Millom Village Hall – £2,300
Walney Community Trust, Walney Youth Club £12,126