Fund Update

Local Community Fund Hits £500,000 Milestone

England’s potential World Cup stars of the future are the latest to benefit from the Whitemoss Community Fund as it hits the half a million pound mark. The Fund has announced a series of cash boosts, taking the total it has handed out to local projects to £500,000 since it started in 2010. This year, […]

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Local Community Fund Reaches £100,000 Milestone

Thirteen local groups are celebrating their selection to receive grants through the Crook Hill Community Fund. This is a major milestone as the Fund has now awarded over £100,000 to projects in the local area. Forty-one groups have received grants since the award of the first grant in 2016. Whitworth Valley Football Club (“WVFC”) received […]

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Ørsted announces latest round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Nine local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The deserving recipients will each receive a share of the massive £116,500 windfall available under the sixth round of grants awarded by the Fund. Each year for the expected 25 […]

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Ørsted East Coast Community Fund Awards Third Round of Grants

Nineteen deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the third round of Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund is part of the community engagement programme for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. Each year, until 2037, approximately £390,000 will be […]

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New look for New Brighton Mermaid

A brand new range of merchandise inspired by New Brighton’s famous Mermaid Trail is set to be launched. Notepads, pencils, tote bags and children’s t-shirts will be on sale in time for the summer as part of the specially branded range, launched from the Floral Pavilion. The merchandise launch also coincides with the creation of […]

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Ørsted Announces Latest Round of Grants for the Community

Ørsted is delighted to announce the winners of the latest round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund. Sixteen lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available each round of the Fund. This announcement means that since the Fund was launched in 2016 over £1M has now been […]

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Hull & East Yorkshire Children’s University Port Visit

The East Coast Community Fund provided Hull Children’s University with a grant of £18,430 to deliver a 12-month programme of activities, ensuring children in areas of high deprivation along the East Coast have access to social development programmes that help them develop the skills they need to achieve in adulthood. Working with Primary Schools, local employers and other stakeholders […]

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Former prisoners warn students about criminal gangs

Former prisoners and drug dealers are giving talks in Sefton schools as part of a unique project to steer youngsters away from a life of crime. The campaign sees individuals who were once on the wrong side of the law go into classrooms to offer a word of warning to pupils and give advice based […]

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Funding for Siddick Woodland

Siddick Woodland will undergo a makeover this year thanks to a £3000 grant from Wythegill Community Benefit Fund. The woodland is approximately 25 – 30 years old and accessed from Shore Side in Siddick. The site was used by the mining industry until its closure and has subsequently become a green space for the village. […]

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Additional Closing Dates for the Mick George Community Fund

The Mick George Community Fund has changed from two to four application rounds each year. The next closing date is 28 March, but if you miss this date there are other opportunities on 11 July, 26 September and 9 January 2019 to apply also. For full details about the Fund and how to submit an application, […]

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