Fund Update

Sale Sharks team up with energy giant to deliver Wirral rugby project

A generous grant from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund helps Sale Sharks Community Trust deliver girls’ rugby project Funding will also help coaches deliver walking rugby and disability rugby on the Wirral Sale Sharks has joined forces with one of Europe’s leading energy groups to launch a new Wirral-based project designed to get more […]

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Bridging Black Beck

Although not quite on the same scale as the new Queensberry Crossing, Dean Parish Council are no less excited to see their new bridge in Ullock Community Woodland open to the public. The footbridge has been installed thanks to a grant of £5,400 from the Potato Pot Community Fund. Although only 9 metres in length, […]

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New Community Fund Awards First Grants

Twenty one highly deserving local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the new East Coast Community Fund. The new Fund launched by DONG Energy in December last year will make available up to £9.3 million for community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The East Coast Community Fund […]

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DONG Energy announce plans for a new “Skills Fund” for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

DONG Energy are delighted to announce their plans for a new £75,000 Skills Fund. This forms part of the company’s £465,000 East Coast Community Fund annual commitment announced earlier in December last year. £55,000 will be available through an open application process to experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths […]

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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Twelve local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund which was set up by DONG Energy in 2015. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £111,809 windfall available under the fourth round of funding awarded by the Fund. Each […]

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Mermaids come ashore in New Brighton ahead of busy summer

An exciting new tourist trail celebrating a New Brighton legend is set to become the resort’s latest visitor attraction – just in time for summer. The New Brighton Mermaid Trail, which takes its inspiration from ‘The Black Rock Mermaid’, who was said to have appeared to a local sailor in New Brighton in the 18th […]

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DONG Energy announces 2nd round of community grants

Fourteen deserving organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Community Fund. The lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available under round two of the Fund, which launched last year. The full list of organisations awarded grants are […]

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Pioneering Burbo Bank Extension offshore windfarm opens today

Burbo Bank Extension, a new offshore windfarm capable of meeting the electricity demand of well over 230,000 homes, will be officially opened at a ceremony in Liverpool today. The wind farm is a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S, parent company of the LEGO Group (25%). It […]

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Eagland Hill Scoops £5,000 Windfall

The community of Eagland Hill is celebrating scooping just less than £5,000 from the Orchard End Community Benefit Fund. What a great start to 2017 for this small rural community! The windfall of £4,828 has been split between three projects which will see the hamlet decked with bunting during the summer social events, the Old […]

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Residents at Wold Court in Wrawby successfully secured a £1,000 grant to purchase digital equipment

The  resident group applied for the funding from Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund, managed by independent, national environmental grant-making charity, GrantScape. With the money, 11 tablet devices were purchased to be used by all the residents living in and around at Wold Court retirement scheme. They decided on tablets to help overcome the issues of […]

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