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Funding Boost to Opportunities for Young People in District

Lancashire Youth Challenge (LYC) is celebrating the perfect start to the new year having secured more than £17K in vital investment from Ørsted, the renewable energy company. The money, following a successful application by LYC to Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund, will help secure the employment of staff to deliver a programme, Our Place In […]

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

Fifteen 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 recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under the fifth round of grants awarded by the Fund. Each year for the expected 25 year lifetime […]

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Ørsted announce winners for the first round of a new “Skills Fund” for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Ørsted, the renewable energy company formerly known as DONG Energy, is delighted to announce that decisions have now been reached on the first round of their new £75,000 Skills Fund. Two deserving organisations share £55,000 for projects that will deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related educational activities. The first award goes to the […]

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Bacup and Todmorden share £10,000 windfall

Seven highly deserving local groups have been busy over the summer spending £10,000 in grant money which they scooped earlier in the year from the Reaps Moss Community Benefit Fund. Bacup received both the largest and the smallest individual grant awards. Bacup Cricket Club received £2,052 to help support both their junior and senior coaching […]

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More first responders to be recruited along the East Coast

LIVES first responders of Lincolnshire will be able to help more people living along the east coast of Lincolnshire in their greatest time of need, thanks to a £25,119 grant from DONG Energy’s East Coast Community Fund.  LIVES already responds to more than 20,000 people in 999 medical emergency but the funding boost will allow […]

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£80,000 Windfall Awarded to Local Community

Five highly deserving local groups are celebrating being awarded grants through the Whitemoss Community Fund. The successful groups fought off stiff competition from 10 other local projects, rising to the top for the level of community benefit they will each deliver. The largest grant was scooped by Westhead Village Hall who were granted £19,734 to […]

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Funding Provides New Equipment for Popular Parkgate Play Area

A popular play area in Parkgate now has three extra pieces of play equipment, thanks to funding secured by Cheshire West & Chester and Neston Town Councils. The Ropework Play Area previously catered for younger primary school children but the addition of junior swings, a climbing frame and an all-inclusive roundabout, provides much needed facilities […]

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East Coast Proposed Funding Area and Public Events

A map has been prepared showing the proposed funding area for the East Coast Community Fund. The area will not be finalised until after the completion of the consultation. If you are located in the proposed area come along and share your ideas with us at one of the public events we are holding in Hornsea, […]

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Great Response to the East Coast Survey

The first stage of the East Coast Community Fund has been successfully completed. Thank you to more than 360 people who took the time and opportunity to have a say, and help influence how the Fund is set up, by completing our online survey. The remaining stages of the consultation will take place over the next couple […]

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Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund – Apply Now!

Brigg Biomass Power Plant is a 40MW straw-fired power station near the town of Brigg, North Lincolnshire. The official opening was held on the 26th May 2016 when the Fund was formerly launched. Initially for three years, a total of £150,000 (£50,000 per year) has been committed to the Fund and offers grants of between […]

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