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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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Sunny Bank Vale is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

On 18th July 2017 a record number of parks and green spaces collected Green Flag Awards. Sunny Bank Vale in Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world by being awarded a Green Flag Community Award for 2017. The urban country […]

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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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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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