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Ørsted Launch Round 2 of the “Skills Fund” for Coastal Areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

We are delighted to announce that the second round of Orsted’s East Coast Skills Fund is now open to applications. £55,000 will be available again through an open application process to experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted […]

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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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Work on New Visitor Hub Gets Underway

A new visitor hub at one of South Cumbria’s most spectacular nature reserves is being created thanks to a £23,000 grant from renewable energy company Ørsted through their Walney Extension Community Fund. Cumbria Wildlife Trust has been welcoming visitors to South Walney Nature Reserve for many years. Wildlife lovers have been able to walk along […]

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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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