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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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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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Hull Children’s University London Experience

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 […]

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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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