Project Update

Exciting New Look for Local Fund

2019 is set to be the most exciting yet for the Whitemoss Community Fund with increased funding available for the local community resulting in a ‘new look’ Fund. Previously the Fund distributed a pot of approximately £65,000 in one annual round. The Fund size could nearly double and local groups will be able to apply […]

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Local Projects Scoop £10,000 from Nearby Wind Farm

Seven local groups have been selected to receive grants through the Reaps Moss Community Fund. These groups join a growing list of 18 other recipients who have benefitted from the Fund since its launch in 2016. Bacup Natural History Society and Museum (BNHSM) received this year’s largest grant of £3,194 to repair their roof. Maurice […]

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Groups in Tredegar and Rhymney Awarded Community Fund Grants

Eight local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the Pen Bryn Oer Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The successful groups from the latest round of funding are: Tredegar Community Band, Tredegar & Rhymney Youth Group – £2,000 Rhymney Fitness Association, Contribution to Rent & Tutor Costs – £1,820 Pen y Dre Tenants & Residents […]

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Wind developer Ørsted awards almost £1 million total as 100th Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund grant is awarded

It’s just over two years since the turbines started turning at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay and already its Community Fund has reached a major milestone seeing the 100th local project being awarded a grant. The deserving groups have shared a total of £900,000 awarded through Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension […]

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Local Community Groups Share £43k Windfall

Fifteen local groups are celebrating their selection to receive grants through the Crook Hill Community Fund. The latest deserving projects join a growing list of over 50 schemes which have received grant support since the Fund began in 2016. This year’s individual grant awards ranged from £899 awarded to Whitworth Amateur Musical and Dramatic Society […]

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Ørsted Announces Round Three of the “Skills Fund” for Coastal Areas of Lancashire and Cumbria

The third annual round of Ørsted’s Walney Extension Skills Fund is now open to applications. £50,000 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 events. The full […]

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Ørsted Launch Round 3 of the “Skills Fund” for Coastal Areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

The third annual round of Ørsted’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 events. The full […]

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Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund Awards Fifth Round of Grants

Fourteen deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the fifth 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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