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Peer Support Plus 27 Jul 2016

This is the expansion of a project reducing loneliness and isolation for disabled people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North and North East Somerset, and Bath. Meetings, drop-in sessions and activities will be offered by volunteers, many of whom are disabled and have used the service. There is also a helpline to signpost people to specialist information and support. A new strand of the project will be a telephone befriending service to make the first steps towards people accessing face-to-face support.

Amount: £346,682
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: WECIL Ltd
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Positive Voices 01 Jun 2016

This project will support people who are newly diagnosed with HIV or struggling with their diagnosis in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. People will receive an assessment to help recognise their strengths and achieve their goals. There will be regular one-to-one support from others with direct experiences of HIV, and signposting to other services. There will also be workshops about understanding HIV, treatment options, telling others about the diagnosis, sex and relationships.

Amount: £327,084
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Brigstowe Project
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Farm Flavours 18 Jan 2017

This charity will use the funding to run healthy food and cookery workshops for the benefit of vulnerable and disadvantaged families living locally. Health and well-being will be improved and opportunities for healthier eating will be enhanced.

Amount: £9,848
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Windmill Hill City Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Woodland Wonder 24 Jun 2015

The group will use the funding to provide education, recreation and therapy through engaging families from the local community to develop a derelict area into a playful wooded space that will be a resource for ongoing activities. This will increase community usage of public places and improve family skills.

Amount: £9,958
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Windmill Hill City Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Baggator Cafe Renovation 30 Sep 2015

The funding will be used to redevelop a youth group cafe. This will include the installation of a boiler for heating and hot water and upgrading fire doors and exits. This will improve facilities which will enable young people to meet up and socialise.

Amount: £9,960
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Baggator
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Fitness equipment 27 May 2015

The group will use the funding to purchase outdoor fitness equipment. The outdoor play equipment will encourage pupils to become more active and to interact socially.

Amount: £7,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Burnbush Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Summerhill Sliders 10 Jun 2015

Summerhill Sliders

Amount: £9,996
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Summerhill Academy
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

TPP1- Celebrating Asylum Seekers and Refugees 29 Mar 2016

They will run a mentoring scheme to support asylum seekers and refugees in the local area. People will receive training to improve their listening skills and understanding of others so they can help an asylum seeker or refugee to deal with the many challenges they face in successfully integrating into the community, such as applying for jobs, learning English and finding housing. There will also be a public exhibition to raise awareness of why some people are forced to seek sanctuary.

Amount: £48,254
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Borderlands (South West) Ltd
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Operation Upgrade 20 May 2015

The group will use the funding to purchase new up to date ICT equipment for the benefit of the air cadet members. This will improve the facilities and training the group has to offer, enabling the beneficiaries to learn new skills.

Amount: £8,200
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: 2146 (S E Bristol) Squadron ATC
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

A 'nature classroom' for use by children from the community of St. Bar 29 Apr 2015

The group will use the funding to create an outdoor nature and quiet area for children with emotional or behavioural issues and those with little or no access to green spaces. This will enable beneficiaries to use the area and learn about the environment and provide a quiet area for activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Barnabas CE VC Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Music & Community 26 Aug 2015

The group will use the funding to provide beneficiaries with the opportunity to express their community issues and solutions through the creation of music. This will broaden young people’s experiences and raise expectations.

Amount: £9,980
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aspiration Creation Elevation CIC
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

A Big Cheet for 30 Years! 29 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to bring the whole community together to celebrate its 30th anniversary. A programme of free community workshops will be delivered culminating in a celebration event to include entertainment, intergenerational story telling and a horticultural show.

Amount: £5,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lawrence Weston Community Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

BASE B&NES, North Somerset and Somerset Spokes 01 Jul 2015

This project will use its funding to expand the support for victims of child sexual exploitation across the Avon and Somerset area. Working with a range of partners, staff will provide individually tailored packages of support to young people combining intensive one to one support and counselling with a range of other interventions. The project will take a holistic look at the young person’s family life and will ensure they can access support 24/7 in the event of an emergency.

Amount: £437,695
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Barnardo's
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Dame Emily Gateway Club 10 Jun 2015

The group will use the funding to transport disabled people to the social club. This will reduce isolation for beneficiaries enabling them to participate in a range of recreational activities.

Amount: £6,392
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dame Emily Gateway Club
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

The Great Expectations Project 06 May 2015

The group will use the funding to support people who have experienced the effects of substance misuse through the delivery of therapeutic drama activities and workshops. This will encourage the beneficiaries to address issues they have experienced through working together in a team environment.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Fallen Angel Theatre Company
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Project Resilience 19 Oct 2016

This project targets women survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking, offering a full range of support to women at all stages of their journey from point of rescue through to independent living. The service is delivered on a two tier process starting with WATER (Women’s Emergency Anti-Trafficking Refuge), an eight-bed secure safe house where beneficiaries can access crisis management to help them deal with the trauma associated with enslavement.

Amount: £293,899
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Unseen (UK)
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Families: Culture and identity in the community 27 May 2015

The group will use the funding to provide a number of intergenerational cultural exchange events for people from deprived geographical locations. This will bring beneficiaries from diverse backgrounds together to encourage greater cultural understanding and improve community cohesion.

Amount: £9,950
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Imayla C.I.C.
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Even More Wildly Different 21 Sep 2016

The project supports children and young people in care or living in difficult circumstances due to low income, disadvantage and discrimination. Beneficiaries will take part in a range of activities designed to increase confidence, self-esteem and life skills which will improve their life chances. These include outdoor days away and residential trips, one to one support and community activities. The project will also work with and support their families.

Amount: £412,960
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Imayla C.I.C.
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Bedminster Diversity Day 11 Nov 2016

This project will deliver a community meal and street entertainment for 500 residents from the local community and a range of black minority ethnic (BME) groups. This will bring the community together and celebrate different cultures in response to the increased xenophobia in the area.

Amount: £9,999
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bedminster Town Team Limited
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

St Ursula's Trim Trail 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to install a trim trail on its grounds, which will support children who are experiencing the effects of social disadvantage. This will improve resources for children to enjoy, in an area which lacks access to safe outside play equipment.

Amount: £9,440
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Ursula's E-ACT Primary Academy
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol