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Development of MF/2/000300407 11 Nov 2004

This project will allow the group to develop the capacity of the communities to be able to form and sustain their own community associations and will be better able to respond to their own needs. Individuals will have access to appropriate training and advice increasing their access to education, vocational opportunities and mainstream services. It will also influence the local agencies in incorporating best practice relating to service delivery to the BME community.

Amount: £105,494
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wirral Multicultural Organisation
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Kingston-upon-Hull LEA - St Georges School 11 Nov 2004

The three year project will deliver a range of inter school activities (including sport, citizenship and community safety) to pupils aged eithe to twelve from six primary schools. Full details on activities have not been provided but the applicant is aware that a detailed activity schedule, a standard term of all Extended Schools grants, must be completed for approval by the Fund before the project starts.

Dawn Patrol Scheme 11 Nov 2004

This project will continue to provide and expand the existing Dawn Patrol scheme into new areas within St Helen's. The scheme co-ordinates a daily check on older or vulnerable people who live alone. The project will also provide improved security and safety for people living alone particularly older people, and will hopefully reduce the isolation they suffer.

Wolverhampton LEA - Bantock Primary School 11 Nov 2004

This three year project will provide structured play and activity sessions at lunchtimes, in eight primary schools. In addition, there is a rolling programme of four six week after school courses, of arts, music, drama and crafts for pupils. Activities will take place mainly in the schools, although some drama activities will take place in a local theatre.

Counselling Service 11 Nov 2004

This project will provide a free counselling service to people in Bolton aged sixteen and over. The project will target people on low income, people in crisis and young people requiring emergency access to counselling services, enabling them to devise effective coping strategies and plan positively for the future. Current service provision will be extended to include evening and emergency appointments.

Amount: £126,238
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Simeon Centre Counselling Service
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Development of MG/1/000278952 11 Nov 2004

This project will allow the group to continue to provide its befriending, information, advocacy and guiding services to visually impaired people in Tameside, helping to improve personal independence and reduce isolation. The group will also develop the project further to address the different needs of younger visually impaired people and those from BME communities involving developing culturally sensitive services in suitable languages.

Amount: £132,848
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tameside Sight
Region: North West
District: Tameside District

Funding Staff Post 11 Nov 2004

This project will support an Area-wide Community Outreach Officer who will develop and implement a diversity strategy for the delivery of service across the area of Greater Manchester, ensuring that all minority communities are able to seek the necessary support for their victims and witnesses.

Solihull LEA 11 Nov 2004

The three year project will develop activities at four primary schools and their surrounding local patches, with children at the schools as the main target group. Activities are sports/outdoor pursuits; youth choir; evening youth club with an emphasis on creative arts; arts/crafts; gardening and environmental activities and ICT. Out of school hours activities will be new for some of the schools. Activities are a 'start' from which more activity will be developed over the lifetime of the project.

Stockport LEA 11 Nov 2004

The three year project covers 26 schools via 16 projects and targets four to 19 year olds, who are vulnerable, with special needs or living in socially deprived areas. There are a wide range of activities offered with a strong focus on sporting activities; drama dance and music; and arts and crafts. There are also specialist activities such as a youth club for children with severe learning and physical disabilities, and one off trips to the theatre/opera and outdoor sports centres.

Development of MF/2/000301339 11 Nov 2004

This project aims to support and strengthen existing play and youth provision and to establish and re-build small grass roots level voluntary organisations. The project will provide a training programme, outreach development support, resource materials for play and financial service support.

Amount: £298,280
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Merseyside Play Action Council
Region: North West
District: Liverpool District

Tower Hamlets LEA 11 Nov 2004

A broad range of activities are being run; dance & aerobics, mentoring & drama workshops for Bengali girls & disadvantaged boys; table tennis, swimming, art and music for bilingual girls, a collaborative art /fashion project, and a pre-school club. In addition, a part-time bilinqual liaison worker will be employed to work with parents of pupils who are reluctant to allow them attend out of school activities.

Amount: £331,688
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Replacement furniture 12 Nov 2004

To improve facilities this pre school group based in Larkfield will buy children's chairs and tables with a Lottery grant. The current equipment is very old and becoming unsafe and this project will mean that new appropriate furniture will be provided.

Provision of shelter with storage facility 12 Nov 2004

With Lottery funding this club will erect a shelter for members. The structure will be open fronted with bench seating and a strong box facility to the rear for the heavy equipment. At present the members have nowhere to sit nor any shelter if it rains. This project will improve the facility for members who are mostly all elderly and cannot stand for long periods of time and the storage box will mean that they do not have to transport the heavy equipment to the green area every time they play.

Amount: £1,056
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Winslow Croquet Club
Region: South Central
District: Aylesbury Vale District

Display Boards 12 Nov 2004

This group provides a family history library for research and also offers monthly meetings with speakers and arranges exhibitions, events and open days. The project will provide a new portable display system to promote the group and activities at exhibitions and open days throughout the year. The award is for a portable display system.

Concerto Class 12 Nov 2004

With a Lottery award this group will hold a concerto class at their annual music festival for soloists 19 years old or under, who have achieved grade 8 or higher. The class will give entrants a chance to play for an adjudicator and then receive feedback, unlike at most festivals. The best performers will be given the opportunity to play with a full orchestra.

Outdoor play area 12 Nov 2004

This group provides pre-school children with the opportunity to learn through play. The project is to provide the children with a suitable outdoor play area, which will help to stimulate learning. The award is for fencing/gate, seating, shelter, slabs, grass, bird table, feeders, wind chimes, weathervane, plants, shrubs and seeds.

Amount: £1,650
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cropwell Bishop Playgroup
Region: East Midlands
District: Rushcliffe District

Basketball club 12 Nov 2004

The school will run an after school basketball club linking in with another local club at the Denton School. The club will provide children with the chance to learn a new sport and to take part in inter-school competitions with other Lottery funded projects.

Replacement Stage Lighting 12 Nov 2004

With a Lottery grant this club will upgrade existing stage lighting to conform with current Health and Safety legislation. The new equipment will mean that local entertainment will continue in the village hall and up to 14 other groups will have access to the new lighting facilities.

Amount: £3,639
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Iver Heath Drama Club
Region: South Central
District: South Bucks District

Development programme 12 Nov 2004

With the help of Lottery money and through its junior section, this club will run primary and secondary after school coaching programmes. It will also enhance the club's existing coaching infrastructure through additional coaches and launch a new under 11 junior section in the second half of the season.

Amount: £2,791
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Forest Badminton Club
Region: South East Coast
District: Horsham District

Equipment 12 Nov 2004

With a Lottery grant, this playgroup will buy new and additional equipment to improve the quality of play opportunities for its children, especially those with special needs. It will also train staff and committee members to develop standards of care and enhance the internal skills of the organisation. Children will also enjoy a day trip to a local zoo.