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Improving Community Health & Wellbeing 08 Apr 2015

This project aims to improve the health and wellbeing, skills and address isolation for disadvantaged people and will include a range of activities for specific age groups to accommodate the whole community. These activities - mother and toddler groups, healthy eating, sports - will be provided locally free of charge and will enable beneficiaries to access services they may otherwise be excluded from based on location or cost.

Sew Easy 13 May 2015

The organisation will use the funding purchase sewing machines and equipment and provide fortnightly sewing sessions for all ages and abilities. This will provide informal vocational learning opportunities for residents from the semi-rural village including older people, to help develop their skills and opportunities, provide social activities and reduce their isolation.

Amount: £3,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sedgefield Development Trust Limited
Region: North East
District: County Durham

To erect a secure metal fence around the allotments 06 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to erect a metal fence around unsecure parts of their local allotment site. This will provide a safe environment, free from crime and anti-social behaviour, for existing users to enjoy gardening activities and to encourage new members.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: South Moor Garden Association
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Outdoor Learning Projects. 15 Feb 2017

The school will develop a safe, natural, multisensory play setting with seating, water play items, nature tables and all weather surface. This will improve outdoor play facilities and activities to aid children’s development and encourage them to become more active.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Gainford CofE Primary School
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Widening horizons in Woodhouse Close 01 Jun 2016

This is a new project that will deliver activities for local children, young people and their families to improve their quality of life and to overcome everyday challenges. The project has been based on what the community has told the organisation it needs to be able to improve health and wellbeing, skills, confidence and engagement.

Towards Tynedale Community Bank - Towards admin costs associated with tackling financial exclusion 29 Jan 2016

Towards Tynedale Community Bank - Towards admin costs associated with tackling financial exclusion

Towards Youth Work across the local authority boundaries 13 Jan 2016

Towards Youth Work across the local authority boundaries

Enterprising Durham 05 Aug 2015

The organisation will use the funding to establish after-school enterprise clubs for young people in Durham. This will enable the organisation to help young people develop core enterprising and employability skills and raise aspirations, confidence and self esteem.

Community Awareness 30 Sep 2015

The organisation will use the funding to hold community planning events to plan the improvement of the local environment and service provision. This will bring the community together to tackle a variety of issues affecting their lives and help promote cohesion.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: County Durham Residents Association
Region: North East
District: County Durham

'Celebrating the Past' Easington Carnival 05 Dec 2016

The school will host the Easington Carnival in Easington Colliery to celebrate local cultures and traditions, promote diversity and capture local nostalgia.

Amount: £9,700
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Easington Colliery Primary School
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Country Visitor Centre 19 Oct 2016

The project will construct a timber building to be used as a visitors' centre to promote their services, deliver workshops, and encourage new volunteers. This will showcase the skills and woodcraft products of their members and trainees, who have learning and physical disabilities, and help them develop their social skills by interacting with the general public through exhibitions and activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Woodcraft for Landscapes CIC
Region: North East
District: County Durham

The Choices Program 27 May 2015

The organisation will use the funding to provide a programme of community based activities and projects developed and delivered by service users effected by substance abuse. and purchase equipment to develop a movie club. This will develop the skills and confidence of beneficiaries, provide them with social and recreational activities, peer support, and volunteering opportunities to aid their recovery back into society, whilst actively putting something back into the community.

A4A - The Crafty Café - Tackling Social Isolation in Durham 20 May 2015

The organisation will use the funding to set up a Craft Cafe. This will enable the organisation to offer activities and refreshments to members of the community who are at risk of becoming socially isolated.

Amount: £9,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: R T Community Projects Ltd
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Supporting Early Years children with Learning Disability's overcome sp 27 Jul 2016

The school will use the funding to purchase new outdoor play equipment and provide active play sessions to help aid the development of children, including children with poor speech and social skills, and enhance parental skills.

Amount: £9,628
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Walworth School
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Opening Doors to Social Enterprise 06 May 2015

The funding will be used to run sessions to promote and introduce people to social enterprise in County Durham and encouraged those who are unemployed or looking for more work to set up their own social enterprises. There will be a support and mentoring programme in place to make sure people can earn a living while at the same time supporting their local community.

Investors in People 27 May 2015

The organisation will use the funding to provide Investors n People training for staff and volunteers. This will help improve the infrastructure of the organisation, provide support for beneficiaries, encourage more volunteers and help sustain the viability of the community centre.

NAYCC Capacity Building 13 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to provide training for their volunteers, staff and trustees to improve skills, support and training and enable staff and volunteers to take over the running of the centre and improve their services for the benefit of the community.

Supporting children to lead healthier, happier lives. 29 Jun 2016

The school will use the funding to install an outdoor garden and sensory play area for children attending the school who have special needs. This will encourage children to engage with each other during break and lunch times to improve confidence and social cohesion.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Horndale Infants School
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged children 15 Apr 2015

The organisation will use the funding to pay for a sessional counsellor. This will enable the organisation to offer help and support to vulnerable children who are experiencing emotional issues.

Shildon Alive Community Gardening 01 Mar 2017

The project will purchase a second polytunnel and gardening tools and equipment specifically for disabled people, older people and children. This will enable more community groups to access the benefits of their gardening and community activities and clubs and provide activities to bring different generations together.

Amount: £5,677
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shildon Alive!
Region: North East
District: County Durham