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Further development of the South Wales Support Group 18 Mar 2017

Myaware South Wales Support Group will use the grant to provide further support to people living with myasthenia and their carers. They will also produce awareness packs to aid diagnosis for GP surgeries and clinics. This grant for £4,987 will fund regional conference costs, guest speakers, travel costs, support group meetings costs, clinic awareness packs, and ten benefits advice sessions.

Centre Refurbishment 08 Mar 2017

The group will purchase tables and chairs and decorate their community building. This will provide a suitable facility for events and activities.

The Economics of Friendships 25 Jan 2017

The Economics of Friendships

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: WEvolution
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

United Mothers: Women's Voices Together, Building Strong Communities 22 Mar 2017

This group will expand their project, aiming to contribute to a stronger, happier local community by breaking down barriers of language and cultural differences through increasing the skills and confidence of migrant women so they can become engaged in the community. Language barriers are the key issue between understanding between parents and schools, therefore group sessions will provide interactive learning, build confidence, and trust by getting to know school staff and other people in the community.

Amount: £198,032
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Beyond The Page Ltd
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

Tavistock Community Sensory Garden 15 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to install a braille map and interpretation board at their sensory garden, which has just been created on an unused grass area in the town centre, for people with sight impairments and dementia. The map and board will provide a new information facility to ensure people are able to fully appreciate and participate in the new garden.

Run 3 walk groups, start a new walk group and get a community bus 15 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to expand their community health walks into new areas and provide first aid training to volunteers. This will develop the group’s activities and encourage more people to take up walking with the aim of improving their overall health and wellbeing.

Provide Skills Courses for Homeless People in Hostel 15 Mar 2017

This organisation will use the funding to provide a range of support services to homeless people. This will include Maths and English tutoring, cooking on a budget and CV assistance, which will provide them with support to access future employment opportunities and more permanent accommodation.

Amount: £9,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: House of Mercy
Region: South East Coast
District: Gravesham District

Sensory Room for Children with Autism, Attachment and Sensory Needs. 22 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to provide a sensory room for children living with the effects of autism. The room will include play dough, bubble tubes, a messy play table, a wobble cushion, a vibrating pillow and scented lotions. These resources will ensure the children are stimulated, optimizing their learning, helping to give them a better chance in life.

United Volunteers 01 Feb 2017

This charity will use the funding to run a new programme for unpaid carers which will involve monthly workshops, individualised development plans, one-to-one mentoring and a buddy scheme for isolated carers. This will build capacity to engage participants and co-ordinate their service more effectively.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carers United
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

The supply and installation of a Garden Classroom for our school 08 Mar 2017

This project will install a canopy and a safe play area to provide an outdoor environment for children and the wider community. This will increase opportunities for outdoor and all weather play activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Whybridge Infant School
Region: London
District: Havering London Boro

Sarah Crothers Centre's New Flooring 02 Feb 2017

The group provides activities for older and disabled people. The project is using the £8,750 grant to install new flooring in the centre to make it more suitable for events and activities.

Community engagement on Sandon Road 01 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to carry out a community engagement project. This will enable the group to gauge the best way to manage and develop a local facility to the best benefit of the beneficiaries.

Growing to be healthy 01 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to engage isolated members of the community and families in food growing and preparation workshops and community events in a local park. The project aims to strengthen the community by reducing anti-social behaviour, improving the health and wellbeing of participants and reducing increasing social interaction between older and younger members of the community.

Amount: £9,646
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Friends of Stoneleigh Park
Region: North West
District: Oldham District

Save our Centre 08 Feb 2017

The group will hold activities and events for older residents. This will provide opportunities for older people to get out of their homes and socialise in a comfortable environment, with the aim of reducing isolation.

Activate 15 Feb 2017

The school will develop their playground area, installing a traverse wall and floor markings. This will improve outdoor facilities and activities to help aid children's development through active play.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Central Primary School
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Sea Change 15 Feb 2017

TYF Connect CIC in Pembrokeshire will use the grant to run a weekend taster scheme for 11-12 year olds where they can try out adventurous activities, mentoring and entrepreneurial projects. This grant for £4,938 will fund sessional workers, transport, accommodation, hire of kit, guest speakers and insurance.

Amount: £4,938
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: TYF Connect CIC
Region: Wales
District: Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire

Invisible Lives 08 Feb 2017

The project will use the funding to deliver weekly activities and create volunteer support forums across the region. This will enable the organisation to set up peer based support for people with Autism and their families, to get better access to advice, support, as well as reduce isolation.

Celebration of the Imagination 15 Feb 2017

This project will use funding to provide a one-day community event including circus, theatre, art and music workshops and performances. This event will bring the community together to develop new skills and build confidence.

The City Outreach 11 Jan 2017

The project will run open mic sessions and drug and knife crime awareness workshops. This will enable young people to meet with their peers and other individuals and receive guidance and advice about issues such as social isolation and extremism.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: City Retreat
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Building confidence and well-being through dance and drama 25 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to deliver dance and drama sessions to children and young people. The sessions will take place in Port Erroll primary school and will run throughout the year, both during and out with school hours.

Amount: £8,530
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Port Erroll School Parent Council
Region: Scotland
District: Aberdeenshire