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Funders:
The Big Lottery Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund
Districts:
Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon
Northumberland
Currency:
GBP
Award Year:
2017

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Development of Newbiggin Golf Club as a community asset 04 Jan 2017

The project will develop a funding plan, and work with developers, professionals and the community to transform Newbiggin Golf Club into a community asset. They plan to improve the venue and create a facility that can be used by local groups and residents for activities and events.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Newbiggin Golf Club Limited
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Time to Shine 11 Jan 2017

The project will build an interactive/human sundial surrounded by a wildlife garden. This will improve facilities for educational and recreational activities and help young people and vulnerable groups to develop confidence, social and employability skills in constructing, designing and landscaping the new area.

Amount: £9,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Minsteracres Retreat Centre
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

A dementia-friendly Lesbury is good for everyone 11 Jan 2017

The project will run a series of social activities for people of all ages from the community. They will provide volunteering opportunities, raise awareness of dementia, explore opportunities for cross generational learning and sharing, and reduce the isolation of older people.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lesbury Parish Council
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Climbing to Achieve 18 Jan 2017

The school will install outdoor play and climbing equipment and safety surfacing for pupils and the wider community. This will provide a safe environment and challenging activities to help children to develop socially and physically.

Amount: £9,526
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cambo First School
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Digital LifeBooks for people with dementia 18 Jan 2017

The project will deliver a pilot course for older people with early onset dementia from Northumberland. They will help participants develop IT skills and provide them with reminiscence activities so they can create multimedia journals of their life stories involving music, scrapbook, photos and creative writing. This will offer a peer support network, help reduce social isolation and improve wellbeing.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Digital Voice
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Step by Step (Northern Ireland) 19 Jan 2017

The group, based in Portadown, provides young people with learning disabilities with employment training for the hospitality industry. The £9,480 grant is being used to provide four 10-week basic essentials cooking courses for young people to encourage independent living.

Replacement of chairs in Parish Hall 25 Jan 2017

The project will replace the chairs in their community hall to improve safety and enable community groups, including older people, to continue to use the hall for activities.

Amount: £3,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Riding Mill Village Hall
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Toddler Play Zone - Stamfordham Play Park 25 Jan 2017

The project will install a toddler play zone in Stamfordham village park to improve local play facilities for young children and families.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Stamfordham Parish Council
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Moyraverty 50 plus group 30 Jan 2017

The group, based in Moyraverty near Craigavon, provides a wide range of activities for people over the age of 50 to reduce social isolation and improve wellbeing. The three-year project is using a £33,030 grant to run activities to improve the health and wellbeing of its members, including day trips, tea dances, a walking group, and a Christmas dinner. They will also organise intergenerational residentials with young people from Brownlow Youth Project.

Getting About Safely Project 01 Feb 2017

The project will deliver support workshops and events, and provide one to one peer support to help young people with learning disabilities to travel safely. They will train volunteers to support the project, develop a ‘Safe Places’ scheme in Northumberland and provide young people with advice and information on the driving assessment process and theory test, to increase their confidence and independence, and improve their access to learning, work and leisure opportunities.

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SpLinter Group
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Essential Beauty Academy (North East) Limited 01 Feb 2017

The project will work with Carers Northumberland to offer level 1 NVQ courses in simple beauty treatments to carers so they can enhance their personal care skills, and improve their confidence and employment opportunities.

Oxford Sunnyside Celebration Event 25th Anniversary 02 Feb 2017

The club develops physical, mental and social skills for young people in Lurgan through sporting activities. The project is using the £9,600 grant to deliver activities to celebrate the group’s 25th anniversary.

Kilmore Every Youthful KEY Developments 02 Feb 2017

The organisation provides activities for older people in the Kilmore, Mullavilly and Tandragee area of Armagh. They are using the £9,980 grant to provide more activities to improve health and well-being and reduce isolation. Activities include exercise sessions, social outings, talks, and craft classes.

Amount: £9,980
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: KEY People
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

St Patrick's PS Derrynaseer - iPads 02 Feb 2017

The school in Derrynaseer, Craigavon is using the £9,969 grant to buy iPads, a screen and projector and a wireless internet access point for use by pupils. This will allow pupils to take part in extra-curricular digital media projects, including documenting a local archaeological dig which will then be shared with the wider community.

Whitehall and District Womens Institute 02 Feb 2017

The Co. Armagh group provides seminars and workshops for members in Whitehall, Aghagallon, and the surrounding area. The project is using the £3,040 grant to celebrate their 30 year anniversary with a dinner, floral class, and Lord of the Dance show.

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

Thursday Club On Tour 16 Feb 2017

The club provides a weekly social and recreational activities in Banbridge Leisure Centre for older people. The £4,207 grant is being used to hire the leisure centre for activities and to take members on four day trips to the Glens of Antrim, Mount Stewart, Ulster Museum and Titanic Museum.

Dromore HS Beauty Parlour Renovation 16 Feb 2017

The school in Dromore, Co. Down will use the £10,000 grant to turn an un-used room into an extra-curricular space to be used by students and the wider community, helping the school to develop learning partnerships between school, home and the community.

2nd Faifley Brownies - Kingswood Activity Weekend 22 Feb 2017

2nd Faifley Brownies - Kingswood Activity Weekend

Amount: £1,266
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: 2nd Faifley Brownies
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

I Made It - improving health, wellbeing and confidence through creativ 22 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to run craft workshops across for women. The project aims to provide people with a support network and creative and social activities to take part in, allowing them to share their creations at craft fairs, and improve their confidence, skills and wellbeing.

Amount: £9,850
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Stepping Up (North East) Limited
Region: North East
District: Northumberland