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2017
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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

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

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

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.

St Cuthbert's Community Space 29 Nov 2017

The project will create a community space within their church hall. This will provide a meeting space for where local people can come together for community activities such as social, music and crafts groups. This will help reduce the risk of isolation among local families, older people and people with dementia.

Amount: £5,700
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: PCC of St Cuthbert's Church Blyth
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Ashington Learning Hive 13 Dec 2017

The project will continue to fund a Community Engagement Tutor for their ‘Learning Hive’ in Ashington. The post will provide ICT training, budgeting and employment support to help vulnerable adults access services, develop their skills and confidence, and improve their volunteering and employment opportunities.

Amount: £9,841
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Northern Learning Trust
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Electrical rewire 29 Nov 2017

The project will renew and upgrade the electrical system of this much used local community centre to improve safety.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Seaton Sluice Community Centre
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

compassionART 04 Oct 2017

The project will deliver art, sound therapy workshops, gong baths, woodland workshops and creative writing sessions for people with long term health problems and mental health issues. They will develop their website and provide information, coping mechanisms and a support network to help improve people's wellbeing and reduce isolation.

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

Demolish, rebuild toilet block 06 Dec 2017

The project will install an accessible toilet and baby changing area in the village hall to make the community facility more accessible to local people and groups.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Howick Village Hall Trust
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Improve accessibility to the Hub 14 Jun 2017

The project will upgrade the entrance doors of their community hub to improve health and safety and accessibility for people with mobility issues.

Amount: £6,531
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pegswood Community Hub Ltd
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Victims Need Help 07 Jun 2017

The project will purchase new office furnishings and pay for a mediator to help run a new victim offender mediation project. This will provide a safe environment in which victims of antisocial behaviour can engage in a mediated discussion with young offenders to improve their coping mechanisms and wellbeing. The project will contribute towards the rehabilitation of young offenders and help them become active members of the community.

Amount: £8,514
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bliss Mediation Services Limited
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

ATAC Youth Project - Refurbishment of youth room 16 Aug 2017

The project will refurbish their youth room to improve the facilities for young people.

Natural Skills 05 Apr 2017

The project will support those with learning and other disabilities through agricultural and land-based activities and develop their self-esteem and life- skills. The aim of the project is for service users to move towards independence and employment through the provision of training, employment and volunteering opportunities in a rural farming environment.

Amount: £314,622
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Natural Ability
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Older peoples activities and Teen cooking 06 Dec 2017

The project will provide activities including digital skill sessions, bingo afternoons and tea and games for local older people to help them use the internet, and reduce isolation and loneliness.

Cramlington Community Art Project 06 Sep 2017

The project will provide weekly social meetings and arts activities to improve the wellbeing of people who are at risk of becoming isolated.

Amount: £5,122
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cramlington Community Art Project
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Singing Spreads Sunshine 13 Sep 2017

The project will provide after school singing sessions for children and outreach to community venues, including care homes, where adults and children can take part in sessions together. This will improve people's wellbeing and build positive links with the community.

Audio/Visual - Allendale Village Hall Project (AVAVH Project) 19 Jul 2017

The project will update and renew the audio/visual equipment of their village hall to improve the facilities and enable community groups to continue to access social and recreational activities and events.

TPP2 - One Stop 12 Apr 2017

The group will provide people facing financial hardship with access to food, clothing, household items, toys and services. Individuals will be taught how to cook on a budget and a hire service will be provided to allow young people to attend a prom - giving them the opportunity to have the same experiences as others their age. The group will also create a gallery for ex-offenders to display their art and make positive life choices.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bliss Mediation Services Limited
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Village Community Garden Project 22 Nov 2017

The project will create a community garden in the village including memorabilia of the village's mining past, a wildflower area and seating. This will improve the environment and provide a space to bring the community together to socialise and for events.

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