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Grant awarded to REMAP G.B. (North East) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the cost of a Regional Organiser to support the existing local panels (13), establish two new ones in Darlington and Leeds and to continue providing a free technical service for disabled people who need assistance with mobility aids that are not available commercially.

Amount: £19,500
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: REMAP G.B.
Region: South East Coast
District: Tonbridge and Malling District

Grant awarded to Cumbria Deaf Association (North West) 10 Mar 1998

Towards a project to encourage deaf people into volunteering their services and to make them more confident about the skills they can offer.

Amount: £19,200
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Cumbria Deaf Association
Region: North West
District: Carlisle District

Grant awarded to Multiple Sclerosis Society - Stanhope and Weardale Branch (Durham) 10 Mar 1998

To establish a multi-purpose centre for use as an office, information point, meeting place, and social and activities venue.

Grant awarded to Prism Arts (North West) 14 Apr 1998

Towards the core costs of an organisation promoting and supporting disabled peoples' access to creative arts activities, in Cumbria.

Amount: £15,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Prism Arts
Region: North West
District: Carlisle District

Grant awarded to Hartlepool Voluntary Development Agency (Tees Valley) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the development of new and existing carers' services in response to local requests.

Grant awarded to Friends for Young Deaf People (North East) 09 Jun 1998

Towards the running of the North East embassy of young deaf volunteers.

Grant awarded to Haswell and District Mencap (Durham) 30 Apr 1998

To provide outdoor equipment for shared use by able bodied and disabled children.

Amount: £9,500
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Haswell and District Mencap
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant awarded to Dementia Care Partnership (Tyne & Wear) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the cost of establishing a respite and day care centre for people with early onset dementia, in Newcastle.

Grant awarded to The Abbeyfield (Lakeland Extra Care) Society Ltd. (North West) 10 Mar 1998

Towards a programme of building and refurbishment for disabled residents at Hartland House in Cumbria.

Grant awarded to Shopmobility Furness (North West) 09 Jun 1998

Funding to establish a shopmobility building on a town centre car park as office, drop in facility and the base for the lending of wheelchairs and powered scooters.

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Shopmobility Furness

Grant awarded to ME North East (Durham) 11 Aug 1998

To employ a co-ordinator for the association to work towards improving the quality of life for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis and their carers.

Amount: £36,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: ME North East
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant awarded to Kirkwhelpington Memorial Hall (Tyne & Wear) 01 Jul 1998

Towards improved access and facilities for disabled people.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Kirkwhelpington Memorial Hall
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to West Yorkshire Playhouse (Yorkshire) 30 Apr 1998

To fund 'Time-Out' - a programme of arts activities for adults with special needs and their carers.

Grant awarded to Mental Health in South Tyneside (Tyne & Wear) 09 Jun 1998

To provide access to refurbished facilities.

Grant awarded to Royal National Institute for the Blind (North East) 12 May 1998

To appoint an access officer for the North of England to advise on making buildings accessible to people with visual impairment.

Grant awarded to Spirit of Enterprise Trust (Tyne & Wear) 11 Aug 1998

To establish a revolving loan fund to enable disabled people become self-employed and self-reliant.

Grant awarded to Carers Support Derwentside (Durham) 14 Apr 1998

To fund a project providing respite support to carers.

Amount: £79,287
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Carers Support Derwentside
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant awarded to SNAP in the Highlands and Islands (North Scotland) 02 Jun 1998

Towards the provision of a pilot after school club and summer scheme for children and young people with physical and learning disabilities.

Amount: £6,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: SNAP in the Highlands and Islands
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Grant awarded to Blyth Star Enterprises (Northumberland) 09 Jun 1998

To contribute towards the purchase of new equipment for workshop based activities for mental health users.

Amount: £41,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Blyth Star Enterprises
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to The Netherdale Venue (Northumberland) 07 Apr 1998

Towards the core costs of a social and leisure group for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health problems, including a six month community theatre project, in Bedlington.

Amount: £1,750
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: The Netherdale Venue
Region: North East
District: Northumberland