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Grant awarded to Newcastle VIP Benefits Project (Tyne & Wear) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the core costs of a targeted take up campaign to ensure that visually impaired people are claiming, where eligible, Disability Living Allowance and/or Attendance Allowance.

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 Castle Morpeth C A B (Northumberland) 12 May 1998

To fund a disability rights adviser(s) to work in the Castle Morpeth Borough area.

Amount: £101,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Castle Morpeth C A B
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to Special Needs Play Forum (Tyne & Wear) 12 May 1998

Towards a summer playscheme for 30 children with special needs between the ages of 12 - 19 years, in Newcastle.

Grant awarded to Myasthenia Gravis Association (North East) 18 May 1998

To distribute regular information newsletters to members and to establish a new support group in Northumberland.

Amount: £2,150
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Myasthenia Gravis Association
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to Newcastle Enterprises for the Deaf and Handicapped (Tyne & Wear) 30 Apr 1998

To purchase hand tools and non-reusable materials for a furniture restoration workshop employing people with hearing impairment and other disabilities.

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 Your Voice Counts (Tyne & Wear) 14 Apr 1998

Towards an advocacy service for adults with learning disabilities.

Amount: £84,557
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Your Voice Counts
Region: North East
District: Gateshead District

Grant awarded to The Learning Disabilities Federation (Tyne & Wear) 09 Jun 1998

To fund the post of the parent partnership project co-ordinator to offer independent advice, advocacy and support.

Grant awarded to Friends of Abbey Hill School (Tees Valley) 28 Apr 1998

Funding for the provision of sensory pathways, an outdoor classroom and NVQ accreditation.

Amount: £7,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Friends of Abbey Hill School
Region: North East
District: Stockton-on-Tees

Grant awarded to Alzheimer's Society - South Tyneside (Tyne & Wear) 09 Jun 1998

Towards the core costs of support services for carers of people with dementia.

Grant awarded to Blyth Valley Disabled Forum Ltd. (Northumberland) 21 Jul 1998

Towards reducing the waiting list for advice on welfare and benefits.

Grant awarded to Parent Ability Northumberland (Northumberland) 01 Jul 1998

Towards the establishment costs of a self-help group in Northumberland, supporting disabled people in pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood.

Amount: £2,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Parent Ability Northumberland
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to St. Anthony of Padua Community Association (Tyne & Wear) 01 Jul 1998

Towards establishing a multi-sensory room for open community use.

Grant awarded to Northern Disability Arts Forum (Tyne & Wear) 09 Jun 1998

To fund 3 performances by nationally recognised self-advocacy groups at 3 mainstream venues on 3 nights in the North East.

Grant awarded to The Edward Lloyd Trust (Tyne & Wear) 11 Aug 1998

To recruit a co-ordinator to continue to develop the project and extend the range of activities for people with learning disabilities.

Grant awarded to Tyneside Women's Health (Tyne & Wear) 11 Aug 1998

Towards the development of the mental health support group for women with enduring mental health problems.

Amount: £18,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Tyneside Women's Health
Region: North East
District: Gateshead District

Grant awarded to Durham Area Disability Leisure Group (Durham) 11 Aug 1998

To fund a part-time co-ordinator to be responsible for recruitment of new volunteers to assist disabled people access leisure activities.

Grant awarded to A.D.A.P.T. (Northumberland) 13 Oct 1998

Towards establishing an advocacy service for disabled people, using trained volunteers.

Amount: £30,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: A.D.A.P.T.
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to Mobex North East (Tyne & Wear) 21 Jul 1998

Towards providing social and leisure activities for young disabled people.

Amount: £3,650
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Mobex North East
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District