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Volunteering Sundays 28 Nov 2005

This organisation will take a team of 50 volunteers out on one Sunday each month to carry out community work. There will be four groups - environmental, DIY, Sunday roast and Mobile Skate Park. The project will provide volunteers with access to new activities, training and skill development and the beneficiaries of the work have been identified through a similar project that was organised throughout Merseyside to support those most in need e.g homeless and disabled people.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pioneer People Wirral
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

The Moby 23 Mar 2007

The organisation will use an award to open a mobile youth project based on a double decker bus. The bus will contain various activities and equipment which will be offered as an alternative to taking part in anti-social activities. The bus will take the services to areas where young people congregate.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pioneer People Wirral
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Fisher's Lane Community Centre 18 Feb 2009

This community organisation will use an award to renovate and decorate their premises. The group will create an office space with a mezzanine floor with "hot desks" which will allow a wide variety of groups to use the facilities at any time.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pioneer People Wirral
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Shedheads 19 Aug 2015

The organisation will use the funding to purchase tools and equipment and develop a community workshop with metalwork, woodwork, DIY and leatherwork areas. This will encourage intergenerational working, enable older residents to pass down traditional skills, and undertake projects to help improve the local community, helping to reduce their isolation.

Amount: £9,720
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pioneer People Wirral
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

New Wheels 18 Apr 2019

The company will replace the van which enables many of their community and prison-based activities to take place. The work this will support aims to develop skills and to bring people together to design items which are used in the local community.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The National Lottery Community Fund
Recipient: Pioneer People Wirral
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

People's Parliament for People with Learning Disabilities 30 Sep 2015

People with learning difficulties are among the most disadvantaged citizens in the UK, experiencing far higher levels of unemployment, and excluded from many activities and services that most of us take for granted. There are 5,000 adults with learning disabilities in the borough of Lewisham. The project, The People’s Parliament, is a self-advocacy group of people with learning disabilities who are meeting with and getting their views across to local policy and decision-makers. The aim is to encourage local services to better respond to the needs of people with learning difficulties to improve the quality of their lives and foster greater equality.

Amount: £112,044
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Lewisham Speaking Up
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Resource Centre 11 Nov 2004

This project will set up a resource centre in Ellesmere Port that will offer drop-in information and advice on careers and employment opportunities to provide the first-stage in assisting disabled people to return to work. The project will also provide an individual programme of support including personal development training, work experience and identify next steps.

My Budget, My Money, My Life 22 Aug 2008

The group will use an award to hold a one day information event about individual budgets and person-centred plans using a drama group and comedian to provide information in an entertaining way. After the event six workshops will be held to enable participants of all abilities to create their own person-centred plans using their own ideas and aspirations. An information leaflet will also be produced. The award includes funding for performance, refreshments and leaflet.

Amount: £8,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Independent Disabled Peoples Forum
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Dont throw it all away 17 Aug 2018

The funding will be used to deliver drama activities and awareness raising workshops. The project aims to support young people who are at risk of anti-social behaviour.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: DTAA Young People Ltd
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Northbrook Park Community Play Area 24 Nov 2010

The project will enable the group to transform the children's play area in the local park with new play equipment and facilities for children of all ages and disabled children such as a flat roundabout, and a water play area. The play area is in a run down green space in Lewisham.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Northbrook Park Community Group
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Space Invaders 27 Nov 2014

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Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wide Horizons
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Shed Heaven 28 Nov 2013

Shed Heaven will remove and replace an existing garage with two new buildings with kitchen and toilet facilities. The new facilities will be used to deliver activities open to all age ranges to allow for shared learning between generations. The project will deliver two distinct activities; practical skills including woodwork and house maintenance and musical skills workshops.

Amount: £49,230
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Grove Park Community Group
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

My Time To Be Me 22 May 2018

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Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Amy and Friends
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Active Together: Fitness and Friendship for People with MS 24 May 2018

The project will be working with people with Multiple Sclerosis to improve access to and take up of physical activity sessions. It will pilot working with the National Exercise Referral Scheme to co-produce specialist exercise sessions as well working with Disability Wales to create Multiple Sclerosis friendly local leisure centres and build on their ‘In-Sport accreditation scheme. The project, over two years, will fund staffing, project running costs and overheads.

Amount: £149,415
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Multiple Sclerosis Society
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Furniture for people in crisis 21 Dec 2004

Crisis Recovery UK seek to help socially excluded people by providing them with information and practical help. The group will work with a number of churches to collect a wide range of furniture, household goods, children's clothes and food parcels to supply to people in need in Lewisham.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BENCH OUTREACH
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Young Peoples cafe 24 Jan 2019

The aim of the project is to improve their confidence by developing new skills, bring young people together to support each other and have a safe place to provide advice. Funding for the project will be used to set up a pilot supporting vulnerable young people, aged 14-18 who are at risk of exclusion to gain a range of employability skills by volunteering in a café. The money will go towards project coordinator, travel, refreshments and flyers.

Amount: £9,090
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Revival Hub CIC
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Training Courses for People with Cancer 18 Jan 2005

The organisation provides holistic services for people with cancer. With the award it will organise training courses for people with cancer that will include nutritional awareness, relaxation techniques, managing stress, coping strategies. The courses have been identified by questioning service users over the past years. The project will improve the quality of life of the cancer sufferers.

Amount: £4,424
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wirral Holistic Care Services
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Drama work with young people 21 Sep 2004

The project is to recruit a group of young people from the area from both refugee and non-refugee communities to work on a play highlighting the struggles and triumphs faced by teenagers experiencing the reality of resettlement and integration in their local communities. It will culminate in a performance to for the whole community followed by a discussion about the play and sharing of different food and music.

Amount: £4,505
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Rewrite
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Health Promotion (young people) 21 Oct 2004

This project is set up to support children and their families by getting them involved in church and community activities. This award will be used to provide young people with training in mental and sexual health issues, along with drug and alcohol misuse as well as any other health issues affecting young people in Lewisham. publicity (£850), training of volunteers (£1,250), reimbursing volunteer out of pocket expenses at up to £10 per day per volunteer (£2,400), project running costs (£450)

Amount: £4,950
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Unique Salvation Ministries
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

Research of older isolated people 23 Nov 2005

This group organises voluntary help exchange in the community through Time Bank. They were offered free space at a Health Centre to keep a Time Bank broker, who liases with those in need of help and those volunteers able to provide it. At the moment they provide this service to all. They would use an award to increase their service by 8 hours a week, specifically targeting elderly people, who are under-represented.

Amount: £4,710
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lee Fair Share
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro