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Out and About Together 02 Dec 2015

The organisation will use the funding to provide boat trips for the local community focusing on older people and volunteers with mental health issues from local charities and increase organisational capacity through training and DBS checks. This will aim to reduce isolation of older people and improve mental health and wellbeing of volunteers through canal boat trips.

Amount: £8,085
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sefton Narrowboat Committee
Region: North West
District: Sefton District

XI:XI Thor-sday 09 Mar 2016

The funding will provide for sessional fitness coaching for disabled young people, a 12 week healthy eating and nutrition course, a one day visit to a CrossFit competition, marketing materials and fitness equipment. The project will focus on delivering fun activities to build fitness levels, develop their life skills and promote understanding and inclusion across the whole community.

Amount: £9,840
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: XI:XI Focus Sports Club
Region: North West
District: Salford District

The Urban Woodland 06 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to create an outdoor learning and play area for the children and their parents, who live in an inner city area with few green spaces or parks for the children to play outside of school hours. This will enable the organisation to increase participation in physical activities, tackle child obesity and raise awareness and encourage the adoption of healthy lifestyle choices in a safe environment.

Amount: £9,967
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Hindley Sure Start Nursery
Region: North West
District: Wigan District

Cafe Diem 03 Feb 2016

The organisation will use the funding to pilot the creation and development of a cafe operated by ex-Service personnel who have experienced mental health issues as a result of their experiences in the Armed Forces. This will improve the life chances of the participants by giving them supported employment opportunities and experience, and improve their mental wellbeing.

Amount: £9,100
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Brick North West CIC
Region: North West
District: Preston District

The Heart of the Matter 10 Feb 2016

The organisation will use the funding to establish a heart care group to provide weekly advice, guidance and support for people who have long term health issues in Salford. This will reduce social isolation and increase confidence of participants.

Amount: £6,506
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Healthy Hearts Group Eccles
Region: North West
District: Salford District

Mollington and Backford Preschool's 'Adventure Play Area' 17 Feb 2016

The organisation will use the funding to install an adventure play area within their grounds. This will improve the facilities of the pre-school and provide play activities to encourage young children to become more active, and to help aid their development.

Amount: £9,978
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Mollington Pre-School
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Prosperity Work Hub 17 Feb 2016

The community interest company in Liverpool will use the funding to deliver one-to-one employment skills development support and coaching to unemployed young people and adults from the BAME communities, together with group workshops provided by mobile outreach sessions, and the setting up costs of a permanent office base. This will improve the life chances of participants by increasing their employability skills and provide a focal point for this support.

Stimulate all Senses 13 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to build a sensory garden and activity area on existing grounds at the school. This will increase provision of accessible extracurricular activities for parents and children to improve skills and development.

ClinTouch 13 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to carry out a feasibility study into a mobile phone app to provide support to people with mental health issues. The project will build the capacity of the organisation so that they are in a better position to launch the app and support people with mental health issues.

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Affigo C.I.C.
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Manchester African Women Skills and Enterprise Project 29 Jun 2016

The organisation will use the funding to provide training for 20 women from local African communities in designing and making African garments, sewing, and clothing alterations. This will enable the group to empower women who are often isolated and living in deprivation to develop a practical skill that can be used to secure employment or set up their own small enterprise, reducing isolation and deprivation as well as encouraging increased community engagement.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Mawsep
Region: North West
District: Tameside District

Saturday Morning Brunch 02 Nov 2016

The group will run a family literacy programme using a reading cloud system, outreach teacher and interactive learning sessions. This will help develop people's literacy skills in an area where literacy levels are low.

Opportunities for all 02 Nov 2016

The project will use the funding to facilitate placement opportunities for young people who have special educational needs and have learning disabilities whilst also educating employers about the challenges of learning disabilities in work. This will provide the opportunity for young people to gain employment experience so they will have the skills, experience and confidence to seek employment later on in life.

Amount: £9,924
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Right Opportunities CIC
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Go Wild Day - 20 Year Anniversary 19 Dec 2016

This project maintains the local Nature Reserve and runs a wildlife education day (Go Wild day) once a year to get local children interested in wildlife. The organisation will hold an event to celebrate 20 years of Go Wild day in the local village community centre. This will include a bat talk and walk, exotic animal show, a petting zoo and fishing taster sessions.

Amount: £2,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Hollins Conversation Group
Region: North West
District: Bury District

Sensoriel Interactive Multi-Sensory Equipment 07 Sep 2016

This project will purchase equipment for the new multi-sensory rooms for individuals with special needs. This will provide support and interventions for individuals with Autism, sensory processing disorders, learning disabilities, mental health issues and acute brain injuries.

Amount: £9,810
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sensoriel CIC
Region: North West
District: Wigan District

New Bury Pick 'n' Mix 14 Sep 2016

The project will use the funding for materials and equipment to create a food bank in the community building and run craft, health and wellbeing sessions. This will enable the organisation to provide essential support for residents in poverty and provide alternative solutions to address their health and mental wellbeing issues.

Amount: £9,377
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: New Bury Vision Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Celebrate! Rimrose Valley Park 25 Aug 2016

The organisation will use the funding to hold a celebration of Rimrose Valley Country Park (RVCP). This will enable the organisation to bridge the gap between the 6 wards which are separated by the park and connect the diverse communities within those wards.

Amount: £9,922
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Rimrose Valley Friends (RVF)
Region: North West
District: Sefton District

Digi-we-do 09 Nov 2016

The funding will be used to organise and deliver a series of internet awareness and training sessions for older people living in sheltered accommodation. The project aims to increase the skills and ability of older people to help them access online services and engage with social media to reduce their social isolation.

Open Door Project 29 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to host an afternoon tea party to establish links and friendships within their diverse local community, discuss the history of the local area, and enhance community spirit.

Amount: £1,987
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wendover Court
Region: North West
District: Salford District

Community Wellbeing and Forest School Discovery project 13 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a series of workshops on health and wellbeing for primary school children in the area. This will enable the organisation to provide workshops that will improve knowledge of healthy eating as well as offer new activity ideas to encourage physical development.

Confidence in Computing for All 19 Oct 2016

This project will use the funding to provide 50 weeks of IT sessions for the local community of Burscough. This will provide activities to an isolated community and provide the opportunity to increase skills and social activities.

Amount: £6,055
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Burscough Community Hub
Region: North West
District: West Lancashire District