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Club night for people with learing disabilties
This charity will establish a club for people with learning disabilities to learn how to become DJ's, artist, dancers and manage the front of house and box office at dedicated night club events. Training will be provided by the London based learning disability arts charity Heart n Soul and participants will be able to put their skills into practice at an event in March at the Oceana NightClub.
Training trip to America
MK Donets Cheerleading Squad will be able to receive professional coaching with help from a Lottery award. Group members will attend a week long training camp in America and a grant will pay for four hours coaching per day. The training will focus on developing skills in stunts, tumbling and chants and will allow the squad to share their new skills with other squad members and local teams.
Children's Activity Referral Scheme
This health authority will set up a new project called 'MK Childrens Activity Referral Scheme" to provide obese and overweight children with leisure and sporting activities in a supportive environment.
After School Sports Club
Orchard School will be able to set up after school netball and football clubs with help from a Lottery award. Coaches from the local sports clubs will run training sessions for the children and also offer coaching to adult volunteers so that they can run the clubs in the future.
Healthy lifestyles project
With help from a Lottery award Redway School will be able to offer new after school sports and healthy living activities for pupils aged between 3 to 19 who have profound learning disabilities. A grant will pay for a residential sailing course where the children will be able to learn essential life skills such as communication and teamwork. The school will also set up after school clubs in curling, dance and movement to provide stimulating and educational activities.
Fencing, re-decoration and lighting
Heelands Rangers Football Club will be able to secure the new ground with help from a Lottery award. The club has recently signed a lease for the Heelands Sports Ground and Pavilion which is being used by drug users and vandals. An award will pay for security fences, alarms, locks and CCTV to make sure that the ground and equipment can be secured and to create a safe community sports facility.
The Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Project
The Spinal Injuries Association works for the promotion of the integration and full participation of all spinal cord injured people into society by encouraging and enabling them to become fulfilled and in control of their own lives. _x000B_This project will focus on 2 aspects, Employment and Ageing and both will link into and run alongside of an Department of Health funded project which is specifically looking at Health concerns of people with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI).
Replacement of CB/2/010062739
The grant would be used to create 24 before & 24 after school places for children aged between 5 - 11 years old by creating 1 new provision in the Newport Pagnel area. 2 local schools would be served.
Early Intervention Project
Home-Start Milton Keynes will work with expectant mothers who require additional support to avoid a crisis situation from developing. The women may be suffering deprivation, teenage pregnancy, history of post natal depression, family under stress or unable to cope. They will receive practical and emotional support and will be encouraged to attend medical appointments, establish relationships and to build community networks. There will also be a befriending service and health promotion sessions.
Women and Work
This project provides courses for women with free creche services, giving them basic skills in parenting, creating history projects, ICT and interpersonal skills.
Wolverton Unlimited is a community organisation established to help sustain and develop the regeneration of Wolverton. With help from a Lottery grant it will build upon a pilot programme of promoting social enterprises within the community. Local people who might lack experience will be encouraged to bring ideas for social enterprise to fruition and staff from Wolverton Unlimited will be trained in facilitation, management and study of social entrepreneurs to support them.
Additional training and promotion
Active MK Exercise Referral Scheme is a joint venture between Milton Keynes Council and Milton Keynes Primary Care Trust. The scheme allows health professionals to refer suitable patients to leisure centres across Milton Keynes to start a tailor-made programme of activities to help improve their health. With help from a Lottery grant seven Exercise Professionals will attend training on how to run the sessions and the group will promote the scheme to the local community with flyers and posters.
With help from a Lottery grant Age Concern Milton Keynes will run a healthy lifestyles project for older people living in the Woughton Parish. The group will organise a range of activities including swimming, armchair aerobics, dance, yoga, tai chi and indoor bowls. The group will also organise training courses for volunteers to provide qualified coaches for these activities.
Chainsaw Training Project
With help from a Lottery grant the Buckingham Canal Society will buy a chainsaw and train a volunteer in its use, in order that restoration work and the pruning of larger trees can be undertaken independently.
Special Education Needs Childrens Football
Milton Keynes Special Dons Football Club is a new club that will provide opportunities for people with special needs to play football. With help from a Lottery grant the club will provide coaching sessions on a weekday and at the weekend. This will give young people a chance to come together outside of school and learn new skills.
After school activities
With help from a Lottery grant Heelands First School will provide new after school clubs. The new gymnastics and dance club will help to encourage more girls to take part in sporting activities and increase their level of fitness. The school will also set up a karate club which will help to develop self confidence and self esteem. Coaches from local sports club will come into school to provide the coaching and help to develop links between the school and local clubs.
Various sports activities and coaching
With help from a Lottery award St Pauls Catholic School will be able to run new after school clubs in trampolining, gymnastics, dance, archery and self defence. The school will work in partnership with the local feeder schools and sports coaches to give children the chance to develop skills in new sports. Staff at the school will also undertake coaching qualifications to make sure that there will be enough qualified coaches to run the clubs in the future.
Development of tennis and badminton programmes
This school will run both badminton and tennis after school clubs with coaching for both adults and children in local middle schools. This will provide the local community with the opportunity to ehance their skills in these sports.
To publicise group
This group provides a welfare rights service to the residents of Milton Keynes and District. Funding will support the publicity of this service to enable all of the community to be aware of the benefits that this service can provide. Their main client base are the elderly and disabled.
Advertise groups and provide better facilities
Wolverton Tigermoths Youth Football Club will benefit from having more trained coaches with help from a Lottery award. A grant will pay for team managers to take FA Level 2 and 3 coaching awards that will make sure that all the teams can benefit from regular coaching sessions run by qualified coaches.