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Computer and presentation equipment
This organisation examines, researches and develops public interest in local history. Its main activities are give talks and lectures to schools, societies, residents in care homes. It now needs to update its presentation equipment to enable it to continue with these activities, and also to show cine films which have recently been made available to the organisation. a laptop computer, DVD player, a data projector and a sound system.
New activities and cultural trip
The award will fund a project to run an educational cultural heritage trip to Neasden and ISKCON temples and educational and health classes.
Community IT Learning
The Association will engage a tutor in a local learning centre to provide informal courses for local people, specifically older residents, with the aim of breaking down the fear and uncertainty relating to computers and the internet. 120 hours of tutor time, comsumables (paper, CD's), printing, publicity, internet connection and utility costs.
Advanced Directives Training Project
The project is to support the development and piloting of a training course and associated learning materials for mental health staff and community based carers for people with mental health problems. All sessions will be delivered by a Solicitor with experience of mental health work.
Alice in Walkden
The project is for a long series of artists workshops, resulting in a celebratory performance in the gardens. Local community groups and schools will be engaged in the workshops, which provide skills in performing, storytelling, prop design and directing. The grant is for artists - workshops, volunteers, resources, publicity and project management and travel.
A Second World War Veteran from Cheshire has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Bologna in march of this year.
Unity in the Community
Unity in the Community is a group who work towards making the community a safer place to live and reduce crime. This is a project to run various workshops, including mentoring programmes, outreach work, and diversionary activities, in order to occupy young people and given them hobbies, mentors etc. The grant will pay for various workshops, admin and publicity.
Club expansion and development
The club will use the grant to expand and develop the club, by recruiting more players, participants and volunteers with the aim of forming new teams for younger age groups. The award will fund kits and equipment.
The group makes home visits offering advice and encourages local solutions to problems. The grant will fund a series of environmentally friendly events, including recycling, fairtrader organic food, household products and holidays, which are planned in four places over 12 months.
ASGMA Aspirations Project
The Aspirations project provides a range of leisure and social activities for young people with Asperger Syndrome. Several years ago the young people made a film called Living with Asperger Syndrome, which was sucessful in a number of ways, but was later felt to show only the negative effects of the syndrome. The group will use the grant to now make a film showing what can be achieved with support and showing some of the positive aspects.
The grant will fund the creation of a low-maintenance garden on a piece of disused and run down land at the entrance of the housing estate. Working with landowners and a local school, it will also erect a sign to encourage people to respect the estate and drive carefully. Primary school children will be involved from design to maintenance.
Social activities and support services for young blind people.
This grant will enable the continuation and expansion of much needed services for children and young people with a visual impairment across North and West Yorkshire.
North East Childrens & Families Service
This project will enable the continuation of the North East Children and Family Service. It will provide a single point of access to a range of information support and services including home visits, outreach sessions, parent information group, toy and tape library, baby and toddler group, parents group, holiday club, buddying scheme and youth group.
Volunteer Expenses for Speakeasy Project
This is a peer interviewing project to send older people (over 60) to visit other older people and talk to them about the social care or health services they have received. This information will then be used to help review and develop these services in Trafford. This is an informal way of interviewing and will make the older people a lot more comfortable talking about things. The grant will pay for volunteer expenses.
The grant will fund a project which will encourage 16 to 21 year olds from the local community to take part in training courses. Coaching sessions in football, cricket and basketball will be organised to help these young people gain their coaching certificates. football coaching sessions and Football Association Level 1 coaching certificate courses.
This is a project to develop the Football Clubs within the community by recruiting more referees, training administrators, and sending volunteers from local clubs on medical/first aid courses. The grant will pay for recruitment of referees, first aid courses, and administration courses.
Extra Curricular Activities
This special school will use this grant to extend the range of extra-curricular physical activities, including dance, new age kurling, plyometrics, athletics and cricket. The school will also invite pupils from secondary schools to participate in training to enable them to organise and deliver a sports festival for local special schools. Staff for this school will also receive training in Serbourne Dance Movement Therapy, enabling further developmental activities to be delivered to the pupils.
The grant is for the building of an outdoor learning centre for the after school club who are undertaking an environmental project to grow fruit and vegetabes. A wildlife area to protect habitats is also planned, all maintenance of which will take place after school.
This charity teach participants the art of flower arrangement and raise monies for other charities. This project, a partnership with a local church, will produce floral arrangements for a historical and cultural event to celebrate the churches 150th anniversary.
Street dance sessions
This productions group aims to run two sessions of dance classes, encorporating physical fitness, coordination, improved self image and dicipline to all ages.