Lottery grants awarded to Bedford, Eastern in 2000

63 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
19 Dec 2000 Sound Investment

An Award Provided New Choral Singing And Drama Opportunities For People With Learning Disabilities To Work With Project Workers.

£3,745 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2000 The Smiley Club

An award helps Children with learning difficulties enjoy using new equipment, in different and challenging activities to develop the sensory and social skills.

£1,602 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Jubilee Coffee Club

New equipment and outings will enable the group to provide an extended social activity programme especially for the older members aged 80+

£1,645 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Riseley Pre-School Playgroup

Award will enable this playschool to improve facilities for the children with the provision of new play equipment.

£2,069 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 North Bedfordshire Council for Voluntary Services

Bedfordshire and Luton Millennium Conference addressing the issue of 'Developing a Local Compact - What's in it for us?' this will identify the benfits of a compact for use by the voluntary and statutory sectors in Bedfordshire.

£2,250 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Milton Ernest Village Hall Trust

Charity has been working here to improve facilities for hall users. Award would contribute to providing furniture and toilet refurbishment.

£2,500 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Family Groups Bedford

This charity works with groups of women and children living in Bedford and award will provide for craft equipment, crhche facilities and play equipment.

£1,725 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Park Road Methodist Church - Bedford

This group provides meeting facilities which are much used by elderly people, a befrienders scheme for people with learning disabilities and other community groups. Award will improve their facilities.

£4,200 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Clapham Methodist Church

The updated kitchen will benefit the many groups and organisations which use the Clapham Methodist Hall for their meetings.

£2,500 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Keysoe Village Hall

Award to provide much needed improvements to the heating and ventilation of this well used hall.

£5,000 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 The Pertenhall Village Hall

Award will provide additional hardsurfacing to the Hall's carpark for the benefit of people with mobility issues.

£5,000 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 PCC of St Peter de Merton with St Cuthbert

A major project where award would contribute to refurbishments to enhance the facilities at the Chapter House Hall - a community building meeting the needs of many local voluntary groups.

£5,000 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Sharnbrook Cricket Club

Awards For All Grant Gives Strong Boost To Local Club Providing Young People With Indoor Winter Coaching And Making Best Use Of New Equipment.

£840 Sport England
23 Nov 2000 Ersatz Dance

Save the Last Dance

£20,530 Arts Council England
25 Oct 2000 Stagsden Parish Council

Stagsden Village Hall - Coming of Age Project

£409,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
25 Oct 2000 Aristo-Tots Limited

The grant will be used to provide 25 before school, 25 after school and 8 holiday places, including wraparound provision for children aged 3-7 years old in Bedford. 10 local schools will be served by the project.

£28,710 New Opportunities Fund
19 Oct 2000 Ouse Valley Group of the Ramblers Association

Award will enable this charity to fund a map board which illustrates the walks available in the immediate area. Project is supported by leaflets linked to the sign.

£1,293 Sport England
19 Oct 2000 Bedford Fencing Club

Fencing club to use award for specialist equipment and additional promotion with the aim of introducing beginners to the sport.

£5,000 Sport England
11 Oct 2000 Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity

The Countryside is our Classroom-Bedford

£43,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2000 The Primrose Oncology Clinical Research Unit, Bedford Hospit

To increase the ability of Asian cancer patients to understand and make informed choices in the treatment options available to them by adapting and re-filming an English video and translating it into four major Asian languages.The video will be distribut

£84,500 New Opportunities Fund
30 Aug 2000 Top Tots Parent and Toddler Group

This is a new parent and toddler group, offering morning activities for the pre-school children in the area. The one year grant will pay for play equipment, rent and running expenses and the costs of activities.

£2,567 Community Fund
28 Aug 2000 Riseley Historical Society

A community project involving twenty organisations in the village and past and present residents of all ages to produce a publication of a historical record of Riseley.

£5,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
28 Aug 2000 Bedford Astronomical Society

New equipment for group to use when promoting astronomy to beginners at schools and other organisations.

£1,919 Heritage Lottery Fund
28 Aug 2000 Podington Cricket Club

An Awards for All grant provided new equipment and much improved facilities for junior/youth and adult cricketers which in turn attracted more players and raised both the profile of the club and the standard of cricket played.

£2,325 Sport England
28 Aug 2000 West End Community Centre Association Bedford

This organisation used an award to extend their range of weight training and exercise equipment to meet increased demand for exercise classes from people living in the area and using the community centre.

£4,996 Sport England
28 Aug 2000 Viking Kayak Club

An award was used by this competitive Canoe Club to strengthen the club by adding to the number of their coaches through providing training courses for volunteer coaches who in turn would be able to train more members and thus increasing the scale a

£4,924 Sport England
28 Aug 2000 Elstow Indoor Bowls Club (Short Mat)

Short mat bowls facilities improved at Elstow - club uses an award and their own resources to provide new facilities and enable more people to bowl.

£1,353 Sport England
7 Aug 2000 Bedford Museum

Bedford Museum Collection Management System

£77,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Jul 2000 Arthritis Care Bedford

The project is to provide transport for club members to allow them to be involved in the community, attend monthly meetings and go on outings. The three year grant will pay for transport costs.

£14,283 Community Fund
4 Jul 2000 Christian Family Care

This project will provide, landscape and equip a play area and resurface the car park for this Family Centre which offers support to vulnerable and needy families. The one year grant will fund refurbishment and landscaping costs, and the purchase and inst

£56,200 Community Fund
16 Jun 2000 Sunshine Playgroup

The grant will be used to provide 16 after-school places for children aged 5-11 years old in Great Barford, Bedford. Schools served will be Great Barford Lower School and Alban Middle School.

£5,643 New Opportunities Fund
16 Jun 2000 Warren Playgroup-Preschool

The grant will be used to create 24 after-school places and 24 holiday places, for 4 weeks during the summer, for children aged 5-11 years old in Kempston, Bedfordshire. Schools served will be Springfield Lower, Daubeney Middle and other local schools.

£6,006 New Opportunities Fund
16 Jun 2000 Christopher Reeves V A Lower School After School Club

The grant will be used to create 16 after-school places for children aged 3-11 years old. School served will be Christopher Reeves VA Lower school.

£6,105 New Opportunities Fund
14 Jun 2000 Pinchmill Pre-School

PC software to increase the children's skill and creativity along with display and progress recording equipment

£1,000 Community Fund
14 Jun 2000 Felersham and Radwell Village Hall Committee

This charity is looking to upgrade the ambience, safety and security of its premises for all its users. to replace and fit four windows, a new front door with doorbell and a new fire exit door

£4,785 Community Fund
14 Jun 2000 Wootton Millennium Fund

On 26 June an exhibition of heritage projects undertaken by Wootton Upper school pupils, using their award to cover venue hire and photographics

£600 Heritage Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2000 Harrold 2000

A community recording its present and its heritage via a Y2K book.

£4,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2000 Pertenhall & Swineshead Parish Council

A day of Millennium Celebrations for each village ensures they enjoy a wide range of activities spanning all ages and generations include live entertainment, photographic and historic exhibitions, games and other celebratory activities.

£1,356 Millennium Commission
14 Jun 2000 Bedford Special Olympics Group

Award will enable this charity extend its activities by setting up a 5-a-side team and in October staging the first-ever 5-a-side competition in Bedford.

£1,634 Sport England
14 Jun 2000 Eastern Regional Rowing Council

Award will enable expansion of club's regional coaching education programme encompassing: coaching courses volunteer training beginner taster days for all ages and links with LAs and schools.

£4,541 Sport England
1 Jun 2000 North Bedfordshire Adult Education Consortium

North Bedfordshire Adult Education Service is the lead applicant for a consortium bid which also involves two middle schools, one secondary school and a local library. All are located in the Kempston area of North Bedfordshire.

£5,965 New Opportunities Fund
16 May 2000 Bedfordshire Libraries

Literature

£5,000 Arts Council England
13 May 2000 North Bedfordshire Adult Education Consortium

North Bedfordshire Adult Education Service will lead a partnership with two middle schools, one secondary school and a local library all located in the Kempston area of North Bedfordshire.

£58,482 New Opportunities Fund
21 Apr 2000 Kempston Summer School

To create a summer school that will provide a wide range of sports and arts activities in 2 schools in the area. The project will help develop the range of skills and aptitudes in children.

£40,859 New Opportunities Fund
12 Apr 2000 The Anglo-Italian Music Society

Group Putting On 2 Special Millennium Orchestral Concerts In July Involving Young Musicians From The Bedford Area And From Bedford'S Twins Towns In Italy, Poland And Germany. It Is Intended That The Millennium Youth Concert Will Become An Annual Event. Co

£1,730 Arts Council England
12 Apr 2000 Cople Playing Field

Outdoor play equipment - to provide a safe play area for the village children.

£5,000 Community Fund
12 Apr 2000 Kempston Summer School

This charity will provide children with summer courses to learn new skills

£4,000 Community Fund
12 Apr 2000 Duloe and Staploe Village Hall

New double-glazed windows to help provide a safe, energy efficient facility for all its users.

£2,800 Community Fund
12 Apr 2000 Bletsoe Millennium

A community pageant reflecting local history and a village archive project.

£5,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Apr 2000 Stagsden Community Centre and Recreational Association

A community together, creating an historical archive/exhibition of photographs/ephemera about their own people, accompanied by posters for every one - 'Stagsden Past & Present'

£2,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Apr 2000 Bedford and County Athletic Club

An innovative outreach project to encourage and enable participation by the young the elderly and people from ethnic minorities

£4,400 Sport England
12 Apr 2000 Bedford Sub-Aqua Club

Special equipment and training will ensure the needs of those with varying disabilities and needs are encouraged and enabled to take part. in this sport

£3,000 Sport England
7 Apr 2000 Yelden Village Hall

The project is to provide a village hall and playing field for a small isolated community. This one year grant will fund the construction of a multi-functional and fully accessible village hall.

£201,613 Community Fund
7 Apr 2000 North Bedfordshire Community Transport Limited

This is a project to develop a group hire mini-bus scheme to increase the use of vehicles currently owned by voluntary organisations through pooling and brokerage. This three year grant will contribute towards the costs of salaries, running expenses and

£72,452 Community Fund
7 Apr 2000 Bedford & District Mencap

This MENCAP group will move to larger premises in order to add to their existing gardening project by providing a furniture restoration scheme, and an education programme to expand members' IT and life skills. This three year grant will contribute towards

£116,871 Community Fund
30 Mar 2000 Marston Vale Services Ltd

Changing Landscapes: Changing Lives, Marston Vale

£89,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
14 Feb 2000 Marston Vale Services

The grant will be used to set up a holiday playscheme providing 32 new places for children in the Marston Vale area. Schools served will be 2 middle schools, 13 lower schools and 1 upper school in the Marston area.

£12,280 New Opportunities Fund
9 Feb 2000 North Bedfordshire Council for Voluntary Services

Through this award local voluntary groups will gain access to the Internet via a computer based at Beds CVS.

£2,735 Community Fund
9 Feb 2000 Swineshead Village Hall

A village schoolchildrens project will insert a Time Capsule in the front boundary wall of the Village Hall rebuilt through this award for safety reasons.

£5,000 Community Fund
9 Feb 2000 Wilden Village Hall Trust

A special Millennium May Day - a wide range of fun events and activities for all ages.

£1,675 Millennium Commission
9 Feb 2000 Cardington Parish Council

The award will help fund a Y2K video and Doomsday book recording the life and work of village residents throughout the year and on 24 and 25 June a midsummer medieval fair

£2,550 Millennium Commission
9 Feb 2000 Peace Memorial Hall

This award will provide handstanding for a basketball court in the grounds of this Village Hall. The goal and socket provided by the EBBA

£4,500 Sport England
9 Feb 2000 Christopher Reeves V A Lower School

A project to establish a new and only sports resource in this rural village providing children with opportunities to progress to competition level. Goal and netball posts rounders bats and basic equipment.

£500 Sport England