Lottery grants awarded to Bedford

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286 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
10 Apr 2002 Bimba Dance Theatre

Regional Tour of Twilight Tempest

£21,425 Arts Council England
10 Apr 2002 Luton Music Club

For This Charity To Work With A Locally Based Composer In A Collaborative Project To Increase Education And Involvement Of Young People In The Luton Area In Workshops And Training Sessions Before Four Concerts.

£5,000 Arts Council England
10 Apr 2002 Gravenhurst Drama Club

To Enhance This Drama Group With The Provision Fo New Equipment To Improve The Quality Of Production And For Members To Develop New Skills.

£3,896 Arts Council England
10 Apr 2002 Steppingley Village Hall

An award for this charity will improve and enhance current kitchen facilities at the village hall to meet community need.

£4,905 Community Fund
10 Apr 2002 Blunham Playing Field Association

For this charity to extend the play oppurtunities available for the children and young people in this rural area with new play equipment.

£4,000 Community Fund
10 Apr 2002 Friends of Arnold School Association

For this charity to organise a fun run for all in the local community to take part in on Saturday 11th May.

£926 New Opportunities Fund
20 Mar 2002 The Silsoe Village Hall

Carnival In June Recreating Silsoe In The 50'S Through Period Costume, Music And Performance, Children'S Design Workshops, Jazz Festivals, Local Heritage All Combining For Golden Jubilee

£4,683 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Mar 2002 Flitwick Cricket Club

The Club Has A Growing Youth Section And The Bowling Machine Will Allow For A More Specific And Structured Coaching Programme And The Pitch Will Allow For More Coaching Sessions And Competition Opportunities.

£4,556 Sport England
18 Mar 2002 Bimba Dance Theatre

Rehearsal and National Tour of Twilight Tempest

£19,100 Arts Council England
28 Feb 2002 Bedfordshire Primary Care Trust

The project will provide a range of activities and services including the promotion of health information via touch-screen computers. A 'Green Gym' gardening project will offer training, support, and outdoor opportunities for people seeking an alternative

£914,931 New Opportunities Fund
21 Jan 2002 The Pulloxhill Chimes

The Provision Of Additional Sets Of Bells With Ancillary Equipment And Music Is Intended To Accommodate Increasing Numbers And With Better Quality Bells To Much Improve The Quality Of Music Produced And Enjoyed By All. Also To Attract More New Players.

£4,451 Arts Council England
21 Jan 2002 Bedfordshire Refugee and Asylum Seekers Support

This charitable group want to ensure they can meet the demands being made on the group and would use award to provide adminstrative equipment and assistance to ensure all users benefit from support.

£4,650 Community Fund
29 Nov 2001 Milton Keynes Leisure Netball Club

"The Project Is To Set Up A Junior Netball Team With Full Coaching And Development Leading To League Play. Extra Coaches Will Be Trained From The Core Of Volunteers, Attaining The Required Coaching Qualifications."

£4,261 Sport England
19 Nov 2001 Husborne Crawley Reading Room

This award is used to carry out refurbishment to the gents and ladies toilets addressing hygiene issues and meeting heath and safety requirements.

£5,000 Community Fund
19 Nov 2001 Haynes Pre - School

Award enables this charity to provide clothing to make the children and staff easily identifiable during outings and events and to protect own clothing during messy activities.

£855 Community Fund
7 Nov 2001 Ampthill History Forum


£6,976 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Sep 2001 Ridgmont Lower School

Award Provides A Unique Opportunity For Schoolchildren To Work With 'Ethnic Artists' Over A Period Of Twelve Weeks Culminating In A Community Performance With Six Other Schools In The Area

£5,000 Arts Council England
17 Sep 2001 Air Training Corps 207 (Cranfield) Squadron

Air cadets use an award for radio equipment, camping equipment and training aids to enhance their training programme.

£4,916 Community Fund
17 Sep 2001 Mid Bedfordshire Council for Voluntary Service

This developing charity uses its award to update its basic office equipment and information resources to enable it to meet the increasing demands of the local voluntary sector

£4,163 Community Fund
17 Sep 2001 Golden Friendship Club

This Award Enables The Group To Organise A 5 Day Trip To Blackpool With A Day Trip To The Lake District For Members Who May Not Otherwise Have The Opportunity To Have A Holiday.

£5,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Sep 2001 Befordshire and Luton Business Education Partnership

Befordshire and Luton Business Education Partnership

£550,868 New Opportunities Fund
5 Sep 2001 Ampthill Town Council


£11,210 Heritage Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2001 The Cow Bridge Action Group


£25,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
25 Jul 2001 Bedford Choral Society

Members Of This Charity Work Together With A Band Of Ethnic Drummers And A Ghanaian Dance Troupe In A Performance Of 'African Sanctus' Using An Award.

£3,120 Arts Council England
25 Jul 2001 Husborne Crawley Lower School

Award Will Enable Children To Learn About And Appreciate African/Indian Culture Through Working With Professional Artists

£5,000 Arts Council England
25 Jul 2001 Maulden Village Hall

An award helps village hall to replace furniture for the benefit of local people.

£5,000 Community Fund
14 Jun 2001 Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife T

Flitwick Moor Pasture Acquisition, Bedfordshire Wildlife Trust

£49,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
8 Jun 2001 The Greensand Trust

Award Helps Provide An 'Ancient Woodlands Roadshow' To Involve Local Communities Through Children'S Activities, Guided Walks And Conservation Tasks, In Understanding & Enjoyment Of Wildlife, Environment Management And The Relevance Of This Heritage To Tod

£4,850 Heritage Lottery Fund
6 Jun 2001 Grace's Cricket Group

"This Group Run A Cricket Team For Gay/Lesbian People. The Group Aim To Compete In The Surrey League Within The Next Two Years. The Award Will Pay For Cricket Equipment, Hire Of Playing Pitches And Advertising."

£2,028 Sport England
4 Jun 2001 Mid Bedfordshire District Council - Leisure and Tourism Divi

Music Works

£16,743 Arts Council England
28 Mar 2001 Music Makers

To Enable This New Group To Establish A Weekly Group For 0-3 Years And Parents To Sing Nursery Rhymes, Action Songs And Learn Musical Instruments.

£590 Arts Council England
28 Mar 2001 Redbornstoke Morris

For This Morris Dancing Group To Promote Their Activities And To Run A Program Of Events In The Local Community To Raise Awareness Of Traditional Dance Forms.

£750 Heritage Lottery Fund
31 Jan 2001 The Silsoe Village Hall

For This Charity To Provide Concerts As A Focal Point For The Carnival Event Involving Many Local Organisations In The Community. Artists Fees For Mike Barry London Parade Band (-600) And Jackie Dankworth (-2880), Publicity (-700)

£4,180 Arts Council England
31 Jan 2001 Blunham Village Hall

For this charity to provide disabled toilet facilities in this well used village hall.

£5,000 Community Fund
31 Jan 2001 Lidlington Village Hall Managment Committee

an award brings rural community centre up to date - provides users with modern and stackable furniture

£4,325 Community Fund
4 Jan 2001 The Befrienders for Mental Health and Learning Disability

The project will recruit and train additional volunteers to work in supporting people with mental health problems, particularly among ethnic minorities. It will also consolidate and improve the training of volunteers and staff of the organisation. The vo

£123,673 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Kids After School Club Barton

Award will further the play and creative activities of the children by providing for additional recreational activities.

£2,000 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Chimney Tots Pre-School

New play equipment will enable this pre-school group to improve the physical activities available to the children.

£2,102 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Zig-Zag Playschool

Children will benefit as group will use award to improve play area, purchase new play equipment and provide staff training.

£655 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Ampthill Millennium Committee

An active group with a well planned community millennium project which involves the whole community in recording events during Y2K and producing archive copies of these images/events of Ampthill life.

£3,985 Millennium Commission
19 Dec 2000 Bedfordshire Ladies County Golf Association

"Development golf for girls in Bedfordshire will get a booast as award will provide for facilities, equipment, tuition, travelling costs and project promotional costs aimed at encouraging girls into the sport."

£3,018 Sport England
6 Dec 2000 Flitwick & District Heritage Group


£8,979 Heritage Lottery Fund
10 Nov 2000 Bimba Dance Theatre

This Group Wish To Develop And Implement A Series Of Workshops Based On The Classical South Asian And African Dance Forms Leading To A Directed Piece For Performance In Leicester And Nottingham. The Award Is For Two Open Workshops Including Artist Fees; A

£4,500 Arts Council England
4 Jul 2000 Bimba Dance Theatre

Last Chorus - (Performance Tour, Residencies and Youth Dance Piece)

£24,000 Arts Council England
16 Jun 2000 Flitwick Lower Out of School Club

The grant will be used to create 24 after-school places for children aged 3-11 years old. School served will be Flitwick Lower School.

£4,245 New Opportunities Fund
14 Jun 2000 Marston Church End Parent Teacher Association

A millennium summer fayre for 8th July, with a wide range of events and activities for the whole community to enjoy with a futuristic theme - opened with a music concert performed by the local children.

£1,149 Millennium Commission
14 Jun 2000 Silsoe Lower School P.T.A.

A millennium summer fayre for the whole community on 24th June will provide residents from local and surrounding villages an exciting day's entertainment and activities, including an old fashioned carousel, music and a variety of stalls.

£1,950 Millennium Commission
16 May 2000 Marston Vale Trust

Visual Art - Sculpture

£4,250 Arts Council England
16 May 2000 Greensand Trust

Visual Arts

£9,900 Arts Council England
12 Apr 2000 Westoning Players

A Thousand Years of History - a youth group drama of allegories, on major local 'milestones'

£1,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Apr 2000 Barton Conservation Group

'Local Countryside Walks' leaflets and new Parish boundary marker stones along with a public photographic record of the local scene - to encourage villagers to enjoy their heritage.

£4,250 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Apr 2000 Bedfordshire Smallbore Shooting Association

A joint initiative with South Beds DC to enable a safe indoor range equipped to address the needs of people with mobility or visual impairments.

£4,800 Sport England
9 Feb 2000 Bedfordshire Natural History Society

Wildlife 2000 - a series of events hosted with The Wildlife Trust and Forest Enterprise to help families improve wildlife in their community. The award will also help with free activity packs.

£4,697 Heritage Lottery Fund
9 Feb 2000 Ampthill & Flitwick Dramatic Society

Breaking the Code - a play on the early development of computers and the efforts made by the scientists and mathematicians at Bletchley Park to break the Enigma code. Production costs.

£1,122 Heritage Lottery Fund
9 Feb 2000 Researching Women in the Olympics

A contribution towards the printing costs of a book on the memories and oral reminiscences of the oldest women Olympians.

£4,920 Heritage Lottery Fund
9 Feb 2000 The Silsoe Village Hall

A Festival celebrating Y2K and 1920s Jazz. - a parade recreating life in the 1920s including children's games and chants, then an evening concert with commissioned work in celebration of jazz.

£4,010 Millennium Commission
9 Feb 2000 Cranfield Colts Cricket Club

An award to sustain development through training additional equipment and coach education.

£1,073 Sport England
10 Dec 1999 St Albans Saints Basketball Club

To develop its senior girls basketball team initiate a junior girls basketball team and create links between school teams and community club teams. This club sees training as the essential foundation for this developmental project and wants to ensure al

£1,130 Sport England
25 Nov 1999 Redborne Upper School

Professional Artists Will Be Working With Students On A Dramatised Exploration Of Real And Imagined Histories Of Houghton House - A Mix Of Traditional And New, Established And Neglected, Urban And Rural Environments. The Project Will Challenge The Existin

£1,400 Arts Council England
20 Oct 1999 Russell Lower School

This Innovative Project Will Bring Together Three Schools In A Collaborataive Venture For The First Time. Professional Workshop Leaders And Musicians From The Philharmonia Orchestra Will Visit Each Of The Three Schools, Culminating With A Final Visit For

£4,710 Arts Council England
20 Oct 1999 Luton And District Rape Crisis Centre

This organisation is growing from strength to strength and has a growing need for trained counsellors. With this award they will be able to train a number of volunteers to provide this much needed service to those who are housebound or unable to travel

£4,720 Community Fund
20 Oct 1999 Greenfield VC Lower School (Out of School Club)

The grant will be used to set up a term-time after school club of 24 places for children between 4 - 11 years. Schools served will be Greenfield Lower and Arnold Middle schools.

£4,892 New Opportunities Fund
20 Oct 1999 Woodland Gym Club

Award will provide for mats to address Health and Safety issues at the club as the old mats are no longer safe to use. As these items are essential to the running of the club (who also work with the local schools) not replacing them could jeopardise the

£4,800 Sport England
18 Aug 1999 Luton Music Club

This Award Will Provide School Children In Luton With The Opportunity To Learn New Skills By Participating As Chorus And Dancers In 'Hansel And Gretal' Alongside The London Opera Players. One Public Performance Will Be Given For Families And Friends Follo

£4,970 Arts Council England
18 Aug 1999 Flitton Church Hall Committee

This Church Hall will use their grant for the installation of disabled access toilet facilities so enabling previously excluded groups to participate in community events at the Hall.

£4,994 Community Fund
29 Jul 1999 The Befrienders for Mental Health and Learning Disability

A new Foyer project will be provided with catering facilities and offer work experience for people with mental health problems. The three year grant will pay for the salaries of cooks, cafe workers and a manager together with running costs and equipment.

£121,769 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Zig-Zag Playschool

This charity enhances the development and education of pre-school children. The grant will be used to purchase play and educational toys, safety mats and folding tables.

£1,174 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Moggerhanger Village Hall

This charity maintains the village hall for the people of Moggerhanger. The grant will be used to improve security and conditions at the hall with the purchase and installation of strip heaters and outdoor security lights.

£1,163 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Westoning Village Hall (Spensley Trust)

This charity provides and equips the village hall for the inhabitants of Westoning and adjoining villages. The grant will be used to modernise and upgrade the lighting and renew doors to kitchen cupboards.

£4,066 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Westoning Under 5's Playgroup

This charity provides a learning-through-play environment, for children under statutory school age. The grant will pay for childrens chairs and tables.

£1,064 Community Fund
4 Mar 1999 Silsoe Pre School Playgroup

This playgroup will use their grant to pay for shelving; a ramp; level tarmac area and fencing to improve safety. This playgroup will use their grant to pay for shelving; a ramp; level tarmac area and fencing to improve safety.

£4,759 Community Fund
29 Jan 1999 Greensand Trust

Sandstone Project

£28,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
5 Aug 1998 Bedfordshire County Council

Maulden Mausoleum Restoration

£40,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Dec 1997 Moggerhanger House Preservation Trust

Moggerhanger Park

£3,090,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Nov 1997 Marston Vale Trust

A Country Park on 561 acres of land in the heart of Marston Vale. The project incorporates a forest centre providing an educational resource focusing on environmental issues. The 300 acre wetland park provides newly created wetland reserves with walking c

£2,466,716 Millennium Commission
21 Jul 1997 Westoning Tennis Club

Upgrade two tennis courts

£15,750 Sport England
11 Jun 1997 All To Wall

Storytime Mural

£4,012 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1997 Red Herring Production

World of Drugs / New Music

£5,000 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1997 Silsoe Drama Club

Silsoe Youth Drama

£4,110 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1997 Redborne Writers

Redborne Writers Development Project

£2,610 Arts Council England
13 May 1997 Pulloxhill Players

Update stage equipment

£12,988 Arts Council England
19 Mar 1997 St. Mary'S Parish Players

St. Mary's Parish Players Youth Theatre Project

£4,645 Arts Council England
19 Mar 1997 Bedfordshire Young Potters Group

Bedfordshire Young Potters Exibition and Workshops

£5,000 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1996 Bedfordshire Cimebeat

To provide young people with support for crime prevention/reduction projects. The grant, over three years, will be used to fund up to ten youth designed projects.

£15,454 Community Fund
19 Feb 1996 Ampthill & District RUFC

Extension to clubhouse to provide: changing rooms; fitness/meeting room; reception area (incl. toilet for disab. users); social area and upgraded kitchen; new equipment store & two floodlight columns outside

£121,550 Sport England
22 May 1995 Bedfordshire County Archery Ass

To set up and maintain world record status archery facilities

£3,511 Sport England