Lottery grants awarded to Diss

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78 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
27 Sep 2017 Spinning Wheel Theatre

Christmas Carol - Rural Tour 17

£15,000 Arts Council England
13 Sep 2017 All Saints Church Stuston

Essential repairs

£185,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
10 Jun 2017 Palgrave & District Film Events

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to upgrade the faulty equipment for their community cinema. The project aims to provide the opportunity for residents to meet new people to reduce isolation.

£3,960 Big Lottery Fund
15 Mar 2017 Park Radio Ltd

The funding will be used to run a volunteer-led support project to address local issues. The project aims to involve those who are vulnerable to social isolation which will provide opportunities to get involved in community activities.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
13 Feb 2017 Spinning Wheel Theatre

The Secret Garden - Rural Tour 2017

£28,525 Arts Council England
15 Dec 2016 Palgrave Community Centre

This is a project to develop the village playground by replacing outdated play equipment. This will bring the community together by providing an improved community resource.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jun 2016 Hinderclay Village Hall

The organisation will use the funding to upgrade their toilet facilities. This will ensure that the building is safe and suitable for all community users.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jun 2016 Spinning Wheel Theatre

Casanova Rural Tour 2016

£15,000 Arts Council England
15 Apr 2016 Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project

This charity will use the funding to run ten cream tea events in different village locations to celebrate the Queens?s 90th Birthday and produce a DVD to empower local communities. This will provide an opportunity for people from rural villages to take part in a community event, meet new friends and reduce social isolation amongst people within the community, specifically older people with dementia.

£8,775 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2016 Yaxley Parish Council

The parish council will use the funding to refurbish the village hall's existing toilet block. This will ensure that the hall?s facilities are safe and suitable for all users.

£9,892 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jul 2015 Spinning Wheel Theatre

A Christmas Carol - Rural Tour 2015

£15,000 Arts Council England
13 Apr 2015 Wattisfield Community Centre & Recreation Ground

The organisation will use the funding to demolish existing and old toilets at the community centre and replace them with modern facilities and a disabled washroom. This will enable the group to provide appropriate lavatory and washing facilities to the wider community, and ensure that people with disabilities can access the centre and community activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
14 Oct 2014 Botesdale After School Club

The organisation will use the funding to purchase a people carrier that will be used to pick up and drop off children attending its after school activities. This will enable the group to accommodate more service users and ensure that children with parents who work full time can attend activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Apr 2014 Wortham Lawn Tennis Club

Wortham Tennis Club Fourth Floodlit Court

£26,157 Sport England
11 Mar 2014 Sarah Bower

Love Can Kill People Can t It? a novel

£8,350 Arts Council England
8 Dec 2013 Botesdale and Rickinghall pre-school

Botesdale and Rickinghall pre-school

£7,081 Big Lottery Fund
5 Mar 2013 1st Eye Scout Group

This is a project by a registered charity in Suffolk. The organisation will use the funding to purchase camping equipment to enable all young people in the local area to participate in scouting activities. This will reduce rural isolation and provide act

£6,410 Big Lottery Fund
18 Oct 2012 Quatrefoil

Heritage in the Wheatfields

£6,400 Heritage Lottery Fund
21 Aug 2012 St Botolph's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary

This is a project by a primary school in Diss. The organisation will use the funding to install outdoor play equipment on their school grounds for the benefit of children at the school and the wider community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jan 2012 Wingfield Barns Community Interest Company

This is a project by a community interest company in Suffolk. The organisation will use the funding to establish a volunteer recruitment programme working with local unemployed people and students. This will provide people seeking work with work experienc

£4,929 Big Lottery Fund
16 Dec 2011 Palgrave PCC

St Peter's Church

£42,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2011 Suffolk Traditional Orchard Survey

New and Old Orchards for Suffolk

£47,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2011 Mill Lane Allotment Holders Association

This is a project by a community organisation in Norfolk. The group will use funding to purchase and install a secure communal shed. This will enable all allotment holders to safely store shared equipment and tools.

£4,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2011 Village Hall

This is a project by a charity in Norfolk. The group will use funding to purchase a plot of land in the village, benefiting the whole community. This will enable the group to provide a recreation area for children and adults.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Dec 2010 Wortham & Burgate Parish Council

This is a project by a Parish Council in Pulham Saint Mary which will use the funding to construct a surfaced car park. This will increase access for all to the sports facilities and pavilion.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Jul 2010 Wortham Village Hall

This group will use funding to refurbish their village hall. This will include removing the stage area to create more floor space and extending the wood floor. This will help encourage more people to use and enjoy the facilities of the hall.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Dec 2009 Wattisfield PCC

Church of St Margaret

£38,423 Heritage Lottery Fund
6 Oct 2009 Rickinghall Parish Council

This Parish Council is based in Rickinghall, Suffolk, and will use the award to create a community space on an empty piece of land. They will purchase a piece of land, which will be turned into community allotments and woodland. Local volunteers will help

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Aug 2009 Crossroads Care East Anglia Limited

This project will establish a Norfolk-wide Young Carers' Forum so young carers can meet and discuss problems affecting their lives, receive training to help them look after their family and participate in fun activities with other young carers.

£383,455 Big Lottery Fund
24 Jul 2009 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War veteran from Norfolk has been granted an award towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Egypt in September of this year. Funding has been provided for one Second World War veteran and one spouse.

£2,825 Big Lottery Fund
5 Feb 2008 Sarah Bower

As yet untitled novel

£2,560 Arts Council England
7 Nov 2007 Barningham Parish Council

This new project seeks to purchase a play area in Barningham from St Edmundsbury Borough Council and regenerate it, installing wooden play equipment for children aged between 18 months and 14 years. An assortment of different play equipment is to be provi

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
31 May 2007 Rickinghall P.C.C.

Rickinghall Parish County Council, near Ipswich, aim to create a breathing place in an existing church yard by selective tree surgery and creating log piles from tree surgery residue. It also wants to establish wild flower areas by limiting grass cuttings

£4,246 Big Lottery Fund
30 Apr 2007 Weybread Heritage Community Book Group

This new group will research the heritage of the Weybread area and produce a book to be distributed to each household in the parish. All local residents will be encouraged to participate in the project and contribute to the publication. The beneficiaries

£6,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Dec 2006 Stuston PCC


£46,041 Heritage Lottery Fund
27 Nov 2006 Redgrave Church Heritage Trust

This Charity Conserves And Maintains St Mary'S Church In Redgrave. They Will Organise Connection Of Essential Basic Utilities In The Redundant Redgrave Church. This Will Allow Future Use Of The Building For Non-Religious Activities Including Concerts, Pla

£9,800 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
27 Nov 2006 Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project

This Group Provides An Information Service For Isolated Communities And Create A Social Focus Of A Mobile Community Cafe And Information Centre. This Project Is To Allow The Group To Visit More Villages And Rurally Isolated People.

£7,640 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
26 Sep 2006 Botesdale Parish Council

This Parish Council Wish To Improve The Local Children'S Play Area Through The Provision Of A Multi-Play Activity Centre.

£4,250 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
25 Aug 2006 Red Shift

The Aim Of This Group Is To Promote Rural Women'S Writing, Music And Performance And To Assist Women To Gain Confidence In A Range Of Creative Activities Including Singing, Writing And Musical Composition. This Project Is To Create A Musical Collaboration

£9,930 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
9 May 2006 Village Hall

Resurfacing of car park and refurbishment of windows will ensure that this rural village hall is accessible and safe for all users.

£4,013 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Mar 2006 Diss Film Society

Group Will Use Award To Purchase Dvd Projection Equipment So That A New Film Society Can Be Started In The Town Of Diss. This Will Provide The Town With A New Cultural And Leisure Activity, Improving The Quality Of Life In This Rural Area.

£1,868 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
7 Sep 2005 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War widow from Diss has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Egypt in August of this year. Funding has also been provided for a carer to travel with the widow

£1,225 New Opportunities Fund
23 Feb 2005 Redgrave Amenities Trust

This Charity Provides Recreational Facilities And Other Amenities For The Local Community. The Award Will Help Fund An Extension To The Group'S Activities Centre, Which Will Include An Upgraded Kitchen And Additional Storage And Meeting Rooms. The Group W

£4,200 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
6 Jul 2004 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Wortham has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Italy in August of this year. Funding has also been provided for a spouse to travel with the Veteran

£875 New Opportunities Fund
8 Mar 2004 St.Botolph' & District Bowls Club

Bowls Club Uses An Award To Provide Sets Of Junior Bowls To Enable Young People To Take Up The Sport And Develop The Skills Needed Without Initial High Cost Outlay

£930 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
19 Dec 2003 St. Mary Wortham PCC

St. Mary The Virgin

£35,047 Heritage Lottery Fund
8 Dec 2003 Wattisfield Community Centre & Recreation Ground

Construction Of A Disabled Access To The Local Community Centre And Two Disabled Parking Spaces. The Improved Access Will Help The Elderly, Parents With Prams And The Disabled. The Community Centre Is Used By A Wide Range Of Clubs, For Functions And Po

£4,256 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
9 Jan 2003 PCC Wingfield

St Andrews Church

£33,724 Heritage Lottery Fund
23 Sep 2002 Diss Golf Club

To Encourage More Children To Take Up The Game Of Tri-Golf With The Introduction Of Golf Tuition In Schools And Free Junior Golf Sessions In The Evenings At The Club.

£4,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
19 Aug 2002 Harleston Magpies Hockey Club

Floodlights for new pitch for Harleston Magpies Hockey Club

£35,524 Sport England
29 Jul 2002 The Friends of Wortham Church

Group Will Use Award To Produce A Musical Based On A Local Historical Figure Involving The Whole Community And Encouraging All To Get Involved With The Production.

£1,750 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
28 May 2002 Red Shift

To Take A Play 'Michelle And The Landlady' To The Edinburgh Festival To Help The Group To Develop Skills And Confidence In Producing And Promoting Their Work Outside Of Their Local Area.

£4,600 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
31 Jan 2001 Botesdale Village Hall Management Committee

An award will enable this rural village hall to extend car parking and improve disabled access to the village hall.

£1,954 Community Fund
19 Dec 2000 Wortham & Burgate Parish Appraisal Steering Group

Award to fund survey and exhibition costs which will enable this charitable group to establish the 'who and what' of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in this rural community.

£750 Community Fund
11 Dec 2000 Wortham and Burgate Parish Council

New Sports Pavilion

£75,093 Sport England
28 Aug 2000 Blue River Majorettes

Practice and competition equipment will enable the group to extend their activities developing presentation standards by entering competition at local regional and national levels.

£595 Sport England
16 Jun 2000 Botesdale and Rickinghall Playgroup

The grant will be used to create 12 before-school places for children aged 3-4 years old. Schools served will be located in the rural villages of Botesdale, Rickinghall, Redgrave and Hinderclay.

£3,600 New Opportunities Fund
14 Jun 2000 The Heritage Circle

A book covering remembered heritage and articles on local building research

£2,157 Heritage Lottery Fund
25 Nov 1999 Wattisfield Parish Council

Everybody has an opportunity to contribute to this Millennium Book project on village heritage from Roman times to the present. Elders may reminisce; youth can reflect on the present; proffer photographs etc. Volunteers will have the opportunity to assi

£3,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
18 Aug 1999 Wingfield Parochial Church council

The Award Will Pay For A Commemorative Work To Be Written For A Community Millennium Concert. Workshops Will Be Run By Local Composers And Musicians With Approximately 100 Local Children, The Children In Turn Will Extend Their Skill And Experience By Part

£4,950 Arts Council England
18 Aug 1999 Hinderclay Village Hall

This rural Village Hall will install disabled toilet facilities and replace entrance doors with their award. This will enable previously disadvantaged groups to use the Hall and join its community groups.

£4,064 Community Fund
18 Aug 1999 East District Cycling Association

EDCA is an association of 38 cycling clubs covering Norfolk and Suffolk. This award will allow the organisation to purchase two computer simulators as part of their youth development programme. The equipment allows people to ride against each other or the

£5,000 Sport England
29 Apr 1999 Weybread Village Hall

This grant will replace the entrance, fire exit doors and windows improving accessibility to the village hall and addressing health & safety issues.

£5,000 Community Fund
29 Mar 1999 Woodbridge Bowls Club

Extend and level uneven green and improve access

£18,673 Sport England
26 Jan 1999 Wingfield Arts And Music

Opus 2000

£29,413 Arts Council England
26 Mar 1998 Botesdale Village Hall

This project will improve access, storage, catering and toilet facilities in the hall, enabling the development of an older persons lunchclub and a youth drop-in centre. The one year grant will pay for refurbishment and an extension.

£83,597 Community Fund
23 Mar 1998 St Botolph's & District Bowls Club

Replace outdoor bowling green

£24,712 Sport England
15 Dec 1997 Redgrave Amenities Trust

333New Pavilion for Sports Field

£24,857 Sport England
18 Sep 1997 Women In Business

This self-employed women's rural support network will expand by developing additional self-help groups. The grant, over three years, will pay for promotional materials and the recruitment of short term workers.

£17,888 Community Fund
20 Aug 1997 Wingfield Arts And Music

Rural Cultural Initiative

£199,500 Arts Council England
16 Jun 1997 Wortham Tennis Club

"Upgrading of two existing courts, provision of a third court and renovation of surrounding fencing"

£18,786 Sport England
11 Jun 1997 Education Otherwise (Suffolk)

Education Otherwise Suffolk Group Project

£975 Arts Council England
25 Nov 1996 Redgrave Amenities Trust

New sports field

£36,146 Sport England
24 Sep 1996 Wingfield Arts & Music

Wingfield Great Barn Conversion, Suffolk

£61,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
23 Jul 1996 Wingfield Arts And Music

Conversion of Wingfield Great Barn and Outbuildings

£711,650 Arts Council England
17 Jun 1996 Wortham & Burgate Parish Council

New clubhouse for Wortham Bowls Club

£4,669 Sport England
26 Mar 1996 Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Redgrave & Lopham Fen National Nature Reserve - Visitor Centre

£454,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Jul 1995 Rickinghall Village Hall Man.Committee

Multi-sport macadam floodlit area

£23,500 Sport England