Lottery grants awarded to North East in 1996

264 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
17 Dec 1996 Disability Gateshead

Project to establish a personal assistance service for disabled people who have large scale support needs and who wish to live independently in their community. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a personal assistance advisor and an infor

£188,395 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Signpost North East

The group provides a database and library of information for people recently diagnosed with visual loss, awareness training for voluntary and statutory agencies and collates information for users in braille, large print or tape format. The grant, over thr

£126,355 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cleveland Disability Forum

The project explores opportunities for independent living through self-help groups, involving disabled people who are already living independently. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salaries of a development worker and part-time administration

£101,584 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Transport Unlimited

Project to extend the provision of accessible transport in the Gateshead area. The grant, over three years, will pay for two minibuses, a computer and a contribution to running costs.

£93,147 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Darlington Association on Disability

A project to enable disabled people to live independently. The grant, over two years, will be used to employ a full-time co-ordinator and administration assistant, purchase office equipment and fund running costs.

£90,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sedgefield and District Citizens Advice Bureau

An advice service in four health centres mainly focusing on benefits, debts, housing and welfare. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a manager, advice worker and clerical officer, fund general running costs and purchase office equipment.

£87,705 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Redcar and Cleveland Citizens Advice Bureau

The CAB provides advice, support, information and advocacy. Project to undertake home visits and collate information on the needs of people with disabilities and those with health and care problems. The grant, over three years, will pay for three part-ti

£89,820 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hartlepool Alzheimer's Trust Ltd

A service to provide relief for Alzheimer's sufferers and carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to pay the salary of an occupational therapist, to purchase a minibus and fund running costs.

£92,936 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Contact (Morpeth Mental Health Group)

The three year grant will be used to purchase a caravan to use as a permanent respite holiday facility for people with mental health problems and their carers. It will also be used to purchase associated equipment and cover transport and running costs.

£22,620 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wear Body Positive

The organisation provides a range of advice, education, training and support services for people affected by or in danger of contracting HIV/AIDS. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ two prison liaison/training officers, purchase office an

£185,342 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Action by Differently Abled People in Tynedale

This group consults with disabled people and organisations, identifies gaps in current services and develops appropriate responses, liaising with statutory providers. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ one full-time and two part-time work

£148,700 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alnwick and District Mencap Society

Project to improve recreational services for mentally and physically disabled people and their carers. The grant, over one year, will provide a permanent holiday chalet with disabled access and facilities.

£35,250 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Blind Society for North Tyneside Ltd

Provision of a number of services for blind and visually impaired people including a visiting service, a resource and advice service, transcription service, consultancy and training. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a project director,

£170,035 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Norcare Limited

An advice, counselling and information service with drop-in facilities, for people aged over 18 who have drug and alcohol problems. The one year grant will pay for the costs of furniture, office and security equipment and computers.

£60,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Tyneside Women's Health Project

The employment of a project co-ordinator to enhance the efficiency of the organisation. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a co-ordinator and admin support, contribute towards running costs and acquire computer and other office equipment.

£102,301 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Berwick and District Cancer Support Group

The one year grant will be used to purchase an estate car to transport people with cancer and their families and friends to hospitals in Edinburgh and Newcastle. The grant will also cover running costs of the vehicle .

£17,425 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cleveland Relate

A telephone counselling service for people experiencing relationship problems which attempts to move clients towards face to face counselling. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ three part-time telephone counsellors, fund the setting up a

£85,263 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Broadgate Farm Co-operative

Provides facilities to enable people with mental illness to benefit from a therapeutic community environment. The grant, over one year, will fund the building of a workshop and the purchase of independent living aids.

£71,122 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Darlington Cruse Bereavement Care

Project to create a drop-in centre where bereaved people can obtain information, advice and counselling. The grant, over three years, will pay for a contribution towards the salary costs of a part-time counsellor, office running costs and additional bookl

£12,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Newcastle and Whitley Housing Trust Ltd

A project to increase the independence and quality of life for people with enduring mental health problems. The three year grant will be used to purchase a car, fund vehicle running costs, purchase a camcorder and fund independent holidays for 15 people.

£30,665 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 South Shields Shopmobility

A service which facilitates independent and/or accompanied shopping and recreational activities for disabled people and their carers through the provision of appropriate equipment and volunteers. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ two sho

£185,313 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Blyth Valley Cruse

A bereavement care service to residents in Blyth Valley. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salary of one part-time staff member, the purchase of office equipment, training for staff and volunteers and general running costs.

£10,407 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North Tyneside Disability Advice Centre

Project to provide a welfare rights and information service to people with sensory disabilities. The grant, over three years, will fund the salary of two full-time welfare rights workers, refurbishment of premises, purchase of office and computer equipmen

£164,805 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Family Help

Project to raise awareness of the health issues associated with domestic violence and to provide temporary refuge facilities. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a full-time outreach worker, purchase a minibus and office equipment and fund

£115,729 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

Project to establish a befriending service to support people with dementia and their carers in isolated areas of Northumberland. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a part-time befriending service co-ordinator, fund training and running co

£27,182 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wearside Mobility

A specialised transport service for disabled people in Sunderland and surrounding areas. The grant, over one year, will fund the purchase of two specialised vehicles, computer equipment and training.

£48,060 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Disability Action North East

Project to set up a unique information service and networking forums, to promote good practice and work towards creating a community development and independent living centre in the North East. The grant, over two years, will be used to employ a developme

£179,985 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Disability North

Disabled people in the organisation provide comprehensive access audits for voluntary organisations. The group has an information library and runs telephone advice services. The grant, over two years, will be used to employ one full-time and three part-ti

£148,708 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 S. H. A. W. Sheltered Housing and Workshops

Project to help people with disabilities to access a range of community and leisure resources in the large rural area of Tynedale. The one year grant will fund the salary of a community link worker and running costs.

£19,945 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Coping With Cancer North East

The organisation offers practical and emotional support to cancer patients and their families. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salary of one part-time staff member to manage and develop the project and raise funds.

£19,308 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North Eastern Disabled Motorist Club

Project to provide an improved information service and mobility aids for disabled people in the Chester-le-Street area. The grant, over one year, will fund the purchase of replacement office equipment, three powered wheelchairs, car roof carrying boxes an

£19,981 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North Tyneside Arthritis Care

A self-help initiative setting up arthritis self management courses utilising existing groups. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a part-time self management trainer and contribute towards regional and national posts. It will also fund t

£71,155 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Britain & Northern Ireland

The group helps to improve the lives of disabled people and their carers. The three year grant will be used to purchase a minibus and fund associated running costs and will contribute towards the costs of a community team.

£32,699 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group

A play scheme for disabled children, providing other leisure activities for the children and their families. The grant, over three years, will pay for the purchase of toys, provision of respite care, training and travel for volunteers and beneficiaries an

£32,424 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Dunelm Phab Club

The three year grant will pay for travel and accommodation costs for disabled and able-bodied young people on six residential outdoor pursuits weekends .

£6,300 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Gateshead Citizens Advice Bureau

This advice and information service will be extended to people with mental health problems, particularly Asian and Jewish women. The grant, over three years, will fund the salaries of one full-time and two part-time project and care workers, the purchase

£121,810 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Tynemouth M E N C A P

Project to refurbish a building to improve the support services offered to people with learning difficulties and their carers. The grant, over one year, will fund re-wiring, window replacement and improvements to the central heating system.

£11,497 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Durham Community Alarm Trust

Provides a telephone alarm service to elderly frail and disabled people living in rural isolated areas. The grant, over one year, will be used as a contribution towards the costs of acquiring new telephone alarm system equipment.

£21,250 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Britain & Northern Ireland

The one year grant will be used to purchase a replacement vehicle to enable members and their carers to take advantage of social and educational opportunities. It will also cover vehicle running costs.

£23,587 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St John Ambulance Northumbria

Project to refurbish existing premises to offer improved respite day care services and training facilities for carers. The grant, over one year, will fund the building renovation and purchase of a second-hand minibus and equipment.

£40,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Easington District Association for the Disabled

The grant, over one year, will fund the purchase of two specially converted replacement caravans which will be used to provide respite holidays for disabled people. It will also be used to purchase six wheel chairs and associated site rental and running c

£26,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Britain & Northern Ireland

Project to acquire and refurbish a resource centre with day facilities and to develop post diagnosis support services. The grant, over three years, will be used to fund three full-time salaries, purchase and refurbish a building and fund running costs.

£223,613 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Carers Association in South Tyneside

The initiation and development of an outreach service for carers and professionals to obtain advice, information and support. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a development worker, service administrator and sessional worker and to fund

£192,676 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Them Wifies

Project aimed at empowering people with learning difficulties by supporting the development of innovative drama groups. The grant, over three years, will pay for a development worker, office running costs, training materials and a feasibility study.

£137,031 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Mind in Gateshead

Project to extend the existing services which include a listening service, an outreach service, counselling and therapeutic group activity. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ two counsellors and fund running costs.

£183,093 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Scope on Teeside

Provides training and life skills experience for young adults with cerebral palsy who currently use the day centre. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ five daily living skills instructors, fund running costs and purchase independent livin

£188,243 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern North Tyneside

The group will provide improved day centre facilities through the extension and refurbishment of the building and purchase of new equipment and furniture at this centre and two others. The one year grant will be used to refurbish the premises and purchase

£192,770 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Tees Country Products Ltd

The oganisation provides sheltered training (NVQ Level 1) and helps improve employment prospects for young people with learning difficulties. The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase and install a pottery kiln and air extraction machinery.

£21,310 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Sunderland

The refurbishment and development of the main premises providing a high dependency day care unit and a range of improved services to meet the needs of frail and housebound older people. The grant, over two years, will be used to fund two full-time and fou

£260,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 B L I S S

A feasibility study on the development of an advice and information bureau for disabled people. The one year grant will be used to fund consultancy and general running costs and purchase special communication equipment.

£30,994 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 League of Friends of Hartburn Lodge

The one year grant will be used to purchase a specially adapted minibus to transport young disabled people and their carers to various amenities and recreational venues in the Stockton area .

£21,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Clare's Hospice

Project to develop a specialist Lymphoedema treatment clinic. The grant, over three years, will pay for three part-time salaries, compression garments and therapy systems, surgical supplies, training and running costs.

£98,694 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hartlepool Access Group

The group provides an access guide and accessible welfare rights service for disabled people. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a welfare rights advisor and buy in specialist advice, fund running costs, and acquire office and specialised

£36,552 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West End Community Wardens

Support and befriending service for black, disabled and elderly people and people with learning difficulties which recruits, trains and uses local volunteers. The grant, over two years, will fund volunteer training, running costs and the purchase of offic

£33,750 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Black Family Health Project

A health education project aiming to reduce levels of physical and psychological ill health among black women through self-help, advice, information and counselling. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a full-time outreach/development work

£122,129 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Gateshead Hatzola

The group provides voluntary, emergency first aid services to the Jewish Community in Gateshead. The grant, over three years, will fund the purchase of portable radio equipment, volunteer training and general running costs.

£12,077 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Princess Royal Trust Sunderland Carers Centre Association

The organisation enhances current service provision by attending to the needs of young carers and mental health carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a development worker and support worker.

£77,273 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stockton International Family Centre Limited

Project to provide training and support services for ethnic groups helping them gain better access to health services. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salary costs of a project co-ordinator and support worker, sessional staff costs, general

£186,448 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Leonard Cheshire Services in Northumbria

The organisation provides access to existing leisure facilities for people with physical disabilities or injuries. The two year grant will be used to employ a project co-ordinator, five care workers and a physiotherapist and to fund running costs and purc

£187,390 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Arthritis Care Hartlepool and District Branch

The organisation provides respite care holidays for people with severe arthritis, in specially equipped hotels and centres . The grant, over three years, will pay for the transport costs.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Adults Speaking Out

A self advocacy group for people with learning disabilities in Northumberland. The grant, over three years, will be used to fund training and running costs.

£12,982 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hartlepool Carers

A respite care service providing volunteer sitters for carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a volunteer co-ordinator, fund volunteer training and running costs and purchase office and independent living equipment.

£49,612 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Easington District Crossroads

A palliative care project providing home attendance, allowing people the choice to die in familiar surroundings. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salaries of four palliative care workers and the costs of travel and training.

£32,208 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cochlear Implant Parent Support Group N E

A self help and support group for families on the North East Cochlear Implant Programme, providing a newsletter, information, support and meetings. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase computer equipment and fund the costs of transport, m

£14,975 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Langbaurgh Talking Newspaper for the Blind

The group produces a talking newspaper for blind and visually impaired people. The grant, over one year, will fund the purchase of replacement fast copying equipment.

£3,990 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hartlepool Junior Phab Club

The one year grant will be used to purchase play equipment, which will allow children with physical disabilities to interact with able bodied children. .

£1,540 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Disability North Youth

The group provides outdoor pursuits holidays at a dedicated centre for youngsters with special needs. The grant, over three years, will fund respite holiday care and running costs.

£12,302 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Percy Hedley Foundation

A centre which provides recreational activities, where people with cerebral palsy and able bodied people can socialise, use the dining hall, gym and bar. The one year grant will be used to contribute to the costs of constructing and fitting out a new buil

£480,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Middlesbrough Mencap and Gateway Society

The one year grant will be used to purchase and run a 15-seat minibus to enable members with learning difficulties to attend a wide range of activities including training. It will also fund the costs of training.

£29,659 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 General Access Northumberland Group (G A N G)

The group improves access for disabled people to the built environment by highlighting access needs and examples of good and bad practice and campaigning for change. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salary of a part-time access co-ordinator,

£39,564 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Northumbria Calvert Trust

The development of seven purpose built chalets, to accommodate people with a variety of disabilities and their families. It will also provide supported and cheap accommodation, respite care and sports/outdoor activities in an appropriate environment. The

£340,390 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Skills for People

This organisation is concerned with training, support and advocacy for people with learning disabilities in the North East. The group will use the one year grant to set up their headquarters, to purchase and refurbish a building, purchase office equipment

£327,517 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North East Council on Addictions

Project to develop accessible drug and alcohol based services in Consett. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a youth worker and fund general running costs.

£62,869 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Berwick- Upon-Tweed Voluntary Forum

Project to refurbish a building to securely accommodate a number of local voluntary organisations and to operate as a base for people to access and receive comprehensive advice and information. The one year grant will be used to refurbish premises, purcha

£68,889 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Justice for Abused Children

Project to expand the group's existing services, establish new groups and develop and implement a fundraising strategy. The grant, over one year, will fund the salary of one full-time development officer, office refurbishment and equipment, training and g

£36,206 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stockton Multiple Sclerosis Group

The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase an adapted motor vehicle to transport society members to respite care and social activities .

£17,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Craghead Community Association

Project to undertake research to investigate the viability of an integrated health and community centre. The one year grant will be used to fund the costs of a short-term feasibility study.

£7,639 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Peter's Church Wallsend

St Peter, Wallsend - Restoration

£476,827 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Dec 1996 Charles Young Centre

The grant, over one year, will pay for the building of an extension to the Charles Young Centre to enable more elderly and disabled people to use the day care facilities. It will also be used to purchase computer equipment and a minibus.

£88,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North East Jewish Community Services

Project to develop community care services. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a full-time development worker and part-time clerical officer, fund running costs and purchase an adapted minibus.

£95,700 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Durham County Carers Support

Project to establish a new drop-in, development, advocacy and information resource and sitting service for carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to contribute towards the salary of a centre manager and the costs of providing the sitting servic

£45,037 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cleveland Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service

Project to establish an autonomous counselling and support project for black women who have experienced sexual violence. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a full-time development worker and support worker, purchase office equipment and f

£66,960 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

Provides a transport service to day centres for dementia sufferers and their carers in South Tyneside. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase a minibus, fund associated running costs and employ two part-time carer/drivers.

£80,497 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sunderland Counselling Service

A counselling service for people of all ages who are experiencing the trauma of major bereavement and loss to help prevent subsequent ill health. The group will expand the service, using the three year grant to pay for the salaries of one full-time and on

£142,105 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

Project to complete the refurbishment of a new day care centre, expand the carers' support and befriending services and release staff to concentrate on providing a high quality service. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salaries of three staff

£149,012 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The North Tyneside Carers Centre

Project to target hidden carers in need of support and advice by raising awareness and providing outreach information. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ an information/training officer and clerical officer, fund running costs and purchas

£132,640 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Trinity House Social Centre

The three year grant will be used to purchase an accessible minibus and build a garage with a classroom above. This will enable the group to provide accessible transport and youth education facilities within the Community Centre in South Shields.

£74,891 Community Fund
16 Dec 1996 Northumberland Lawn Tennis Association

"Development of outdoor courts, gym and changing facilities."

£570,500 Sport England
13 Dec 1996 International Centre For Life Trust

International Centre For Life Trust

£31,521,078 Millennium Commission
11 Dec 1996 King George Comprehensive School

To design and construct sculptures

£10,000 Arts Council England
11 Dec 1996 Wansbeck'S Ashington Colliery Band

To purchase instruments

£38,026 Arts Council England
25 Nov 1996 South Tyneside Indoor Bowls And Social Club Ltd

Lighting system for bowls hall

£19,496 Sport England
25 Nov 1996 Morpeth Dolphins Sub-Aqua Club

8m diesel-engined dive boat

£20,008 Sport England
19 Nov 1996 National Trust

Cut Thorn Farm, Gibside - Acquisition

£265,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
13 Nov 1996 Tudhoe Grange School Concert Band

To purchase instruments

£49,305 Arts Council England
13 Nov 1996 Teesdale Community Resources

To purchase mobile video production & editing suite

£64,410 Arts Council England
13 Nov 1996 National Association Of Youth Theatres Co.

Purchase of office/computer equipment

£35,344 Arts Council England
13 Nov 1996 Glenholme Theatre Group

Purchase of lighting and sound equipment

£6,530 Arts Council England
13 Nov 1996 South Bank Brass Band

Band instruments, equipment, and music commission

£26,178 Arts Council England
13 Nov 1996 University Of Newcastle

To commission public work of art

£15,000 Arts Council England