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|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
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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,
|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.
|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.
|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 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
|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.
|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
|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.
|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
|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.
|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
|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
|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
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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
|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 .
|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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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
|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.
|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 .
|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.
|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
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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. .
|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.
|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
|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.
|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,
|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
|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
|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.
|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
|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
|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 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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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
|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
|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
|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.
|16 Dec 1996||Northumberland Lawn Tennis Association
"Development of outdoor courts, gym and changing facilities."
|13 Dec 1996||International Centre For Life Trust
International Centre For Life Trust
|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
|25 Nov 1996||Morpeth Dolphins Sub-Aqua Club
8m diesel-engined dive boat
|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|