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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
26 Jan 2015 Bede's World

Groundbreaker

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Jan 2015 Heaton History Group

Heaton Beneath Our Feet

£8,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Jan 2015 Journey to Justice

Journey to Justice: Footsteps to Freedom in the North East

£9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Jan 2015 Newcastle NE1 Limited

NE1 Bigg Market Project - Giving a Historic Heart Back to Newcastle

£1,827,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Jan 2015 North Tyneside Voluntary Organisations Development Agency

From Town Crier to Twitter

£23,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
25 Jan 2015 Blyth Town FC

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Blyth, Northumberland. The group will use the funding to deliver holiday play activities, and purchase outdoor equipment and cafe facilities including a large event tent, chairs, tables, parasols and heating lamps, cafe barriers, food heater and dishwasher. This will provide new outdoor facilities and activities to meet the demand from a wider number of community groups, making more use of the group?s cafe facilities helping them to be more sustainable.

£6,373 Big Lottery Fund
23 Jan 2015 4 Corners Music Network

Shafts of Light, Heaton Community Arts Project

£15,000 Arts Council England
23 Jan 2015 Encounter Productions

I Heart Catherine Pistachio at Soho Theatre

£9,884 Arts Council England
23 Jan 2015 Alistair Pritchard

Alphabetti s 2015 Spring Season

£14,900 Arts Council England
23 Jan 2015 Benfieldside, Blackhill, Bridgehill & Shotley Bridge Communi

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in County Durham. The organisation will use the funding to continue to hold a community fun day and provide information and advice on other organisations and statutory support services. This will enable the organisation to build upon the success of last year's event, sustain the Olympic legacy and promote positive relationships and support networks across the community.

£8,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Jan 2015 Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group

This is a project by a new voluntary organisation in County Durham. The organisation will use the funding to provide day trips, recreational activities for people recovering from cancer, going through treatment or are terminally ill, and their carers. They will also develop a website and quarterly newsletter and purchase a flipchart for guest speakers, providing a support network for beneficiaries to help improve their physical and emotional wellbeing.

£2,605 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jan 2015 Bill Quay Arts Studio CiC

This is a project by a community interest company in Newcastle and Gateshead. The organisation will use the funding to run art sessions focussing on nature for people with mental health issues and the homeless. This will enable the participants to improve their confidence, self esteem and aspirations, learn new skills and improve both mental and physical health outcomes.

£8,125 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jan 2015 NESTS

This is a project by a community interest company in Morpeth. The organisation will use the funding to landscape their garden area including clearing the garden and laying new turf, installing a gardening area and footpath and purchasing a springless trampoline. This will provide a safe, nurturing environment to support the emotional recovery of children who have suffered from past abuse and neglect.

£8,900 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jan 2015 Newcastle Law Centre

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to upgrade their website, offer SKYPE appointments and self help leaflets to marginalised people who need legal advice. This will enable the organisation build their capacity in order to offer assistance to more beneficiaries.

£7,500 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jan 2015 Wunderbar

Wunderbar - the alternatives project

£65,664 Arts Council England
21 Jan 2015 The Cobweb Orchestra

North of England Underground Orchestra

£15,000 Arts Council England
21 Jan 2015 Middlesbrough Council

musinc

£160,000 Arts Council England
21 Jan 2015 Sage Gateshead

CoMusica Inclusion

£160,000 Arts Council England
20 Jan 2015 Hadrian Primary School

This is a project by a Primary School in South Shields. The organisation will use the funding to create an outdoor gymnasium for the benefit of their pupils and the local community. This will address inactivity in young people in an effort to reduce the high obesity levels in the local area.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jan 2015 The Basement Project

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Benton, North Tyneside. The organisation will use the funding to train young mentors and volunteers so that they can increase the capacity of their organisation. This will enable the organisation to improve the skills of their mentors and volunteers whilst enabling them to assist more young people in after school activities which will lead to them being more confident and raising their aspirations.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jan 2015 Hareside Primary School

This is a project by a primary school in Cramlington, Northumberland. The organisation will use funding to purchase and install a canopy for their nursery. This will provide a safe outdoor environment for children to play throughout the year, aiding their physical and emotional development.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jan 2015 Elwick Parish Council

This is a project by a Parish Council in Hartlepool. The organisation will use the funding to establish a community computer club in their rural community and employ an artist to work with children on an ecology based arts project to establish a wildlife garden and bio reserve within the village. This will provide IT and outdoor intergenerational activities which will reduce isolation amongst the older and younger generations within a rurally isolated village.

£9,728 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jan 2015 Northumberland National Park Authority

The Sill Arts Activity Plan

£50,000 Arts Council England
20 Jan 2015 Durham Cathedral

Lumiere Durham

£250,000 Arts Council England
19 Jan 2015 Tyneside Outdoors

This charity in Newcastle upon Tyne will use funding to hire two youth workers and deliver two weekly outdoor youth groups in two deprived areas of the local area. This will involve the young people organising and planning outdoor activities, using local parks, open spaces and the countryside including all day activities, games, sports, orienteering, camping residentials during evenings and holidays to help raise aspirations and encourage beneficiaries to make healthier lifestyle choices.

£9,720 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jan 2015 Cambo Village Hall

This is a project by a registered charity in Cambo, Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding to install a portable insulation screen in their village hall. This will enable the organisation to heat the space more efficiently ensuring that user groups can access the building all year round.

£8,100 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jan 2015 Red Dreams

This is a project by a charity in Hartlepool. The organisation will use the funding to provide childcare facilities and run a programme of activities and workshops including confidence building, accredited and non accredited learning for local women who have been away from employment to raise a family. This will improve the skills and aspirations of beneficiaries helping to improve their employment and volunteering opportunities.

£9,390 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jan 2015 Willington Cricket Club

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Durham. The organisation will use the funding to refurbish their kitchen facilities and purchase a grass cutter.

£9,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jan 2015 St Stephen's Church of England Primary School

This is a project by a primary school in Durham. The organisation will use funding to develop the outdoor play area within their nursery grounds. This will improve the facilities of the school to help aid young children?s development and motor skills in creative play activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jan 2015 Monkton Infants' School

This is a project by an infant school in South Shields. The organisation will use the funding to develop an outdoor play/fitness area within the school grounds. This will provide a safe environment and creative play activities to help aid the children?s physical development.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Jan 2015 Dan Holdsworth

Production of new work for survey exhibition

£14,331 Arts Council England
15 Jan 2015 Friends of Whitfield Primary School

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Whitfield, Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding to run extra-curricular activities for children, parents and carers from rurally isolated homes. This will enable the beneficiaries to form friendships and experience activities that would not be available to them otherwise.

£8,400 Big Lottery Fund
15 Jan 2015 Holali

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to run an advice, information and signposting service for local BME communities being adversely affected by the use of the now illegal drug Khat. This will also involve providing community workshops with health professionals to provide information on the negative health effects of using the drug, and support services to aid beneficiaries? recovery and improve their physical and mental health.

£9,735 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jan 2015 Coxhoe Parish Council

This is a project by a parish council in Durham. The organisation will use the funding to produce a feasibility study on activities for children and young people to determine the existing provision and identify their aspirations for the three community buildings within their village and surrounding areas. This will enable the parish council to formulate a programme of development for children and young people?s activities within their community.

£8,734 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jan 2015 Nicola Singh

the--family

£6,682 Arts Council England
14 Jan 2015 Gateshead and South Tyneside Sight Service

This new project, delivered by Gateshead and South Tyneside Sight Service, aims to deliver a specialist welfare benefits advice and advocacy service for visually impaired people and their carers residing in and around Gateshead and South Shields.

£163,984 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jan 2015 Laura Lindow

Artist Development Programme

£14,985 Arts Council England
13 Jan 2015 Sugar Hill Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to refurbish an unused room within the school for a parent/child/family room which will provide workshops and training to develop parents? skills including none accredited courses in maths and English, finance, cooking, health and wellbeing. This will provide after school and holiday activities to help improve the social and learning skills of parents, encourage family learning, towards aiding their children?s development.

£8,300 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jan 2015 Hearts of the Hub

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Stockton-on-Tees. The organisation will use the funding to develop and deliver a series of community activities, including bingo, youth activities and healthy living boot camps. This will enable the group to provide a range of activities for local people of all ages in order to encourage greater community cohesion and improving the wellbeing of local residents.

£9,717 Big Lottery Fund
12 Jan 2015 Greenfield Community College, A Specialist Arts and Science

This is a project by a foundation school in County Durham. The organisation will use the funding to purchase music equipment and deliver music and singing activities including making music during lunchtimes and after school. This will provide pupils suffering from personal, social and emotional issues positive activities and new creative skills, improving their confidence and aspirations.

£9,999 Big Lottery Fund
12 Jan 2015 Rickleton Primary School

This is a project by a school in Washington. The group will use the funding to provide an outdoor growing garden where children can learn to grow their own fruit and vegetables. This project will run during and after school and will include families engaging with children to learn about healthy living.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Jan 2015 Yarm Fellowship Committee

This is a project by a registered charity in Yarm, Cleveland. The organisation will use the funding to renovate the toilet facilities at the hall and reinstate the facilities for disabled people. This will enable the current range of activities to continue and attract new users.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jan 2015 Saturday Polish School Hawick

This group will be able to provide Polish and English lessons for their Nursery and Early Years Group as well as hold information and cultural events for parents and the local communities.

£1,361 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jan 2015 AE Phoenix Football Club

This is a project by a by a voluntary organisation in Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding to provide a free weekly programme of activities including multi sports, health and wellbeing, football coaching and education courses. This will provide positive social activities for young people to improve their aspirations and opportunities, encouraging them to become more active and choose healthier lifestyle options.

£9,500 Big Lottery Fund
9 Jan 2015 Frances Arnold

The Artist s Window

£4,100 Arts Council England
9 Jan 2015 Friends of Stainton and Thornton Green Spaces Group

The organisation will use the funding to resurface the lower footpaths of the old Whinstone Quarry/nature reserve that they manage with an all weather surface. This will improve the health and safety of the footpaths making the area available and accessible throughout the year for people to continue to walk and exercise.

£9,994 Big Lottery Fund
9 Jan 2015 Cardinal Hume Catholic School

This is a project by a secondary academy convertor school in Gateshead in Tyne and Wear. Funding will be used to deliver personal and social development activities to pupils. This will enable pupils to develop self-assurance, confidence and raised aspirations, as well as provide parents with advice about responding to the needs of their teenage children in order to improve family skills and support, improving pupils? opportunities, resilience and positivity.

£7,900 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jan 2015 Northern Arts Enterprises

Building Northumberland s Youth Theatre Offer

£39,840 Arts Council England
8 Jan 2015 Murray House Community Recreation Centre

This is a project by a registered charity in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to provide a youth club for children aged 5-12 years old. This will enable the group to bridge gaps in local youth services by providing positive and diversionary activities to local children, many of whom are from low-income families or have behavioural problems.

£6,500 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2015 Eco-Logik

Eco-Logik

£9,943 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2015 West View Project Children and Young Peoples Activity Centre

This is a project by a charity in Hartlepool. The organisation will use the funding to expand their services and provide family learning activities including cooking, forest activities and team games during school holidays. This will provide a support network for disadvantaged parents at risk of social isolation, and fun educational days to build positive family relationships to help aid the children?s development and learning.

£7,600 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2015 Moving Forward

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Gateshead. The organisation will use the funding to run workshops for BME communities including financial awareness, employment skills and health and wellbeing, as well as four community awareness events. This will help remove barriers for beneficiaries accessing services and provide events to promote the group's services and the understanding of different cultures.

£6,700 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2015 Forest View Primary

This is a project by a community school in South Shields. The organisation will use the funding to establish an outdoor fitness gym to benefit the pupils of their school and the wider community. This will provide outdoor gym equipment to tackle obesity issues and improve the general health and well being of children within the local community through a programme of healthy exercise and nutrition.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2015 Ishy Din

Research and development for Taxi Tales.

£14,915 Arts Council England
6 Jan 2015 Inspiring Events CIC

This is a project by a community interest company based in Birtley, Tyne and Wear. The organisation will use the funding to develop a recording studio in central Newcastle which will be inclusive but designed to be welcoming to people with disabilities, autism and mental health problems. This will also provide volunteering and learning opportunities, music therapy, and a welcoming safe environment to empower beneficiaries to be creative and socialise reducing their isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2015 Changing Lives

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Gateshead, serving beneficiaries in Doncaster. The organisation will use the funding to hold a conference and theatre performance to bring together local authorities, VCS organisations and service users who work with or for women in the criminal justice system. This will raise awareness of the issues faced by women involved with the criminal justice system and improve support for these women.

£7,350 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2015 Burnside Primary School

This is a project by a primary school in Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding to run a health and fitness after school club, using virtual instructor equipment and also provide healthy eating advice and information. This will encourage pupils and families to become more physically active and choose healthier lifestyle options.

£9,710 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2015 Staindrop CofE (Controlled) Primary School

This is a project by a primary school in Darlington. The organisation will use the funding to install a large outdoor wooden garden shelter/play den within the school grounds. This will provide as safe outdoor environment where pupils and children in the community can explore nature and enjoy creative play activities, during after school.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2015 Unfolding Theatre

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a drama project at local mental health support groups? venues for people suffering from mental ill health, with workshops covering creative writing, performance and music. This will encourage beneficiaries to use theatre and creative activities to improve their confidence, use relaxation techniques and express themselves with performances at a local theatre.

£2,500 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2015 The Cyrenians Ltd

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Gateshead, serving beneficiaries in Doncaster. The organisation will use the funding to hold a conference and theatre performance to bring together local authorities, VCS organisations and service users who work with or for women in the criminal justice system. This will raise awareness of the issues faced by women involved with the criminal justice system and improve support for these women.

£7,350 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jan 2015 Jack Bennett

Winners and Too Much, Too Young

£15,000 Arts Council England
5 Jan 2015 St. Paul's Evenwood Parochial Church Council

The group will use the funding to refurbish their parish hall kitchen, insulate the attic, replace the leaking roof of their toilets, renovate outside brickwork, purchase new chairs and refit the children?s storage area. This will improve the health and safety of the hall and facilities enabling users to prepare and serve hot food, more activities to take place including cookery classes, towards opening up the hall to more local families, community groups and residents.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jan 2015 The Association of Teesdale Day Clubs

This is a continuation of an existing project by The Association of Teesdale Day Clubs (TATDC) to provide a range of support to older and socially isolated people living in the rural area of Teesdale.

£409,570 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jan 2015 The Avenue Primary School

A project by a primary school in Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough to install bespoke outdoor playground equipment for physical activities within the school grounds. This will improve the facilities of the school, for pupils and community groups, and help develop children?s, confidence, social skills and understanding of different cultures in play activities whilst improving their physical health.

£9,960 Big Lottery Fund
22 Dec 2014 Birtley St Joseph's Youth Club

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Birtley. The organisation will use the funding to run taster activity sessions for young people from disadvantaged families. This will enable participants to try out different local activities and increase participation in learning activities in an effort to raise aspirations.

£1,831 Big Lottery Fund
22 Dec 2014 Bamburgh Pavilion Association

Pavilion Refurbishment

£44,890 Sport England
21 Dec 2014 Guru Nanak Gurdwara and Sikh Community Centre

This is a project by a charity in Stockton on Tees. The organisation will use the funding to replace their dining room furniture which is old and in a state of disrepair. This will improve the facilities and health and safety of the centre enabling the organisation to continue to provide healthy free meals to the community especially those suffering from food poverty.

£9,946 Big Lottery Fund
20 Dec 2014 Drive North East

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to hire a project worker and deliver employment skills workshops for disadvantaged and low income BME communities in Tyne and Wear. This will provide bespoke training and ongoing support and help to remove cultural and language barriers to help improve beneficiaries? confidence, aspirations and employment opportunities.

£8,800 Big Lottery Fund
19 Dec 2014 ARTworks in Teesdale

Teesdale Waymarkers

£14,980 Arts Council England
18 Dec 2014 Sara Cooper

Examining and re-presenting collections

£10,000 Arts Council England
18 Dec 2014 Playgroup Network North East CIC

This is a project by a community interest company in Middlesbrough. The organisation will use the funding to improve their outdoor play and learning facilities. This will provide a safe environment for children to enjoy new stimulating and physical activities, to aid their development, encourage them to become more active and improve family relationships. Improvements will include a timber log den and water cascade, mini beast habitat, shade sail, story chair, mushroom seating and willow wigwams.

£9,900 Big Lottery Fund
18 Dec 2014 Wansbeck Paddle Sports Club

White Water Progression

£10,000 Sport England
17 Dec 2014 Apna Ghar

This is a project by a charity in South Shields, South Tyneside. Funding will be used to provide a structured programme of training and support for ethnic minority women including, IT skills, conversational English classes, food hygiene, job hunting workshops, visits, talks and taster sessions from training and support agencies and employees. This will help remove barriers for BME women by providing support to access learning and employment opportunities to help them take a more active role in society.

£9,832 Big Lottery Fund
17 Dec 2014 The Light Wellbeing Centre Limited

The organisation will use the funding towards set up costs including installing a kitchen, and new equipment and furniture for therapy rooms. This will enable the organisation to deliver a number of therapies and workshops including stress and anxiety, nutrition, smoke cessation and weigh loss to support people to improve their wellbeing and make healthier lifestyle choices.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Dec 2014 Hunwick Cricket Club

Hunwick Cricket Club playing surface perfection

£8,004 Sport England
16 Dec 2014 Iron Press

New programme of publishing/performance work

£19,000 Arts Council England
16 Dec 2014 Crook Nursery School

This is a project by a by a nursery school in County Durham. The organisation will use the funding to create an outdoor play area using water features, including a pumped waterfall, waterwheel, shallow pebble stream, trees and provide three family play days. This will develop an unused area of the nursery, providing creative and stimulating facilities to aid the children?s development and encourage family learning.

£6,025 Big Lottery Fund
15 Dec 2014 Ed Waugh

Harry Clasper, Victorian Hero

£15,000 Arts Council England
15 Dec 2014 Open Gate

This is a project by a charity in Durham. The organisation will use funding to carry out research and an evaluation of their current work with women leaving prison. This will enable them to better respond to the needs of vulnerable women and help them to rebuild their lives.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Dec 2014 Wallsend Boys Club

This is a project by a company limited by guarantee in North Tyneside. The organisation will use the funding to expand on the work of their previous project and develop their outreach work to more areas in the local community; using sports based programmes of activities and advice and guidance on employment, healthy lifestyles, risky behaviour prevention and social action activities. This will provide outreach diversionary activities, for young people at risk of anti-social behaviour.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Dec 2014 Familia

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Newcastle and Gateshead. The organisation will use the funding to run sporting and socio-cultural activities for groups of people from different races, cultures and religions. This will enable the beneficiaries to better understand one another?s cultures, form friendships and decrease tensions between various communities.

£9,760 Big Lottery Fund
12 Dec 2014 Friends Action North East

It will provide support to Adults with a Learning Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder and or mental health problems to gain the independence skills to make and maintain sustainable friendships. The service is based in Newcastle but supports people living in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland areas.

£496,330 Big Lottery Fund
11 Dec 2014 Escape Intervention Services Ltd

The project works with disadvantaged young people facing multiple issues such as drug misuse, being a young carer, experiencing domestic violence, abandonment, poor mental health and lack of skills.

£458,784 Big Lottery Fund
11 Dec 2014 St Benet Biscop Catholic Voluntary Aided High School

This is a project by a primary school in Bedlington, Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding to install gym equipment within their school grounds to be used out of school hours including break times and weekends by pupils and community groups. This will help encourage pupils, families and the wider community to become more physically active, helping to reduce levels of obesity in the area.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Dec 2014 Fontburn Residents Association

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Morpeth, Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding towards carrying out a complete overhaul and refurbishment of their existing playground equipment. This will provide a safe environment and facilities for children in the local community to play

£850 Big Lottery Fund
10 Dec 2014 Berwick Outdoor Adventure Trust (BOAT)

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Berwick upon Tweed. The organisation will use the funding to provide activity and adventure days for young people aged 11 to 12 from the local area during the school holiday periods. This will provide children experiencing difficulties or disadvantages with social and challenging activities to aid their development and transition into high school life.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Dec 2014 DAWN (Advice) Ltd

This is the continuation and development of a project by DAWN (Advice) Ltd, which aims to provide free, confidential, specialist telephone debt advice to clients in the North East and Cumbria.

£428,950 Big Lottery Fund
10 Dec 2014 St Peters Homing Society

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to bring the lofts that they are being relocated to by the local authority up to competition standard. This will enable the organisation to continue their current activities which include community events for intergenerational groups.

£6,840 Big Lottery Fund
10 Dec 2014 Matrix Neurological

This is a project by a new voluntary organisation in Middlesbrough. The organisation will use the funding to purchase computer and office equipment and decorate their new premises. This will enable the organisation to deliver support services across the North East to children, young people and their families living with the effects of acquired brain injury to help aid their rehabilitation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Dec 2014 Newcastle University Students' Union

Semi-Competitive Sporting Opportunities

£89,714 Sport England
9 Dec 2014 Derek Smith

Victory s Children

£10,500 Arts Council England
9 Dec 2014 Durham Christian Partnership

This is the expansion of an existing foodbank and money advice service by Durham Christian Partnership (DCP) which aims to provide people with access to emergency food and debt counselling from a hub style location close to where they live.

£397,230 Big Lottery Fund
9 Dec 2014 Building Futures East Limited

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to expand and diversify their vocational training offer. This will enable the organisation to offer a wider range of healthcare based vocational training to more members of the community.

£9,786 Big Lottery Fund
9 Dec 2014 Small World: Big Drums

This is a project by a community group in Teesside. The group will use the funding to continue to provide musical based workshops for people with profound and severe disabilities. This will provide an alternative therapy to improve well-being, reduce isolation by facilitating communication and promoting physical stimulation.

£8,400 Big Lottery Fund
9 Dec 2014 Nunthorpe Primary School

This is a project by a company limited by guarantee in Middlesbrough. The organisation will use the funding to improve their outdoor play facilities, including installing a role play area, shop with counter, picnic/play top tables and safety surfacing. This will provide a safe environment and stimulating facilities for children, parents and families to use during lunchtimes, in after school clubs and holidays.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
9 Dec 2014 Cheviot Primary School

This is a project by a primary school in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use the funding to install outdoor gym equipment, a climbing wall and fencing. This will enable the organisation to provide a gymnasium facility that is accessible and free to use and this will encourage community members to exercise and help arrest the increase in obesity related illness.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Dec 2014 Amber Film & Photography Collective cic

Amber/Side: Building Engagement

£95,000 Arts Council England
8 Dec 2014 Counselling in Schools North East CIC

The organisation will use the funding to deliver eight weeks of specialised training and development for new volunteer and Foundation Degree student counsellors. This will improve the capacity of the organisation to provide early counselling intervention strategies, and support more children and families through their problems and difficulties.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Dec 2014 Keep Kids Active C.I.C.

This is a project by a community interest company in Sunderland and Washington. The organisation will use the funding to run extra-curricular physical activities for young people at primary and secondary schools. This will enable the beneficiaries to take regular exercise which will address the issue of obesity whilst enabling them to study for additional qualifications which will improve their future employment prospects.

£9,979 Big Lottery Fund
5 Dec 2014 Wallsend Harriers & Athletic Club

Rising Sun parkrun

£2,745 Sport England