Lottery grants awarded to Washington in 1997

18 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
10 Dec 1997 City Of Sunderland

Refurbishment of Washington Arts Centre

£240,800 Arts Council England
12 Nov 1997 National Association Of Writers' Groups

Desk Top Publishing and Communication Equipment

£5,048 Arts Council England
7 Nov 1997 Usworth Veterans Bowling Club

An active and well organised bowling group for older people in North Washington. The grant is to purchase refridgerator, water boiler and chairs for the Club Pavillion .

£500 Community Fund
1 Sep 1997 Third Washington (Donwell) Scout Group

Group in the Donwell area of North Washington. The grant will meet the costs of cooking equipment for use by 50 young people.

£1,557 Community Fund
1 Sep 1997 Blackfell Neighbourhood Watch 25

Watch 25 was set up in a district of Washington to try to prevent a rising level of crime and restore community pride. The grant will be used to purchase a computer and printer to produce a newsletter.

£1,317 Community Fund
1 Sep 1997 Felling Royals Jazz Band

The Band of 35 girls based in Gateshead regularly travel to competitions, including the World Championships in Blackpool in August. The grant is to purchase a mirimba and two side drums.

£2,200 Community Fund
1 Sep 1997 First Usworth Guides

To provide transport for their equipment. The grant will be used to purchase a box van trailer which will be available to other local Guide groups.

£2,979 Community Fund
1 Sep 1997 North East Concert Band

Originally established in 1845 the North East Concert Band is a registered charity and membership is open to anyone with an interest in music. The grant is to purchase second-hand instruments to enable members who are on low income or unemployed to learn

£5,000 Community Fund
1 Jul 1997 Donwell Community Association

The group runs premises in the North Washington area. There are five sections and several groups including those for older people and children. The grant will pay for repairs to the building including flooring and heating.

£4,376 Community Fund
1 Jul 1997 Holy Trinity Youth Project

This church based youth group provide the only youth facility for young people in the Barmston area of Washington. The grant will set up a project to involve young people and meet the costs of volunteers expenses recording equipment and youth activities

£2,550 Community Fund
1 Jul 1997 British Epilepsy Association - Sunderland Branch

This is a new group set up last year with the intention of raising public awareness especially amongst school children of how to accept and deal with epilepsy . The grant will purchase a television videoplayer and overhead projector to be used in talks

£1,151 Community Fund
1 Jul 1997 2nd Herrington Scout Group

The scout hall is used by many community groups including children and older people in the south Washington area. The grant will pay for a new roof.

£4,000 Community Fund
11 Jun 1997 Durham County Phab Area Committee

Bhab 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert

£1,900 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1997 Flabagast Arts

The Past Present Project

£4,725 Arts Council England
13 May 1997 Albany 2 Neighbourhood Watch

This well established group works to improve information and communication in a Washington neighbourhood to reduce local crime levels. The grant is for a computer and printer so the Watch can produce a newsletter for residents and keep a record of local c

£1,500 Community Fund
13 May 1997 Sunderland Branch of National Back Pain Association

The Association helps back sufferers and also works to educate people how to avoid becoming sufferers. The group will use the grant to commission the production of a 10 minute animated video film 'Better Backs for Children' to help youngsters avoid suffer

£5,000 Community Fund
19 Mar 1997 National Association Of Writers'S Group

Nawg Festival of Writing - Durham 1997

£2,750 Arts Council England
19 Mar 1997 Washington Downtown Cloggers

Appalachian Clog Dancing

£3,000 Arts Council England