Lottery grants awarded to Hyndburn, North West

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
23 Aug 2017 HARV Outreach Team

This group works with people who are experiencing domestic abuse in Hyndburn and Ribble Valley, Lancashire. People will be identified, supported and protected irrespective of their assessed level of risk at the point of referral. Support will include assessment and management of risk, safety planning, one to one sessions and recovery support in a group environment. It will cover a range of individual issues identified that could include education, housing, employment and court support.

£420,778 Big Lottery Fund
11 Aug 2017 Accrington Stanley Football in the Community Trust Ltd.

Accrington Stanley Ladies FC (Creation of Development Team)

£7,730 Sport England
19 Jul 2017 The Dog Inn (Belthorn) Limited

The funding will be used to provide outside decking, safety rails and glass panels as part of the refurbishment of a local community venue. The project aims to support the completion of the community hub so it can be used for a community coffee shop, local clubs and societies, village committee meetings and a wide range of community activities and events.

£9,781 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2017 Altham St James Church of England Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to install a variety of interactive play equipment within their school grounds. The project aims to improve the outdoor facilities of the school to help aid the children?s development, and encourage them to become more active.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jun 2017 Rishton Golf Club Limited

Encouraging women and girls to take up golf

£9,650 Sport England
9 Jun 2017 Enfield Cricket Club

The funding will be used to run indoor and outdoor activities for children and young people who are in care. The project aims to provide people with a place to learn new skills, increase confidence and improve physical and mental health.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2017 Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn Ltd

The funding will be used to set up and equip a digital inclusion centre for the local community to do job searches, benefit claims, housing applications and participate in IT training and support sessions. The project aims to improve access to IT, increase digital skills and improve employment prospects.

£8,610 Big Lottery Fund
3 May 2017 Hyndburn Leisure

Active Hyndburn

£32,595 Sport England
30 Apr 2017 Stanhill Methodist Church

The funding will be used by a church to refurbish its kitchen. The project will allow the facility to be used for community events.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2017 Rishton Cricket Club

Girls Access Cricket Project (GAP)

£9,690 Sport England
19 Apr 2017 Accrington and District Blind Society

The funding will be used by a charity to create a secure IT training and counselling room and fit secure and soundproof doors for the benefit of people with sight loss who access of their resource centre. The project aims to increase organisational capacity and improve safety and security for users of the building.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Apr 2017 All Saints Grange Bowling Club

The funding will be used by a charity to replace the roof on the disabled toilets, install an emergency call system and new ditch channels on the bowling green. The improvements will ensure activities can continue at the club, which is a hub for the community, and that it remains a safe and clean environment.

£5,709 Big Lottery Fund
6 Apr 2017 Aawaz

This project will improve the confidence, skills and self-esteem of around 300 South Asian women living in Hyndburn. Sessions will take place on Monday to Thursday, and activities will focus on English language, confidence building, arts and crafts, yoga and cooking. Women will be introduced to mainstream organisations for volunteering placements and opportunities that can enhance and broaden their scope for future employment. They will develop the confidence to better integrate into the community.

£264,326 Big Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2017 Lancashire Cricket League

The Lancashire League Experience: Celebrating 125 Years of the Lancashire Cricket League

£366,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
15 Feb 2017 Accrington Girls & Ladies FC

AGSA Girls & Ladies Development Project

£7,485 Sport England
2 Feb 2017 Broadfield Specialist School

The funding will be used by a school to deliver out of school activities for the pupils of the school and the wider community. The project aims to provide support to disabled people and their families through respite care and formal training.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jan 2017 Great Harwood St John's Church of England Primary School

The funding will be used by a voluntary aided school to create an outdoor adventure trail, including a wigwam house and balance beams. This will create a safe space for children to spend time outdoors, and take part in new experiences and physical activity.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
22 Dec 2016 Education Business Partnership (NW Communities) CIC

The funding will be used to run a voluntary internship programme for young people during college holidays and for those not in education. The project provides an opportunity to work directly with employers and gain credible job skills to help entry into work.

£8,170 Big Lottery Fund
6 Dec 2016 Community Solutions North West Ltd

The project aims to prevent crisis for around 400 adults in Burnley and Hyndburn during periods of significant transition, change or loss in their life. A wide range of activities will build resilience, promote health and wellbeing, and provide personal development opportunities. Practical help in the form of debt management, budgeting and parenting skills will also be available. Previous participants are encouraged to become mentors, using their lived experience to help others in similar situations.

£493,123 Big Lottery Fund
1 Dec 2016 Ursula Hurst

The Reviresco Project

£14,500 Arts Council England
20 Oct 2016 Lancashire BME Network Ltd

The project will use the funding to deliver a celebration and awards event, where a range of black minority ethnic (BME) groups will exhibit their native arts and crafts. They will write a good gesture message which will be translated into English and provide music and dance activities for BME and native communities. This will celebrate the multi-ethnic cultural diversity in Lancashire and provide an award to people who have showcased the work they have done in the county.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Oct 2016 Motiv8-Lancs CIC

The organisation will deliver a range of structured activities such as cooking, healthy eating, dance and fitness through tutors and volunteers. The aim of the project is to bring people together from diverse backgrounds within their own community, whilst improving their fitness, mental health and wellbeing.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
11 Oct 2016 Accrington Stanley Community Trust

The project will use the funding to launch a healthy lifestyles programme for children aged between 8-12 and will include exercise sessions and a range of workshops covering topics including nutrition, healthy eating and exercise. This will encourage beneficiaries to become more active, raise awareness of the importance of healthy eating with a view to reducing obesity levels.

£9,960 Big Lottery Fund
9 Oct 2016 Lancashire Amateur Sports Club

The project will use the funding to deliver fitness activities and classroom based learning to young adults in the local community. This will aim to tackle obesity and drugs misuse through improved health and wellbeing and increased education of nutrition and diet.

£9,700 Big Lottery Fund
21 Sep 2016 Rishton Cricket Club

The project will use the funding to run Cricket session and target disadvantaged and vulnerable young people living in East Lancashire. This will aim to improve health and wellbeing through improved opportunities for young people to be more physically active, build confidence and socialise.

£8,800 Big Lottery Fund
7 Sep 2016 Whalley Road URC

This project will carry out refurbishment work within the church hall and will include the installation of a disabled toilet and replacing the ceiling in their community room. This will improve the building for the benefit of the local community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Sep 2016 Aawaz

Aawaz sports Project

£9,815 Sport England
1 Sep 2016 East Lancashire Co-operative Members Group

The organisation will use the funding to develop their IT and website and continue offer activities and trips to older and disabled people in the local community. This will reduce isolation and loneliness and ensure that they have supportive leisure and social opportunities appropriate to their needs and create a website for participants to view photographs.

£6,090 Big Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2016 AAWAZ

The organisation will use the funding to organise a range of holistic activities such as arts and crafts, IT classes, and storytelling three days a week for older women from South Asian heritage. This will enable the organisation to encourage the beneficiaries to come together and reduce their social isolation by participating in a range of recreational, social and therapeutic activities aiming to improve their health, wellbeing and improve their lives.

£9,860 Big Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2016 Aawaz

The organisation will use the funding to organise a range of holistic activities such as arts and crafts, IT classes, and storytelling three days a week for older women from South Asian heritage. This will enable the organisation to encourage the beneficiaries to come together and reduce their social isolation by participating in a range of recreational, social and therapeutic activities aiming to improve their health, wellbeing and improve their lives.

£9,860 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jul 2016 AAWAZ

Central Ward Heritage Project

£46,100 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2016 Hyndburn Leisure

Active Mums

£9,608 Sport England
8 Jun 2016 DanceSyndrome

Orbit

£13,391 Arts Council England
23 May 2016 Altham St James Church of England Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to redesign and redevelopment a former classroom into a community meeting room and activity space for use by all sections of the community. This will provide an accessible facility for use by community groups and events in an area without a community centre or adequate community meeting space.

£9,726 Big Lottery Fund
13 May 2016 NE Lancashire RDA

The organisation will use the funding to recruit and train additional volunteers to meet the increased demand from members of the disabled community who wish to take part in the organisation?s riding for the disabled sessions. This will enable the organisation to increase capacity to meet the high demand for their services, which will help to reduce isolation and improve the wellbeing and physical health of the beneficiaries.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
19 Apr 2016 Action for Dementia

The organisation will use the funding to run attend large events and festivals to engage with the public and raise awareness of Dementia and set up a shop in Accrington to use as an information drop in centre. This will provide information and signposting for support whilst raising awareness in local communities.

£9,890 Big Lottery Fund
12 Apr 2016 East Lancashire Sailing Club

Ladies Who Launch

£9,048 Sport England
11 Apr 2016 'Maundy Relief' (Pastoral Care in the Community)

A project to provide support for hard to reach local people with complex mental health needs. It will include specialist advice, management and coordination with NHS and other agencies, group and one to one psychotherapies, sessions on anger management, substance abuse, low employment and educational attainment. It will also provide support to address issues such as employment, low education and housing.

£306,218 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2016 Oswaldtwistle St Andrew's Church of England Primary School

The organisation will use the funds to create a wildlife area within school grounds. This will be used to educate the children on environmental issues and provide a safe and stimulating green space for use by the children and the local community.

£9,975 Big Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2016 Hope Church Lancashire

The organisation will use the funding to create a music room fully equipped with musical and media equipment and resources within their church centre. This will provide a music centre hub and access to music activities, which will be used as a vehicle to tackle issues linked to social exclusion, cohesion and some mental health problems within the community.

£9,735 Big Lottery Fund
11 Mar 2016 St Bartholomew's Church, Great Harwood

Hyndburn - St Bartholomew's Church, Great Harwood

£130,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Mar 2016 St Bartholomew's Church, Great Harwood

Hyndburn - St Bartholomew's Church, Great Harwood

£126,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
10 Mar 2016 Aawaz

HUM

£13,450 Arts Council England
7 Mar 2016 White Ash School

This is a project by a community special school in Lancashire. The organisation will use the funding to improve their outdoor play provision for local children with special educational needs and their families to access outside of the school day. This will provide an opportunity to increase communication skills, health and wellbeing and address feelings of exclusion.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2016 Accrington Pals Prom Group

The organisation will use the funding to hold a celebration event, with the whole community invited to take part and attend. This will enable the organisation to bring all ages of the community together to celebrate the Accrington Pals Prom which will be held in the local popular public park in Oakhill.

£7,580 Big Lottery Fund
29 Feb 2016 The Prospects Foundation

Connecting People to Hyndburn's Natural Heritage

£89,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
27 Feb 2016 Friends of Mercer Park

The organisation will use the funding to hold an event to celebrate the Mercer Parks centenary, and to start a volunteer recruitment drive for their organisation. This will provide activities and entertainment for the whole community, and information about the groups work and the park to help encourage new volunteers.

£5,134 Big Lottery Fund
8 Feb 2016 Peel Park Bowling Club

The organisation will use the funding to build a PVC shelter at their bowling club to shelter older members of the local community in bad weather. This will prevent isolated members of the local community from leaving the club and not attending activities which increase social contact.

£6,941 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jan 2016 The Hyndburn Project

The organisation will use the funding to assist with transport costs of recycled goods from donor to recipients who are living in poverty and in danger of financial exploitation by unscrupulous lenders. This will ensure the continued effectiveness of the organisation, and strengthen the community spirit by increasing the sense of mutual reliance.

£8,336 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jan 2016 The Friendship Club

The organisation will use the funding to organise a range of trips out, activities and entertainment sessions for the Friendship Club members. This will enable the organisation to provide further activities for socially isolated people such as the elderly and those with mental health issues.

£6,500 Big Lottery Fund
11 Jan 2016 Knuzden St Oswald's CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School

The group will use the funding to create a sensory and relaxation area within the school grounds to be used before and after school. The area will provide a place where children can go to relax and de-stress and take time out from stressful issues within their lives.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Jan 2016 Knuzden St Oswald's CofE VA Primary School

The group will use the funding to create a sensory and relaxation area within the school grounds to be used before and after school. The area will provide a place where children can go to relax and de-stress and take time out from stressful issues within their lives.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jan 2016 Springhill Community Centre Ltd

The organisation will use the funding to refurbish their outdated kitchen facilities and make it accessible for community groups including disabled and older people. This will provide a safe environment and enable more people to access and benefit from the community centre?s healthy eating, cooking, life skills and educational courses to help improve their wellbeing.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Dec 2015 Visually Impaired Childrens Support

The organisation will use the funding to provide trips, activities and support to blind and visually impaired children and their families. This will provide the equipment and resources to expand their activities to enable them to run a facility for families for which there are limited options for support.

£9,903 Big Lottery Fund
24 Nov 2015 Scaitcliffe Community Centre

A project to provide a neighbourhood management service to local residents to identify and set up mini projects which tackle local issues such as improving youth provision, tackling anti social behaviour, supporting unemployed residents to find employment and providing activities which reduce isolation for older people.

£337,768 Big Lottery Fund
2 Nov 2015 Hyndburn Homes

Housing Association Roadshow

£9,650 Sport England
1 Nov 2015 The Dog Inn (Belthorn) Ltd

The organisation will use the funding to repair and refurbish a recently acquired community asset and make it suitable for a wide range of community uses. This will strengthen the community by creating a focal point for community activities in an area where there is no other community building.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Oct 2015 Ferngore Residents Association (MBE)

The organisation will use the funding to hold a family fun day for local residents. This will provide an event which will bring local people together from different backgrounds to improve community cohesion.

£6,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Sep 2015 The PROSPECTS Foundation

The organisation will use the funding to deliver volunteer training as well as creative environmental activities to local residents. This will enable the group to support local residents in becoming volunteers to support and deliver a range of community activities, improving confidence and aspirations, as well as providing sustainable and social activities to the community to reduce isolation and encourage wider community integration and cohesion.What Money is for :

£9,147 Big Lottery Fund
7 Sep 2015 St. Oswald's Church Parochial Church Council

The organisation will use the funding to set up a community learning room on its premises. This will enable the group to provide access to IT tuition and support to the local community, as well as a resource for community groups to use during training or activities.

£7,716 Big Lottery Fund
4 Sep 2015 Homewise

The organisation will use the funding to install a new IT and telephony system at its new outreach premises. This will enable the group to manage its separate projects and queries effectively as well as respond to increasing donations and requests for support from the local community with a modern and efficient IT infrastructure.

£9,947 Big Lottery Fund
18 Aug 2015 The Friends of Rhyddings Park

The organisation will use the funding to design map, activity plans and routes for walking routes in the local park and community and outdoor activities. This would provide resources and activities for adults and families to enable them to participate in walking and social activities in the park and surrounding areas.

£7,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Aug 2015 Lancashire Amateur Sports Club

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a programme of self defence, personal training and gym activities for women within the community who may be at risk of domestic violence, obesity, drugs and general crime. This will improve the general health and well being of women within the community by tackling issues linked to obesity and domestic violence through gym activities.

£9,436 Big Lottery Fund
10 Aug 2015 Southfield Area Residents' Association

The organisation will use the funding to employ a sessional worker to continue and develop activities within their community cafe for people within the local area. This will provide walking and social activities for those who have issues with their weight and people who are isolated within the community to improve general health and well being and community engagement.

£9,984 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jul 2015 Hyndburn Citizens Advice Bureau

The funding will be used to purchase IT equipment for use by their volunteers and install a TV in their waiting area with targeted information and advice on local issues such as debt, health, housing and welfare benefits. This will enable the organisation to handle increased demand and provide more clients with advice and support.

£9,860 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jul 2015 Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn Ltd

The funding will be used to purchase IT equipment for use by their volunteers and install a TV in their waiting area with targeted information and advice on local issues such as debt, health, housing and welfare benefits. This will enable the organisation to handle increased demand and provide more clients with advice and support.

£9,860 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jul 2015 Hyndburn Disability Forum

The organisation will use the funding to build capacity for their organisation by providing a guide book, resources for their shop mobility scooters, recruit volunteers and host a disability awareness day. This will enable them to provide improved access to public services within the local town centre for people who are disabled, provide mobility scooters and improved awareness of services for people with disabilities through community open days.

£9,750 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jul 2015 St Anne's Roman Catholic Church Accrington

The funding will be used to refurbish the crypt, which is no longer fit for purpose. This will also promote its use to wider a range of local people and community groups.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Jul 2015 Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School

The organisation will use the funding to train pupils to deliver organised activities for people who are older or vulnerable in the area. This will enable the group to provide social activities for older people with fitness sessions, games and light recreational activities to reduce isolation and encourage young people to build positive relationships with older people and promote community cohesion.

£9,620 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jun 2015 Stanhill Village Residents and Fete Committee

Stanhill Village Heritage project

£32,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
30 Jun 2015 Community Solutions North West Ltd

The organisation will use the funding to run family connections sessions for six weeks with four cohorts during the year involving family learning in areas such as health and fitness, cookery and food growing with one to one support for parents and group family activities. This will improve the health and wellbeing of local families with the aim of improving average life expectancy rates and reducing high levels of obesity.

£9,916 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jun 2015 LS Music Studios

The group will use the funding to purchase lighting equipment. This will enable the group to provide training to young people that will teach and develop skills in the media industry.

£8,709 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jun 2015 Martial Arts 4 All

The group will use funding to deliver a healthy lifestyle programme for young people involving martial arts and boxing alongside session on health and wellbeing including diet. This will help tackle the high levels of obesity in the two identified wards.

£9,534 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jun 2015 Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church ofEngland Primary Schoo

The school will use the funding to develop a community growing project within the school ground, raising the aspirations within the community.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jun 2015 Accrington St Mary Magdalen's C of E Primary School

The school will use the funding to develop a community growing project within the school ground, raising the aspirations within the community.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jun 2015 St Mary Magdalen's C of E Primary School

The school will use the funding to develop a community growing project within the school ground, raising the aspirations within the community.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jun 2015 Hyndburn Homes Limited

The group will use the funding to provide a 6 week rolling programme of activities for children in the area, including team games, healthy cooking sessions and gardening. This project will provide much needed activities in an area that has very little for children to take part in outside of school.

£5,656 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jun 2015 Ynot Aspire Limited

The organisation will use the funding to engage with young people who will form a youth board and will carry out a range of tasks within the community including mystery shopping of existing youth services and befriending schemes. This will empower young people to assess, give feedback and shape local youth services in order to provide more effective and appropriate support to local young people, as well as give them ownership and responsibility for creating, fundraising for and delivering youth projects.

£6,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 May 2015 Lancashire BME Network Ltd

The organisation will use the funding to deliver courses based around digital technology for local BME people, and create a mobile access point where local people will be able to access computers and IT equipment. This will improve the IT skills of the local BME community to increase their employment prospects.

£9,850 Big Lottery Fund
29 Apr 2015 Accrington St John with St Augustine Church of England Prima

Project Summary :This organisation will use the funding to install an outdoor shelter in the school playground. This will provide a place for the school to store equipment used for afterschool activities and ensure the equipment is kept safe.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2015 Baxenden St John's Church of England Primary School

Project Summary :This organisation will use the funding to create an allotment on the school site that will be used during and after school, for activities with parents, and by other children's groups in the area. This will increase understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health and help to improve parent-child interaction.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2015 Baxenden St John's COE Primary School

Project Summary :This organisation will use the funding to create an allotment on the school site that will be used during and after school, for activities with parents, and by other children's groups in the area. This will increase understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health and help to improve parent-child interaction.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Mar 2015 Oswaldtwistle District Womens Institute

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a range of creative skills workshops, seminars and an anniversary celebration event as well as provide training to 15 members who will then deliver activities to the rest of the group. This will enable the group to provide engaging and stimulating activities to members, many of whom are at risk of isolation, to encourage them to remain active mentally and physically to prevent ill health, dementia and poor wellbeing.

£3,372 Big Lottery Fund
13 Mar 2015 Woman's Voice

The organisation will use funding to run training and counselling sessions for South Asian women and girls who feel isolated and excluded and are cut off from society. These issues will be addressed through a range of support and guidance sessions, creative activities and counselling sessions which will help them develop positive relationships and increase their confidence and self esteem.

£9,798 Big Lottery Fund
10 Mar 2015 NE Lancashire RDA

This is a project by a company limited by guarantee in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire. The organisation will use the funding to build organisational capacity but relocating to a new venue, this will enable them to have more people take part in riding for the disabled and offer volunteering opportunities for participants. This will reduce isolation and improve wellbeing and physical health of participants.

£9,960 Big Lottery Fund
9 Mar 2015 Hyndburn Cultural Association

The organisation will use funding to run a range of support sessions and exercise classes for vulnerable BME women in the community. This will increase self esteem, confidence and wellbeing, enabling them to become active citizens in the community.

£9,984 Big Lottery Fund
18 Feb 2015 AAWAZ

This is a project by a charity in Hyndburn. The organisation will use the funding to provide a drop-in facility and training sessions, including CV writing, interview techniques and basic IT skills, for women of South Asian heritage. This will improve the employment prospects of beneficiaries.

£9,556 Big Lottery Fund
18 Feb 2015 Hyndburn Arts Trust

Lift Off

£15,000 Arts Council England
3 Feb 2015 Elysium@GS

This is a project by a registered charity in Great Harwood, Lancashire. The organisation will use the funding the funding to establish a sensory room in their community centre for the benefit of children with sensory impairment, visual impairment and deafness. This will increase provision of accessible activities and improve mental and physical health through multi-sensory stimulation.

£8,519 Big Lottery Fund
26 Jan 2015 Oswaldtwistle Luncheon Club

This is a project in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire to run a luncheon club with activities and day trips for older people in the local community. This will reduce isolation and improve access to a variation of classes and a programme of events throughout the year.

£4,550 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jan 2015 Hyndburn Leisure

Active Mums

£31,681 Sport England
5 Jan 2015 Pathways Associates Community Interest Company

This is a project by a Company in Cheshire West. The group will use the funding to work with adults living with a learning disability to produce a film and training sessions about their relationships and friendships and the deprivation of liberty. This project will enable people to talk about their lives and how their disability affects them, this information will then be used to train people in the caring profession.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
31 Dec 2014 Civic Arts Centre

Civic Arts Centre

£8,600 Big Lottery Fund
29 Dec 2014 Burnley Road Subscription Bowl

A project in Accrington, Lancashire to purchase a portakabin to act as a tea hut and shelter. This will enable the organisation to provide a meeting place for older people within the community who have become socially isolated as well as offering a facility to accommodate groups of schoolchildren who will be encouraged to take up the healthy and social activity of bowling.

£9,950 Big Lottery Fund
26 Nov 2014 ACCRINGTON BRIDGE CLUB

A project in Accrington to support social activities for older people with aids to help reduce isolation. It will also run taster sessions to increase the membership of the club.

£8,340 Big Lottery Fund
17 Nov 2014 Accrington & Rossendale College

Sports Centre

£361,168 Sport England
6 Nov 2014 Braille IT

This is a project by a registered charity in Blackburn in Lancashire. The organisation will use the funding to recruit a sighted sessional worker to deal with administration and accounts, and updated IT equipment and accreditation. This will enable the group to administrate its activities as well as provide accredited Braille and IT skills training to people who are blind or have visual impairments.

£6,620 Big Lottery Fund
3 Nov 2014 Great Harwood St John's Church of England Primary School

A primary school project in Blackburn to create an allotment area, chicken coop and natural trail. This will enable children and community groups to learn about healthy eating, foster community spirit and enjoy the environment.

£9,524 Big Lottery Fund
30 Oct 2014 One Recovery Community Cooperative

This is a project by a Voluntary and community group in Rossendale to set up a community cafe supporting people recovering from substance misuse. This will encourage people to become involved in the setting up and running of the cafe, providing work and training experience which will lead to volunteering and employment opportunities.

£9,129 Big Lottery Fund
15 Oct 2014 Rowbot Street CIC

Ivan and the Firebird

£9,470 Arts Council England