Lottery grants awarded to Skelmersdale in 2016

23 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
4 Dec 2016 Fir Tree Community Growers

This organisation will use the funding to work with people with mental health issues, the wider community and local school to create and install a mosaic arts trail in a community forest garden based on the five ways to wellbeing. This will improve the health and wellbeing of participants and reduce stigma and isolation.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
24 Nov 2016 Friends of Hillside

The project will use the funding to deliver a range of activities including craft and digital media and a programme of trips for preschool children and their parents, who are non-English speaking. This will improve communication and language skills with the aim of addressing social isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Nov 2016 PTFA of Delph Side CP School

The group will run a family literacy programme using a reading cloud system, outreach teacher and interactive learning sessions. This will help develop people's literacy skills in an area where literacy levels are low.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
8 Nov 2016 Community Rooms CIC

This project will use the funding to run music workshops focusing on of digital recording, composition, production and performance of music aimed at young people in the local area. This will raise aspirations, confidence and self-esteem and improve access to activities with the aim of improving community cohesion.

£6,050 Big Lottery Fund
28 Oct 2016 Ormskirk & District Scouts

This project will use the funding to refurbish and upgrade its premises which are used by a range of community groups and activities. This will ensure that the venue remains suitable for community groups to use and create a hub for an expanded range of activity in the area.

£9,927 Big Lottery Fund
18 Oct 2016 West Lancs Ark CIC

This project will use the funding to run advice and support sessions targeting victims of domestic abuse in the local community, this will include weekly advice sessions, confidence building sessions, and outreach support. This will increase access to advice and support for vulnerable women in the local community.

£9,800 Big Lottery Fund
17 Oct 2016 Moorside Community Primary Academy School

This project will use the funding to install outdoor gym equipment on their grounds for the benefit of primary school and nursery pupils. This will enable the group to provide pupils and local families with access to safe outdoor play equipment to encourage more physical play, physical and emotional development and increased social interaction and engagement.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
12 Oct 2016 Connector Media Community Interest Company

The project will host a series of sewing events in a variety of venues across the town so participants (young and old) will take part in community sewing events and learn new sewing skills. The end result will be a tapestry banner made out of textiles and celebrates Skelmersdale and depicts the town in a positive way. The banner will be unveiled at a community celebration event involving the whole community and local dignitaries.

£8,285 Big Lottery Fund
28 Sep 2016 Friends of Woodland PTA

The organisation will purchase mobile allotment pods and equipment for pupils. This will help them understand more about farming, agriculture and the importance of eating well to improve their health.

£7,800 Big Lottery Fund
27 Sep 2016 The Creative Hub

This project will purchase musical instruments and recording equipment to deliver a series of music workshops. This will divert young people in the community away from antisocial behaviour, knife crime, drug use and gang culture.

£9,994 Big Lottery Fund
12 Aug 2016 Lathom Alternative Arts

This projects will offer arts activities focusing on urban arts targeting vulnerable young people identified as at risk of exclusion, excluded and in danger of becoming involved in anti social activities. This will offer a diversionary activity in an effort to tackle anti social behaviour, encourage young people in to learning and improve wellbeing.

£9,991 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2016 Twinkle House Limited

The organisation will use the funding to re-design their website and improve marketing to enable the organisation to have online presence and advertise their services to the local community. This will help build organisational capacity to enable the organisation to ensure they continue to have a website which is accessible to users.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jul 2016 Crawford Village and Pimbo Lane Playing Fields

The organisation will use the funding to renovate a disused children's playground and bring it back into community use. This will improve the local environment and provide a play area for young children.

£9,486 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jun 2016 St Richard's Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

The organisation will use the funding to install outdoor gym equipment within the school grounds. This will improve the facilities of the school to help encourage pupils and the local community to improve their fitness levels and physical health with the aim of reducing high levels of obesity in the local community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2016 Empower

The organisation will use the funding to run arts and health and wellbeing activities for people who have become isolated due to ill heath, mental health, drug and alcohol problems, carers and older members of the community. This will increase self-motivation and confidence and reduce isolation in a supportive setting.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 May 2016 Delph Side Community Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to establish a Mother and Toddler group for parents, carers, babies and toddlers through the creation of a purpose built activity room. This will provide toddlers with the opportunities and support to increase their skills to ensure they start nursery at the expected level.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
5 May 2016 Lathom Alternative Arts

Lathom Alternative Arts

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2016 Woodlands Community Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to create a social outdoor area for exploration on the school grounds where children can access a developmental and sensory play resource. This will enable children to become physically active whilst acquiring the critical thinking and social skills that will allow them to process information, make decisions and take appropriate actions.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2016 THE SEWING ROOMS

The organisation will use the funding to run sewing sessions for older people from the community who are vulnerable and socially isolated. This will enable the organisation to bring people together in a social setting to engage in a group activity which will lead to the formation of support networks and an improvement in well-being and resilience.

£6,100 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2016 Connector Media Community Interest Company

The organisation will use the funding to run sewing sessions for older people from the community who are vulnerable and socially isolated. This will enable the organisation to bring people together in a social setting to engage in a group activity which will lead to the formation of support networks and an improvement in well-being and resilience.

£6,100 Big Lottery Fund
22 Feb 2016 Wigan Athletic Community Trust

Latics - Football 4 All

£10,000 Sport England
19 Feb 2016 Red Rose Recovery Lancashire

The organisation will use the funding to establish a new volunteering initiative covering Accrington, Preston, Skelmersdale and Morecambe. This will provide intensive recovery support to volunteers who are former drug and alcohol users and offer training and development opportunities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jan 2016 Friends of Sandy Lane

Get Creative with Sandy Lane- inspiring a community

£15,000 Arts Council England