Lottery grants awarded to Wigan

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
25 Oct 2017 The Brick

This Wigan-based charity will use this funding to tackle the need for affordable furniture and food provision throughout the holiday period. Working in partnership with Unify Credit Union and St Helen?s CAB the project will offer a scheme in which families and individuals can purchase low cost upcycled furniture, and gain assistance with debt, bills, savings and money advice. The funding will also be used to maintain food levels throughout the school holidays.

£87,424 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2017 Wigan And Leigh College

Move for Life

£89,250 Sport England
8 Aug 2017 Pianos, Pies and Pirouettes CIC

The group will deliver alternative literacy sessions for people from a wide range of age ranges. This will provide opportunities to learn new skills whilst also encouraging local people to socialise.

£9,960 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jul 2017 Parochial Church Council of St John The Divine, Pemberton

The group will plant a variety of plants, hedges and wild flowers within the churchyard, carried out by members of the community. This will provide a colourful biodiverse courtyard creating habitats for various creatures, and will also provide the church with fruit and berries to harvest, whilst also ensuring that the new hedgerows make the courtyard less accessible from the adjacent street to discourage antisocial behaviour.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Jul 2017 Wigan Unit 366 of The Sea Cadet Corps

The group will purchase equipment so they can deliver a structured yacht sailing scheme for young people. This will provide young people with new skills, raise their aspirations and provide a better chance of being able to secure employment or further education.

£8,860 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jul 2017 Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests

The funding will be used by an organisation that support children, parents and families effected by disabilities occurring as a result of hormone pregnancy tests. The project will run new meetings throughout England as well as purchase new IT equipment in order to improve accessibility and facilities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jul 2017 Serenity for Kids C.I.C.

The funding will be used to run a series of mindfulness sessions across a number of local schools for children across three age ranges. The project aims to provide the children and young people with the skills to be able to deal with various situations and control their emotions.

£9,900 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jul 2017 My Life

The funding will be used to equip a bicycle repair workshop and train adults with learning and physical disabilities how to maintain and recycle bicycles. The project aims to improve people?s lives by providing them with practical skills and management abilities, and strengthen their involvement in the community by increasing access to adapted transport and mainstream activities.

£9,850 Big Lottery Fund
12 Jul 2017 Orrell Saint James ARLFC

The funding will be used to train volunteers in coaching and first aid. The project aims to provide the volunteers with the qualifications to run a project for children and young people in the community.

£9,955 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jun 2017 Wigan Boys and Girls Club

#Weightlift Wigan

£9,940 Sport England
25 May 2017 Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire & Merseyside

This project provides opportunities for enhancing skills and employability, and improving health and wellbeing for people living in and around the Grange Park Estate in East Blackpool. There will be a strong emphasis on improving the accessibility of freshly grown fruit and vegetables for volunteers and the local community. Regular sessions and workshops for local residents and schools will include fruit pruning, composting and cooking. Formal and informal training opportunities will also be available.

£353,447 Big Lottery Fund
19 May 2017 Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre

This project will develop a new carer?s hub to support the carer community of Wigan and those they care for. It will identify and engage those carers who are the hardest to reach and provide a single point of access to improve their wellbeing and life-chances. This will be achieved through peer support, drop-in services for information and employment advice, respite opportunities and family mediation for issues and disputes.

£478,843 Big Lottery Fund
5 May 2017 Jessica McDonagh

Car Park King 2017

£5,977 Arts Council England
27 Apr 2017 BETA

Then and Now - Wigan in 1937 and in 2017

£4,100 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2017 Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to develop an outdoor activity centre, to include wooden activity sheds, a water play channel, safety surfacing, den making and shaded areas. The project aims to improve outdoor facilities at the school and provide after school activities to help aid the development of children and encourage them to become more active.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Apr 2017 The Storehouse Project

The funding will be used to offer employability training and volunteering opportunities focusing on CV writing, interview skills and career development targeting unemployed people in the local community. The project aims to improve employment skills and opportunities and offer on-going support to secure employment.

£9,900 Big Lottery Fund
10 Apr 2017 Embrace Wigan and Leigh

The funding will be used by a charity to develop a Disabilities Equality and Awareness Training project, run by people with disabilities and their family members. The project aims to support people with disabilities with employment and training skills and provide a user led project to tackle disability discrimination and raise awareness within schools and community settings across the local area.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2017 Shevington Football Club

Vicarage Lane Playing Fields

£20,750 Sport England
22 Mar 2017 CRISP Communities CIC

The funding will be used to run a series of personal development workshops for people who feel excluded from the job market. These will focus on employability and communication skills, and confidence and motivation building. The project aims to improve people?s life chances by increasing their personal skills and resilience and develop their self-belief.

£9,750 Big Lottery Fund
17 Mar 2017 NMS

The funding will be used by a primary school to create an outdoor stage and performance area within the school grounds. The project aims to bring the community together by engaging children and parents from newly settled migrant communities in sharing ideas and understanding through performances.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
8 Mar 2017 Wigan STEAM CIC

SETI February 17

£14,700 Arts Council England
8 Mar 2017 Greater Manchester Combined Authority

GREAT PLACE SCHEME: Stronger together: a culturally diverse and democratic city region

£1,489,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
3 Mar 2017 Rivington and Blackrod High School

The funding will be used by a secondary school to run a two week extra-curricular programme of activities, including orienteering, performing arts and a trip, for 30 vulnerable children aged 10-11 years of age who are moving to secondary school. The project aims to provide a diversion to anti-social behaviour, improve the children?s confidence, self-esteem and support them to successfully transition into a new secondary school environment.

£9,887 Big Lottery Fund
27 Feb 2017 St Jude's Catholic Primary School Wigan

The funding will be used by a primary school to re-develop an area of the school grounds into a play and vegetable growing area for young children. The project aims to provide access to a safe outdoor space that will stimulate children?s interests, promote positive interaction with friends, support educational and behavioural development and improve health through increased physical activity.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
7 Feb 2017 Holy Family Catholic Primary School

The funding will be used by a voluntary aided school to provide a variety of out-of-hours outdoor learning opportunities and workshops for their more vulnerable pupils. The project aims to improve their confidence and encourage better integration into the school community. A celebration event will be held at the end of the project to recognise the achievements of these young people.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Jan 2017 WLDCS

The funding will be used to deliver a programme of themed activity days aimed at deaf children and their families in the local community. The project aims to address social isolation, a lack of confidence and self-esteem, as well as improve the mental and physical wellbeing of participants.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Jan 2017 St James' CofE Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to create an outdoor hub for the benefit of pupils and the wider community. The project aims to provide an informal space which will be used to run a range of additional extra-curricular activities and parental support services.

£9,920 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jan 2017 Forum of Aspull, Whelley and New Springs

The funding will be used to target young people at risk of engaging in negative and anti-social behaviour by providing out-of-school enrichment activities and developing a youth forum so that their concerns and ideas can be integrated into wider community activity. The project aims to strengthen the community by promoting positive engagement and reduce anti-social behaviour.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jan 2017 St Catharine's CofE Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to create an outdoor library for children and local groups to use before and after school. This will provide a more accessible facility for families to be encouraged to read and socialise together in order to strengthen relationships at school and at home.

£7,400 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jan 2017 Icansign CIC

The funding will be used to train staff and volunteers in community centres, clubs and societies to communicate in British Sign Language and recruit and train deaf people as volunteer signers who can operate in mainstream venues where there are no paid signers. This will enable people with hearing impairment to engage more fully in the community and in mainstream venues and activities.

£9,802 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jan 2017 Bickershaw Village Residents Association

The funding will be used to provide sessional work and room hire to continue to run a series of craft based activities for young people. The project aims to provide volunteering opportunities and positive activities for people to come together, reducing social isolation in the local community.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
4 Jan 2017 1st Hindley All Saints Scout Group

new equipment for archery and shooting within scouting

£5,930 Sport England
23 Dec 2016 St Elizabeth's Parish & Community Hall

The funding will be used to deliver creative workshops, memory sharing activities and a photography exhibition for older people in the community. The activities will also include young people in order to bridge the gap between generations and create opportunities for relationships to form.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
21 Dec 2016 Fir Tree Fishery CIC

The funding will be used to run a range of outdoor community events for adults with disabilities. This project will engage with those most at risk of social and emotional isolation.

£9,926 Big Lottery Fund
13 Dec 2016 St Aidan's Catholic Primary School, Wigan

This project will expand the facilities available for active play at a primary school in Wigan. The funding will be used to install ball sports facilities and climbing activities, with the aim of improving the overall health and wellbeing of the school community whilst also tackling issues linked to obesity.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Dec 2016 TMP Studios CIC (trading as The Music Projects)

Music Everywhere...Taking it Higher

£29,200 Arts Council England
2 Nov 2016 Shevington Sharks ARLFC

Sports development on new site in Shevington

£10,000 Sport England
13 Oct 2016 Wigan Walkers Football Club

This project will use the funding to provide transport and first aid equipment and resources for their walkers football club. This will provide men with an average age of 64 who experience mental and physical health issues the opportunity to take part in walking football activities to improve their health and wellbeing and reduce social isolation.

£3,705 Big Lottery Fund
27 Sep 2016 AFC Hindley Juniors

This project will deliver a physical activity programme for young children. This will encourage children to be active from an early age and help develop their social skills.

£8,470 Big Lottery Fund
19 Sep 2016 Recycle, Restore, Re-Educate CIC

The project will use the funding to deliver workshops to groups of people who are marginalised and isolated within the local community due to their disabilities and special needs, to share skills and knowledge and demonstrate to them how to take old things and re-purpose them to create new and useful things. This will enable the organisation to improve the lives and skills of disabled adult learners, people with dementia and special education needs to achieve positive outcomes.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Sep 2016 St Marie's Catholic Primary School Standish

The school will use the funding to install playground equipment. This will reduce the levels of obesity and increase physical activity opportunities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
14 Sep 2016 Sensoriel CIC

This project will purchase equipment for the new multi-sensory rooms for individuals with special needs. This will provide support and interventions for individuals with Autism, sensory processing disorders, learning disabilities, mental health issues and acute brain injuries.

£9,810 Big Lottery Fund
7 Sep 2016 Yellow Jigsaw CIC

This project will use the funding to continue to deliver an after school journalism club for young people aged 9-11 and to develop new learning materials. This will provide beneficiaries with a range of new skills including digital design, photography and improve literacy skills.

£5,990 Big Lottery Fund
4 Sep 2016 The Hallgate House Project

The organisation will use the funding to upgrade its furniture, cleaning and catering equipment and fitness equipment at the community run venue. This will enable the organisation to continue to deliver the range of services provided at the premises and enhance the experience of users.

£8,091 Big Lottery Fund
2 Sep 2016 Bolton Metro Swim Squad

This project will use the funding to provide swimming and lifesaving lessons to children living in deprivation in the local area, who are unable to afford to go to the local swimming baths or become a member of the local swimming club. This will enable the organisation to offer free sessions to those in need and encourage the children to take part in fun water based activities, culminating in a family fun events day to showcase their new and developing swimming skills.

£9,710 Big Lottery Fund
31 Aug 2016 Just Some Theatre

The Doppel Gang - London Production

£14,783 Arts Council England
30 Aug 2016 Abram Ward Community Charity

The organisation will use the funding to collect waste food from local outlets such as supermarkets and create healthy meals for the local community which will be offered on a ?pay as you feel? basis This will reduce food waste, enable local people to access and learn more about healthy eating with a view to reduce obesity and food poverty.

£9,664 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 St David Haigh & Aspull C of E Primary School

The organisation will user the funding to equip a community use room within the school to deliver design and technology workshops and food and nutrition workshops to parents and children outside of school time. This will raise the skills levels, employment potential and aspirations of families, and improve their health and wellbeing by increasing their understanding of nutrition to reduce obesity levels.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 St David Haigh and Aspull CofE Primary School

The organisation will user the funding to equip a community use room within the school to deliver design and technology workshops and food and nutrition workshops to parents and children outside of school time. This will raise the skills levels, employment potential and aspirations of families, and improve their health and wellbeing by increasing their understanding of nutrition to reduce obesity levels.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Embrace Wigan and Leigh

The group will use the funding for a project that will help vulnerable adults living in Wigan, who have become disconnected from their local community due to disability, age or personal circumstances, become better connected and involved with their local community. It is hoped the project will help to reduce social isolation and loneliness.

£318,638 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Lightning Ladies Netball Club

16-25 year olds back into sport

£610 Sport England
15 Aug 2016 St Mark's CofE Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a breakfast club at the school for their pupils, pupils of their pre-school and siblings from the local senior schools during school time and in the school holidays. This will enable beneficiaries to have a healthy meal in a safe environment before school.

£9,760 Big Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2016 Bickershaw Parish Church

The organisation will use the funding to develop their church vestry in to a community hub with the installation of kitchen facilities for the benefit of the local community. This will improve the facilities available for local community use and increase access to address isolation, low self-esteem and low aspirations.

£7,620 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jul 2016 The Brick

The organisation will use the funding to run a series of activity sessions that will focus on health and wellbeing as well as physical activity sessions. This will enable the organisation to help improve the physical and mental health of homeless people and those at risk of homelessness.

£9,850 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jul 2016 Craftworks Community Arts

Wigan and Leigh Celebrate The Leeds - Liverpool Canal 1816-2016

£9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Jul 2016 Ince St Mary's CoE Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to install activity areas on the school grounds for pupils to access at lunchtimes, break-times and in the before and after school club. This will reduce obesity through increased levels of physical activity and improve social skills development through activities.

£9,975 Big Lottery Fund
11 Jul 2016 Ince St Mary's Church of England Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to install activity areas on the school grounds for pupils to access at lunchtimes, break-times and in the before and after school club. This will reduce obesity through increased levels of physical activity and improve social skills development through activities.

£9,975 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jul 2016 Parents of Aspull Group

The organisation will use the funding to provide a variety of out of hours enrichment and activity based workshops for children and families in the local area. This will aim to provide opportunities to increase skills to improve self-esteem and confidence.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jun 2016 Our Lady's P.T.A.

The organisation will use the funding to provide an out of hours enrichment learning project for two groups of people aged 7-11 with the opportunity to go to the Bolton Science and Technology Centre to develop a variety of hi-tech CAD/CAM skills. This will enable the organisation to encourage the beneficiaries to develop their self-confidence and use their creativity to work collaboratively and solve problems.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
2 Jun 2016 Wigan Borough Sports Council

Wigan Football Project 2016

£4,447 Sport England
24 May 2016 Ex Forces Mentoring Project

The organisation will use the funding for the delivery of workshops aimed predominantly at white males aged 30-59 years who have little or no qualifications, who have become involved in violent crime in the local area. The project will enable participants to have better chances in life through increased access to life skills, advice and support and financial advice, aiming to improve their chances of becoming employed and become more socially acceptable citizens in the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 May 2016 R L Hughes Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to create a garden in an unused courtyard within the school grounds for use by the children before and after school and for the friends of the school group and members in the wider community. This will enable the organisation to have a secure safe space in which their pupils can engage in gardening, nature and art projects.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 May 2016 Wigan Council

D:Circus (Libraries Fund)

£89,250 Arts Council England
5 May 2016 Stride Partnership CIC

The organisation will use the funding to train volunteers and sessional workers and purchase equipment to set up a housing support and wellbeing service for refugees. This will provide refugees with the support they require to access private accommodation/rooms and a programme of wellbeing sessions to improve their knowledge and life skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Apr 2016 Hindley Sure Start Nursery

The organisation will use the funding to create an outdoor learning and play area for the children and their parents, who live in an inner city area with few green spaces or parks for the children to play outside of school hours. This will enable the organisation to increase participation in physical activities, tackle child obesity and raise awareness and encourage the adoption of healthy lifestyle choices in a safe environment.

£9,967 Big Lottery Fund
27 Apr 2016 Communities Connected

The organisation will use the funding to create a large piece of community artwork working with youth and community groups in the local community. This will improve community cohesion through improving understanding of cultures and increased joined up working amongst different ethnic minority groups across the local community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Apr 2016 Age Concern Wigan Borough

A volunteer advocacy project to help empower older people aged 60 and over to make stronger decisions, speak up for their rights and challenge difficult issues around finance, health, social care and housing. The project will include supporting older people dealing with health, social care and housing issues and providing help to challenge benefit decisions such as attendance at tribunals, and disputes with traders and larger commercial organisations. The project will benefit 900 older people.

£316,129 Big Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2016 The Brick

A project to provide support to people in Wigan who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, in severe hardship and needing support to re-engage themselves in their communities. The project will provide support dealing with domestic violence and help accessing GP, dentist, optician and drug and alcohol services, and . offer life skills training such as debt management,cooking on a budget or gardening. It will also provide emergency support including accommodation and food parcels.

£496,158 Big Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2016 The Brick

A project to provide support to people in Wigan who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, in severe hardship and needing support to re-engage themselves in their communities. The project will provide support dealing with domestic violence and help accessing GP, dentist, optician and drug and alcohol services, and . offer life skills training such as debt management,cooking on a budget or gardening. It will also provide emergency support including accommodation and food parcels.

£510,669 Big Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2016 Wigan Bulldogs ARLFC

The organisation will use the funding to train young people as volunteer coaches who, in turn, will deliver out-of-school time sports and healthy eating activity sessions to primary school children in Wigan. This will improve the health and wellbeing of participants by increasing their physical activity levels and their understanding of nutrition and its impact on their health.

£9,627 Big Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2016 Wigan Bulldogs ARLFC

The organisation will use the funding to train young people as volunteer coaches who, in turn, will deliver out-of-school time sports and healthy eating activity sessions to primary school children in Wigan. This will improve the health and wellbeing of participants by increasing their physical activity levels and their understanding of nutrition and its impact on their health.

£4,481 Big Lottery Fund
9 Mar 2016 Ashton, Wigan & District Young Men's Christian Association

The charity will use the funding to run a back to work club for unemployed people from Ashton-in-Makerfield and surrounding areas, aimed at the over-50s and long term unemployed. This will offer help and support to people who need to increase skills and have support to increase their confidence to improve their employment prospects.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
2 Mar 2016 Healthy Arts

The organisation will use the funding to run visual arts workshops for people with mental health issues and storytelling and reminiscence workshops for people with dementia in the local community. This will increase provision of community arts training and creative activities to improve the health and wellbeing of participants.

£9,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Feb 2016 Bickershaw CofE Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to redevelop its early years outdoor play area by removing broken flagstones and installing an all-weather surface and equipment suitable for use by children of all abilities. This will enable the group to provide accessible and active outdoor play facilities to younger children to encourage them to be physically active, work with others, and reduce the risk of obesity, ill-health or delays to development.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Feb 2016 Hindley All Saints Church of England Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to install outdoor gym equipment within the school grounds. This will improve the facilities of the school and provide activities to encourage pupils, their families and children from the wider community to become more active, and improve their physical health.

£9,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 Feb 2016 Aspull Warriors Wrestling Club

The organisation will use the funding to provide after-school wrestling sessions for targeted children aged 10-12 from four local schools who are currently struggling socially and emotionally, not engaging fully with school life, experiencing poverty and lacking parental support. This will enable the organisation to provide an intervention strategy that will nurture and support young people through structured exercise and guidance.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jan 2016 Get It Loud in Libraries

Get It Loud In Libraries (GILIL)

£30,000 Arts Council England
19 Jan 2016 Wigan Athletic FC Community Trust

A project to provide informal education, volunteering and access to physical and leisure activities to support children and young people aged 8-19, who are vulnerable and at risk of crime, substance misuse, obesity, poor educational performance and those not in education, employment or training.The scheme will provide team building activities, including rock climbing, football and canoeing, and opportunities to gain accreditations through volunteering and training activities.

£401,792 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jan 2016 Shevington Sharks ARLFC

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a programme of after-school Rugby League and fitness sessions coaching sessions at four local schools. This will enable the organisation to provide positive after-school activities that will engage local children and alleviate concerns of them becoming either obese or involved in anti-social activities, which has been attributed to the lack of local amenities and affordable exercise provision.

£9,719 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jan 2016 St Catharine's CofE Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to run a series of activities for children in the school holidays. This will enable the organisation to prevent children from becoming involved in anti-social behaviour and help them make good lifestyle choices.

£2,590 Big Lottery Fund
9 Nov 2015 St Elizabeth's Parish & Community Hall

The organisation will use the funding to run two six week programmes of activity for families with under 4's and for a targeted group of vulnerable and isolated older people in the local community, this will include visiting a local farm, allotment and woodlands, storytelling, baking and craft for under 4?s and social media, watercolour painting, willow weaving and IT for older participants. This will aim to improve social isolation and intergenerational interactions.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Oct 2015 17th Wigan St. Elizabeth's Guides

The organisation will use the funding to run a programme of conservation and IT activities for the girl guides within the organisation. This will provide opportunities for girl guides to take part in conservation and adventure activities, specifically those on low incomes.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
29 Oct 2015 Cherrybrook Junior Football Club

Cherrybrook new teams

£5,600 Sport England
28 Oct 2015 The Storehouse Project

The organisation will use the funding to develop a programme of training and support for staff, volunteers and service users. This will enable the organisation to improve the skills of staff and volunteers so that they can offer an improved service and also improve service users employment prospects enabling them to reduce their reliance of the organisation?s services.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Oct 2015 My Life Social Enterprise CIC

The organisation will use the funding to develop a farm shop and dog grooming parlour to enable them to offer community based opportunities for people with disabilities in the local community. This will increase provision locally of work based opportunities to increase employment skills of people with disabilities.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
22 Oct 2015 Groundwork CLM

Groundwork CLM

£50,199 Big Lottery Fund
22 Oct 2015 Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire & Merseyside

Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire & Merseyside

£50,199 Big Lottery Fund
19 Oct 2015 More Than Words Advocacy Community Interest Company

The organisation will use the funding to purchase sound therapy equipment that will be made available to young people and adults with learning and physical disabilities accessing services and skills courses. This will enable the group to provide a new resource encouraging self-expression, creativity and sound therapy to enhance members? confidence and skills development.

£9,069 Big Lottery Fund
2 Oct 2015 Douglas Valley Nursery School

The organisation will use the funding to develop a part of the school grounds and offer a green open space within this densely populated urban area. This will enable the organisation to promote social mobility for children and community organisations, thereby addressing the need for increased physical activity and alleviating concerns regarding high levels of obese children starting at the school.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Sep 2015 Wigan Boys & Girls Club

Art Zone

£42,478 Arts Council England
17 Sep 2015 Fir Tree Fishery CIC

The organisation will use the funding to purchase IT equipment for their newly constructed development centre. This will enable young people with special educational needs to access accredited qualifications, and social activities to reduce their isolation, improve their self confidence and further education opportunities.

£9,963 Big Lottery Fund
16 Sep 2015 Groundwork Lancashire West and Wigan

Grow Blackpool at the Banquet

£6,050 Arts Council England
16 Sep 2015 Cherrybrook

The organisation will use the funding to create additional rooms in their current changing rooms which will be available for use by the whole community, and also to install new kitchen facilities. This will provide the local community with facilities to run activities and events.

£9,685 Big Lottery Fund
25 Aug 2015 JRS IT Plus CIC

The group will use funding to provide a drop-in facility for local residents and voluntary organisations that are unable to access IT and the internet. This will enable the organisation to offer free one-to-one support and advice in a Wigan Borough which has low levels of digital literacy and home internet access.

£9,794 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2015 Abram St Johns Friendship and Luncheon Club

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a range of community fun days, craft workshops and a luncheon club during school holidays and weekends. This will enable the group to deliver fun social events to a rural community to reduce isolation, encourage greater community engagement, and build stronger relationships between all local residents.

£4,675 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2015 Corbel Stone Press

Reliquiae

£6,900 Arts Council England
8 Aug 2015 Training 2 All C.I.C

The funding will be used to provide short training courses, vocational skills and personal development plans to offenders, ex-offenders and those at risk of offending to help get them into work. This includes food safety, general health and safety, and emergency first aid at work.

£9,300 Big Lottery Fund
7 Aug 2015 The Craftworks Community Arts

The funding will be used to work with young people from deprived communities who are not in employment and education. It will develop and deliver a programme of employability training, signposting to local business and industries offering work experience, and a digital network to access online advice and services. This will support young people to find work, and improve their confidence and aspiration. They will also be encouraged to lead and shape the project.

£9,920 Big Lottery Fund
5 Aug 2015 Bramble House CRC

The funding will be used to provide sessions including digital skills, financial education, crafts, and discussion and self-help groups for disadvantaged members of the community, including those in poverty, unemployed and older people. This will improve their skills and confidence, reduce their social isolation and help them become active members of the community. The group will also train staff as digital champions.

£8,740 Big Lottery Fund
4 Aug 2015 Abram Ward Community Co-operative Limited

The organisation will use the funding to provide resilience training, stress management and skills workshops to people in the area who are experiencing a range of issues that affect their ability to seek employment or engage with their communities. A pop-up shop will be run by service users providing them with employability skills and accredited training. This will help them improve their confidence and skills, as well as them gaining work experience, improving their wellbeing and reducing isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund