Lottery grants awarded to Sanquhar

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65 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
29 Nov 2016 St Brides Parish Church of Scotland

St Brides roof renewal and open heritage

£98,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
7 Jun 2016 Royal Burgh of Sanquhar and District Community Council

This community council will use the funding to enhance the Waird Pond area of the town through installation of picnic tables, fresh air fitness equipment and signage.

£7,589 Big Lottery Fund
30 Mar 2016 2nd Sanquhar Boys Brigade

This group will use the funding to transport their boys to a range of activities.

£2,400 Big Lottery Fund
21 Sep 2015 Kirkconnel Old People's Welfare Committee

Kirkconnel Old People's Welfare Committee

£7,969 Big Lottery Fund
21 Sep 2015 Kirkconnel Old People's Welfare Committee

This project will allow the group to make improvements to their community facility.

£7,969 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jan 2015 2nd Sanquhar Boys Brigade

This group will use the funding to take part in bigger brigade events, for new activities and to buy new equipment.

£2,910 Big Lottery Fund
26 Feb 2014 2nd Sanquhar Boys Brigade

2nd Sanquhar Boys Brigade

£639 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jun 2013 Upper Nithsdale Arts and Crafts Community Initiative Limited

This group will carry out research regarding a proposal to extend their existing arts centre in Sanquhar, allowing the group to expand the community services that they offer.

£8,868 Big Lottery Fund
7 Feb 2013 2nd Sanquhar Boys Brigade

The grant will be used take member on a number of sporting and social activity trips.

£1,380 Big Lottery Fund
27 Dec 2012 2nd Sanquhar Boys Brigade

The club provides educational and recreational activities for young people. The project based in Dumfries & Galloway will focus on providing swimming lessons.

£540 Big Lottery Fund
18 May 2012 Sanquhar Primary School

The school based in Sanquhar will deliver a year-long programme of extra-curricular activities for its pupils. The school will run different clubs to encourage the children to participate in physical activities. The grant will fund coaching sessions, wake

£1,980 Big Lottery Fund
23 May 2011 Sanquhar Academy

The academy will use the funding to create small gardens within the school campus in which fruit, vegetables and herbs will be grown. This will allow the school to establish a food and cooking project which will benefit pupils from all the local schools a

£1,990 Big Lottery Fund
23 May 2011 Thornhill Blues

This group will organise a two day music Festival in the village of Thornhill. The event will take place via five local venues and will culminate in a large concert in the community hall. The project will provide a stimulating music environment for the be

£5,122 Creative Scotland
17 Feb 2011 Sanquhar Academy

The school will offer a programme of extracurricular sports activities for girls to encourage greater participation in physical activity outside school. This grant will fund coaching costs, transport costs, boxing pads and gloves.

£823 Big Lottery Fund
16 Nov 2010 Upper Nithsdale Arts and Crafts Community Initiative Limited

The group based in Sanquhar will use the grant to pay for kitchen equipment for the cafe within the new multifunctional 'A' the Airts' centre. This grant will be used to pay for an oven, an extractor, a boiling top, a microwave, an upright chiller cabinet

£9,616 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jul 2010 Upper Nithsdale Minibus Project

This group will purchase a new accessible minibus for the use of community groups in the area. The grant will contribute towards the purchase of the bus.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Jan 2010 Sanquhar Academy

Cast Your Mind Back

£6,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2008 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

The group's idea is to commision a feasibility study, acquire technical advice on a building purchase and obtain the services of an architect and engineer to advise on a proposed development, with the eventual aim of acquiring the premises adjoining the c

£9,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Sep 2008 Sanquhar Primary School

This primary school will use its award to purchase basketball equipment, rugby equipment, play ground equipment and a climbing wall. It will also fund coach education training and costs of activity coaches.

£4,683 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2008 Upper Nithsdale Arts and Crafts Community Initiative Limited

Upper Nithsdale Arts & Crafts Community Initiative (UNACCI) is developing a fully accessible multi-purpose Art, Craft and Cultural Centre in Sanquhar. Facilities at the Centre will include studios for art, pottery and other craft activities, a recording s

£343,932 Big Lottery Fund
30 May 2008 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

This group seeks to promote interest in the history and of Kirkconnell Parish, as well as preserving and enhancing historical buildings and artefacts. The grant will pay for wages for envirnonmental officer, materials, paint, rust remover, brushes, hire o

£2,204 Heritage Lottery Fund
6 Aug 2007 Dumfries & Galloway Raptor Study Group

The group promote the study and conservation of birds of prey in the local area. The grant will pay for an all terrain vehicle and trailer.

£6,110 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jul 2007 Upper Nithsdale Art & Crafts Community Initiative Ltd

Upper Nithsdale Art & Crafts Community Initiative Ltd

£23,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Jul 2007 2nd Sanquhar Guides

This group encourages young females to participate in the girl guiding movement within the Sanquhar area. The grant will fund transportation, entry into theme park and refreshments.

£600 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2006 Upper Nithsdale Youth Pipe Band

This new group has been formed to teach young people piping and drumming with the objective of forming a pipe band. The grant is for contribution towards purchase of bagpipes and drums.

£5,000 New Opportunities Fund
19 Jul 2005 Upper Nithsdale Arts and Crafts Community Initiative Limited

The project aims to provide 2370 rurally isolated local people the opportunity to take part in training, recreation and educational activities. A local landmark building in Sanquhar will be refurbished to become a central venue offering various arts, craf

£172,850 Community Fund
14 Oct 2004 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Sanquhar has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Holland in September of this year. Funding has also been provided for a carer to travel with the Veteran

£525 New Opportunities Fund
2 Sep 2004 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

Kirkconnel Set in Stone

£132,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
21 Jun 2004 Sanquhar Primary Eco Group

This new group from Sanquhar promote environmental awareness, and encourage habitat creation, which enhances the biodiversity of the school grounds. Grant will be used to create a wildlife garden for the benefit of the school and wider community. Grant

£880 New Opportunities Fund
22 May 2003 Crossroads (Mid & Upper Nithsdale) Care Attendant Scheme

This project will develop the capacity of a care attendant scheme to effectively manage the services provided and enhance the quality of service provided to a priority client group of disabled and elderly people and their carers.This one year project will

£29,950 Community Fund
8 Apr 2003 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

Taking the Past into the Future

£24,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
3 Mar 2003 Sanquhar Royal Burgh Troopers Club

This group from Sanquhar provide opportunities for local people to participate in the 'Riding of the Marches', a series of horse rides organised as part of an annual community event. The grant will allow the group to provide horses for their community ev

£3,864 Community Fund
4 Dec 2002 Mennock WRI

This group from Sanquhar provides social and recreational activities for women. The grant will fund meals, entertainment and printing.

£500 Community Fund
27 Nov 2002 Dumfries & Galloway Council

Fitness Suite at Sanquhar F.U.N Pool.

£123,750 Sport Scotland
7 Aug 2002 Dumfries and Galloway Council

"Hillview Leisure Development, Phase 2, Kirkconnel"

£110,400 Sport Scotland
1 May 2002 Sanquhar Senior Citizens

The grant will be used to fund transport and meal costs for summer outing to Largs for 140 people, Christmas dinner and entertainment.

£2,840 Community Fund
4 Apr 2002 Friends of Kelloholm Primary School

This group from Kelloholm promotes educational, social and recreational activities within a local school. The grant will be used to purchase a sound system, lapel and stand microphones, CD player and twin disco unit and fund costume hire and transport.

£4,550 New Opportunities Fund
13 Sep 2001 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

Going Forward - Looking Back: Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

£75,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2001 Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Playgroup

This playgroup provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children. The grant will be used to purchase play equipment, art materials, and a vacuum cleaner.

£1,601 Community Fund
28 Nov 2000 Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Children's Gala

This group provides fundraising throughout the year by organising events and activities involving the whole community. The grant will be used to fund children's entertainment, sporting events, printing, publicity, hire of local halls and facilities.

£4,050 Community Fund
11 Jul 2000 Sanquhar Residents and Tenants Association

This group provides social and recreational opportunities for tenants and residents. The grant will be used to purchase computer equipment and fund newsletter and volunteer expense costs.

£2,114 Community Fund
11 Jul 2000 Sanquhar Royal Burgh March Riding Association

This group aims to enhance the annual Riding of the Marches gala event by providing additional entertainment for all age groups including an internationally renowned samba band and a community procession to celebrate the millennium. The grant will be us

£4,000 Millennium Commission
11 Feb 2000 Mid and Upper Nithsdale Open Award Group

This group provides growth and personal development opportunities for children. The grant will be used to fund taster days, ongoing support and specialist training weekends.

£1,522 Community Fund
11 Feb 2000 Sanquhar and District Silver Band

This group provides opportunities for local people to develop their musical skills and take part in public performances. The grant will be used to purchase three tubas.

£5,000 Scottish Arts Council
30 Nov 1999 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

This group provides opportunities for people to take an active interest and participate in their local history. The grant will be used to purchase office equipment, a digital camera, a video recorder and fund production of an information leaflet.

£3,764 Heritage Lottery Fund
14 Sep 1999 Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Children's Gala

This group provides social opportunities for the benefit of local children. The grant will be used to assist with the costs of funding the hire of facilities, sports events, entertainment, printing and publicity.

£2,981 Community Fund
25 Jun 1999 Miners Memorial Centre

This group provides a community hall resource for local people. The grant will be used to purchase fire proof stage curtains, crockery, cutlery and kitchen equipment.

£1,950 Community Fund
25 Jun 1999 Nithsdale Boys' Club

This group promotes the enjoyment of football through the playing of the small sided game for local children. The grant will be used to purchase cones, footballs, a set of bibs and to fund travel costs.

£500 Sport Scotland
30 Mar 1999 Sanquhar Senior Citizens

This group provides social and recreational activities for elderly people. The grant will be used to purchase new windows and a door.

£2,913 Community Fund
4 Dec 1998 Kirkconnell Old People''s Welfare Committee

This group provides social and recreational activities for older people. The grant will be used to install a toilet for disabled people, to refurbish a gents toilet and to install a non slip floor covering.

£3,558 Community Fund
18 Jul 1998 Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society

This group provides opportunities for people to learn about their local Parish and family histories. The grant will be used to purchase computer equipment and to fund database design.

£4,463 Heritage Lottery Fund
28 Apr 1998 Upper Nithsdale Toy Library

This group provides educational and play activities for children. The grant will be used to purchase shelves and cupboards.

£627 Community Fund
28 Apr 1998 Sanquhar Playgroup

This playgroup provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children. The grant will be used to fund safe flooring.

£855 Community Fund
4 Mar 1998 Brighten Up Sanquhar

This group raises awareness of environmental issues in the local community. The grant will be used to fund the landscaping of derelict ground.

£4,848 Community Fund
25 Feb 1998 Sanquhar Golf Club

Extension & Improvement of Changing/Locker Facilities

£28,200 Sport Scotland
10 Dec 1997 Mennock WRI

This group provides social and recreational activities for woman. The grant will be used to fund an anniversary celebration.

£500 Community Fund
10 Dec 1997 Kelloholm Community Cafe Group

This group provides social and recreational facilities for local people. The grant will fund kitchen and safety equipment.

£1,226 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Upper Nithsdale Snoezelen

This group provides relaxation and therapy activities for children, young people and adults suffering from stress. The grant will be used to buy lights, tubes, stone and rotators and to fund publicity costs.

£889 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Sanquhar Senior Citizens

This group promotes the social welfare of older people by providing opportunities for social and shared activities. This grant will be used to fund roof repairs.

£1,740 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Sanquhar Pantomime Group

This group provides entertainment for local people and raises money to benefit local organisations. The grant will be used to fund equipment, electrical improvements and an outing.

£1,819 Community Fund
8 May 1997 Sanquhar Royal Burgh March Riding Association

This group runs a community festival week. This grant will be used to purchase equipment and materials and will fund entertainment and expenses.

£3,723 Community Fund
8 May 1997 Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Playgroup

This playgroup provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children. This grant will be used to purchase furniture (tables and chairs) and play equipment.

£1,188 Community Fund
8 May 1997 Kirkconnell Old People''s Welfare Committee

This group promote and assist organisations working with the elderly be providing facilities for physical and mental recreation. The grant will be used to refurbish and repaint the kitchen and buy a new cooker.

£2,054 Community Fund
12 Dec 1996 Upper Nithsdale Wheels Appeal

The group will expand its current service to provide accessible transport for disabled people living in rural areas. The grant over three years will fund the extra administrative costs that will be incurred by the development of the existing service.

£12,363 Community Fund
28 Feb 1996 Dumfries and Galloway Council

Upper Nithsdale Swimming Pool

£278,800 Sport Scotland