Lottery grants awarded to Wantage

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97 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
30 Jun 2017 The Hendreds Preschool

This project will redevelop their garden area to create a stimulating environment for children to engage in active outdoor play with the aim of improving negative behaviour during breaks and developing their physical and social skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2017 West Hendred Village Hall

This project will upgrade the kitchen area and facilities within their local village hall to make it more accessible..

£9,844 Big Lottery Fund
17 May 2017 Oxford Philharmonic

Oxford and Bonn Twinning Anniversary

£2,806 Arts Council England
1 Mar 2017 St Mary the Virgin Childrey PCC

Repair of south transept roof to protect building and recently installed facilities below

£32,400 Heritage Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2016 Letcombe Bassett Village Hall

This organisation will use the funding to install a new main entrance door and replace the windows and gutters within the village hall. This will refresh the local village hall within a rural community and sustain the building as a village hub for future use by the wider village community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Nov 2015 Wantage Church of England Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to install a canopy on to the school building to provide a large covered area for the use of the younger children in the school. This will enable the organisation to provide a space, not exposed to the elements, for the children to use in break times to promote healthy play and reduce instances of behavioural issues.

£9,605 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jan 2015 St Nicholas Church, East Challow

Linking the past with the present: renovation of WW1 Memorial Lych Gate and Commemorative plaque

£8,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
5 Jan 2015 The Hendreds Church of England School

This is a project by an Academy based in Oxford. The organisation will use the funding to install safety rubber flooring within the school grounds. This will enable the school to run additional play and learning activities, specifically cycling activities for children to improve their physical, social and emotional development.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Dec 2014 Letcombe Regis Parish Council

This organisation will use its development grant to move forward plans to build a new village hall that will meet the needs of two rurally isolated communities.

£15,000 Big Lottery Fund
14 Mar 2014 Sparsholt with Kingston Lisle PCC

Saving our 12th Century Heritage at Kingston Lisle

£162,100 Heritage Lottery Fund
14 Mar 2014 Sparsholt with Kingston Lisle PCC

Saving our 12th Century Heritage at Kingston Lisle

£164,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
14 Aug 2012 Letcombe Regis Recreation Ground and Village Hall Trust

Letcombe Regis Pavilion Improvement

£50,000 Sport England
8 Aug 2012 Grove RFC Ltd

Refurb 2012

£32,951 Sport England
30 Jun 2011 Kennet District Gymnastic Centre

The project will refurbish a rundown factory unit and convert it into a gymnastic training venue for children and young adults in West Berkshire. It will provide an inclusive venue for a range of gymnastics activities and trampolining for children and adu

£59,987 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2011 East Hanney Parish Council

This is a project by a Parish Council in Oxon. The group will use funding to help residents become more aware of the diverse wildlife along a stretch of brook by installing information panels providing information on wildlife.

£2,357 Big Lottery Fund
4 Mar 2011 Viky Vergou

language box

£5,000 Arts Council England
11 May 2010 Kingston Lisle Community Area Group

This group provides facilities for recreation and other leisure time occupation in Kingston Lisle. The group will use the award to enhance the playground facilities the group owns for young and disabled children. This will enable the playground to be acce

£3,290 Big Lottery Fund
9 Mar 2009 Letcombe Brook (Wantage) Charitable Trust

Betjeman Millennium Park Educational Project

£50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Dec 2008 Letcombe Bassett PCC

Church of St Michael and All Angels

£28,723 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Nov 2008 Wantage Association of Students of the Third Age - U3A

This group will use a grant to increase membership, establish a Film Study Group and buy new seating to improve access for older members and those with disabilities. Other users of the village hall will also benefit from the upgraded seating.

£6,965 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Jul 2008 Wantage and Faringdon Basketball Club

This new group provides coaching and competitive opportunities in basketball. The project will provide venue hire and equipment for the club as well as coaching courses to increase the skills of volunteers. The club will promote the sport to local schools

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Jun 2008 Hendreds Environment Group

Hendreds Environment Group will enhance the Snells Path and Abby Manor Orchard area by creating a path through woodland that is currently inaccessible. The group will clear brambles and nettles from the orchard area, plant fruit trees and native hedgerow,

£9,215 Big Lottery Fund
9 Jun 2008 Challow Netball Club

This club offers coaching and competitive opportunities in netball. It will use the award to establish, promote and develop a junior netball section. A programme will develop girls' netball and volunteers will train as youth coaches and umpires.The award

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
7 Apr 2008 East and West Hendred Womens Institute

This branch of the WI will use an award to give its members access to Denman College. They will then have the opportunity to participate in a number of courses focusing on extending experiences and confidence. These will include social history, access to

£6,468 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Feb 2008 Vale Tennis Development Group

This tennis group would use funding to run after school and lunchtime taster sessions for six secondary schools, targeting those students with low physical activity levels. Students would then be invited to join a local tennis club and take part in a comp

£1,627 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
19 Nov 2007 East Hendred Boys Football Club

This boys' football club will train 24 volunteers on a Level 1 course with the Football Association. The training will provide essential basic skills that volunteers can pass on to youth teams. Basic first aid and the importance of child protection is i

£2,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
13 Sep 2007 King Alfred Community and Sports College

This secondary school will provide training for adults other than teachers. Training will include Community Sports Leader Level 2 and Level 1 NGB Awards. This will enable participants to host out-of-school-hours activities for children on the school gro

£9,060 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
24 Jul 2007 Wantage Dickensian Evening

This community group arranges the annual Wantage Dickensian Evening for the local community. The group will rent an ice-rink so that everyone can enjoy activities such as carol singing and morris dancing.

£2,075 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
27 Mar 2007 Letcombe Bassett Parish Meeting

Letcombe Bassett Parish will buy a tower climbing unit with a slide and swing. This new equipment will improve the playground and encourage more local children to come to play in a safe environment.

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
3 Jan 2007 Wantage C of E Primary School

This School Will Run Poetry And Art Workshops With Pupils And Members Of The Local Community.

£1,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
18 Oct 2006 King Alfreds Community and Sports College

This Sports College Would Like To Become A Member Of ' Disability Pantathlon Challenge', A Branch Of A Nationwide School Sports Initiative In Which Schools Can Compete With One Another In A Variety Of Sports. The Award Will Fund An After School Club To De

£4,988 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
18 Sep 2006 Oxford Sailability

This Sailing Club Will Use The Grant To Upgrade Their Dinghy. This Will Be Available To All Club Members And Will Be Of Particular Use To The Disabled Members For Competing In National Regattas.

£4,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
28 Apr 2006 Charlton Acorns

With Help From A Lottery Grant The Charlton Acorns Pre-School Will Install A New Gas Heating System To Replace Its Old Electric System, Part Of Which Is Not Working And Cannot Be Repaired.

£3,750 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
28 Mar 2006 Wantage Stage - Musical Company

With Help From A Lottery Grant The Wantage Stage Musical Company Will Buy Their Own Sound Equipment For The First Time. This Will Help The Group To Provide A Much Better Performance At The Shows They Take On Tour Around The Local Area.

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
6 Jan 2006 Epilepsy Bereaved

The Project Will Provide Support For Bereaved Families Who Have Been Affected By Epilepsy Related Deaths, Through Recruitment And Co-Ordination Of Volunteers, Regional Support Groups, Training And Information. The Project Will Also Raise Awareness Of Sudd

£49,842 Community Fund
28 Nov 2005 St Mary's Parochial Church Council

Church of St Mary the Virgin

£47,808 Heritage Lottery Fund
23 Nov 2005 Camel Pre-school

Following Relocation To An Existing Mobile Unit In The Grounds Of Stockham Primary School This Pre-School Group Will Be Able To Offer A Wider Range Of Activities, Including Breakfast, Lunchtime And After School Clubs. As Part Of This Project A Lottery Gr

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
31 May 2005 RAF Yatesbury Association

RAF Yatesbury have been awarded a grant to hold a day of celebrations in commemoration of the end of the Second World War. All members of the local community will be invited to attend, where exhibitions will show life from the war years.

£3,924 New Opportunities Fund
10 May 2005 East Hendred Heritage Trust

This Heritage trust will use their award to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Second World War in the form of an exhibition. This exhibition will outline the changes that took place within this community during 1945. A presentation, in the form of a

£1,180 New Opportunities Fund
23 Feb 2005 Wantage Summer Festival

With An Awards For All Lottery Grant, The 2005 Wantage Summer Festival Will Run More Activities And Include New Events For Children, Young People And Families. Planned Events Include A Teddy Bears Picnic, Which Will Be A Fun Packed Afternoon Of Music, Gam

£3,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Dec 2004 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Widow from Wantage has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to France in June of this year. Funding has also been provided for a carer to travel with the Widow.

£525 New Opportunities Fund
25 Nov 2004 West Hendred Parish Council

West Hendred Parish Council Will Improve The Children'S Play Area To Make It More Accessible To The Very Young, Older People And People With Disabilities. The Improvements Will Include A Seating Area Specifically Designed For Those Who Are Physically Less

£2,070 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
13 Jul 2004 Heroes Return Award to an individual

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

£875 New Opportunities Fund
1 Jun 2004 Kingston Lisle Parish Council

This Parish Council Will Make Its Community Hall Fully Accessible To People With Disabilities. The Main Entrance Will Be Widened, A Ramp With A Handrail Will Be Installed And An Existing Toilet Will Be Made Accessible For Wheelchair Users.

£1,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
29 Apr 2004 1861 (Wantage) Squadron Air Training Corps

This Squadron Of The Atc Will Buy New Presentation Equipment To Enhance The Regular Training Delivered By The Group. It Will Also Enable The Squadron To Undertake New Courses And Transmit Some Of Them Over The Internet.

£4,812 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
7 Apr 2004 Wantage Girls Football Club

Women And Girls Will Have The Opportunity To Play Competitive Football. Parents And Volunteers Will Receive Training To Become Coaches And Will Hold Taster Sessions In Local Schools To Raise Awareness Of The Club.

£1,957 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
18 Feb 2004 Wantage & Grove Breastfeeding Alliance

New Mothers In The Area Will Receive Advice, Information And Encouragement On Breastfeeding At An Informal Weekly Get Together Aptly Called 'Baby Bar'.

£2,370 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
18 Feb 2004 Letcombe Bassett Village Hall Committee

This Village Hall Will Improve Its Facilities Through The Refurbishment Of Its Kitchen. It Hosts A Range Of Local Community Groups And Plans To Establish A Parent And Toddler Group And Lunch Clubs.

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
18 Feb 2004 East Hendred Heritage Trust

The Trust Will Restore And Protect A Large Oil Painting, From The Early 1900'S, By Thomas F.M. Sheard, Who Studied Painting In Paris And Exhibited At The Royal Academy. This Picture Is Described As One Of The Treasures Of Oxfordshire And Once Restored An

£4,600 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
26 Nov 2003 Newbury Amateur Astronomical Society

This Astronomical Society Will Develop Its Presentations And Meetings Through The Use Of New Computer Equipment Which Will Also Make It Easier For Disabled People To Use Telescopes.

£2,625 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Jul 2003 King Alfred Community and Sports College

The project aims to increase the activity levels of pupils aged between nine and 13 and particularly aims to benefit girls. Gymnastics and dance clubs will be established throughout the 51 partnership schools and activities will offer opportunities for

£189,900 New Opportunities Fund
4 Jun 2003 Didcot, Abingdon and Wantage Talking Newspaper

This Registered Charity Provides Weekly Audio Tapes Of Local News To People Who Are Visually Impaired. The Project Is To Improve The Efficiency Of The Service In Order To Meet Increased Demand For The Tapes.

£3,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
4 Jun 2003 Hanney War Memorial Hall Committee

This Registered Charity Owns And Manages A Village Hall For The Use And Benefit Of The Inhabitants Of East And West Hanney. The Project Is To Install A Loop Audio Aid System To Enable People With Hearing Impairments To Use The Hall And Participate Fully I

£2,711 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Mar 2003 Epilepsy Bereaved

The Organisation Works Towards The Prevention Of Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy (Sudep) And Other Epilepsy-Related Deaths Through Raising Awareness And Promotion Or Research; To Inform And Support Relatives Bereaved By Epilepsy. The Project Will All

£59,785 Community Fund
22 Jan 2003 West Hendred Village Hall

This project is to build a new village hall to replace the existing one, which due to its declining condition is being used by fewer and fewer groups. It was recently closed down because of its poor condition. Dorothy Buckrell, Regional Manager of the C

£127,000 Community Fund
22 Jan 2003 Wantage Camera Club

This Club Promotes And Facilitates The Use Of Photography. The Project Is To Purchase A Digital Production Projection System To Allow Existing And New Members To Extend The Usage Of Digital Photographic Skills In The Local Community.

£4,465 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
8 Jan 2003 Letcombe Bassett Parochial Church Council

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

£106,958 Heritage Lottery Fund
16 Oct 2002 The Ridgeway Handbell Ringers

The Group Promotes The Art Of Handbell Ringing. The Project Is To Buy A New Set Of Handbells To Attract New Members And Allow The Group To Extend Its Range Of Activities, Including The Provision Of Workshops And Teaching At The Local School And Museum.

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
16 Oct 2002 Wantage Bowling Club

This Club Will Establish A Short Mat Bowling Club For All Interested Children In The Local Area, Regardless Of Ability. The Youth Section Will Primarily Operate As After School Activity Within The School Building Of Wantage Primary School Which Is Locate

£3,550 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
3 Jul 2002 Radley Ladies Athletic Club

This Group Provides Coaching And Competition For Female Athletes. They Will Purchase A Variety Of Equipment Which Will Be Used By Both Members Of The Group And To Develop Links With Local Schools. They Will Also Publicise The Group In The Local Area.

£1,860 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
27 May 2002 Wantage Tennis Club

This Club Offers Social And Competitive Tennis For All Ages In The Wantage Area. The Project Is To Encourage New Players To The Sport By Running A Series Of After School Coaching Sessions, Leading To The Establishment Of A Junior Programme And Mini Tourn

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
1 May 2002 Stockham School

This School Will Increase Its Extra-Curricular Art Activities By Engaging Local Children With A Recently Commissioned Memorial Park With Stone Carvings Of Quotes From John Betjeman. A Writer In Residence And Visual Artist Will Work With The Children, Ena

£4,600 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
1 May 2002 Kingfisher Canoe Club

This Group Will Provide Kayak Boats And Safety Equipment To Introduce People With Disabilities To The Sport And Give Taster Sessions For Local Schools And Other Groups, In A Swimming Pool.

£3,712 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
27 Mar 2002 Hanney Cricket Club

This Group Provides Cricket Coaching And Matches To Youths And Adults. They Are Purchasing New Equipment To Use In Training The Junior Teams. They Will Be Training Coaches With A Goal To Developing And Attracting More Youth Players Who Will Be Recruited

£983 Sport England
26 Sep 2001 Newbury Variety

The Society, Constituted In April 2001, Has Applied For Charity Status And Promotes And Produces Variety Shows Which Are Staged At The Corn Exchange In Newbury. The Project Is To Stage A Variety Show Over 5 Days In June 2002.

£3,875 Arts Council England
18 Jul 2001 Wantage White Horses Swimming Club

This Swimming Club Provide Coaching In Competitive Swimming At All Levels. The Project Is To Improve Their Coaching Through The Employment Of A Former Olympic Swimmer. The Award Is For Coaching Fees.

£5,000 Sport England
16 May 2001 King Alfred's Community and Sports College

This Group Will Stage A Weekend Of Music And Dance Workshops Culminating In A Programme Of Concerts And Performances. They Will Use Professional Musicians And Artists In The Running Of The Workshops. The Project Is Extra-Curricular And Will Involve A Wide

£3,500 Arts Council England
16 Feb 2001 Letcombe Park (Wantage) Charitable Trust

Betjeman Millennium Park Poetry Trail

£19,600 Arts Council England
24 Jan 2001 Wantage Summer Festival

The Group Wishes To Promote The Arts And Cultural Activities In Their Village Through A Summer Festival Involving The Local Adult And School Community. The Award Is For Artisits Fees, Venue Costs, Production And Marketing As Well As Administration And Acc

£3,000 Arts Council England
24 Jan 2001 Childrey Little Ducks Playgroup

This playgroup is buying new equipment in order to replace old and damaged equipment. The award is for a range of equipment including, tables, chairs, easels, a parachute, floor mats, sand and water trays, play equipment and mutlicultural play equipment.

£2,759 Community Fund
24 Nov 2000 East Challow Village Hall Management Committee

This village hall management committee are installing new PVC windows and replacing the kitchen roof. The award is to contribute towards the cost of replacing windows and roof covering.

£5,000 Community Fund
16 Aug 2000 North Drive Pre School

This Pre-School are creating an outdoor all weather play area for the children, including a covered sand pit. The award is to lay paving slabs to create an outdoor play area and to build a covered sand pit.

£3,773 Community Fund
16 Aug 2000 East Hendred Community Centre

This group provides a venue for village activities, and are renewing the internal fittings in the main hall. The award is for replacing and upgrading an infra red heater, new lighting, renovation of centre panel, upgrading fittings in centre panel, dimmer

£2,272 Community Fund
16 Aug 2000 East Hendred Millennium Committee

This group encourages and co-ordinates activities to mark the Millennium. They are producing a Millennium bulletin sheet, an exhibition of Millennium Records that will also incorporate the display of the village web site. The group will also show a slid

£904 Millennium Commission
5 Jul 2000 The Friends of the Tom Brown's School Museum

This group educates the public by promotion, support, assistance and improvement of the Tom Brown's School Museum. They are recording the celebratory scouring of the White Horse using various multimedia techniques which will then be available in the muse

£2,270 Heritage Lottery Fund
24 May 2000 Kingston Lisle Community Area Group

This group provides facilities for recreation and other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare. The group are developing a field which they hold a lease on into a playground for the village. The award is for a contribution towards a

£5,000 Community Fund
7 Apr 2000 Hanney War Memorial Hall Committee

The project will improve the toilet facilities at the Hall and ensure there is access for those with disabilities. This one year grant will contribute to refurbishment costs and pay for professional fees.

£23,585 Community Fund
6 Apr 2000 Hanney War Memorial Hall Committee

This group manages a village hall and are providing lavatory facilities accessible to disabled people. The award is for building lavatory facilities for disabled people.

£4,837 Community Fund
6 Apr 2000 Hanney Cricket Club

This group provides cricket coaching and matches to youths and adults. They are purchasing new equipment to use in training the junior teams. They will be running summer schools to attract more players and they will be publicising the club through local

£1,837 Sport England
1 Mar 2000 East Challow Parish Council

This parish council will convert a tennis court into a multi-purpose sports court with facilities to play basketball (goals provided by the EBA) netball 5-a-side tennis and rollerblading. The award is for the surfacing and fencing of the all purpose sp

£5,000 Sport England
26 Jan 2000 Hanney Playgroup

This group aims to enhance the development and education of children under 5 years old. They have recently moved into a new building and the award will be used to carry out electrical and plumbing repairs in order to meet necessary regulations.

£3,769 Community Fund
26 Jan 2000 White Horse Netball Club

This group provides Netball coaching and competitive netball for anyone aged over 10. They are developing the junior section (10 to 12 years old) of the club and plan to enter two teams at this age to the local league. The award is for the purchase of ki

£905 Sport England
8 Dec 1999 Oxfordshire County Council

Ridgeway Heritage Project Phase Two

£182,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Nov 1999 Reading Ladies Barbershop Harmony Club

This Group Performs Barbershop Style Music In Chorus And Quartet. The Project Is To Provide A Special Free Performance In June 2000 For Physically Handicapped And Socially Disadvantaged Women And Girls. Hire Of Venue And Rehearsal Space, Guest Artist Fees

£4,600 Arts Council England
14 Oct 1999 East Hendred Millennium Committee

This group encourages, co-ordinates, and publicises activities to mark the Millennium. The project is to establish a village record on the internet with details about the residents of the village, village businesses, activities and events, and photograph

£2,940 Millennium Commission
14 Oct 1999 Grove Rugby Football Club

This group aims to foster interest in and development of the game of rugby union football. The project is to recruit new players specifically starting teams for under 9 under 13 and under 15. The group plans to recruit at local schools by holding 'road

£4,331 Sport England
1 Sep 1999 Newbury Variety 2000

This Group Is Organising A Variety Show To Be Staged Over Three Nights At The Corn Exchange In Newbury In June 2000. The Show Will Look Back At Progress Over The Last 1000 Years. The Cast Will Comprise Of People From Local Entertainment Groups, Stage Scho

£3,700 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1997 Domino Players

A New Work for the Domino Players

£4,400 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1997 Oxfordshire Craft Guild Shows Group

Oxfordshire Craft Guild- Shows Project

£3,600 Arts Council England
19 Mar 1997 Wantage Youth Centre Sweatbox

Rock Week

£4,500 Arts Council England
19 Mar 1997 Stagelights Theatre Group

Geometry Burning

£3,550 Arts Council England
16 Dec 1996 Hanney Tennis Club

Installation of floodlights to two tennis courts

£11,190 Sport England
25 Nov 1996 Hanney War Memorial Hall Committee

New pavilion

£84,252 Sport England
26 Jun 1996 Wantage Silver Band

Musical Instruments, Computer, Trailer & P.A. System

£64,464 Arts Council England
11 Jun 1996 Wantage Counselling Service

Enable the counselling service to target elderly people, carers and ethnic minorities by subsidising unit costs. The grant, over three years, will be used to publicise the service to the target groups, for travel expenses of counsellers and supervision fo

£21,945 Community Fund
19 Dec 1995 Springfield Pre-school Playgroup

To Improve Conditions In Playgroup Building By Fitting New Windows

£6,580 Community Fund
22 Nov 1995 Vale and Downland Museum

Vale and Downland Museum, Wantage

£320,000 Heritage Lottery Fund