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Friday, 14 August 2015

Richmond's community projects awarded £60,000

Seventeen groups and organisations have been awarded £60,000 for projects and activities that seek to improve their area through the Council’s Civic Pride Fund.

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to organisations and £1,000 for individuals.

The latest round of awards sees groups from all over the borough receiving grants from £500-£5,000.

The awards include:

· Refurbishment of historic Scout Headquarters in Mortlake (2nd Mortlake Scout Group)

· WWII exhibition in Richmond (Museum of Richmond)

· New Nature Watch Treehouse Project (Meadlands Primary School)

· Community Fun day in Murray Park (Friends of Murray Park)

· Outdoor improvements at Kneller Gardens Café (Youth Work Enterprises)

· Six musical performances at various heritage sites around the borough (Connaught Opera)

· WW1 Dance activities at schools and colleges (Combination Dance)

· Celebrating songs of the Rugby World Cup nations (Helen Astrid)

· Borough in Print exhibition (Local Studies Volunteer Group)

· Big Golden Birthday Picnic (Strawberry Hill Resident Association)

· History of Eel Pie Island exhibition (Eel Pie Island Museum CIC)

· WW1 Community event at North Sheen Recreation (Friends of North Sheen Recreation Ground)

· Social Club for Older Men (Hampton and Hampton Hill Voluntary Care Group)

· Bicentenary Cricket Match (Ham and Petersham Cricket Club)

· Supporting our Twinning arrangements (Richmond in Europe Association)
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:49 am  

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