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KINCARDINE’S DOUBLE DATE WITH DESTINY ON JUNE 8

Posted: 2 weeks ago

Kincardine residents have a double date with destiny on Thursday June 8. Like the rest the country they will head for the polling station in their local community centre to cast their votes in Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap General Election. But many of them will be back at Kincardine Community Centre at various times during […]

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YORKSHIRE CYCLING EVENT HAS COALFIELDS AT THE HEART

Posted: 4 weeks ago

As the only organisation dedicated to supporting the 5.5m people living in former mining towns and villages throughout Britain, improving their health and wellbeing is one of our three main priorities. To do this, we cannot work alone. We need to build strategic partnerships with other organisations that share our values and promotes a healthier […]

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Game on Wales = Champions League!

Posted: 1 month ago

Pontypridd Street League 16/17 Champions ‘Pathletico Madrid’ represented Game On Wales at the UEFA Champions League Trophy Parade in Cardiff, 21st April.  Pathletico squad members Scott Evans, Ethan Evans, Dylan Parker, Morgan Lee, Jordon Vranch and skipper Bradley Harris headed toward The Principality Stadium on the last leg of the parade before handing the Champions League […]

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TWECHAR’S COALFIELDS ACTION PLAN INCLUDES BACKING FOR a FAIRY GLEN

Posted: 1 month ago

Twechar has launched its own family friendly Five-year Community Action Plan which includes backing for a Fairy Glen in the village, classes and projects for all age groups, and a major Greener Twechar initiative. The Action Plan is part of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s Coalfields Community Futures programme which involved CRT staff supporting Twechar’s Steering […]

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BUG HOTELS AND HEDGEHOG HOMES IN HILL OF BEATH’S FUTURES ACTION PLAN

Posted: 2 months ago

Everything is coming up roses for the residents of Hill of Beath, as they publish their Five-year Community Action Plan as part of the Coalfields Community Futures initiative. The local Community Garden will receive a £13,000 boost from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s £25,000 participatory budget to help get the plan up and running. Hill of […]

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KINCARDINE GLIMPSES THE FUTURE AT LAUNCH OF £40,000 CHARRETTE

Posted: 2 months ago

Kincardine residents got a tantalising glimpse of how a specialist team of architects, planners and artists can help the town build a new future in the wake of the closure of Longannet Power Station. The Coalfields Regeneration Trust won Scottish Government backing to hold a Charrette in the Fife town and put together a £40,000 […]

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CRT HELPS MAKE BO’NESS RUGBY CLUB’S YOUTH LAUNCH a ‘MEGA SUCCESS’

Posted: 2 months ago

Nicky Wilson, Scottish Trustee of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust was on the ball when he presented Bo’ness Rugby Club with a cheque for £1,250 for its Youth Project. Having handed over the cheque, which came from the CRT’s Coalfields Community Investment Fund, Nicky showed he was no slouch with a rugby ball firing out a […]

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Together Stronger

Posted: 2 months ago

Ten amateur football teams formed by players from different countries joined the event “Together Stronger”, at the weekend, in Pontypridd. The friendly competition was organized by St. David’s Uniting Church and Game On Wales and aimed to celebrate different cultures and help integration of these people into UK. Football is not just a sport, it […]

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£10,000 UP FOR GRABS: Community Groups to Benefit from £500,000 Coalfields Community Investment Programme

Posted: 2 months ago

Community Groups in former mining towns and villages across England could benefit from a share of £500,000 thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. The Programme will give community groups that are based in coalfield areas the chance to apply for up to £10,000 to support projects that will have a direct and lasting benefit […]

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CRT SCOTLAND’S £40,000 CHARRETTE WILL HELP SHAPE KINCARDINE’S FUTURE

Posted: 3 months ago

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has appointed Oliver Chapman Architects, and its team of experts to deliver a £40,000 Charrette which will shape the future of Kincardine, following the devastating loss of the local power station. A Charrette is an intensive way of working that brings together local people, organisations and businesses to discuss how they […]

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MAGIC TURNOUT FOR COALFIELDS COMMUNITY FUTURES FAMILY FUN DAY AT BLACKRIDGE

Posted: 3 months ago

There was a ‘magic’ turnout as the Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s Family Fun Day in Blackridge on Sunday, (Feb 19) packed out the Craig Inn Community Centre with dozens of youngsters and their parents. The event was part of the CRT’s Coalfields Community Futures programme, and the serious side was that everyone had the chance to […]

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FIFE GROUPS SHARE IN CRT’S £40,000 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

Posted: 3 months ago

Grassroots organisations in Fife are among community groups across Scotland’s Coalfields who will share over £40,000 worth of awards from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. The CRT’s Coalfields Community Investment Programme gives awards of between £500 and £5,000 to support the activities of small local groups that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain […]

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CANCER GROUP SHARES IN CRT’S £40,000 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

Posted: 3 months ago

Clackmannanshire Cancer Support Group is among grassroots community groups across Scotland’s Coalfields who will share over £40,000 worth of awards from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. The CRT’s Coalfields Community Investment Programme gives awards of between £500 and £5,000 to support the activities of small local groups that tackle some of the key challenges that still […]

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BO’NESS SHARES IN CRT’S £40,000 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

Posted: 3 months ago

Bo’ness Rugby Club is among grassroots community groups across Scotland’s Coalfields who will share over £40,000 worth of awards from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. The CRT’s Coalfields Community Investment Programme gives awards of between £500 and £5,000 to support the activities of small local groups that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain […]

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SUCCESSFUL FUNDING BID SUPPORTS CORE OF THE COMMUNITY

Posted: 4 months ago

The CORE Centre (Calverton Oasis Resources and Education), the community organisation providing computer, education and leisure courses for residents of Calverton and the surrounding district, is celebrating after securing £10,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. Addressing the skills and employment of people living in Calverton, with courses offering job search facilities, help with CVs […]

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COMMUNITY TO BENEFIT THANKS TO FUNDS FROM COALFIELDS

Posted: 4 months ago

Northumberland Community Enterprise Ltd (NECL), the organisation supporting disadvantaged individuals in Stobhill and the surrounding area, is celebrating after securing more than £7,000 thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. The investment, which totals £7,956, will be used to pay for a Support Worker who will provide employment support for the next 12 months. Giving […]

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SMILE FOR SHELLIE CAMPAIGN BIDS TO HELP LOCAL YOUNGSTERS IN NEWTONGRANGE

Posted: 4 months ago

The future looks bright for Newtongrange as a host of new projects and priorities for the area emerged from the recent Coalfields Community Futures Fun Day in the Parish Church Hall. The Coalfields Regeneration Trust supported the local Steering Group who organised the Fun Day to report back on the findings of their local household […]

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ANTZ JUNCTION RECEIVES £10,000 FUNDING THANKS TO COALFIELDS

Posted: 4 months ago

Antz Junction, the charity supporting deprived and disaffected communities within Greater Manchester, has received £10,000 thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. Working alongside other businesses in the Antz Network, a group of companies and third sector organisations that collectively deliver social and business impact in local communities, Antz Junction facilitates work-ready programmes to support […]

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Introduction to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme – Funding & Practical Support

Posted: 4 months ago

8th February 2017 at the Dudson Centre, Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5DD The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is reopening its funding programme in early February 2017 and will be giving 2 presentations to introduce the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. 10am – 12 noon – An introduction to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme: Funding Support – […]

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CUMBRIA YOUTH ALLIANCE BENEFITS FROM CASH BOOST THANKS TO COALFIELDS

Posted: 5 months ago

Cumbria Youth Alliance (CYA), has secured a £9,000 cash boost thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. CYA, which was launched in 1997 to provide services to young people living in Cumbria, will use the investment to pay for a sessional project coordinator, who will work one day per week for seven months. In addition, […]