"Changing the face of coalfields communities."

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MAGIC TURNOUT FOR COALFIELDS COMMUNITY FUTURES FAMILY FUN DAY AT BLACKRIDGE

Posted: 3 days 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: 1 week 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: 2 weeks 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: 2 weeks 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: 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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, […]

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CRT’S CHARRETTE COULD CHANGE THE FACE OF KINCARDINE

Posted: 2 months ago

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is organising a Charrette, which could change the face of Kincardine, and help the town cope with the economic fallout from loss of Longannet Power Station. A Charrette is an intensive way of working that brings together local people, organisations and businesses to discuss how they would like their area to […]

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NEWTONGRANGE FUN DAY WILL HELP SHAPE AREA’S FUTURE

Posted: 2 months ago

Newtongrange residents are invited to a Family Fun Day in the local Parish Church Hall from 1.30 – 3.30pm on Saturday January 14, when they will have the chance to cast their votes for some of the exciting proposals which have emerged from the recent household survey. The Fun Day is part of the Coalfields […]

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ZAC’S GETS ‘GRAND’ SUPPORT FROM COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST

Posted: 2 months ago

Zac’s Youth Bar, also known as the Sycamore Project, supporting young people in Bolton, has secured £10,000 funding from the Coalfield Community Investment Programme delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. The funding will be used to deliver a series of courses, both accredited and non-accredited, as well as to purchase a projector, projector screen, to […]

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CRT’S NEW TRAINING PROGRAMME HONOURS ITS FIRST GRADUATES

Posted: 2 months ago

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust marked its recently acquired status as a Scottish Qualifications Authority approved training provider with a graduation ceremony for its first fifteen successful students, in Hawkhill Community Centre on Friday. (Dec 2) The CRT say their new Coalfields Training Programme will help close the educational attainment gap and better help young people […]

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COMMUNITY HUB HOLDS PROMISE FOR WESTOE  

Posted: 2 months ago

92-year-old Jimmy Rylance, the oldest surviving Westoe Miner, officially opened the Westoe Crown Community Hub in front of a crowd of the volunteers and supporters who have helped to make the launch a reality. The building, which has remained dormant for five years, has become a thriving centre thanks to support and funds from the […]

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TASTY TREATS AS CRT HELPS BLAIRHALL SHAPE ITS FUTURE

Posted: 3 months ago

Blairhall turned out in force for the Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s Family Fun Day at the New Community Centre on Saturday, where they had the chance to help shape the village’s future for the next five years. The event was part of the CRT’s Coalfields Community Futures programme, with the sixty or so local residents who […]

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Revolutionary BreathingSpace Project

Posted: 3 months ago

BreathingSpace is a unique national health pilot which, thanks to the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, has provided a radical step change in improving the quality of life for people in Rotherham with severe respiratory disease, bronchiectasis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). With reported deaths now 30% lower than the national average, the pilot was the […]

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Community Shops Tackle Food Poverty and Waste in Coalfield Communities

Posted: 3 months ago

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust and Company Shop are working together to create jobs, develop skills and tackle food poverty by establishing Community Shops in coalfield areas. On the 24th October 2016, a new Community Shop was launched in the heart of the community in Athersley in Yorkshire. It was the first of its kind in […]

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CRT PROPERTY INVESTMENTS HAS ROOM AT THE INN FOR SAMARITAN’S THIS CHRISTMAS

Posted: 3 months ago

As the Christmas story goes, CRT Property Investments Ltd, a subsidiary of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, has room at the inn for Samaritan’s Purse this Christmas, providing the charity with free use of its 37,700 sq. ft. commercial unit on New York Industrial Park. Samaritan’s Purse have used Unit 1, New York Way, to store […]

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BENTILEE JOB CLUB TO TACKLE UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE COALFIELDS

Posted: 3 months ago

Bentilee Volunteers Community Association, the organisation providing community support and services to residents of Bentilee and Stoke-on-Trent, has received more than £7,000 thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. The funds, which total £7,760, will cover the salary of a Community IT Support Worker, who will manage the organisation’s recently refurbished IT Centre and Jobs […]