COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY AT SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) has marked 20 years of helping mining communities recover from the devastating effects of pit closures at an event at The Scottish Parliament, where its latest round of annual Scottish Government funding worth £750,000 was announced. Read more

YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ACROSS SCOTLAND TO COMPETE IN THE COALFIELDS COMMUNITY CUP IN ALLOA

Football teams from former mining communities across Scotland will be competing in the Coalfields Community Cup on Sunday 23 June at the Indodrill Arena, the home of Alloa Athletic FC, to win the chance to represent Scotland and play at the City Football Academy in Manchester. The annual tournament is organised by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) which supports such local initiatives to improve the health and employment prospects of people in former mining areas. Read more

COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST AND SUSTRANS SCOTLAND MAKING KINCARDINE MORE ACCESSIBLE

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) is working with Sustrans Scotland, a sustainable transport charity, to improve accessibility and transport links in and around Kincardine. Read more

POLBETH VILLAGE HALL AWARDED £5,000 FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER

Coalfields Regeneration Trust has awarded £5,000 to Polbeth Village Hall to support a Community Development Worker role to help deliver a range of drop-in services and activity programmes. Read more

WEST LOTHIAN MENTAL HEALTH PROJECT AWARDED £1,700 TO SUPPORT OLDER PEOPLE

The MOOD Project (Mental Health Options for Older People with Depression) in West Lothian has been awarded £1,700 by Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) to enhance its wellbeing services. Read more

LINTON LANE CENTRE AWARDED MORE THAN £2,700 FOR COOKING AND LEARNING PROJECT

The Linton Lane Centre in Kirckaldy has been awarded £2,370 by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) for a cooking and learning project to provide additional after school support for families. Read more

COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST HOSTS THE JUST TRANSITION COMMISSION IN KINCARDINE

The Just Transition Commission met this week at the Coalfields Training and Enterprise Hub to examine how Scottish climate change ambitions can be met in a way that does not leave workers and communities behind. Read more

COALFIELDS EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE LAUNCHES TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE INTO WORK

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) has launched its first Coalfields Employment Initiative in partnership with Alloa-based charity, Community Maintenance and Environmental Enterprise (CMEE). Read more

BREXIT AMONG CONCERNS FLAGGED AT COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST BUSINESS CLUB

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) recently launched its first business club with a networking event at the Training and Enterprise Hub in Kincardine, with more sessions being planned to help entrepreneurs and small firms in the area deal with a range of challenges. Read more

THE COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) is marking 20 years of helping mining communities recover from the devastating effects of pit closures. Over the year it will be reflecting on progress made in regeneration in Scotland where it has supported more than 1,000 community groups, while planning for future initiatives. Read more

COALFIELDS FUNDING IS JUST THE JOB FOR DECV

Dearne Electronic Community Village (DECV) in Rotherham will extend the professional training courses that it offers to include accredited ICT and Employability Skills sessions thanks to more than £9,000 in funding from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme (CCIP), delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. Read more

PENNINGTON FOOTBALL CLUB HITS THE BACK OF THE NET WITH FUNDING FROM COALFIELDS

With a notable increase in the number of young girls wanting to take to the pitch, Pennington Football Club has created a number of dedicated training sessions that it hopes will engage with no fewer than 120 female players in the next year. Read more