CRT Property Investments Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, has purchased Phase II of Lighthouse View on Spectrum Business Park in Seaham for £1.5m.Read more

The Future of Industrial Towns and Communities

Jointly hosted by the Industrial Communities Alliance, the Key Cities Group, the Centre for Towns and the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. In recent years much of the focus in economic development has been on the big cities. Growth in the big cities is welcome but it raises many questions for the rest of the country.Read more

Assistant Football Coach - Casual (England)

We are looking to recruit committed, experienced and enthusiastic qualified coaches to join our pool of freelance coaches to deliver Game On England sessions across Wakefield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster on behalf of The Coalfields Regeneration Trust.Read more


Haswell Catering Services Ltd, the not for profit organisation based in the North East, is celebrating after securing £10,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme (CCIP), delivered by the Coalfield Regeneration Trust.Read more


Gateway North East, the Sunderland and Durham based charity that provides skills and development training for local residents who have learning difficulties, has received just under £10,000 in funding thanks to Coalfields Community Investment Programme.Read more

Futures 2018

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English coalfield communities had a lot to be proud of as four teams from the region travelled to Scotland to take to the pitch as they competed in the Coalfields International Football Tournament, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust.Read more

Coalfields Research Programme

The programme will equip and support organisations in Bo’ness and Dalmellington to undertake small-scale research projects or targeted evidence-gathering in support of their self-evaluation plans.Read more

Coalfields Training

We continue to develop our training services and ‘offer’ to our communities in Scotland with a particular emphasis on skills and learning that will build on our current community empowerment initiatives. We equip learners with the knowledge and skills to become successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens.Read more

Coalfields Sport Works

Working in partnership with local projects we will deliver a motivational employment and sport based programme to help young people across the coalfield communities find work.Read more

Coalfields Regeneration School

The Coalfields Regeneration School assists any organisation/groups, social enterprises, voluntary/community groups, which are starting to think about or has started generating income.Read more

Coalfields Enterprise Support

From the Coalfields Training and Enterprise Hub, which is a comfortable space for entrepreneurs, we have a range of skills and experience to support the development of voluntary and community organisations as well as social enterprises.Read more

Big Lottery, Our Place, Shortlees

CRT in Scotland are contracted to deliver the Big Lottery Our Place Initiative in Shortlees.Read more

Children’s Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

As part of the ALEC fund we raise awareness of the UNCRC for organisations and their staff.Read more

Adult Learning and Empowering Communities Fund (ALEC Fund)

The ALEC Fund supports CRT in Scotland to deliver outcomes that improve opportunities for adult learning and building community capacity. We are delivering lifelong, learner-centred adult learning as described in Scottish Government’s Adult Learning in Scotland Statement of Ambition.Read more

Coalfields Asset Development Support

Our support programme aims to help develop both an enterprise culture and skills with key local organisations and to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding to deliver projects creating services and jobs. We have looked at what is happening and the communities we wish to reach, what we do best and how we can improve.Read more

Coalfields Youth Bank Initiative

The Coalfield YouthBanks Initiative is a partnership project delivered in conjunction with YouthBanks Scotland. Youthbanks are an established way of working with and supporting young people to help them create a platform to place themselves as key decision makers in their community by fundraising for and facilitating projects that benefit their community and make the change they want to see.Read more

Coalfields Community Ambassadors

The Coalfields Ambassadors are a voice for CRT on the ground acting as a bridge between their communities and the formal network of services in their area.Read more

The Coalfields Community Futures Programme

The Coalfields Community Futures Programme is an approach to local community planning and sustainable community development that aims to encourage active citizenship and build local democracy. It enables communities to devise a community action plan which makes a case for the things that the community thinks are important and wishes to make happen.Read more

Coalfields Training and Enterprise Hub

We have established the Coalfields Training and Enterprise Hub in partnership with Fife Council. It is based in the heart of the Longannet Communities. The Hub is a flexible working space established to bring together lone workers, to combat social isolation and to encourage social entrepreneurship.Read more

A Vision for the Longannet Communities

The core of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) Strategy is to build on our success by encouraging use of local resources in a way that enhances economic opportunities while improving social conditions in a sustainable way. Our overarching priority is to develop community capacity; everything that we do is about supporting coalfield communities.Read more

Go Forth Kincardine

Kincardine is a town that has played a significant role at the centre of Scotland’s infrastructure. With two bridges crossing the Forth that frame the water front site of a former power station, it now has an opportunity to reimagine itself as a gateway to Fife and its coast, that can capitalise upon its built and natural heritage.Read more

Community Plans

Community Futures is an approach to local community planning and sustainable community development that aims to encourage active citizenship and build local democracy. CRT recognises that some communities have found it difficult to secure a fair share of the funding that has been channelled through it and other grant makers during the last 15 years.Read more


Brook Community Church and Centre, the Shirebrook based group that provides residents with support from activities and sessions it organises, has received just under £10,000 thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme.Read more