July 8, 2016

Community Grant Fund

The Community Grant Fund was a scheme available to Local Community Groups in Berwick and North Northumberland.

The aim of the grant was to allow at least 3 people, of any age, with a common interest that will come together to keep active, make new friends, increase a sense of community and promote mental and physical good health.

Examples –

    Group linked by activity or hobbies – e.g. fly fishing, knitting, jewellery making, cooking, gardening.
    Medical issues – Carers, Lupus, arthritis self-help, weight loss support group
    Age or family circumstances – parents of young children, recently bereaved, Growing Old Disgracefully.
    Interests – Italian conversation, chess, family or local history
    Sport – Young golfers, kite surfing, badminton, skateboarding, football

Groups that benefitted from this grant:

Glendale Amateur Boxing Club
Cliffetops Residents Association
Berwick Arts Choir
Berwick Concert Band Society
Prior Park Residents Association
Berwick Branch Of Fusiliers Association
56 Degress North
Inspired! The Creative School for Young Musicians
Headway The North Northumberland Group
Border Links
TF BJJ Parents Group
Berwick Ukelele Workshops
Berwick Literary Festival
Berwick Educational Association
Spittal Rovers FC
CAAG
Tweedmouth Community Football Club
Northumberland Domestic Abuse Services

Berwick Rangers Juniors
Golden Square Singers
Bondington Voices
Berwick & District Youth Activity Group
Berwick Youth Project
Pole Fit
Berwick Rugby Club
Holy Trinity & St Marys
Friendship Circle Youth Group
Scremerston Knit and Knatter Community Group
Wooler Young Persons Association
Wooler Netball Club
Berwick Art Group
Bridge Debutants
Norham Petanque Club
Rag Bag Theatre Company
Brainbox

Norham Snooker Club
Bell View (Belford)
Assemble Intergenerational Dance
Talking Matters Northumberland Berwick group
Future Stars Dyslexia Hub
Northern Spirit Berwick
Safe Space Berwick
Well Close Medical Group Knit & Knatter
Berwick Detachment Northumbria ACF
Gary Morton
Sea the Change Community Interest Company
Berwick Writers Workshop
Berwick upon Tweed Heritage Open Day Co-ordinators
Berwick Migrant Support Group – Berwick Inclusive Community
Conservation Area Advisory Group