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Great Holm Group Riding for the Disabled

April 2016 | Awarded: £540

To support a holiday for three disabled riders in Milton Keynes, at the Clwyd Special Riding Centre in Wales, which is especially adapted for disabled riders, to allow them to be as independent as possible while they ride and look after horses, as well as allow them respite from daily ...

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MK Act

April 2016 | Awarded: £3,000

To support a training course for workers to allow them to deliver the “First Steps to Freedom.” The programme will help vulnerable women access support and information around domestic abuse and its effects on themselves and children. These short therapeutic courses have been written to meet the needs of women ...

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MK Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Group

April 2016 | Awarded: £1,500

To maintain the therapy service while the contracted therapists took annual leave, in order to make the service as accessible as possible. When all of the therapists are working, they provide an average of 84 hours of therapy per week. When they are on annual leave, this can be reduced to 4 ...

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Tracing the Pathway

April 2016 | Awarded: £4,048

To support the extension and development of the 2015 pilot Site Artist research scheme, in which local and outside artists research MK over a period of 10 days in order to create performance work inspired by MK culture and history and run workshops connecting local artists.

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Milton Keynes & District Cricket Association

April 2016 | Awarded: £1,500

To support the delivery of table cricket coaching to disabled and able bodied children in 4 Milton Keynes schools and MK Snap for adults. Groups ran their own warm up sessions with individuals taking a lead. Many made great improvements over the coaching period, including in overarm bowling as they saw ...

Milton Keynes Reader Service

April 2016 | Awarded: £5,000

To fund a new Braille machine to cut down on costs from using an external transcript company. MK Readers service needed a new embosser as their previous one broke beyond repair in April 2015. They offer a free brailing service in Milton Keynes. High costs meant it was for essential use ...

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Parkrun UK

April 2016 | Awarded: £3,000

To support a new parkrun, a free weekly 5K running event to be held in Linford Wood. The first 9 events were attended by an average of 163 runners, who ran 1,469 times between them.

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MK Snap

April 2016 | Awarded: £2,000

To support the third year of MK Disability Day, an event which highlights the talents and skills within the disability sector and promotes the inclusion of people living with a disability.

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