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Milton Keynes Arts Centre

February 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To help fund costs for the free two day ‘Hey Clay’ event of ceramic drop in sessions, to give people the opportunity to take part in the arts and learn about ceramics. The two day event will include drop in sessions with tutor-led workshops and taster sessions.

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Compos Mentis Theatre

February 2018 | Awarded: £1006

To fund puppets and the costs for a performance that is being developed by people with mental health issues within Milton Keynes. The project aims to help the participants to be more self-confident in in themselves and with seeking help for their illnesses.

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Woughton Men in Sheds

February 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the construction of a facility for people and groups in the MK6 area, so that they can learn basic DIY skills. The facility will offer the chance for local adults to build upon skills in a friendly environment.

MK Play Association

February 2018 | Awarded: £4991

To fund staff, hire, insurance and publicity costs for a free one day play event at Linford Manor for the children of Milton Keynes. The play day will include activities encouraging physical activity, craft activities, water slides, and obstacle courses.

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Waterhall Stars Football Club

February 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund 3 months of grounds hire, so that children from Bletchley can play football. The football club offers an opportunity for the children from the local areas to be part of a team and to socialise.

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Creative Ways Taekwondo

February 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund 200 World Taekwondo Federation approved foam mats to make up 2 sparring rings, so that members can train in a better environment. This will help people who wish to train to compete at various events.

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Nkiru Arts

January 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund twelve junior size Dhol drums for younger members and members with disabilities that will be used in a 30 week project to teach them a variety of traditional Punjabi rhythms. The inclusive Dhol drumming community group would be held weekly.

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MK Friends Club

January 2018 | Awarded: £870

To fund the cost of two coaches for an educational trip to Westminster for families from Milton Keynes, who cannot afford to educate their children on politics. The trip will give an opportunity for the children to understand more about how the British Parliamentary System operates.

Tinkers Bridge Residents Association

January 2018 | Awarded: £1000

To fund a newsletter for 12 months for the residents of Tinkers Bridge, to keep them informed on local news, events and activities. The newsletter is delivered to every house on Tinkers Bridge and keeps everyone involved as a community.

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MK Melting Pot

January 2018 | Awarded: £1494

To fund the staff, trainers and hire costs for activities for children during the holidays, who would otherwise not be able to take part in such activities. The project offers a place for the children to relax and build social skills with other children, where they are also fed healthy ...

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Awake To Know Africa

January 2018 | Awarded: £1,500

To help fund an event that will showcase the talents of local young people, with performances in poetry, dance, storytelling and more. The event offers a chance for the community to enjoy other cultures and to make connections while reaching out to new people.

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Ebony Carr

December 2017 | Awarded: £2,000

Ebony Carr is this years winner of the Sports Bursary! She intends to use the bursary to pay for warm weather training next year to be able to compete internationally in athletics to help her achieve her goals.

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