Published: 19th Mar 2019

The Countrymen’s Club project, who received £70,000. In the first quarter of 2019 over 2,250 projects shared £65m of Lottery funding, the National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund) has announced. Community-led projects to win funding include schemes to get more women and girls involved in skateboarding to storytelling groups for those with learning difficulties and social clubs to tackle feelings of isolation. James Harcourt, England grant-making director at The National Lottery Community Fund, said: ‘National Lottery money continues to change the lives of thousands of people across the UK. ‘From community-led projects that reduce loneliness and isolation to those looking at ways of tackling bullying and violence amongst young people, this quarter’s funding has one thing in common – it’s all been awarded to groups with the ideas, knowledge and passion to make the changes they want to see in their local area. ‘Thanks … (To read the full article, subscribe below)