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Grants reward East Lancashire voluntary sector
8:00am Tuesday 20th August 2013 in News
COMMUNITY projects in East Lancashire have won grants of up to £5,000 from Lancashire County Council.
The 23 projects are among 40 innovative schemes across the county’s 12 boroughs to share £159,000 from its Local Initiative Fund scheme.
Activities supported include sessions for young people not in education, employment or training; creative arts and music, sports and family activities.
County council deputy leader David Borrow said: “We’re proud to support the voluntary, community and faith sector in delivering key services to our local communities.”
The winning projects in Burnley were: Youth Action, Burnley Play Partnership, Dall Street Residents, the Fraser Street Project, and The Love and Etiquette Foundation.
In Chorley they were: Lancashire TAAG and The Love and Etiquette Foundation; in Hyndburn: Spring into Action CIC, AAWAZ Asian Women’s Group, HARV Domestic Violence Team, and Rowbot Street CIC; in Pendle: Youth Action, In-Situ-In-Place, The Love and Etiquette Foundation, and Rowbot Street CIC; in Ribble Valley: Youth Action, Clitheroe Youth Forum, and Rowbot Street CIC; and Rossendale they were: Haslingden Community Link & Children’s Centre, The STAR Centre, The Love and Etiquette Foundation, The White Horse Project.
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