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Pagan Pride UK

August 2018 | Awarded: £856

To fund parts of a festival for Pagan Pride Milton Keynes to have an inclusive gathering for all types of Paganism and to educate people in the community who are interested in learning more. Paganism incorporates many religions and cultural lifestyle paths that are non-religious.

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5th Impact UK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund various costs to educate ethnic minorities in Milton Keynes on mental health issues and to help deal with issues before they worsen. The project will help in creating awareness and eradicating fears about mental health issues among ethnic minorities.

Tri-MK Milton Keynes Triathlon Club

August 2018 | Awarded: £1450

To fund the training for volunteers to become qualified coaches. Tri-MK currently coach around 20 young athletes each week. The club creates a positive change in the young athletes who participate.

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St Andrews Baptist Church

August 2018 | Awarded: £1166

To fund a football tournament and a barbeque for young people to enjoy in the summer holidays, for the residents of Bletchley. The events will help improve social cohesion within the community and improve mental well-being and physical health.

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Arts for Health MK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund weekly arts interventions for up to 16 people per week in areas that attract a high volume of homeless people. The programmes provide an important opportunity to improve social skills and build confidence, while creating a sense of community and providing a safe environment where everyone is valued.

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Phoenix Rising:MK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1485

To fund a series of workshops that aim to help groups of adults with learning disabilities and difficulties to develop their vocal communication and confidence skills. This project will help the beneficiaries improve their self-confidence and creative expression.

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Gayhurst PCC

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a Remembrance Centenary exhibition for November 2018. This will provide a local focus for the remembrance ceremonies taking place nationwide in November, and will give an opportunity for the community to share information regarding the heritage to parishioners and other visitors.

York House Centre (Stony Stratford)

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund community drama classes for the 4-6 age group with weekly 30 minute classes during term time. The classes provide an accessible and affordable opportunity for families in the area to enjoy professional drama tuition in a fun and relaxed environment.

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Stony Stratford Lantern Project

August 2018 | Awarded: £484

To fund lantern making workshops in 5 local schools, as well as weekend public workshops at York House Centre. The project will culminate in the annual lantern procession through the streets of Stony Stratford as part of the Christmas Lights Switch-On Fun Day.

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Woughton Heritage

August 2018 | Awarded: £1136

To fund a free exhibition as part of National Heritage Open days in St. Mary’s Church, Woughton, focusing on the impact of WWI on the village of Woughton on the Green. The exhibition allows the community to come together and socialise while learning about the heritage of the town.

Milton Keynes Arts Centre

August 2018 | Awarded: £1531

To fund MK Arts Centre Heritage Open Day, which will provide an educational and entertaining day for the local community to take part in free craft drop-in sessions and activities including foraging walks, ceramics workshops and family painting sessions, suitable for all abilities.

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NAS - Milton Keynes branch

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund two exclusive family events for those with autism. The events will include train rides, workshops, soft play and music therapy sessions. The events help to eliminate isolation and offer a chance for the families to have fun in a relaxed environment.

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