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MK Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Group

June 2016 | Awarded: £3,500

To purchase replacement demand valves which are vital to Hyperbaric Oxygen. If they are not replaced, there will be oxygen leakage which will incur extra costs and leak to the chamber making it unusable. The chamber helps improve physical and mental functioning, and helps increase life chances.

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York House Centre (Stony Stratford)

June 2016 | Awarded: £127

To support the Stony Stratford Big Draw Project, to allow the event to be free so no family feels unable to attend. The Stony Stratford Big Draw Project is a community arts event run at York House Centre as part of the Campaign for Drawing’s Big Draw Project.

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Sherington Pre-School

June 2016 | Awarded: £800

To support the replacement/updating of educational equipment, toys for use by preschool children, signage and display boards. The window sign and outside banner will help to raise the profile of the preschool.

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Acornfields Community Interactions CIC

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,000

To support 'The Festival of Languages and Cultural Arts' at Denbigh School. This provides opportunities for schools, the community and businesses from across MK and surrounding areas to explore the benefits of language learning and the doors it opens to social, economic, cultural enrichment and understanding in our world.

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Olney Brass Band

June 2016 | Awarded: £3,000

To support a brass band that offers free brass band lessons for all ages and to purchase instruments enabling the setup of a new beginner brass band. The instruments will be available to hire by children joining the band who cannot afford to purchase an instrument.

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The Olney Bridge Club

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,000

To support the purchase of wireless scoring equipment for use at the weekly meetings to replace the paper system. Playing Bridge is beneficial for the health and well-being of seniors as it is sociable and provides mental stimulation. Bridge can be played by people with physical disabilities and health problems.

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Akota British Bangladeshi Community in MK

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,000

To support coach hire for a day trip to Southend-on-Sea for 150 people from the Asian and Bangladeshi community. The trip coincides with the Eid Festival, which they will celebrate on the beach.

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Chicheley Village Hall

June 2016 | Awarded: £5,000

To support the conversion in Chicheley Village Hall of a female toilet into a disabled toilet, refurbish the second toilet and make it unisex, and to refurbish the lobby.

Supporting Xtra Special Families

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,500

To help support families living with disabilities within Milton Keynes, providing 7 events for families during the school holidays to meet and network with other families in similar circumstances. The events also offer respite and relief for families.

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MK Springers

June 2016 | Awarded: £5,000

To support a qualified tumbling coach. The group currently have a very small number of gymnasts who tumble twice a week. These tumblers are only being coached within other disciplines as they do not have a dedicated tumbling coach.

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Global Outreach Foundation

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,500

To support a breakfast club for new members of the community, particularly those from other countries who are resident in Milton Keynes because of asylum or migration. The club will serve a hot breakfast and hold activities like arts and crafts.

Poppy Avenue Residents

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,920

To support the coordination of community events for a summer programme. A lot of the community cannot afford to go on holiday, so for them it is an affordable way to have a family day out.

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