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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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MacIntyre Care

July 2018 | Awarded: £272

To fund a ‘Memories and Miles’ walk to reflect on and remember people who have dementia. The walk, which will take place at Lodge Lake in Great Holm, will include activities and aims at raising awareness and understanding.

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1st Oxley Park Guides

July 2018 | Awarded: £1,000

To fund a subsidised cost for the Guide group to visit an ‘extreme’ winter camp, which will allow them the opportunity to gain important survival skills, which will allow them access to more advanced training so they can obtain further skills for future programmes, such as D of E.

Future 4 You

July 2018 | Awarded: £1,500

To fund a week long course for young people to gain an insight into the music industry. The ‘Summer Holiday Music Club MK’ will offer the opportunity for 10-15 year olds to learn about the music industry while learning valuable skills.

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York House Centre (Stony Stratford)

July 2018 | Awarded: £245

To fund materials for a family art workshop that will encourage community cohesion.

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Worktree

July 2018 | Awarded: £1,142

To fund career workout sessions for students in Years 7 – 10 in Sir Herbert Leon Academy to attend and broaden their knowledge on how to obtain jobs and what route to take in education that will help to achieve these.

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MK Melting Pot

July 2018 | Awarded: £1,455

To fund the construction of a giant Afro-Caribbean puppet to be paraded in Milton Keynes for Black History Month, to raise awareness and improve community cohesion. The project will improve awareness of historical knowledge of the impact of the black community locally in Milton Keynes.

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Hanslope Methodist Church

July 2018 | Awarded: £1,040

To fund specialist training for current volunteers to enable them to be able to manage @Hanslope projects such as Messy Church, Forest Church and Cook@Chapel. The training will also help the sustainability and the development of @Hanslope within the community.

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