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Broughton and Brooklands Community Connectors

April 2019 | Awarded: £1285

to fund the free BBCC Friday Night Dinner Summer Festival in June. The event will be free to whoever wants to attend and will have local live acts as the entertainment.

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Milton Keynes Islamic Arts Heritage and Culture Organisation

April 2019 | Awarded: £4000

To fund a multi-cultural Youth Orchestra for MK with London Syrian Ensemble and 3 MK schools to deliver workshops, training and a public performance.

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Milton Keynes Christian Foundation

April 2019 | Awarded: £4000

To fund the 'Urban Bee-lievers' social enterprise; educating about bees and taking action to help slow their decline at Urb Farm in Wolverton. The social enterprise supports young people to learn the craft of bee keeping, how to produce, market and sell hive products and interact with customers.

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ONE STEP AHEAD PROJECT (OSAProj)

April 2019 | Awarded: £1483

To fund a barbering apprentice programme to teach the trade to 45 at-risk identified BAME young males for 14 weeks in the Bletchley area. Through the 95 hour course/workshops, aspiring barbers will gain the skills needed to become an apprentice.

Milton Keynes & District Cricket Association

April 2019 | Awarded: £1314

To fund coaching for disability cricket for schools in MK.

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The Milton Keynes Tamil Forum

April 2019 | Awarded: £4500

To fund the MK Tamil Seniors' Luncheon Club at the Conniburrow Centre. The club is a chance to boost mental well-being and physical ability and for the seniors to feel part of a community and feel less excluded.

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Ignite (Ridgeway Community Trust)

April 2019 | Awarded: £1000

To fund the Ignite Friday and Weekend Away for children to have fun and games and socialise with friends away from home. The project provides access to lots of opportunities, experiences and activities that the children may not otherwise have access to.

Milton Keynes Sea Cadets

April 2019 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the purchase of a second minibus for transporting cadets to training and competition events as a group. A second minibus is essential if cadets are to be transported to training and competition events as a coherent group.

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1st Two Mile Ash Guides

April 2019 | Awarded: £1130

To fund guides attending the Bucks County Camp along with 3000 other guides and scouts in the area.The outings would provide an opportunity for the participants to take part in educational and fun activities in a safe and fun environment.

Milton Keynes Heritage Association

April 2019 | Awarded: £4960

To fund the MK Festival of History at Campbell Park on 15th June 2019 as part of a consortium of larger members led by Bletchley Park; this will be an opportunity for smaller heritage groups to build capacity and increase membership.

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City Discovery Centre

April 2019 | Awarded: £5000

To fund a pilot project bringing an immersive cultural experience to those with special needs in MK including educational activities, history and natural history.

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MK Inclusive Tennis

April 2019 | Awarded: £1490

To run four x 6 week courses for 12 adults each time at Olney & Newport Pagnell Tennis Clubs during the summer term. The courses will be targeted at those aged 55+ in an effort to improve health and well being and social interactivity.

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