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1nclu5ive Sandbach is a support and access group for disabled people, their families and carers. The grant awarded by Cheshire Community Foundation helped to raise disability awareness and enabled the delivery of essential social well-being activities for residents in East Cheshire.
1st Sutton (St James) Scout and Guide Group operates in the Sutton area of Macclesfield. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for a lighting desk, after the Group had identified a need for improved lighting for their stage. The Scout and Guide Group use their stage to provide creative arts and shows for themselves and the wider community as part of a range of activities.
35th South West Cheshire (Wistaston) Scout Group, based in Crewe, has over 135 members. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant provided essential help with heating and electrical works as part of a much-needed major refurbishment of their HQ.
Action for Children exists to help the most vulnerable children and young people break through injustice, deprivation and inequality, so they can achieve their full potential. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant enabled the redevelopment of the outdoor play area at Styal Women’s prison to encourage mother and child bonding and support siblings visiting days.
Age UK Cheshire East, founded in 1988, is a local charity supporting people over 50 years of age, their families and carers through the provision of high quality practical and emotional support. Age UK support over 11,000 older people per annum with the help of over 150 active volunteers.
Age UK’s mission is to improve the later life for vulnerable, isolated older people in the community, offering advice, information, advocacy, friendship, practical support and activities to support health aREAD MORE
Audlem and District Community Action provide a range of community services in their local area. The community action project engages older people to provide more interest, stimulation, education and involvement in community events such as local concerts, meals out and trips to open gardens and shops. A grant from Cheshire Community Foundation provided computer equipment for IT literacy classes and contributed towards trips and transport.
Audlem Public Hall Management Committee run the newly refurbished public hall. The hall is used as a Youth Club facility and a Cheshire Community Foundation grant has provided new equipment and furniture for use within the community building.
Audlem Youth Club aims to provide quality youth provision, which is fun and educational, in a safe and friendly environment. Their project provides young people, within the village and surrounding areas with opportunities to develop new skills that will benefit the community as a whole.The Cheshire Community Fund grant enabled the Club to meet the costs to make an interim move to the Public Hall, enabling it to grow and develop in readiness for the dedicated rooms being available in new buildinREAD MORE
Bollington Community Association provides a range of community facilities and activities at The Bridgend Centre. The Talk and Games’ project is a social group for older people that involves informal chatting, games, armchair exercises and interesting talks and presentations by guest speakers. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant funded a worker for 2.5 hours a week to run the group, management costs, minibus hire for four trips and leaflet costs.
British Red Cross Independent Living Service provide support for older people and their carers. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for staffing and transport costs to enable the Knutsford Carers Hub to hold two sessions per week, supporting carers with information advice and respite care.