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Community Projects and Funding

Oct
16
2012
Artist Ann Gilligan from Green Monster Arts installed all the mosaics at the sunken garden in Broadhurst Park in the few sunny days we were lucky enough to get in early September. The cast...

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Sep
27
2012
In partnership, Proffitt’s – Investing in Communities, M3 Project and Rossendale Borough Council have secured £100,000 out of the £202,000 required to purchase and refurbish 3 currently empty properties in the Bacup and Stacksteads...

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Sep
27
2012
Mercer – Learn & Share project secured funding of £50,000 from the Skills Funding Agency as part of the new Community Learning Innovation Fund, to train and develop local volunteers so they are able...

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Sep
4
2012
Things have been busy for the youth and community team over the last few months delivering and developing new projects. Here’s a rundown of what we have been doing and plan to be doing...

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Aug
29
2012
The refurbishment of the sunken garden at Broadhurst Park in Manchester is nearly completed. The group met on site in the sunshine last week to inspect the work that had been completed and to...

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Aug
12
2012
Families from Brierfield are having a great time at the weekly sessions on the Children’s Allotment at Bent Head, Brierfield.   The latest sessions saw over 60 children and adults make ‘cress catterpillars’ and fruity...

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Jul
27
2012
Work has finally been completed at Butterton Play area in Staffordshire. The poor contractors (P2 Services) were held up for weeks whilst the site quickly turned to mud. However, they carried on through the...

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Jul
13
2012
Brierfield Children’s Allotment had  2 tonnes of free compost delivered yesterday (12.07.2012), thanks to Lancashire County Council and Global Renewables.  Proffitts’ staff have been working with The Family Tree Centre to enable the Children’s...

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Jul
12
2012
I had a great time today at the launch of The Community Orchard at Hyde Park. There was a great turn out to see all the hard work that had gone into the area…some...

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Jul
8
2012
Here’s the link to a four minute film about Tameside’s Hyde Park Orchard, telling the story of how local people have been involved in the project to make it a fantastic place for the...

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