Successes

The following groups/organisations have been successful in their bids for Freshney Ward Community First Funding.

Year 4

  1. DK’s Fun House – £2469.00    This money has been used to purchase soft play equipment to use in sessions for parents and children under five
  2. Discovery Kids Holiday Club – £937.29  This money has purchased play equipment to use around the theme of seaside and will culminate in a day out to Skegness
  3. The Jubilee Club – £600.00   This money is to go towards coach hire and part entrance fees for two days out for the newly formed Jubilee Club for the over 50’s
  4. St. Nicolas’ Distict Church Council – £2110.00   This money is to go towards a conservation project within the church grounds
  5. Gyoko Taiko – £2000.00 This money is being used to write and produce a new Taiko drumming piece ‘A Song for Grimsby’ by providing Taio training for residents and a final show to be held at one of the local schools
  6. Chatteris House Gardening Project – £1990.00  This money is being used to purchase raised planters for the residents along with miscellaneous garden tools, plants, soil and decorative slate
  7. Commuity Planters (Grimsby in Bloom) – £1202.00  Thjis money will be used to replant the planters around the Wybers Wood shopping area and to purchase bulbs for planting around Freshney Ward

Year 3

  1. Great Coates WI – £335.00     This money was to organise an open day to display what the WI does and thereby attract more members
  2. CARE – Parenting Course – £264.16     This money is being used to deliver a parenting course to Freshney Ward Families
  3. CARE – Food Larder – £376.11  This money has been used to purchase equipment and publicity leaflets to enable the project to operate in conjunction with the Freshney Ward Drop In at the Willows Community Church
  4. Play & Music Tots – £830.92  This money has been used to puurchase replacement toys and an overhead project to use with the youngsters
  5. DK Puppet Theatre Group – £1443.69   This money has been used to purchase puppets and puppetry equipment to entertain, teach and provide  fun events for the whole community to take part in.
  6. XL Mentoring – £2190.00  This money is to be used to help support those young people who are struggling and on the fringes of community by providing a mentor to meet with them
  7. Chatteris House Knit & Sew Group – £1377.00  This money has been used to purchase knitting and sewing materials.  The sewing machines and over-locker had been supplied from a previous project that had folded
  8. Freshney Ward Volunteer Training – £416.12  This money was used to provide some First Aid training for volunteers within the Community
  9. Street Cred (Safer Homes) – £1000.00    Due to unforeseen circumstances this project did not take place.

 

Year 2

  1. Fresh Voices Choir  – £502.98        This money was used to purchase sweatshirts for members, recording time + CDs etc and with publicising their events for the concerts held within the community.
  2. Freshney Ward Community Drop In  –  £2454.17       This money is being used to purchase equipment to set up a ‘one stop’ information facility for all residents of Freshney Ward.
  3. Grimsby Jazz  – £950.00        This money is being used to set up Jazz and puppetry workshops within a local school (but extra to school activities).  This is the pilot scheme and if successful will be rolled out into other schools within the Ward.
  4. Craft Club (Junior) – £630.54    This money is being used to purchase some storage boxes and craft equipment for the craft club for ages 7 to 14 years.
  5. Vibe Youth Club – £475.02   This money is being used to purchase games equipment and a wall mounted cycle rack
  6. Discovers –£1487.00  This money is to buy camping and associated equipment to be used for expeditions/camps associated with D.O.E
  7. The Edge Youth Club – £1495.00  This money is being used to purchase musical equipment and accessories for the music workshop

Year 1

  1. 1st Wybers Wood Rainbows & Brownies –  £335.58       This money was used to take Rainbows to a celebration of 25 years of Rainbows and to purchase craft materials for use in their weekly meetings.
  2. SOFF (Supports of Freshney Families) – £1420.00      This money was used to purchase sewing machines to enable simple sewing skills to be tought and advancing into making their own clothes and presents.
  3. Community Games (Freshney Group) – £330.19         This money was used to purchase public liability insurance for the event being run.  The event was most successful and it is hoped to be repeated in the future.
  4. Freshney Community Bingo Club – £500.00       This money was used towards the purchase of a bingo machine, bingo tickets and room hire costs.
  5. Freshney Forward –  £500.00       This money was used towards games hire and public liability insurance for the Annual Fun Day.
  6. Jubilee Angling Club  – £250.00       This money was used towards pond hire, assistance with peg fees to enable the club to participate in matches throughout the year culminating in their Charity Match.
  7. Willows Community Church – £840.00        This money was used to purchase games equipment for the monthly Games Evening and Youth Club and also some craft equipment for the monthly Card Class.
  8. Freshney Community Swimming Club – £1250.00      This money was used to help with the shortfall in rental costs for the pool.