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Timetable for childrens summer activities


Consultation on Policy Provisions relating to Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Gravesham


Do you work with young people aged 11-25?

Do they have a story they want to tell or heritage they want to explore?

The Heritage Lottery Fund’s Young Roots programme is for grants of between £10,000 and £50,000. It’s for partnerships between a youth organisation and a heritage organisation, working together to develop a project led by young people who want to explore any aspect of their heritage, whether its local history, cultural heritage or an event in the past.

The youth organsiation can be any not-for-profit organisation with expertise working with young people.

The heritage organisation can be anything from a museum, to a local history group, to a wildlife trust.

We want to give young people aged 11‚Äď25 the chance to plan and deliver their own heritage projects, and give youth and heritage organisations the chance to share expertise. Projects celebrate the young people‚Äôs achievements and share what they're¬†learning with the wider community.

You don’t have to be a heritage expert to apply!

Details can be found here:

If you would like to learn more or discuss an idea, ring Joe Minden, Development Officer with HLF’s South East region, on 020 7591 6157 or email him on

Some general HLF Info:

From the archaeology under our feet to the historic parks we love, from precious memories to rare wildlife… Heritage Lottery Fund uses money raised by National Lottery players to help people across the UK explore, enjoy and protect the heritage they care about.

  • Largest dedicated funder of heritage in the UK¬†
  • Leading advocate for the value of heritage
  • ¬£6.8billion awarded to over 39,000 projects¬†since 1994
  • ¬£430million¬†to¬†invest this¬†year
  • Offices across the UK
  • Dedicated Development Team, supporting work in Gosport
  • Grants from ¬£3,000



Benefits assessment

The Department of Health is looking to develop a new strategy for carers and to help them do so they would like to hear from carers, those who have someone care for them, business, social workers, NHS staff and other professionals that support carers.

The question they are asking is ‚Äėhow can we improve support for carers?‚Äô and they have created a survey which you can respond to yourself and / or pass on to others who you feel would be interested in taking part.

The survey can be found here:



Groundwork are running  a Green Space Grant programme, funded through the 5p charge for carrier bags at Tesco which will fund thousands of green space projects across England, Wales and Scotland.

The funding window will open again on 18th  April  2016.

Please follow the link to find out more, 

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