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Pendle MP hails lottery donations
1:06pm Wednesday 19th December 2012 in Pendle
PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has hailed the total £502,763 of Lottery cash awarded to projects in his constituency between July and November.
Age UK Lancashire got £293,756 to improve older people’s health.
East Lancs People First got £164,518 for activities for those with learning disabilities.
East Lancashire Community Action Project won £9,024 to upgrade IT equipment.
Friends of Greenfield Local Nature Reserve received £8,521 to train volunteers.
Break the Cycle won £8,450 to help ex-offenders.
The Rocking Horse Club – Pendle Ltd got £7,700 to create a forest school for children.
Pendle Community High School and College received £5,000 to help a Nelson special school to run activities.
Casualties Union – Pendle Study Circle won £2,900 to boost first aid services.
Hodges House Residents Association (Nelson) was awarded £2,894.
Mr Stephenson said: “To have over half a million pound of awards made in just a four month period is fantastic news.”