Communities Capital Fund allows Wisbech Town Council to 'crack on' with plans to revitalise Wisbech Market Place.
The Cambridgeshire Communities Capital Fund was launched on 1 April 2020, and set aside up to £5m to help support community projects across the county. The fund was also to support community led projects to improve health, wellbeing, social and economic opportunities in our communities.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:30 by Tina
Rainbow Boxes Boost for Families thanks to Wisbech Town Council and Clarion Futures
The Box of Rainbows initiative, created by Fenland-based organisation CCORRN, approached Wisbech Town Council for assistance in funding the project, which aims to provide a Rainbow Box of Activities including arts, crafts and sports resources for families in Wisbech.
The Town Council has awarded a grant of £4,500... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:20 by Tina
With the pandemic disrupting many avenues of support for local young people, Wisbech Town Council's Policy and Resources Committee was called upon to help make things a little easier for them.
Cambridgeshire County Council's Early Help Hub, who work with many families and young people in Wisbech, came up with an idea that would allow communication to be encouraged through creativity and music. It was... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:42 by Tina
After a second vandalism attack in as many months, a local rugby club, the WRFC, has been awarded a grant of £320 to assist in making good the necessary repairs to damaged posts. The Club had spent money on quick drying cement, metal fixings, the hire of a welder, and acetylene kits which made a major dent in the Club's finances.
Councillor Peter Human heard of the damage and approached the Club... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:25 by Tina
Lisa Kennedy, founder and fully qualified tennis coach has organized a series of tennis lessons to be held in Wisbech Park tennis courts, commencing Thursday 16 July for five weeks. Three age groups will be accommodated at three different times during the morning, 6-8 years at 9.30am, 9-11 years at 10.30am and 12-15 years at 11.30am.
Each child that is signed up to the tennis lessons will receive their... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:23 by Tina
Extra help with essential costs if you're on a low income
If your income is low, it can be hard to meet unexpected essential costs. You might be eligible to get help with some of these expenses from your local council, the government's Social Fund or a charity grant.
This factsheet explains some of the options, whether you might qualify, and how to apply.
Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 11:02 by Tina
The Cambridgeshire Coronavirus Community Fund is open to constituted community organisations throughout Cambridgeshire (including Peterborough), who are supporting isolated older and vulnerable people at this time.
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:10 by Tina
Here are some resources you might find useful, either for yourself or someone you know.
Vulnerable Hub meeting – latest updates
The Edge Café 'A Community Café with Recovery at Heart', a grant-fund project who run groups for anyone to attend. They provide recovery support and mindfulness groups. They work closely with MIND.
- They can support people with housing issues, accessing fair... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:37 by Tina
Here are a variety of different funding opportunities that may be of interest to you. Please see below information about Cambridgeshire County Council's Innovate and Cultivate Fund and the Police and Crime Commissioner's Youth and Community Fund. Please also see attached information about a variety of other grants such as National Lottery Community Fund. Apologies for any funds listed which you/your... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:06 by Tina