Thursday, 19 October 2017

£560,000 awarded by Lottery last year

MORE than £560,000 was given by the National Lottery to 10 community projects in and around Henley last year.

The grants are designed to boost arts, sport and heritage and community groups which help vulnerable people.

The Henley College received £64,527 from Sport England towards sports participation for the semi-engaged and disadvantaged.

The Lest We Forget Project was awarded £8,200 by the Heritage Lottery Fund towards three new war memorials in Henley. This fund also gave £118,900 to the Stonor Foundation to re-tile the Catholic chapel at Stonor Park, where services have been held since 1349.

Bishopsland Educational Trust in Dunsden received £130,000 from Arts Council England for its development and consolidation and another £45,150 to support its bursaries and exhibitions.

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