Ballymoney groups receive Awards for All grants

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Community groups in the Ballymoney area have been awarded funding of over £27,000 from the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All programme.

Ballymoney and District Cultural and Heritage Society has been awarded £10,000 to run ‘The Great War Remembered 1914-1918’ weekend long event to commemorate the First World War.

The grant will pay for a military vehicle display and other equipment.

Our Lady of Lourdes School received £7,983 to give pupils from the school the opportunity to take part in a week-long programme of creative activities at Halloween.

Stranocum LOL 749 also received £9,375 to new equipment for the group’s hall so that local people can take part in a range of activities, such as keep fit, choir practice, talks and lectures.

Application forms and guidance notes are available to download at www.biglotteryfund.org.uk. For more details call us on 028 9055 1455, or e-mail us at enquiries.ni@biglotteryfund.org.uk

Awards for All offers grants of between £500 and £10,000.