tackling health inequalities in Chester, Halton, Warrington and Cheshire
Community Compass CIC Ltd
Community Compass CIC Ltd,
Ellesmere Port
Money raised through the Health Lottery
The Health Lottery scheme manages 51 Society Lotteries that operate in rotation and each represents a different geographical region of Great Britain.

Projects funded using money raised by healthReward

Total amount distributed to charities to date is: £1,351,377

ACTIVE COMMUNITIES
Active Communities is a funding programme which invests in local people and groups in communities with great ideas to make their communities even better.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Central Cheshire
Buddy Scheme
Crewe £49,920 This two-year project will follow on from a six-month pilot during which young adults with disabilities came together once a week to take part in fun sessions that taught life skills such as cooking, cleaning and gardening. This project will continue to run regular sessions (such as making jam, growing vegetables). The project is open to young adults with disabilities, at a point when they have left education, but have not found a job. The project will draw participants from across Crewe, a railway town in the borough of Cheshire East.
Cheshire Autism
Practical Support Ltd
Cheshire £35,444 This existing two-year project aims to expand the support provided to families with someone on the autistic spectrum, whether diagnosed or not, in Cheshire. The project aims to increase the coping skills of families through a variety of provisions such as parent advice and listening sessions and youth clubs so as to ensure children on the spectrum are engaged and increasing their socialisation capabilities. The organisation is aware that some neighbourhoods facing disadvantage are not able to travel to activities and this project will provide families in the areas of Northwich, Winsford and Blacon with the level of support that other members already have.
Community Compass CIC Ltd Ellesmere Port £17,750 This new 12-month project aims to establish a regular weekly Compass Club aimed at isolated and lonely people 50+ in Ellesmere Port. It will be a 'one stop shop' enabling people to access health and wellbeing information and socialise whilst also have the chance to learn and try new activities such as arts and crafts.
Four Estates Halton Brook £34,218 The Vintage Project – Palace Fields is a two-year extension of an existing funded project developed in a neighbouring area (Halton Brook). The project aims to reduce isolation for people over 50 by providing weekly opportunities for them to socialise, participate in activities, share opinions, skills and expertise in a warm welcoming environment.  The project will provide a range of activities for people to participate in.
Fallen Angels Dance Theatre
North West (FADT)
 Warrington  £23,500 This new two-year project will work with an existing group of volunteers. It will deliver 96 weekly sessions building the skills of the organisation’s volunteers (from the Padgate area of Warrington), six team building events (for the volunteers), and six community consultation events (for the wider community). 
Greenspaces
South Cheshire (UK CIC)
Crewe £35,740 This two-year project is a development of an existing Community Growing project on the Sherborne Estate in Crewe. It will deliver a weekly gardening session for various age groups on the estate.
C&D Where the music
takes you Ltd
 Warrington £26,028 This new two-year project will invite local residents to participate in the production of shows and concerts. Unwanted items will be recycled to make instruments, costumes and backdrops. Each show/performance will highlight a specific theme chosen by the community. The intention is that the project will bring the community together using creativity.
Fearnhead Community and Youth Centre  Warrington £27,082 This new two-year project will work with an existing group of volunteers. It will deliver 96 weekly sessions building the skills of the organisation’s volunteers (from the Padgate area of Warrington), six team building events (for the volunteers), and six community consultation events (for the wider community).
Families United  Warrington £22,680 This is an existing project which will continue for a further 24 months. The project will deliver 72 sessions of activity for families with a disabled child in Warrington, consisting of a fortnightly Saturday Fun Club and monthly family activities.
LOOSE  Widnes £50,000 This two-year project is the continuation of existing work which aims to provide a safe and inspirational place for young people who live in Widnes to get together and be creative. It is particularly focussed on young people who are disadvantaged and/or marginalised. It will provide music, video and arts sessions as well as tuition for beginners and live music community events which the young people organise and perform at. The intention is that the activities will reduce young people’s isolation, build their confidence, and provide them with skills.
Saint Margaret's Community Partnership Warrington £18,673 This two-year project is the development of an existing weekly IT group. The applicant wants to extend the IT group to benefit the wider community through Cyber Café drop-in sessions, and upskill existing IT participants to become IT mentors.
Saturday Orford Social Club  Warrington £21,805 This is a new 24-month project which will expand the current operation of the Saturday Orford Social Club in Warrington to include a fortnightly shopping trip for older members as well as bi-monthly social outings and two themed celebratory events.
Saturday Club Macclesfield £10,060 This existing two-year project aims to deliver a programme of monthly activities in Macclesfield for young people with Down’s Syndrome, to give them the opportunity to develop essential life skills.
Supporting People
Achieving Real Choice
Halton £28,009 This new 14-month project will set up a club for young people with learning disabilities in Halton where they can create comics & film animations and receive befriending from local volunteers.
Peel Hall Conservation Group Peel Hall, Warrington £22,000 This new two-year project aims to get local people involved in managing, developing and studying their local green space. The project will be based in the Peel Hall area of Warrington and addresses issues of general community and neighbourhood work, social or emotional isolation, and mental ill-health.
Bank Quay Bulls ARLFC Bewsey & Dallam £18,450 This new 19-month project will set up a provision for children by recruiting and training 6-11-year-olds to play in three junior rugby league teams. The project will be based in Bewsey & Dallam.
South Cheshire CLASP South Cheshire £25,227 To deliver a weekly after-school support group for children aged 5-11 of single parent families & step families with the aim to develop confidence, team building and self-belief ultimately addressing challenging behaviour.
Bromley Farm
Development Trust
Congleton £14,895 This new two-year project aims to provide a range of activities, focussed on cycling and growing, for all residents in the Bromley Farm area of Congleton.  
Castlefield Art Zone Runcorn £14,890 A new two-year project to run weekly art sessions and annual exhibitions, community events and field trips in the Castlefield area of Runcorn.
Open Door Runcorn Runcorn £27,010 This existing 23-month project aims to expand the cookery sessions offered by the Open Door Project at All Saints Church Hall in Runcorn. The project will deliver weekly hands-on cookery sessions and lunches for adults and cookery sessions for children in each February half-term. 
Burtonwood Community Centre Association Burtonwood £23,984 To provide a luncheon club and a range of associated activities for older people.
Footsteps 2000 Limited Warrington £48,511 The project will set up satellite outreach services in two different areas of Warrington (Bewsey & Whitecross, and Fairfield & Hawley) to provide weekly support group for families affected by substance misuse lasting two hours at each location.
RRRRe-vamp CIC Warrington £35,612 To deliver a programme of activities at a local community centre in Orford (Warrington) in order to provide a place for people with mental health issues to socialise.
Warrington Smart Scrimpers Orford £8,070 To bring back an 'old-fashioned' community spirit through organising regular meetings to benefit the whole community in Orford
Ellesmere Port and Neston Association of Voluntary and Community Organisations Ellesmere Port £29,528 To deliver twice weekly sessions in two areas of Ellesmere Port aimed at young mums and older women that will address isolation faced by these two groups.
Four Estates Runcorn £37,092 To deliver a weekly social activity aimed at over 50's living in the Halton Brook estate in Runcorn.
Halton Disability Partnership Mersey Ward £13,792 To deliver a regular support group for disabled people living in Mersey Ward in Halton that through fortnightly meetings and ad-hoc trips aiming to build local social capital.
Phoenix Fire ABC Warrington £42,680 To deliver amateur boxing and other linked activities in the Longford area of Warrington that will be of interest to all sections of the community and will bring about increased community cohesion.
Snow Angels CIC Wilmslow £25,000 To deliver support to older and vulnerable people on the Colshaw Farm Estate in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
Green Spaces Crewe £24,000 To work with residents of the Sherborne Estate in Crewe to develop an outdoor growing area and provide weekly training activities to empower participants to grow their own fruit and vegetables and lead healthy active lives.
Lache Community Development Trust Lache £18,878 To equip ten local people with skills and support to become community media champions who inspire and mobilise networks of community activists through volunteering within a community radio initiative.
Crewe and Nantwich Senior Forum Crewe £11,990 Deliver art workshops at two venues across Crewe as therapies to improve the health and wellbeing of 40 people aged over 60.

LOCAL PEOPLE
The Local People programme takes a neighbourhood approach, engages local people and empowers them to address wider issues in their communities and neighbourhoods through collective action.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Sustrans   £174,994 Sustrans will support community engagement work in seven neighbourhoods. It will work with local people to identify their concerns, issues and aspirations so that they can establish a set of priorities which they can then address. It will do this through co-creating a Plan for Change, supported by locally recruited Community Champions. The focus will be on enhancing local control of environmental issues that have an impact on people’s lives.

HEALTHY PLACES, HEALTHY PEOPLE 
Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Dementia UK   £45,000 Enable Dementia UK to provide its admiral nursing service. An Admiral Nurse will support 70-100 people living with dementia and their carers.
Scope   £44,190 Scope's Face 2 Face project supports parents of disabled children at the time of diagnosis, including the pre-diagnosis stage, by providing empathetic, non-judgemental and practical support delivered by professionally trained volunteer parent befrienders, themselves parents of disabled children.
The Conservation Volunteers   £45,262 Offer outdoor physical activity and participation in community-based environmental projects as part of an active group taking part in outdoor tasks.
Alzheimer's Society   £20,611 Provide a full-time dementia support worker who will assess the needs of people affected by dementia and help them maintain their independence and sense of well-being.
The Conservation Volunteers   £27,932 Offer outdoor physical activity and participation in community-based environmental projects as part of an active group taking part in outdoor tasks
Dementia UK   £60,000 Enable Dementia UK to provide its admiral nursing service. An Admiral Nurse will support 70-100 people living with dementia and their carers.
Carers Trust   £46,801 To support carers and ensure they are making healthy choices about their own lives as well as the person they are caring for.
Childrens Food Trust   £44,069 Provide cooking clubs as a practical, fun and hands-on approach to helping people learn and understand how to eat and live a healthy lifestyle.
 
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