Belfast Telegraph

£62k windfall for North Belfast groups

By Helen McDowell

Music therapy, a community summer scheme and better health are just some of the schemes to benefit from grants totalling more than £62,000.

These eight projects in North Belfast are among 102 across the province to share in the overall lottery windfall of £845,476.

Tudor Lodge Nursery School receives £10,000 to create an outdoor play area, for three and four year olds in the Crumlin area of Belfast.

£10,000 also goes to St Patrick's College, Antrim Road, to buy equipment for a fitness suite for its students aged 11-19 years.

Grace Women's Development Ltd receives £9,997 to run a series of activities to promote health and well-being to women and girls living in North Belfast.

A grant of £9,600 goes to Holy Family Primary School, off Antrim Road, to provide music therapy.

North Belfast Women's Initiative and Support Project receives £8,750 to run a series of health events and alternative therapy workshops for those experiencing ill health. The group provides advice and support to women, men and families in North Belfast.

A grant of £4,102 goes to Shalom House Community Resource centre, Cliftonville Road, to buy equipment for its new playroom and security measures for its playgroup.

Ligoniel Family Centre receives £3,960 to provide a summer scheme of arts and crafts workshops.

Jigsaw NI receives £6,100 to deliver an activity and fitness based programme with 24 adults with disabilities in the Belfast and Bangor areas.

To apply to Lottery Awards for All, call 9055 1455.

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