Tag Archives: young people

Open mic comedy and dance comes to Wood Street

Update 9 April 2015: TSP informs us that sadly, the events originally announced here have been cancelled.

Please note that young people from TSP will be taking part in the Wood Street Village Fete on 25 April.

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Final round of funding opens for local groups

Pound sign in handWood Street First is inviting applications from local voluntary and community groups for funding to improve the lives of local people, in the last round of funding linked to the Government-funded Community First initiative. A total of around £11,309 is available, with a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £2,500 available for each project.

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Final call for funding applications

A final call for funding applications for our third round of funding, and a reminder that the closing date is next Monday, 3 February 2014.

You can find more details and a link to download our application form in our last post.

Also – we have updated this website, gathering together on one page a summary of the projects that we have funded in previous rounds.

Good luck!

More details on new funding available for local groups

Poster for 2014 funding roundAs promised in our last post, here are more details about the next round of funding from Wood Street First.

Wood Street First is inviting applications from local voluntary and community groups for funding to improve the lives of local people. A total of £8,489 is available this year, with a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £2,500 for each project.

Projects need to address one or more of our five priorities. Projects also need to be able to match our funding pound-for-pound with funding from other sources, and/or with resources in kind (such as donated goods or volunteer time).

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Good news for local projects as round 2 funding decisions announced

Significant Seams in action

Significant Seams in action

Five local charities and community groups are to be offered funding in the second round of grant-making by the Wood Street First panel. The initiatives  include a community café, a youth project, a community craft programme and toy library sessions, and also funding for a new set of events from the educational puppet project that also received funding in round 1.

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Consultation event for Wood Street Plaza and playground

Plaza playgroundThere will be a consultation event this Wednesday (23rd Jan 2013) about the proposals to make further improvements to the Wood Street Plaza and playground.  The meeting will be at Bonito’s Cafe (formerly Carter’s) on the Plaza, Wood Street, E17, from 6 to 8 pm.

A previous post on this site gave information about the plans and consultation, which is being carried out for London Borough of Waltham Forest. The improvements are being funded by the Outer London Fund from the Mayor of London.

New funding round for local groups

Funding Poster 2013Wood Street First is inviting applications from local voluntary and community groups for funding to improve the lives of local people. A total of £8,489 is available this year, with a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £2,500 for each project.

Projects need to address one or more of our five priorities. Projects also need to be able to match our funding pound-for-pound with funding from other sources, and/or with resources in kind (such as donated goods or volunteer time).

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