Case studies

Doncaster Plant Works Youth Club

The Doncaster Plant Works Amateur Boxing Club has opened up it’s centre to hold a weekly youth club in response to the level of deprivation faced by children in Hexthorpe where the club is based. Thanks to funding of £719.00 from the Doncaster Community Grassroots Endowment Fund the club can run more sessions for longer […]

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Dearne Playhouse

Situated in the heart of the Dearne Valley, The Dearne Playhouse is a legacy of the Miners Welfare Association. The theatre in Goldthorpe aims to provide socially inclusive access to high quality creative and artistic experiences for local residents. The playhouse is a well loved community asset which local people are proud of. With a […]

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The Suit Works

Established in 2016, The Suit Works had an immediate impact in helping people of all ages back into work. The Suit Works is a unique project in South Yorkshire which provide suits, shirts and shoes as well as accessories for job interviews to disadvantaged and unemployed men in Sheffield. Funding of £3,000 from the AESSEAL […]

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Harthill Tea Day Social Club

Harthill Tea Day Social Club is a community group which run fortnightly tea days for elderly people in Harthill, Tiverton and the surrounding areas, as well as also arranging trips for their members. The group has been running for 67 years and was originally set up as an over 60s social club in 1951. More […]

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Thorne Old People’s Welfare Centre

Thorne Old People’s Welfare Centre is a local facility that was established in 1965 after the building was donated to a member of the community. It is to this day solely owned by trustees. The centre provides facilities for the local community and is working towards sustainability through renting the centre’s rooms. The centre helps […]

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How the Deakin & Withers Fund helps individuals

Jane (not her real name)  received a grant of £1,017 from the Deakin and Withers fund after having been widowed at the age of 60 and was struggling to pay for the funeral expenses of her late husband. Jane at the time was living on a bare minimum income whilst she attended college three times a […]

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