In March 2019 five projects across Brecon and Radnorshire benefitted from a total of £33,864 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.
Bleddfa Trust were awarded £10,000 to improve the foyer area of the Bleddfa Centre and extend its range of activities.
L’Arche in the Brecon Beacons received £1,836 to teach live-in residents (with varying learning abilities) walking routes and navigating the National Park terrain safely.
Hay & District Dial-a-Ride were awarded £2,320 to provide a volunteer-led community transport service for people living within 9 miles of Hay-on-Wye.
Hay, Brecon and Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees will use a £9,740 grant to offer welcome and respite for refugees and asylum seekers living in South Wales.
Mid Powys Mind were awarded £9,968 to continue and develop their Youth Project, including extending their reach into local schools.
Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for Brecon and Radnorshire, said:
“It’s always a pleasure to see the great work of the charities and local community groups we have in Brecon and Radnorshire. I’m delighted to see this funding announced and look forward to seeing the benefits. Congratulations to those involved.”