Lottery funding boost for Brecon and Radnorshire projects


Kirsty Williams AM has welcomed the news that 5 projects in Brecon and Radnorshire have been awarded a total of £48,340 in National Lottery funding in May 2019.

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The funding has been allocated to:

Beat It Percussion CIC, who will deliver drumming sessions for people with dementia and their carers. The £9,870 grant will fund music sessions, training days and resources, volunteer expenses, evaluation, and instruments.

Crickhowell High School Friends Association, to run a Summer School Programme to help support Year 6 pupils with the transition to secondary schools. The £9,870 grant will also ensure 30 Year 10 pupils are provided with ‘Bullies Out’ training to provide peer-support to younger pupils.

Hay-on-Wye CP School, who receive a £9,985 grant to install play equipment for use by the community helping local children to develop and grow.

Ysgol Y Mynydd Du, to provide play equipment for pupils, after school clubs, holiday clubs, and the local community to use. The £10,000 grant will fund artificial grass and a trim trail.

Bwlch y Sarnau Community Centre Committee, who will use a £8,690 grant to increase the use of their hall by installing sensor lighting outside to reduce hazards, and making it warmer during the winter.

Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for Brecon and Radnorshire, said:

“Congratulations to all of those who’ve been successful in obtaining this funding. The National Lottery Community Fund continues to benefit many communities in Brecon and Radnorshire and I hope more groups will explore how it could help them.”


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