Funded So Far
To date, the North Yard Community Trust has awarded funding to the following groups for local projects:
Sunshine Marina is a Sheltered Housing Scheme in Camels Head. They received £500 to support elderly and disabled people to get out on day trips and have opportunities to socialise.
St Budeaux Parish Bell Restoration Fund
12th Devonport Rainbow Group who meet at Keyham Methodist Church were awarded £100 for musical instruments and
3rd St Budeaux Scout Group were awarded £1,000 to invest in new camping and outdoor equipment to enable them to provide a greater range of outdoor activities.
Old Technicians Rugby Club
Weston Mill Oak Villa Junior Football Club
Earlybirds Childcare CIC received £10,730.95 to refresh their play areas and provide new resources to support learning and skill development.
St Pauls Preschool
St Budeaux Community Hall
St Budeaux Methodist Church received £5,500 towards new high back day centre chairs and a new floor for their entrance hall.
Keyham Community Outreach Projects Ltd received £9,350 as the first contribution to a
Keyham Methodist Church received £8,614 as a contribution to repairing the roof of the Community Centre allowing the whole of the hall to be used and providing a safe, local and indoor communal space for children and everyone else in the Community.
Tamar View Community Centre received £23,977.60 as the first contribution to three years of Youth Service provision in the neighbourhood. This will work with 250 young people a week.
Keyham and Devonport Community Amateur Theatre received £500 to pay for rehearsal space and hire lighting and sound equipment for their next show.
Victoria Road Primary School were awarded £5,900 to enhance their outdoor learning space and for the delivery of their NEXUS project.
One Step Beyond were awarded £28,290 for their Play Rangers to offer play and activity opportunities in St. Budeaux, Weston Mill and Kings Tamerton during term time and school holidays.
St Budeaux Table Tennis Club received £344 to purchase new equipment and enable them to improve their table tennis sessions.
Pelican Children’s Centre
Growing Sustainable Futures CIC – A citywide organisation intent on educating and raising awareness of sustainability. They have been granted £3640 to help fund the costs of their upcoming events.
The Pensioners & Fifty Plus Action Group were awarded £700 for new office equipment, without which they would not be able to continue their work.
The Island Trust received £19,487.45. This will provide 6 voyages around The Sound and local area, 2x1 week residential sail training voyages for up to 20 young people from the NYCT domain. All training, food, accommodation and safety equipment provided. And a 1week residential voyage for unemployed adults, giving them the chance to achieve
K. E. C. Drama
Kings Tamerton Community Centre received £1,741.73 which paid for their Christmas outing as well as two new laptop computers.
Plymouth Raiders received £22,890 to run their Healthy Hoops Primary Basketball project in seven primary schools in the NYCT area.
Devonport Dragon Junior Hockey Club
Sunshine Marina received £954 to help towards the costs of
St Paul’s Primary School was awarded £25,171.95 for playground markings, an Environmental Play area and an Outdoor classroom
Elder Tree Befriending
Tamar River Sailing Club was awarded £600 towards a community public access defibrillator at Riverside, St Budeaux
Plymouth Foodbank was awarded £500 to help towards emergency food vouchers and transport for people using the Foodbank
Estover Foodbank was awarded £500 to help towards emergency food vouchers and transport for people using the Foodbank
The Cabin at Barne Barton was awarded £8,000 towards the building of an extension at the front of the Cabin. This will increase their available space to allow for private meetings with parents and reduce vandalism and anti-social behaviour
Dangerous Dads were awarded £1,000 to arrange regular events and activities throughout the year which will enable dads to spend quality time with their children
Weston Mill Oak Villa Sports & Community Association were awarded £9,499.99 to purchase a sit on
Education Through Expeditions
Ru-Slack were awarded £900 to introduce slacklining to the young people in the area through a number of slacklining sessions based in open spaces and parks in Barne Barton, St Budeaux and Weston Mill
Keyham Green Places were awarded £7,495 for their ‘Your Centre’s Wellbeing’ project which aims to expand their community cohesion and provision by growing food for eating and contributing to their own LETS (Local Exchange Trading System) scheme
Marine Academy Plymouth Football Club was awarded £1,500 towards new football kit for the girls’ football club
Riverside Primary School was awarded £3,850 towards their Riverside Summer Play Scheme. This scheme will be for children from Riverside School to engage in a variety of activities during the Summer holidays
Colebrook South West Ltd was awarded £5,045 for their Young Parents and Tots Group. They are looking to set up a new project in St Budeaux that provides a new playgroup for the local community and offers parents under the age of 25 the opportunity to meet other young parents. The project will offer volunteering opportunities as well as the opportunity to gain skills and qualifications in childcare and other transferable skills which may ultimately lead to employment or self-employment within the childcare industry. There will also be the opportunity of developing the group to become a viable small business in its own right
Barne Barton Community Ambassadors were awarded £490 for a fast track grant to help them attend a training event hosted by Affinity Sutton. At this event they will mix with other groups of Ambassadors from around the UK and get new ideas and learn new skills which they can bring back to Barne Barton to enable them to improve the work that they do with the young people in the area
Barne Barton Neighbourhood Forum were awarded £4,500 towards work to support the Barne Barton Neighbourhood Plan
Plymouth Hockey Club were awarded £1,248 to provide coaching for two local players and for
Keyham Green Places were awarded £320 to start up a craft club that will be recycling old clothes
Victoria Road Primary School were awarded £11,727 to fund equipment to improve the outside spaces so that the children can make the most use of it while learning and having fun
Kings Tamerton Community Centre were awarded £300 towards their Children’s Christmas Party
Mount Tamar School was awarded £19,000 for their Mount Tamar Interactive Technology project. The first aim of this project is to improve the learning experience for all of our pupils and bring it into the modern world by providing an interactive smart screen computer in each of the 16 classrooms. The project also aims to support social skills for residents and provide computer skills classes to parents and the local community
Affinity Community Theatre was awarded £1,000 for their ACT shows in 2017
Weston Mill Community Primary Academy was awarded £330 to help provide cookery classes for parents and children
St Paul’s Preschool was awarded £5,000 towards the refurbishment of their preschool space for the 2 to 5 year olds
Marine Academy Plymouth were awarded £2,538.58 to help with costs for local students going on an educational trip to Ecuador
Fotonow CIC was awarded £15,000 towards the Barne Barton Social History project. The project aims to develop a history of the area in a creative way that involves the local community
St Budeaux Baptist Church were awarded a Fast Track Community grant of £500 towards their Jelly Tots Coffee Bar project
St Paul’s Catholic Primary School was awarded £7,290 towards their Sensory and
Well Connected was awarded £3,494 towards their Creating Smiles project which will provide support to improve oral health and awareness in reception and nursery children in the NYCT area
Ferndale Community Tenants Group was awarded £2,241.46 towards their Ferndale Quilt and Craft Clubs
K&S Childcare Ltd was awarded £6,500 towards the Cabin at Tamar View. The funding will be used to purchase equipment
1st Keyham Explorer Scouts were awarded £2,312 to help local young people take part in scouting activities
The Marine Biological Association were awarded £760 towards their Summer Beach Rangers activity sessions at Kinterbury Creek
The Pioneers Project CIC was awarded £23,100 over three years towards the Pioneers Project. This will work with 5 to 25 year olds in the NYCT area providing volunteering opportunities, social, personal and emotional development and education, access to sport and healthy lifestyles, mentoring, arts projects and more
5th St Budeaux Guides were awarded £2,500 towards new equipment to enable all of the guides to go on camps and take part in activities together
Tamar River Sailing Club were awarded £126 to pay for one year’s maintenance of the community defibrillator
St Budeaux Community Association were awarded £18,927.60 over two years to help fund their Square Club project. The Square Club meets once a week and provides a place where local senior citizens can meet, share meals, play games and build relationships with others in similar circumstances to themselves.
Old Technicians Rugby Club
Tamar View Community Complex
Kings Tamerton Community Centre
Riverside Community Primary School were awarded £9,950 towards their Young Carers Support Programme
CROPS were awarded £3,000 towards their Youth Group
Plaistow Hill Infant School were awarded £489 towards their Forest School project. The funding will purchase new equipment which will allow more children to experience the joys of nature
St Boniface Church
Starlines Theatre School were awarded £4,800 over two years to help to continue to run the drama, music and dance classes