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Spennymoor AAP – Do you have a Proposal?

Spennymoor AAP – Do you have a Proposal?


Spennymoor Area Action Partnership (AAP) has been progressing with their two main priorities for the 2018/19 financial year, Safer, Stronger & Healthier Communities and Culture, Your Local Environment, Tourism & Heritage.


After assessing the priority areas the AAP would like to invite organisations and groups to submit project applications. The AAP has a budget to allocate to projects however please note, the minimum amount you can apply for is £5,000.


In relation to our priority areas would very much like applications/project submissions to focus on one or more of the following:

  • • Culture
  • • Local Environment
  • • Tourism & Heritage
  • • Employment
  • • Children and Young People
  • • Health & Wellbeing

Please note that the AAP would very much welcome proposals that may cross cut across the above themes/issues.


If you want to discuss any proposals you may have or if you simply want to obtain an application form, then please use the contact details below. The deadline for receiving applications is 5pm, Friday 13th July 2018.


The contact details for the Spennymoor AAP are as follows:


Spennymoor Area Action Partnership,

Durham County Council,

Assistant Chief Executives Office,

Green Lane,


Co Durham

DL16 6JQ

Tel: 03000 261134

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Tesco Bags of Help Grant - open

Tesco Bags of Help grants is open to any groups, clubs, sports teams, schools and charities to apply for the funding grants as long as they are benefitting our local communities. The projects can range from improving community buildings and outdoor spaces to buying new equipment, training coaches or volunteers, and hosting community events.


If you know of anybody that is looking to complete a project, hold a community event or for new equipment applications can be found online at


More information about the funding:

Bags of Help is always open for applications from charities and community organisations. Applications are assessed by Groundwork to ensure they are eligible. In areas where application numbers are high, Tesco colleagues will shortlist the projects to determine which go forward to the customer vote.


Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores throughout the UK, with projects changing every other month. Following the vote, the project that received the most votes in its area will receive a grant of up to £4,000, second place receiving up to £2,000 and third place up to £1,000.


Grants will be awarded to voluntary or community organisations (including registered charities/companies), schools, health bodies (e.g. Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), NHS Hospital Trust, Foundation Trust), Parish/Town Councils, local authorities and social housing providers.


This list is not exhaustive and there will be many other types of organisations that will be funded.