St. Stephen’s, Skipton celebrate Big Lottery Fund award

St. Stephen’s are celebrating an award of £9,430 from the Big Lottery Fund to help build a new outside play area for their early years outdoor area for Nursery and Reception children. 

Photo: We're looking forward to the new developments

The school have chosen Cool Canvas who featured on George Clark’s Amazing Spaces when Oliver the designer built a hobbit hole den for his children. Cool Canvas was chosen because of their enthusiasm, emphasis on natural play and great ideas. Work is planned to start in February 2017. 

  • The Big Lottery Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK. It puts people in the lead to improve their lives and communities, often through small, local projects.
  • It is responsible for giving out 40% of the money raised by National Lottery players for good causes. Every year it invests over £650 million and awards around 12,000 grants across the UK for health, education, environment and charitable purposes.
  • Since June 2004, it has awarded over £8 billion to projects that change the lives of millions of people. 

Find out more about the work of the Big Lottery Fund


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