£363,731 local funding


Tuesday 19 June 2018



An increasing presence in and around the East Midland and East Anglian region, local business Mick George Ltd is certainly justifying its attendance, with yet another funding donation to 12 separate developments.

The second of four annual ‘Community Fund’ announcements, the organisation is set to provide funding to an abundance of community based initiatives, to a value in its entirety that surpasses £363,731, with some of the fortunate recipients based in the Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire territory.

The beneficiaries span a wide nature of sports and community projects that will prove advantageous to various audiences. These include:

Cambridgeshire:
- Cambridge Rugby Football Club: New Access Road - £50k
- St. Neots Lawn Tennis Club: Court Resurfacing - £22k
- Royal Papworth Hospital Charity: Patient and Community Sanctuary - £50k

Peterborough:
- F.C Parson Drove: Facilities Improvements - 45k
- Ramsey Bowls Club: Footpath Construction - £5k
- Peterborough Town Sports Club: Artificial Surface - £50k

Northamptonshire:
- Barrowden & Wakerley PCC: New Kitchen, Meeting Room and Disabled WC - £25K
- The Parochial Church Rushton & Glendon: Security System - £7k
- Wakerley & Barrowden Cricket Club: Practice Net - £24k

Leicestershire:
- Apollo Partnership Trust: New Athletics Facility - £50k

Lincolnshire:
- Stamford Shakespeare Company: Youth Drama Group Room Refurbishment - £16k
- Lawrence Ground Recreation Ground & Community Association: Multi Use Games Area £20k (Thurlby)

The third round of applications for the 2018 Mick George Community Fund is now open. Visit www.grantscape.org.uk/fund/mick-george-community-fund/ to submit entries, before 11 July.

Jon Stump, Finance Director at Mick George Ltd, commented: “This announcement is one that the business always welcomes, and particularly this time around given the sheer volume of money being distributed for assistance.

“The financial support that we’re able to provide is a reflection of the businesses performance in the last three months. We’re pleased to declare that the company is currently in a very healthy position, achieving attractive results and growth, owing largely to the support of local communities that we operate in. This is our way of giving something back to show our appreciation.’’




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