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Neighbourhood Budget - Vote for your favourite Project

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Now you can donate your Greenredeem Points too!

Building on the success of the existing PB scheme - the Royal Borough has now launched a new and exciting addition to the neighbourhood budgets initiative. Now local groups will have an additional way of raising money for their projects (£1000).

Login to the Greenredeem website to donate your points to your chosen project.

Name of Project Description of Project Total Requested
East Berkshire Downs Syndrome Support Group Summer School (pdf 101kb) A 5 day speech therapy focused Summer School taking place in July 2014 for children in the Borough with Downs Syndrome. The School runs from 28 July 1 August (inc)

£2,000

Community Services for people with Dementia and their carers (pdf 34kb) To enable two Dementia Advisors to give home visits, assist with any paperwork connected to benefits, attend as advocates for carers and people with dementia at appointments with clinicians and other agencies, to carry out assessments. Project runs 1st April 2014-31st March 2015

£2,000

Berkshire East and South Bucks Women's Aid - The redecoration of 14 rooms across our three refuges which accommodate men, women and children fleeing domestic abuse (pdf 20kb) We are eager to redecorate 14 bedrooms across our three refuges that house women, men and children fleeing domestic abuse. The redecoration will brighten up these bedrooms, making them more homely and relaxing safe spaces. We will complete this project by the end of 2014

£2,000

Windsor Parish Clock (pdf 74kb) The Clock on Windsor Parish Church is in urgent need of cleaning & repair. This will improve the appearance of the Church & reliability for Residents/bus users & tourists alike who rely on confirming the time.

£2,000

Fostering and Adoption Consultation and Therapeutic Support (FACTS) (pdf 77kb) FACT's is a post-placement support service which includes specialist therapists providing a range of therapy services which help children to overcome difficulties which have resulted from early childhood trauma and deprivation. £1950 will support 3 families living in the Maidenhead and Windsor area each with five specialist therapy sessions.

£1,950

ABC to Read (pdf 73kb) This is a short training course to introduce parents to ways to support their pre-school and primary school aged children to develop the right skills to enable them to learn to read.

£2,000

Lucky Break Mentoring Project (pdf 20kb) Lucky Break is an innovative mentoring programme working with youngpeople aged 16- 19 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), matching them with carefully selected and trained volunteermentors from the local community.

£2,000

Furze Platt Junior School 'Reading Bus' (pdf 61kb) Conversion of a double decker bus into an interactive classroom space for pupils to read and take part in small group and class enrichment activities.

£2,000

Thames Hospice 10
days of specialised Hospice at Home Nursing Care
(pdf 90kb)
Thames Hospice is the local charity for people living in East Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire. We provide expert care to adults who have a life limiting illness and their families and carers. We care for the physical, social and psychological needs of our patients, not just the condition. Our highly skilled medical team work with the patient and their families to develop a complete programme of care tailored to their individual needs. Our services include nursing and medical care in our hospice at Windsor, Community Therapy Unit in Ascot and in the patients' homes, as well as practical and emotional support.

£2,000

Open Kitchen Foodshare (pdf 78kb) We are moving into providing frozen meals to the families in need in Maidenhead

£2,000

Family Friends - Family Support Work (pdf 93kb) To provide short term support to parents with children aged 0 to 13 years who are going through difficult times to help them get back onto their feet. Project to be completed by April 2015.

£2,000

Sebastian's Action Trust - Community Befriending Scheme for families with seriously ill and life limited children in RBWM (pdf 66kb) Befriending for local families living in Windsor & Maidenhead who have children with serious and/or life limiting illnesses.

£2,000

Alexander Care Team - providing care and support for local children with life limiting illnesses and their families in their own home (pdf 129kb) Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Services fund an Alexander Care Team who provide palliative respite, emergency and end-of-life care in the child's family home throughout Windsor and Maidenhead. We are the only charity providing this vital service to children and their families in the area. The project is ongoing.

£2,000

Free Prostate Cancer awareness and testing event (pdf 111kb) Windsor Lions Club is staging a FREE Prostate Cancer awareness event on 3rd June 2014 at Combermere Barracks, Windsor. A small blood sample will be taken by trained phlebotomists from anyone wishing to participate. Samples will be sent to a laboratory and the results will be confidentially conveyed directly to each individual.

£2,000

Further Information

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email: neighbourhoodbudgets@rbwm.gov.uk


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