Good causes win Mag­nox fund­ing

Bangor Mail - - NEWS - Cylch Mei­thrin Rhyd Y Lland and Amwlch ben­e­fit­ted from the scheme

GOOD causes and Com­mu­ni­ties around Mag­nox sites ben­e­fit­ted from more than £730,000 in fund­ing last year from the com­pany’s so­cio-eco­nomic scheme.

The scheme aims to help build sus­tain­able com­mu­ni­ties around for­mer nu­clear power sta­tions, and mit­i­gate the im­pact de­com­mis­sion­ing those sites has on the sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties.

Dur­ing 2017/18, Mag­nox sup­ported 20 projects near Wylfa Site, in­clud­ing the Ce­maes Com­mu­nity In­ter­est Group’s Capel Beth­le­hem project, which re­ceived £150,000 to­wards cre­at­ing five new busi­ness en­ter­prises – in­clud­ing a ‘chef school’ restau­rant and Charles Henry Ash­ley lifeboat visi­tor at­trac­tion.

Môn Com­mu­ni­ties First re­ceived fund­ing of £300,000 over the next three years to­wards their con­tin­ued Driv­ing Skills Pro­gramme and Academy; An­gle­sey County Coun­cil was awarded £18,500 to­wards the com­ple­tion of the Aml­wch Mas­ter­plan and the Profi sixth form project, at­tended by lo­cal se­condary school pupils, re­ceived £5,750.

Other or­gan­i­sa­tions ben­e­fit­ted from Good Neigh­bour awards un­der £1,000 from the scheme.

Caru Aml­wch re­ceived fund­ing to­wards the pur­chase of the pop-up cin­ema and mud kitchens for Cylch Mei­thrin Rhyd Y Llan and Cylch Mei­thrin Aml­wch; Llan­fair­p­wll’s un­der 15’s new foot­ball team kit; Ys­gol Fri­ars Out­door Ac­tiv­ity Club and equip­ment for Parys Train­ing.

To find out more, or to ap­ply for fund­ing, please visit www.mag­nox­so­cioe­co­nomic.com

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