Find out more about the projects that have been funded by Community First
Reading Ukrainian Community Centre £2500
Refurbishment of the hall and purchasing chairs to ensure the hall can be used for a wider range of community activities
BSANA Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association £2500
Development of community activities for residents in the Baker Street Area: Development of website, and newsletter, the Big Lunch, summer tidy-up, end of year social and community notice board.
East Reading Festival £2500
Employment of an outreach worker to engage community groups, build up a programme for the festival and help showcase divers groups in Reading
The Rahab Project £2500
Support and befriending project working with people exploited in the sex industry
SSAFA Reading Gurkha Women’s Teaching Group £2500
English language group for Nepalese women www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news/roundup/articles/2012/05/17/59673-talking-of-success/
Bell Tower Community Association £1000
Improve the local environment by encouraging local people to make their gardens more desirable through an Abbey in Bloom competitions.
Bell Tower Community Association 2,500
Encourage integration and communication and involvement in the local community by building a new notice board and seating area in the local area.
Rupert Square Information Shop and Cafe Association £2500
Intergenerational history project in Orts Road with workshops, an exhibition and celebration of the area, bringing older and younger people together.
Kennet and Brunel Residents Association £2000
Develop a safe place for residents of Patriot’s Place to park their motorised mobility scooters and hire a room for the newly formed Patriots Place residents’ group