A farm in Derbyshire has given over a hundred children work experience after receiving more than a thousand pounds of government funding.
Quackers community farm houses hundreds of animals and will soon provide care qualifications.
Four and a half million pounds is still available in the Midlands from the Community First fund.
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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.