139 projects across the North West will share of £1.2 million in the latest round of lottery funding. They include the following:
- £10,000 for the Animal World Conservation Action Project in Bolton to provide after-school activities based around butterflies
- £9500 for the Worth It project in Stockport to deliver workshops and build a website on body image and eating disorders for secondary school pupils
- £9960 for New Freedom Counselling in Accrington
- £10,000 for Merseyside Community Solutions CIC
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