Steve Double MP salutes Mid-Cornwall success as local projects secure tens of thousands of pounds of lottery cash

Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay, has welcomed success for organisations across Mid-Cornwall who have been awarded tens of thousands of pounds of lottery funding.

£34,383 has been awarded to organisations in St Austell and Newquay over the last three months by the Big Lottery Fund.

Commenting, Steve said:

“This is great news and I congratulate all involved on their successful bids. These are significant funds to make these organisations even better for the communities they are a part of.”

“I look forward to visiting them soon to see the plans made reality by this funding.”

“The National Lottery is a good force of grant funding for all sorts of charities and community group projects for grants up to £10,000. If you would like more information about how to apply for a grant please get in touch with my office who will be happy to provide more details.”


The funding awards break down as follows:

Tywardreath School - £10,000

The group will install a range of outdoor gymnasium style equipment suitable for many age groups, this will support the health, fitness and well-being of the community.

2nd St Austell – Charlestown Scout Group - £9,800

The funding will be used to install a heating system into the scout hall. The project aims to allow the group and local residents to continue using it as a community venue.

Indian Queens Victory Hall - £9,783

The funding will be used to refurb the village hall to enable activities to take place. The project aims to make the hall a welcoming environment, building strong relationships.

Imerys Bowling Club - £4,800

The project will support the club to gauge community opinion and support the development of the group with view to replacement of their community building.