New Community Space For Crewe Green

New Community Space For Crewe Green

A community project to transform a neglected and overgrown half acre site on the Duchy’s Cheshire Survey into an attractive and sustainable public space is taking shape, thanks in part to an award from the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund. Located in front of St. Michael’s Church in the conservation hamlet of Crewe Green, the […]

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Duchy supports Greater Manchester church renovation project

The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has donated to a campaign to help renovate a church in the village of Hopwood, Greater Manchester. Essential repair work will begin in January after St John Evangelist Church raised £125,000 to kick-start a major repairs and renovation project. Works will take approximately 12 weeks and will include the […]

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Bolton wrestling club receives royal support

The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has awarded Bolton Olympic Wrestling club a £500 grant following its success at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The club has roots dating back more than 90 years and has produced Olympic, World, European, Commonwealth and National medallists.Its most recent successes, Craig Pilling and Louisa Porogovska, both won bronze medals […]

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Alexandra Park memorial restored to mark World War I centenary

A donation made by the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund helped restore a war memorial in Alexandra Park in Liverpool ahead of the 100-year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Local stonemason John Smith and his team from Crosby Memorials spent 12 months carrying out painstaking restoration work, while Sefton Council undertook […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund takes a walk on the wild side at Lancashire Wetland Centre

A donation made by the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has helped deliver an exciting new wetland habitat attraction at Martin Mere Wetland Centre in Burscough, Lancashire. The new Wild Walk attraction gives visitors an opportunity to encounter three types of wetland habitat and experience the wild reserves, previously only seen at a distance from […]

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