Pen Bryn Oer Wind Farm Grants Awarded

The following projects have been supported through the Fund. Grant amounts are shown as the total amount awarded at the time the grant offer was made.  All awards made are subject to contract.

November 2021

Bedwellty Park Bowls Club, Pavilion Seating – £1,000
Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Tredegar Workmen’s Medical Aid Society (TWMAS) Heritage Centre Further Development – £1,000
Georgetown Primary School, Well-being Garden – £1,500
Idris Davies School 3-18, Development of Woodland – £7,500
Pen y Dre Tenants & Residents Association, Luncheon Club – £744
St George’s Church, Community Garden – £1,000
The Parish of Bedwellty and New Tredegar (Rhymney Valley Foodbank), Foodbank Emergency Fund – £2,000
Tredegar Comprehensive School, Hafan : Remodelling of the School’s Well-being Room – £1,500
Tredegar Torpedoes Swim Squad (TTSS), Tredegar, Gwent : Support for Adults – £782
Tredegar Town FC, Combating and Supporting Mental Health in Young People – £500
URV Walking Football Group, Venue Costs – £1,950
Vale View Allottment Society, New Water Line/Composting Toilet – £1,000

May 2021

Ael-Y-Bryn Sports & Community Centre, Refurbishment & Safety – £2,000
Blaenau Gwent Flying Start, Dads Community Gardening/Allotment Project – £2,000
Friends of Bryn Bach Park, Parc Bryn Bach, Buggy Walks – £750
Kidz r Us, Toilet Refurbishment – £1,500
Pobl Bach South Wales CIC, Outdoor Learning Enhancement – £2,000
Rhymney Community Council, Summer Scheme ‘Plus’ – £2,000
Rhymney Silurian Choir, The Brewery Club Rhymney – Development of Choir Practice Facility – £2,000
Sirhowy Hill Woodlands CIC, Improvements and Enhancements for People and Pollinators – £2,000

November 2020

Bedwellty Park Bowls Club, Building Improvements – £1,864
Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Tredegar Workmen’s Medical Aid Society (TWMAS) Heritage Centre – £2,000
Cyfannol, Amber House Refuge – £500
Nantybwch Community, Nantybwch Community Support – £2,000
Rhymney Badgers and Cadets, Enrichment Trip – £500
Tredegar Miners Heritage Group, NCB Gates – £2,000

May 2020

Bryn Awel Primary School, Outdoor Play Provision – £2,000
Cymru Creations, Emergency COVID-19 Donation toTredegar Community Task Force – £500
Future Now Tred Fest, TredFest X – £500
Georgetown Primary School, Outdoor Gym Equipment Project – £1,750
Groundwork Caerphilly T/A The Furniture Revival – £2,000
Gymfinity Gymnastics Sports Academy, New Heater – £1,250
Parish of Bedwellty & New Tredegar, Emergency COVID-19 Donation to Rhymney Valley Foodbank – £1,000
Rhymney Fitness Association, Exercise with Ease, St David’s Community Centre – £2,000
Rhymney Ladies Flower Guild, Celebrating a Bygone Era with Flowers – £1,056
Saron Congregational Church, Ceiling Repair – £1,750
Sirhowy Community Centre Ltd, Emergency COVID-19 Donation – £500
St Joseph’s RC Primary School, Parents, Teachers and Friends of St Joseph’s – Community/School IPads – £1,750

November 2019

Chloe’s Community Cupboard, Free Boxes of Essential Items – £1,000
Friends of Bedwellty Park, Sensory Garden – £1,000
Glanhowy Primary School PTA, The Future of Glanhowy – £1,167
Golden Oldies, Social Activities – £450
Horeb Chapel, Horeb 200 – £2,000
Idris Davies School 3 – 18, Introduction of Alpacas to the School & Cluster Community – £1,500
Kidz R Us Ltd, Replacement of Disabled Toilet – £1,000
Pontlottyn Allotment Association, Store and Drainage – £2,000
Sirhowy Community Centre Limited, Men’s Repair & Chillout Shed – £1,014
Sirhowy Hill Woodlands CIC, Sustainable Timber Extraction Equipment – £500
Tredegar Business Forum, Tredegar in Bloom – £1,500
Tredegar Miners Heritage Group, NCB Gates – £500
Tredegar Netball Club, Netball for All – £500
Tredegar Twinning Association, Membership Drive – £250
Tredegar Women and Girls’ Athletic Football Club, Increasing Girls’ Participation in Sports and Physical Activity – £500
Trefil RFC Under 7’s – £250
Ysgol Gyfun Tredegar Comprehensive School, Forest School – £1,500

May 2019

Footprints Parents and Toddlers Association, Family at the Heart of the Community – £1,000
Parents, Teachers and Friends of Upper Rhymney Primary School, Community/School Ipads – £2,000
Pen y Dre Tenants & Residents Association, Luncheon Club – £1,000
Rhymney Community Council, Community Defib Project – £2,000
Rhymney Fitness Association – £1,820
St John Wales, Digital Inclusion – £985
Stocktonville Senior Citizens Welfare Association, New Flat Roof – £2,000
Tredegar Community Band, Tredegar & Rhymney Youth Group – £2,000

December 2018

2167 Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets, Improve First Aid Training Facilities – £1,580
Creations of Cymru Film and Media Ltd, Blaenau Gwent Film and Training Academy – £800
Idris Davies School 3-18 (Formerly Rhymney Comprehensive), Introduction of Bricklaying at Idris Davies School (IDS) – £1,400
Pontlottyn AFC – £2,000
Pontlottyn Card Craft, Expanding Craft Skills in a Social Atmosphere in Pontlottyn – £1,500
Rhymney Ladies Flower Guild, Cultural Visits – £680
Sirhowy Hill Woodlands CIC, Heritage Orchard Replacements – £416
St. Tyfaelog’s Church, Pontlottyn, Safety on the Steps of St Tyfaelog’s Church – £810
Tredegar Arts, The Little Theatre Renovation Project – £300
Tredegar Junior Netball Club Club, Development & Leadership Pathway Tredegar Junior Netball – £2,000
Ysgol Gyfun Tredegar Comprehensive School, Outdoor Sports – Ping Pong – £2,000

June 2018

Aelybryn Table Tennis Club, More Girls Playing Table Tennis – £775
Bedwellty Park Bowls Club, Building Alterations – £500
Friends of Bryn Bach, Outdoor Forest School Classroom – £1,285
Friends of Valleys Karate Club, Increasing Teenager and Female Engagement in Community Sport and Physical Activity – £500
Groundwork Caerphilly, The Furniture Revival – £1,000
Idris Davies School 3 – 18, Family and Community Engagement Room – £2,000
Pobl Bach South Wales CIC, Play Equipment Support Costs – £300
Pontlottyn Boys and Girls Club, Refurbishment of Former Foyer Area – £1,000
Pontlottyn CISWO Social Group – £675
Rhymney Castle Select S.R.F.C., Pigeon sport and its future preservation – £500
Rhymney Fitness Association – £775
Rhymney Rugby Club, Mini and Juniors, Tag to Tackling – £775
Sirhowy Community Centre Limited, Community Engagement Project – £1,790
Tredegar Women and Girls Athletic Football Club, Increasing Girls’ Participation in Sports and Physical Activity – £1,125
Trefil Rugby Football Club, Hall Upgrade – £1,000