Peterborough charities get lottery funding boost

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Seven Peterborough charities are celebrating after being given thousands thanks to the Health Lottery.

The groups have split a total of £267,795 between them to help continue community work in the city and surrounding areas.

Charities benefiting from the funding are Little Miracles, who have been given £44,440; The Green Backyard, who receive £40,000; Peterborough Kongolese Community who have got £10,000; Rosmini Centre Wisbech, who have been given £50,000; Gladstone District Community Association , who received £48,452; Promoting African Refugee Community Association (PARCA), who were given £40,703 and Club ‘73, who received £34,200.

Chris Lunn, Director of HealthCommit, said: “The projects, supported using money raised by HealthCommit, are extremely valuable to a wide range of individuals across this region; we look forward to hearing more about how these initiatives are supporting people to live longer healthier lives.”

John Hume, Chief Executive of People’s Health Trust, said: “We are delighted to be investing in these local organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to grow, live, work and age.”